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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 | 2273 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 | 5291 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 | 7134 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 | 3694 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 | 6146 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 | 1532 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 | 1064 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 | 1997 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 | 4591 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 | 10334 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 | 3709 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 | 5642 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 | 3528 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 | 1806 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 | 1858 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 | 1749 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 | 1749 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 | 1517 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama wants longer days and longer school years!

This should be interesting and thought provoking to say the least longer school days and longer school years. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090927/ap_on_re_us/us_more_school...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 18 comments | 1665 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Obama appointee apologizing for past actions

Chiming in to further the right wing smear campaign. Kevin Jennings is the Director of the Department of Education’s...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 18 comments | 1459 Views
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