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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen shouting obscenities from car

Happened twice to us this week - teen boys shouting obscenities at us from cars (presumably on their way home from Amador...

Original post made by Pleasanton Valley Resident on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 20 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Living in a Bubble

I would like to know why the PW doesn't cover the "bad news" stories in our community that would be of interest for parents....

Original post made by Keep it Real on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by HS Parent, on Feb 21, 2011 at 11:24 am | 20 comments | 2116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 3500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Give Concessions to Help PUSD

Another local paper reported this morning about the concessions that Pleasanton teachers' union gave. (I didn't try to post...

Original post made by PTA Mom on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 3949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 3312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We The People State Finals Result?

Anyone hear the result of the WTP state finals being held in Bakersfield yesterday? Both Amador and Foothill were competing....

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 20 comments | 3889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to consider layoffs of classified union members

Even as it's hiring counselors, custodians and assistant principals, the Pleasanton School Board will consider laying off...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Unions, not, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:58 am | 20 comments | 5004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by caywen, on Sep 15, 2014 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 10366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 8148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 20 comments | 9111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 4385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart vice principal accepts similar job on the Peninsula

Hart Middle School's vice principal Tom Domer has resigned to accept a similar position in the San Carlos School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Purge the Board, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 20 comments | 5150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters to host school board candidates forum tonight

Candidates for the Pleasanton school board will participate in a candidates forum Monday night, an event co-sponsored by...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Here's the website, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:55 am | 20 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

APT President wants to win an election she isn't running in....

This is a email that the president of the APT sent out to members of her union. She actually TELLS the teachers what to...

Original post made by I just can\\\'t believe this... on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Really??, on Oct 27, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 20 comments | 2440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Ignores Lowest Bid for Search Firm - Ignorance or Arrogance?

In reading the article http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/28/pleasanton-school-board-selects-superintendent-search-firms-to-interview-for-contract....

Original post made by Just a School Board Watcher on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 1, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 20 comments | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Coordinator of Communication & Community Engagement Takes Vulgar Shot

On Friday the Coordinator of Communication & Community Engagement (who was brought into Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made by Sue on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Not too surprised, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:29 pm | 20 comments | 1632 Views

SPORTS

Rough and tumble sport skates into the Tri-Valley

What's got eight wheels and flies? Any of the 26 or so women now part of the area's newest professional sports team, the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 4, 2011 at 8:29 am | 20 comments | 3253 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The People have spoken 5 spending Props FLAMED

Please click on this link http://vote.sos.ca.gov/ for an overview of the state vote totals. Of special note was Prop...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on May 23, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 20 comments | 2524 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Freedom in America is on the Brink. The Time is NOW. You Must Choose Sides.

With the news today that in New York City, the high income earners should expect a tax rate of 57 percent, that is not freedom....

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 20 comments | 1762 Views
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President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 662 views