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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: State to blame for PUSD situation

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5431 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by PTA member, on May 11, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 17 comments | 1290 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bakers square in pleasanton

I stopped by the other day at bakers square and it was closed. Anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by justin roberts jr on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by The Bully, on May 11, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 3440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools receiving $4.25 million in ARRA funding for general purpose with more money in June

The California Department of Education just released how much each district gets for ARRA fund (released on Saturday at:...

Original post made by Jay on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Resident, on May 11, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 30 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAUW Local Scholarships

The AAUW Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications from Tri-Valley women who are college undergraduates achieving...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 11, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful Moms out there. You are appreciated and loved. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvZgomEDEeU...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Fair is fair, on May 11, 2009 at 11:25 am | 4 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Keep the Brakes On

Does anyone know if PUSD is still going to require high school seniors to complete a senior project, beginning with the class...

Original post made by No on H.S. Senior Projects on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 11, 2009 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 1242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal Stimulus Money

Just to be clear... PUSD will be receiving Federal Stimulus money from different parts of ARRA. The State Fiscal Stabilization...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 11, 2009 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PARCEL TAX NOT NEEDED - REPOSTED W/BETTER HEADLINE

Parcel Tax still needed? Schools & Kids, posted by Carl, a resident of the Country Fair neighborhood, 20 hours ago Quite...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 11, 2009 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 1130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Schools Receiving $2.5 million extra for Special Education

I heard at this weeks budget advisory committee meeting that not only did Pleasanton receive the $2.1 million in federal...

Original post made by jay on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 10, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 36 comments | 1346 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

Has there ever been an election, special or otherwise, with such a uniformly unpalatable set of choices? All six special...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 10, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 11 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can local businesses help fund our schools?

Businesses can and do donate to our school district as well as to our two educational foundations, Pleasanton Partners In...

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 1186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rumors of crimes - any truth?

Rumors floating around the high schools and discussed at home (anonymously asked here) -- 1) that some students from one...

Original post made by Following up on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Following up, on May 9, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 1787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

flexibility in allocating state funds to schools

At the last school district meeting I attended, a list of categorical funds that had been reduced by the state was distributed....

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have all the info possible before voting

It's important for informed voters to have all the information possible before casting a vote. Please visit http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com for...

Original post made by Get the whole picture on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 9, 2009 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 1104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child Hit by Car in Pleasanton This Morning

I saw a teenager standing with his damaged bike in front of a car stopped at the exit/entrance into the Spring Rain/Pleasanton...

Original post made by Amy on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 9, 2009 at 9:38 am | 11 comments | 1369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 2374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2125 Views

AROUND TOWN

**Garage/Bake Sale 2 Benefit Breast Cancer**

Please come by! We have a variety of items in great condition as well as baked goods & refreshments for sale! ALL FOR A GREAT...

Original post made by PtownMommy on May. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1107 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President Obama Walks the Talk with Budget Slashing

I was pleased to see that President Obama took the axe and red ink to the proposed federal budget, removing one-half of one...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Smart enough to know very little, on May 8, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 6 comments | 1180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Ballots are Here

My household received their Measure G Ballots in the mail today (we are Permanent Vote By Mail) and we already mailed 4 NO...

Original post made by Joe on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 8, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1094 Views
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