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SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Fundraiser

Does anybody know how much a tech support specialist and a librarian make? Do they get benefits? The letter sent by PUSD...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by To Sandy, on Mar 20, 2010 at 11:36 am | 73 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

How many "No On D" signs can one city handle LOL?

So I was coming home from Mother's day shopping last weekend when low and behold, I see one Kay Ayala planting "No On D"...

Original post made by trying to understand D on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on May 14, 2010 at 11:23 am | 73 comments | 2616 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove developers' lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5-million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by monicabrownom9, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 73 comments | 2434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Faculty at Cal State East Bay votes to strike next Thursday

California State University faculty members have voted to stage a one-day strike next Thursday, Nov. 17, to protest Chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 am | 73 comments | 26291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 73 comments | 6315 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART AT STONERIDGE

Doesn't anyone else see this as a bad idea? at the owens location, not too many homes or businesses. but along stoneridge,...

Original post made by aaron on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 8, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 72 comments | 7431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Falling tax revenue concerns Pleasanton officials

Pleasanton's Finance Director Dave Culver warned the City Council Tuesday that lower tax revenues could hamper the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 72 comments | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C.O.R.E.

How many of you know how the C.O.R.E. funds will be allocated? I was under the impression that if I gave $150 per child...

Original post made by Tapped out on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 28, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 72 comments | 2468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

http://positivelypleasantonschools.org/

A friend sent me this. Interesting how the teachers say there is no political agenda. Really? This is not an attempt to promote...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Critic, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 72 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School trustees takes first step toward parcel tax

The Pleasanton school board has taken its first official step toward getting a parcel tax on the ballot in the spring. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 72 comments | 2545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds sign petitions asking city to re-open employees' union contract

She's back. Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala, who successfully led a citizens' coalition effort to block the 51-home Oak...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bart Hughes, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:59 am | 72 comments | 1907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab daytime burglar yesterday, seize car

An 18-year-old Pleasanton man was charged with burglary yesterday after a report of suspicious activity - and a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 17, 2012 at 10:18 am | 72 comments | 3431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 2945 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California college for illegal's

Please read California Assembly Bill 131 which will probably pass this week with Democratic only votes. Governor Brown has...

Original post made by Andy on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by I Tango by Myself in the Dark, on Sep 5, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 72 comments | 2191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by wiley, on Aug 21, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 71 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OK's $240,000 facilities plan update despite objections

A plan to spend nearly $240,000 to update the Pleasanton school district's facilities master plan met with opposition Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Where did all the developer fees go?, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 71 comments | 3136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to look at restoring programs, new savings from union, management concessions

At tonight's Pleasanton school board meeting, members will be looking at possible programs to restore, made possible by concessions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by i've had enough , on May 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 71 comments | 10650 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 6246 Views
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