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The Kate Steinle tragedy: A year after her death on Pier 14

For days, Brad Steinle spent his time sanding the black paint off his sister Kate's childhood dresser to its raw wood, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike Moreno, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:33 am | 30 comments | 5162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell again targets student loan debt

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell continues to set his sights on student loan debt, spending a week earlier this summer reintroducing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 17, 2017 at 10:51 am | 30 comments | 2892 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk driving case continued to Feb. 11

The drunk driving case involving 19-year-old Katie McKewon has been continued to Feb. 11, it was decided this morning by...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jessie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 30 comments | 5803 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man captured with local girl in critical condition after jailhouse jump

The man connected to a Pleasanton teen who went missing for several days last week is in critical condition following an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by TahoeIsBetter, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 30 comments | 5677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 4095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 3133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:56 am | 29 comments | 3177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor has destroyed the PWs credibility

The editor of this news source today "outed" an anonymous Town Forum poster. This is a serious violation, and greatly undermines...

Original post made by Amazed on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jade, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 29 comments | 4369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's been a full week and PUSD hasn't applied for Federal stimulus dollars yet?

On this CDE website http://www2.cde.ca.gov/recoverysfsfsearch/search.aspx anyone can search for districts that have sent...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 29 comments | 2763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I see many yes on G signs on lawns.

I have noticed a lot of Yes on G signs on people’s lawns. I have not seen one No on G sign yet, although there might be...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on May 31, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 29 comments | 1912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WHY CAN'T PUSD WRITE A BALLOT MEASURE THAT GUARANTEES WHAT PARENTS WANT?

I've read the blogs and all the information from the different parcel tax sites. The deal breaker for me is that the ballot...

Original post made by Also Waiting on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 29 comments | 2000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are you doing Tuesday, June 2nd?

In an effort to lighten up the mood... If you haven't already voted by mail ballot, please describe what you are doing...

Original post made by Wow on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 29 comments | 2083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote Yes on Measure G'

Vote "yes" on Measure G to provide the local control we need to protect vital education programs, including counseling services,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 29 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD District Administrators Get Jobs Back

Business as usually at PUSD: If you have not looked at the Board agenda for Monday night, take a look, yes Monday night...

Original post made by Peter on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Yo OMG, on Jun 23, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 29 comments | 2784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools

I am not affiliated with PPIE, but I have kids that attend pleasanton schools. I came to Pleasanton because of the community...

Original post made by Drexl on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 29 comments | 2292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix School Funding - Get Local Control

Join me in supporting an initiative to allow CA school districts local control to raise funds to support their programs....

Original post made by Jeff on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by No way!, on Feb 15, 2010 at 5:44 am | 29 comments | 1709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Unable to Track Where Millions of Funds Went

Not sure if anybody caught the large article in the Herald on Friday but a citizen's committee and a district hired consultant...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Yesmad, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 29 comments | 2176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 4175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to learn more about teaching teachers at meeting today

The Pleasanton School Board will learn more about instructional coaching at a study session set for later today. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Vernon Parker, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 29 comments | 3946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 11012 Views
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