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Auctions end today. Did you get your bid in yet?

The most recent group of auctions are ending tonight. Luxury Cabin, Trade as One purse, Comprehensive Financial Plan,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1601 Views

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Last minute steals to be had! Wii Games, Nintendo DS games.....

The auctions end in 2 hours! I JUST listed even more items! DS Games, Wii Games, MORE Twisted Silver jewelry, Pottery,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Amy Taylor, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1356 Views

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Hearst Elementary and Major Mold Issues:

In reading the PUBLIC report, posted on PUSD site: The buildings have had roof leaks and have existing major stucco crack...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

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Of Note

<B>Four Pleasanton employers recognized by heart association Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6269...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

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PUSD and APT negotiation process starting

At the upcoming PUSD Board of Trustees meeting (Oct 27), agenda item 14.2 is for PUSD and the APT to present their initial...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1239 Views

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Why won't Obama get tough with Wall Street?

"President Obama has not been strong on the issue, and Timothy Geithner coddles the wanton bankers whenever they freak out...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

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Irony

From http://www.ocregister.com/news/district-220623-teachers-capistrano.html "We want the school board to do all it can...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Susan Anthony, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

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San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

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School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1468 Views

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Superintendent search firm schedules community workshops

On Wednesday, January 6, at 7 p.m., the consulting firm of Hazard, Young, and Attea & Associates, LTD (HYA) will hold a...

Original post made by Mom on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

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Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 3597 Views

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10-year-old cancer survivor raises money for research

As medicine and technology improve, there are, fortunately, more and more people who can say they survived cancer. But Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by bonnniee, on Jan 25, 2010 at 4:15 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery, circuitous?

Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery and circuitous are probably not words in most people's daily lexicon, but they were a breeze...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Charlie and Muriel Kahsen, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1871 Views

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Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1404 Views

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Why Some Middle Schools Do Better

Here's the article: "Report: middle school success tied to high expectations" http://www.ocregister.com/news/schools-236351-middle-report.html "Middle...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

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An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1165 Views

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Amador Valley Winter Percussion Ensemble places 2nd in WGI Regional Competition!

The AVHS Winter Percussion ensemble placed 2nd in WGI Regional Competition on Saturday, March 13. The competition took place...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

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Article states East bay school district will go bankrupt next year

This article talks about a San Jose school district's choices to take pay cuts/less instructional time. It is also mentioned...

Original post made by Article on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Article, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1245 Views

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Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2091 Views
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