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Dublin High perform in Carnegie Hall

Dublin High School will represent the Tri-Valley as one of several Bay Area high schools chosen to perform in the 2012 New...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 1587 Views

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Community mourns loss of 13-year-old skateboarder

The school community and friends of a 13-year-old Livermore boy who was killed in a skateboarding accident Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Suzanne, on May 10, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1930 Views

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Pleasanton toddler, 3, back home from hospital after being run over by car rolling out of driveway

A 3-year-old Pleasanton boy is back home with is parents, released from Stanford University Medical Center after being struck...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mother of three, on May 13, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

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Amador Science Field Trip

I attended a field trip with my son who attends Alisal. It was a science event at Amador hosted by the Amador students. The...

Original post made by Amador Fan on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 25, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1615 Views

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Catching fire

There was a time last season -- a rather trying time -- which could ultimately be the key to the run the Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Amador Grad, on Jun 1, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 3530 Views

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Cultivating student success

Degi Haastrup knew for almost 10 years that he wanted to go to Las Positas College. Haastrup is a student from Nigeria, and...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1719 Views

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PPIE's 9th annual "Bon Appetit-Toasts & Tastes of Fall" to benefit Pleasanton schools!

Don't miss it! PPIE's annual culinary event, Bon Appetit- Toasts & Tastes of Fall, on October 6th from 6:30pm -10pm. 15...

Original post made by David on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

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New book club meets tonight to deal with challenges of success

A new book club is meeting at the Pleasanton library tonight to discuss "The Price of Privilege" by Dr. Madelyn Levine, a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sherie MacGregor, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 2170 Views

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Students, alumni, parents honor Amador band director

It's been a great month for Amador High School's band director Jon Grantham. Not only has he been honored as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Gehl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick Johnson, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by HS Soccer on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Trekmtb, on Nov 29, 2012 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3593 Views

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PUSD has hired the Dolinka Group, consultant for outrageously expensive Capital Appreciation Bond scheme, for facilities financial study

According to the Independent, the Dolinka Group is the financial consultant for the Pleasanton Unified facilities study....

Original post made by Dolinka Watch on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 6, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

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Letters

<B>U.S. vs. Hirst Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10118 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

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Local Scholarships Available

Since 1965 Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 2115 Views

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Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1712 Views

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New budget offers good news and questions for PUSD

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget contains some positive news for the district, along with a number of questions that will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 20, 2013 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1946 Views

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Teaching the business leaders of tomorrow

No one really knows just how many corporate and other professional leaders had their interest in business piqued in one of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1892 Views

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What happened to the PUSD Sycamore Fund?

The Sycamore fund to fund technology for students once stood at $7.2 million, but the District has at least spent $2 1/2...

Original post made by Loan Shark on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by local, on Mar 5, 2013 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1931 Views

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Foothill High plant sale today to benefit Special Ed program

The special ed classroom at Foothill High School is having its annual spring plant sale today. Proceeds will support the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mom O2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1522 Views

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Plesanton's Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 13761 Views
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