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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in Pleasanton school classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 27, 2013 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 5216 Views

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PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 5215 Views

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Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 5213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dear Mr. Vranesh.....

Dear Mr. Vranesh: As a parent of children enrolled in PUSD, I want to apologize to you for what our school district has...

Original post made by Another PUSD Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 45 comments | 5212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 5212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 40 comments | 5211 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 5210 Views

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Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 5209 Views

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Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 5208 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. tonight on proposal for new 7-Eleven store at Santa Rita/West Las Positas

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold an informal public meeting tonight to consider a proposal to add a 7-Eleven...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:54 pm | 25 comments | 5207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 5201 Views

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Mayor Hosterman/Wal-Mart

In a recent Mayor's report, Mayor Hosterman commented on the possible explanation of a Legislative action vs. a Ministerial...

Original post made by Pete on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B, on Feb 9, 2012 at 11:16 am | 112 comments | 5201 Views

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Pleasanton police officers association launch gift drive

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Pleasanton Police Officers Association is again giving back to the community...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 5197 Views

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Nurses at San Ramon Regional, other Tenet-owned hospitals voting on new 4-year contract

Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 5196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 5195 Views

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Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Governor Jerry Brown for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 13 comments | 5194 Views

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Transportation sales tax Measure BB passes

Measure BB, the Alameda County transportation tax package, was approved by nearly 70% of voters Tuesday, ending several years...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben J., on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 5191 Views

SPORTS

Politcs In AV Sports

The real truth of the freshmen players is this. Of the 5 that made Varsity, NONE of the girls actually play on Coach Gray's...

Original post made by knowsfacts on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by JackRabbitSlim, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:37 am | 38 comments | 5189 Views

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Guest Opinion: Pleasanton, we urgently need change

To those in the community and Pleasanton Unified School District employees who have offered their support and personal apologies,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Love Pleasanton, on Oct 27, 2014 at 10:09 am | 6 comments | 5186 Views

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Freeway noise in Canyon Creek Cir

We are currently looking to buy a home in Pleasanton, we saw a listing in Canyon Creek Cir but this house is back againest...

Original post made by Jenny on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 5185 Views
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Media malpractice
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
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