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Pleasanton school board candidates debate

The candidates vying for PUSD Board of Trustees detailed their plans for leading local schools through the ongoing COVID-19...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 1785 Views

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Dirty City Politics - Replacing another park with parking without regard to residents’ welfare

Here we go again. Pleasanton’s Park and Recreation Commission are playing to political special interest groups. The Bicentennial...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Sep. 20, 2020
Last comment by Nolan, on Sep 23, 2020 at 3:48 pm | 14 comments | 911 Views

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PUSD, city holding annual joint meeting on Tuesday night

For the first time, the Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton Unified School District trustees will hold their annual joint...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2020 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1312 Views

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Weekly moderating Pleasanton school board candidate forum on Sept. 21

The Pleasanton Weekly is moderating a forum for the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees candidates online...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2020
Last comment by Naveed Khan, on Sep 21, 2020 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

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Waiver possible to reopen Pleasanton Schools???

I read that there is a possibility of our superintendent of obtaining a waiver to re-open (partially re-open?) our schools....

Original post made by Helen on Sep. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 176 Views

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News Digest: Elementary waiver update, Livermore small business grants & Foothill alum advances in international video contest

The deadline for local school districts to apply for a waiver from the Alameda County Public Health Department to allow some...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Bill Brasky, on Sep 18, 2020 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Reflecting on 9/11 and that first football game back at Monte Vista

Last week was the 19th anniversary of 9/11, and every year the memories of the terrorist attacks on the United States tear...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 16, 2020 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 1843 Views

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Policy advocate Kristie Wang campaigning for Livermore school board

Public policy advocate Kristie Wang, who gained attention over the past two years as a leader in the local fight against...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Heather Hammer, on Sep 4, 2020 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1563 Views

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Dublin volunteer Michael Utsumi joins Trustee Area 4 school board race

Bay Area native Michael Utsumi is hopeful his long-term volunteer experience in Dublin schools will pay off by winning the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by KSpeck, on Sep 3, 2020 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2377 Views

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PUSD board discusses 'significant' attendance drop on first day of school

Remote learning started recently at Pleasanton Unified School District but a large number of students were missing from online...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, on Sep 2, 2020 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 4314 Views

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School Board Seats Getting Expensive

Look no further than our local school board election to see how money influences politics. With each election the cost to...

Original post made by Bay Area Native on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Aug 21, 2020 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 562 Views

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PUSD and teachers' union reach agreement on COVID work conditions

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special virtual meeting to formalize an agreement with the Association of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by timbuk2, on Aug 20, 2020 at 7:52 am | 4 comments | 2274 Views

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New Pleasanton Eagle Scout Owen Mello

Owen Mello, an incoming junior at Foothill High School, has completed the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout, but due...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Barbara Costello, on Aug 19, 2020 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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DUSD Board Trustee Amy Miller will not seek re-election

The Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees will have at least one new member after the November general election,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Lori Beth E., on Aug 1, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 2112 Views

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Trustee Jamie Yee running to retain seat on Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton Unified School District Trustee Jamie Yee is the second incumbent to seek another four-year term on the school...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 31, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 15 comments | 2989 Views

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Parent volunteer, high-tech worker Chong Wang running for Pleasanton school board

Chong Wang is the latest local resident to seek one of three open seats on the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jul 29, 2020 at 8:10 am | 17 comments | 4910 Views

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Pleasanton USD will take learning online when school starts next month

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted during its Tuesday night meeting that all students...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Remote learning , on Jul 25, 2020 at 9:46 pm | 124 comments | 10532 Views

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DUSD shifts start of school year to full-time remote learning

The DUSD Board of Trustees voted to start the school year with full distance learning for at least six weeks in a 5-0 decision...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by Wombat, on Jul 20, 2020 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 2489 Views

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Superintendent Marken abruptly resigns from Dublin Unified School District

Superintendent Dave Marken has handed in his resignation to the Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees, marking...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Joann, on Jul 15, 2020 at 11:08 pm | 16 comments | 10675 Views

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The choice model: Dublin Unified advances plan for reopening schools

Dublin Unified is moving forward with a plan to reopen schools in the fall that allows families to choose whether their student...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Margo, on Jul 15, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 14177 Views
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