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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Better Way to Support Schools

As we all well know, schools need our financial help. A Parcel Tax is not the way to do it. For one thing a parcel tax...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fool me once, on Feb 8, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 18 comments | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor's new budget includes more for education, state health care expansion

Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal yesterday for a balanced state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year that would funnel...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2013 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 2067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 4444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 6257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 3106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 5477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Urgent Message Regarding Your Child's School Schedule

Urgent Message Regarding Your Child’s School Schedule Who: The Pleasanton Unified School District is planning to vote...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Chaka, on Jun 8, 2014 at 9:02 pm | 18 comments | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules against teacher tenure rules

Vergara vs. California - the Students Matter lawsuit - the challenge to CA teacher tenure rules that effectively prevent...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:17 am | 18 comments | 946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board will revisit textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

After discussing and holding a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials and laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 30, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 18 comments | 1883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 4287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Document details decision in Pleasanton school case against former principal

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by CarPark, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 18 comments | 9757 Views

SPORTS

FOOTHILL WINS NCS VOLLEYBALL

Saturday night karma came full circle as Foothill beat Amador Valley in the NCS Volleyball Championship game. Where's the...

Original post made by Justice is served on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by A mom from Foothill, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:37 am | 18 comments | 3265 Views

SPORTS

Big bass breaks Shadow Cliffs record

This fish story has witnesses: Eric Doppee, 13, caught a black bass at Shadow Cliffs lake on Saturday that weighed 18 pounds...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 9, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 18 comments | 4906 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's healthcare: You can keep the change!

The actress Natasha Richardson died after falling skiing in Canada . It took eight hours to drive her to a hospital. If Canada...

Original post made by Keep the Change on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 18 comments | 3019 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We need a NEW Constitution

Amazing how the problems never seem to keep coming, don't they? And through it all, our government seems terminally unresponsive....

Original post made by RonJones on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by WoW, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 18 comments | 1486 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat Congress to Kill Approx. 300,000 MORE Jobs Beginning July 24

The list goes on an on from the Democrat job destruction machine. Killing an estimated million plus jobs from their Cap...

Original post made by Jerry on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 15, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 18 comments | 1450 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Questions re: The Birth Certificate Question

Posted by food for thought, a resident of another community, 2 hours ago Have you seen the Birth document posted on...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:24 am | 18 comments | 1659 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President Obama returns bust of Sir Winston Churchill back to Britain

Why would he do this? The UK is our greatest ally. It is really more curious why the main stream media (MSM) didn't report...

Original post made by WOW on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by To rest, on Aug 10, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 18 comments | 1421 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama creates jobs...in Brazil!

All the hype during the Obama campaign about creating jobs in the US, punishing US companies that ship jobs overseas, and...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 18 comments | 1351 Views
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