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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What the heck is PUSD's Core Academic Instruction Parcel Tax

Looking at the agenda for the 2/1 PUSD Special Board Meeting, is agenda item 5.1 Report, Discussion and Possible Action to...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:55 am | 79 comments | 3780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools could face more than $5-million in new cuts, board learns last night

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told last night that it could face as much...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:02 am | 79 comments | 4868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutoring by PUSD teachers?

I am looking at a tutoring service in town and notice it is all Pleasanton teachers that work there. Just as a gut reaction...

Original post made by Amador Mom on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Change of Scenery, on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:48 am | 79 comments | 5571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you plan to vote on state taxes for schools?

Have you decided on how you are voting on the upcoming tax measures that say they will help schools? Are you going for Jerry...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FedUpMom, on May 3, 2012 at 9:12 am | 79 comments | 4652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by JoAnna Jensen , on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 79 comments | 11323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CLINTON HITS IT OUT OF THE PARK

In the old fashion method of speech giving, that is, let me speak with a drawl and explain complex issues clearly, Bill Clinton...

Original post made by Domo Dan on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by b, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 79 comments | 6533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City halts Pleasanton Tennis Park expansion after protests

Mayor Jerry Thorne ordered a halt to construction of two new tennis courts at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 28, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 79 comments | 8208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are not appreciated

I am amazed at how people are quick to blame teachers for the problems in the state budget , the failing of our education...

Original post made by Bernard on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Simone, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:53 am | 78 comments | 5342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees in principle to bringing drug dogs onto high school campuses

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jan 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 78 comments | 4281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town Unified School District Notice Of Public Meeting

Due to all the discussion related to speeding kids and parents at Amador during drop-off and pick-up -- as well as the comments...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 77 comments | 4989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax to be decided tonight

Tonight the PUSD school board will decide whether to move forward with a parcel tax. While it is likely they will vote in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 77 comments | 2979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Middle School told to do better job teaching Hispanic students

Pleasanton Middle School has to do a better job of teaching math to Hispanic students, according to a state review of test...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by lisa, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 77 comments | 6497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private school parents Support Measure E

Even though I pay $15,000+ each to send my children to private school (here in Pleasanton), myself and other Carden West...

Original post made by Nancy Johnson on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 77 comments | 4442 Views

SPORTS

Amador basketball has an aau team - is this ethical?

I just found out that Amador has an aau basketball team they put together this past summer. They are even called the "Dons"....

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 77 comments | 11965 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare's disastrous effects, from it's biggest supporters

The leader of the unions who demonstrated for passage of this law have told us why this law needs major changes or outright...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:43 am | 77 comments | 18926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Stands Out in the News

Last night on the CBS channel 5 news, they showed a news segment about Pleasanton Real Estate and how hot the market is here,...

Original post made by Melissa on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on May 13, 2009 at 7:15 am | 77 comments | 4274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arguments for and against Measure MM initiative

As the Alameda County Registrar's office marks the deadline Friday for submissions to be printed in voter information booklets...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 77 comments | 8803 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

President's address to students causing a stir

President Obama will address students Tuesday in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 77 comments | 5265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Signature gatherers want to impeach President Obama

Two members of the Larouche Party were near the Pleasanton Post Office on Black Avenue today asking voters to sign a petition...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 7, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 77 comments | 249699 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawyer: no conflict seen between school board member, union official spouse

The Pleasanton school district's attorney doesn't see a conflict of interest issue regarding Board Member Jeff Bowser and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Conflict of interest, on Nov 27, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 77 comments | 9726 Views
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Time to defeat a bad bill on bridge tolls
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 532 views

State housing push revives need for East Side planning
By Jeb Bing | 3 comments | 358 views

 

Nominations due by Sept. 18

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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