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Christian Trujano

Staff reporter, Pleasanton Weekly

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About Christian
Christian Trujano is a staff reporter for Embarcadero Media's East Bay Division, the Pleasanton Weekly. He returned to the company in May 2022 after having interned for the Palo Alto Weekly in 2019.

Christian primarily covers the Pleasanton city, school board, Zone 7 water and general news beats while also helping cover the greater Tri-Valley region. Since May, Christian has reported on the 2022 primary elections; middle schoolers protesting gun violence; city council plans on funding city projects; and the fire on the Pleasanton Ridge.

A San Jose native who studied at San Jose State and De Anza College, Christian began writing for school newspapers in 2017. While he has enjoyed writing about city and school meetings since then, Christian also enjoys watching Bay Area sports, making music for fun and taking care of his two new kittens.
Stories by Christian
Meet the Pleasanton school board candidates
The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees will be seeing two new faces after this election cycle is over -- one of whom is already guaranteed the position. This will be the first district-based election for PUSD.
[Wednesday, October 12, 2022]

All three seats on Sunol school board being contested this election cycle
Sunol residents will be choosing candidates to fill all three positions in the Sunol Glen Unified School District Board of Trustees race this November -- two full-term seats and one short-term.
[Monday, October 10, 2022]

PUSD seeks volunteers for new committee to analyze its property assets
The Pleasanton Unified School District has announced that it is looking for seven to 11 volunteers to help the district decide how to best utilize some of its property assets. The deadline to apply is Oct. 21.
[Monday, October 10, 2022]

Sunol residents to decide $10.9 million school bond measure this November
The Sunol Glen Unified School District has placed a $10.9 million general obligation bond on the Nov. 8 ballot to help fund several big-ticket projects like replacing the roofs, upgrading outdated facilities and modernizing classrooms.
[Tuesday, October 4, 2022]

The Lettermen tradition continues at the Bankhead
The Lettermen, an American pop vocal trio, are coming to Livermore next week -- they are hoping to electrify the audience with their energetic arrangements of old and new love songs.
[Thursday, October 6, 2022]

PUSD staff update board on successful 2022 summer programs
Pleasanton Unified School District saw a huge success in this year's summer programs including a 94% pass rate for high school students, staff said during a report to the school board last month.
[Monday, October 3, 2022]

PUSD board discusses new policy on sexual harassment at schools
The Pleasanton school board recently received an update about how the district has been implementing its new sexual harassment procedures by increasing communication and changing the overall culture of accountability on campuses.
[Monday, October 3, 2022]

Pleasanton council halts universal design ordinance for more research
The Pleasanton City Council voted last week to send a proposed ordinance, which includes additional accessibility design standards for certain types of new residential developments, back to city staff for further review and discussion.
[Thursday, September 29, 2022]

Pleasanton police update council on school officers, stop data, low staffing
Members from the Pleasanton Police Department updated the City Council with its biannual report last week on topics including school police officers, "stop data" collection and the challenge of hiring new personnel.
[Monday, September 26, 2022]

Right time for another Pleasanton school bond?
Pleasanton residents will be voting on a school bond measure in November for the third time in the last seven years. But the question remains: Are the facility improvements worth the associated property tax increase?
[Thursday, September 29, 2022]