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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Riley Curious, on Sep 29, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 2473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has anyone heard about the incident at Amador?

I've been checking periodically for a week trying to get details on an incident that occured at the last school dance held...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 18 comments | 2490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The need to freeze salaries

Russell seemed to have some difficulty finding articles about school districts freezing salaries so... Following are some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking the Parcel Tax

I'm so confused! I am doing my homework, reading lots about this proposed parcel tax. And I'm just not convinced anymore....

Original post made by Tracy on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tate Chen, on May 13, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 18 comments | 2129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

progress toward balancing the school budget

State budget cuts are forcing the Pleasanton school district to cut $9.7 million from the school budget. The district has...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Office Worker, on May 2, 2009 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mt. Diablo Unified. A glimpse into our future if Measure G fails?

In today's paper. You may remember their parcel tax failed on May 19. "In other districts, where fewer teachers are losing...

Original post made by The future on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 18 comments | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now what?

I voted NO today, but I am actually quite willing to spend more money on our schools...if we had a different contract with...

Original post made by Dreamin on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rosemarie, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 18 comments | 1703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Measure G Victory Song (America Wins!)

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by DTS, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

coordinating classroom volunteers: would this help the schools?

I know that many parents volunteer in classrooms in the district. I wonder, though, how equitable that process is, if volunteers...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by different resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Will Be Conservative Afterall READ:

Topic: (&KIDS) This should make the conservatives PROUD! Does this make sense? Who is goint to bail out the hospitals when...

Original post made by Rose on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 18 comments | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

shorten the school year, Mercury News recommends

I would like to hear reactions to this San Jose Mercury News editorial from Sunday's paper. Editorial: Shorten school...

Original post made by sandy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank You P-Towners - the auctions have been a success!

Thank you to all who have been following the online auctions to support Pleasanton Schools! http://ilovepleasantonschools.blogspot.com/ We...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board votes to fund music, counseling and reading specialists

Even though Measure G failed in June, some of the programs and positions supporters hoped to save will be at least partially...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers, Please Slow Down For The Students!!!!

Between 7:50 am and 8:10 am the intersection of Santa Rita and Black Avenue is very congested with drivers, bicycle riders...

Original post made by Alisal Parent on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 5212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young bicyclist struck by truck on Greenwood Road

A 14-year-old Pleasanton girl is reportedly still in the hospital after being hit by a truck near Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sarah S, on Dec 17, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A different type of education

Though people might think being home schooled eventually gets isolating, Amy, a Pleasanton tenth-grader, and her sister Rebecca,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 18 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 6051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finally...A California School Board with Guts...

...to respond intelligently to the economic environment. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-0424-teacher-strike-20100424,0,1748731.story A...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 18 comments | 2077 Views
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