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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2011
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 80 comments | 6010 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 | 4422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

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. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 3772 Views

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Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 8652 Views

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Low income housing here isn't really all that 'low'

While city officials await final approval from Alameda County Superior Court, the Urban Habitat affordable housing coalition...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 12977 Views

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Four from Pleasanton schools receive $100 stipends

Retired teachers from the Tri-Valley are helping out their successors. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8579...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by toni, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 3619 Views

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Registration now open for city's summer camps

Registration is now open for more than 40 summer day camps offered through the Pleasanton Community Services department....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 3345 Views

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OPINION: What's the rush?

Pleasanton has always made crime prevention a top priority, which benefits all that live, work and raise families here. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 13 comments | 2994 Views

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Dozens protest reading cuts at Pleasanton school board meeting

A reading program on the chopping block drew an overflow crowd to the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, spilling...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Wrong, on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 3779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 4570 Views

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Carden West parents battle over tuition payments

New details are emerging about Carden West, the school's bankruptcy and a fight between parents of students at the school. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by noncarden, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 14 comments | 4245 Views

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Pleasanton school board to hold study session on debt service tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will hold an hour-long study session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to look at the district's debt...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by TV Watcher, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 27 comments | 3796 Views

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OPINION: To honor its 115th anniversary, PTA needs to tackle school funding

Last week, the Pleasanton PTA Council celebrated PTA Founder's Day, marking the 115th anniversary of the national organization...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by mom O2, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 3027 Views

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PUSD cuts 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2557 Views

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Plesanton school board to consider borrowing from technology fund to pay for facilities plan

The Pleasanton school board tonight will look at the possibility of borrowing money from a fund set up with the sale of property...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Radumton, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 25 comments | 3214 Views

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Birthday yields dog goodies

Kate Bierdeman, a seventh-grader at Hart Middle School, relaxed after her 13th birthday party for 15 friends at Campo di...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by birthday gifts, on Mar 18, 2012 at 2:14 am | 4 comments | 2758 Views

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Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 11593 Views

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Has it come to this?

Seniors at Foothill High School and their parents were no doubt surprised earlier this month by a letter from John Dwyer,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 51 comments | 10350 Views

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Letters

<B>Welcome Walmart Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9213 posted Friday, March 23,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by lazzboy, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 6 comments | 2279 Views

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2 Pleasanton school board members receive Masters in Governance certificates

Two members of the Pleasanton school board have just completed the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Masters in...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Apr 8, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 38 comments | 9886 Views
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