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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools' Three Page Ad in Today's Weekly

What can I say but "wow". I don't mind "community members" (some apparently aren't even Pleasanton residents and it is questionable...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 26 comments | 1823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees are entitled to $15 million in S&C increases

The PUSD employees are entitled to their S&C increases. The district is contractually obligated to honor this commitment....

Original post made by Tony E on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Speak for yourself, on May 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 26 comments | 2577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Has Some of the Best Schools in the State

We are seeing a lot of posts on these forums attacking the teachers and schools. They say that by defeating Measure G we...

Original post made by Russell on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Vicky, on May 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 26 comments | 1641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This post is the last post on Measure G the PW needs!

So…On every post about Measure G the same people are arguing the same points, and the same, intentionally or unintentionally,...

Original post made by Problem Solver on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 2, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 26 comments | 2012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Meeting 8/18 at 7 pm

The first Board of Trustees meeting of the 09-10 school year is Tuesday evening. Agenda items include the use of funds raised...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 26 comments | 1902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget at 5:30 today

In a special meeting at the school district office, the school board will conduct a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m. this afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't fire til you see the whites of their eyes, on Mar 3, 2010 at 7:16 am | 26 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exploring New Pay Plans for Teachers, Principals

"Exploring new pay plans for teachers, principals" http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/08/exploring-new-pay-plans-for-teachers-principals/ This...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 26 comments | 1781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opportunity School

Did anyone understand what Opportunity School was?????...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by another mom, on May 2, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 26 comments | 3412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 3056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne says Pleasanton in good shape, getting better

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne, in his first "State of the City" address since his election last November, told a sell-out...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 26 comments | 2573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 13945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SCHOOL STARTS TODAY!!! 8/4/2015

Can you imagine if the calendar fiasco would have gone through, our kids would have started school, today!?! That's right..that...

Original post made by Laverne on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 12, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 26 comments | 2001 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sonia Sodomajor nominated to the Supremes

Thoughts?...

Original post made by Supreme Court Junkie on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by I didn't know, on May 27, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 26 comments | 2331 Views

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Just In Michael Jackson has died ...

Update: Michael Jackson officially dead!! Michael Jackson Rushed to Los Angeles Hospital for Possible ... FOXNews - ý19...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:35 pm | 26 comments | 2646 Views

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For those who want to complain about unions

Apparently there are those who are convinced that the unions are to blame for all the states ills- So I thought I would give...

Original post made by J on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 1895 Views

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McNerney Website Subject Turnoffs

A vist to Jerry's web site revealed that two catatories listed for submissions..(Healthcare-Tell me what you think) and (...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 26 comments | 1655 Views

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Russia's Putin praises Obama!

Interesting article and one of the first I remember where the leader of Russia praises the US president while the rest of...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 26 comments | 1466 Views

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Obama heads to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago Olympics

As we face two wars one of which our generals are warning we might lose, have high unemployment, economic meltdown, must...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 26 comments | 1466 Views

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On Obama's intent to dramatically decrease charitable giving...

As I read Jeb's article on the wonderful Healing Therapies Foundation, I couldn't help to wonder how this organization and...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 1928 Views
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