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UPDATE: Village High, district office lockdown called off at 11 a.m.

Original post made on Nov 30, 2007

The lockdown of Village High School and the Pleasanton Unified School District offices was called off at 11:05 a.m. after a campus search led police to believe there was no credible threat, according to district spokeswoman Myla Grasso.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 30, 2007, 10:36 AM

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Posted by Holy cow
a resident of Downtown
on Nov 30, 2007 at 2:05 pm

This is really scarey...why is all of this happening to quiet Pleasanton?


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Posted by Chris
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Nov 30, 2007 at 2:36 pm

Because life happens here too....And our youth are misguided....sadly..


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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Nov 30, 2007 at 3:25 pm

"Officers are said to remain on campus throughout the day as the offices and school resume normal schedules."

Ok, who can tell me where the editor was when they printed this sentence?


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Posted by Jeremy
a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Dec 3, 2007 at 10:59 am

Am I missing something here? Why was there a lockdown? The article neglected to mention that part.....


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Posted by Emily Atwood
Pleasanton Weekly reporter
on Dec 3, 2007 at 11:26 am

Emily Atwood is a registered user.

"The offices and school were placed under lockdown since around 9 a.m. after the school received a threatening phone call. Grasso said the threat alluded to a potential shooting."


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Posted by Former Student
a resident of Village High School
on Dec 5, 2007 at 10:19 am

(Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff) Yes, there are some that can't be helped by the school but it has helped so many more. I graduated from Village and couldn't have imagined a better school. The kids at Amador were not people I wanted to be around and they were very unforgiving of people's differences and feelings. (I am saying from my experience. I am not putting down everyone at Amador and I know there are good people) I was going through some things and didn't go to school often. Amador had given up on me and had NO resources to help kids who needed it most. Village gave me the opportunity to turn my life around and I was able to graduate with my class. They have teachers that are caring and understanding and support the students. It is sad to see how many people have negative views on the school just because the kids are different. You say "Misguided youth comes from misguided parents" but it is people like you that judge a book by its cover and don't give people a chance.


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Posted by Chris
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:10 am

To Former Student - Well said. Bob, obviously you are perfect and if you have kids (the poor souls) they are perfect too. Ah, what a feeling that must be...Well guess what...That schools has helped kids who have been given up on...Shame on you for that..But I forgot, your perfect. Hmm....


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Posted by P-Town
a resident of Mohr Park
on Dec 30, 2007 at 5:55 am

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First of all, I think that Village HS is an excellant school. My son goes there. Regarding the incident that surrounded the closure. Where is the 'Girlfriends Parents' in all this? They may want to be a little more engaged / influential in their daughter's life. Obviously she needs some stern guidance and *common sense* in whom she chooses to be her boyfriend. To the Parents of the daughter; take this situation as a *wake up call* so to be not added to the number of parents that are often interviewed after such related tragedies saying " How can this have happened, I wished I had known…" or "I should have-could have been involved in my child's life".


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Posted by P-Town
a resident of Mohr Park
on Dec 30, 2007 at 5:55 am

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First of all, I think that Village HS is an excellant school. My son goes there. Regarding the incident that surrounded the closure. Where is the 'Girlfriends Parents' in all this? They may want to be a little more engaged / influential in their daughter's life. Obviously she needs some stern guidance and *common sense* in whom she chooses to be her boyfriend. To the Parents of the daughter; take this situation as a *wake up call* so to be not added to the number of parents that are often interviewed after such related tragedies saying " How can this have happened, I wished I had known…" or "I should have-could have been involved in my child's life".


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