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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 11911 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike likely tomorrow

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations today as union representatives announced that the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 66 comments | 4200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court overturns restrictions on concealed weapons in California

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco struck down a San Diego law Thursday that restricted...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 21, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 66 comments | 4190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 5844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama as Hitler at the Post Office

I went to the post office several times in the last week and there were people set up next to the driveway with signs of...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 13, 2011 at 4:59 pm | 66 comments | 3557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure K votes neck-and-neck in early returns

With other races being decided by predictably wide margins, Pleasanton's Measure K was seeing a spread of less than 200 votes...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 22, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 66 comments | 7942 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 'It saddens me'

Those were the words of school board president Chris Grant last Tuesday night as he reviewed a long list of possible program...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 66 comments | 2640 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney: 'Reform will make health care more affordable for Americans'

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) released the following statement and information in response to Saturday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:04 am | 66 comments | 3420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto sees record 79.36% approval for parcel tax

Palo Alto voters have said a resounding "yes" to their public schools. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4046...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on May 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 66 comments | 2946 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County Club may owe nearly $2 million to locked out workers

Castlewood Country Club may have to pony up $1.7 million in back pay and benefits, plus taxes, for its locked-out employees...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by JBP, on Dec 12, 2011 at 7:01 am | 66 comments | 2320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district could cut 30 jobs starting July 1 as state aid lags

Looking at bad and worse figures from the state, Pleasanton school officials have released numbers that could mean cuts of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Newton, on Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 am | 66 comments | 3843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Column

Longtime school board member Pat Kernan has been taking it on the chin lately in both the media and at a recent school board...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 1, 2008 at 11:56 am | 65 comments | 3971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools - campaigning with fiction?

Save Pleasanton Schools posted a video of a KPIX news clip at the top of their home page. And on Sunday e-mailed a link to...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 15, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 65 comments | 3098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time for a Measure G Town Hall before the June 2 vote?

With three weeks to go before the June 2 vote, and with all the new fiscal troubles at the state level that are projected...

Original post made by Carl on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 65 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores edge higher

The California Department of Education released the API (Academic Performance Index) scores this morning, showing the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by A Lydiksen Mom, on May 27, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 65 comments | 2415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why I can't give up S & C

I don't expect a sympathetic ear by posting this here, but I feel compelled to tell you the honest truth from one teacher's...

Original post made by PUSD teacher on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by another nurse, on Jun 1, 2009 at 7:53 am | 65 comments | 2122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pati, on Mar 31, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 65 comments | 2928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Banquet groups leaving Castlewood due to labor strife

Two major Pleasanton organizations have cancelled their annual luncheons at Castlewood Country Club so that their participants...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 65 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E signs - where to get them

Where can I get a No on E sign? Are they available or do I have to take someones Yes on E sign and write No over the Yes. ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 65 comments | 3385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to layoff 25 FTE Classified employees

The very last agenda item on the 4/12 board meeting is to layoff 25 classified employees. So, how are the PUSD and union...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a student, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 65 comments | 4170 Views
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