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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 9409 Views

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Germain's bail set at $1,080,000

Judge Hugh Walker set Henry John Germain's bail at $1,080,000 for 15 counts of alleged child molestation today. Five women...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by knowledge, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:39 pm | 196 comments | 11576 Views

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Council OKs Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore

The City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to approve the extension of Stoneridge Drive as a four-lane thoroughfare to El Charro...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by NO STONERIDGE, on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:35 am | 193 comments | 10951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board delays cuts, for now

While no reductions were made at Tuesday night's school board meeting, the deadline to make cuts and put a parcel tax on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 189 comments | 17000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 184 comments | 10120 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'll be reading this to our family before Thanksgiving dinner: "The Real Meaning of Thanksgiving"

You won't learn this from our public school teachers, our textbooks, our American mainstream media. The Real Meaning...

Original post made by Brad on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 184 comments | 7955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Formerly proud Pleasantonian, NOW embarrassed to say I live here.

Does anyone have a clue why I say this?...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Hmm?, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 179 comments | 11951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversy continues over Obama's 10 a.m. video talk to students today

Controversy over President Obama's scheduled 10 a.m. address this morning to the nation's school children continued over...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 177 comments | 16343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure E

The sample ballot and voter information pamphlet on Measure E, the school district' proposed $98 a year parcel tax, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 176 comments | 8491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documents detail Walnut Grove principal's ouster

Jon Vranesh left his office at Walnut Grove Elementary School so quietly on Oct. 25, 2013, that not even the people closest...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by AP, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:30 am | 175 comments | 27776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 6184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves modified 'lite' calendar

After last night's two-hour report and discussion on the approval of a modified calendar option, the school board approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Twilight Zone, on Jul 13, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 170 comments | 24655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calstrs/teachers union opposes pension spiking bill

Teachers want changes in bill that limits public employee pensions "The California Teachers Association and California...

Original post made by Be a part of the solution on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Reviled, on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 170 comments | 6166 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton's Pension Situation for Dummies

I've been reading the PleasantonWeekly.com posts regarding the Pleasanton entitlement situation so I decided to research...

Original post made by Shoot_The_Messengers on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill F, on Jan 14, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 168 comments | 12031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two school district employees refute investigation details

Two school district employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Mar 22, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 165 comments | 21602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 7523 Views

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The President Steps Up

This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:28 am | 163 comments | 8208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 7384 Views

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Pleasanton Council reinstates penalties for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council last night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by kmary1, on Apr 24, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 158 comments | 15884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Teachers View of Salary Concessions: Just Say No

This email was sent to me as a cut/paste from a friend. I believe it is important that all sides get their points of view...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by kfs, on Jul 4, 2010 at 11:47 am | 154 comments | 8327 Views
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