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Pleasanton school district enrollment declines

Compared with the 2011-12 school year, student enrollment has declined in Pleasanton Unified School District from 14,873...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilma, on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 4774 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local food truck forced to move from longtime spot, relocates across street

A food truck that has operated on Vineyard Avenue since the 1990s was recently forced to relocate -- albeit not far from...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 21, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 3671 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE BAD CONTRACTORS THEN

I should have known that someone would have taken exception to my description of the people that took advantage of me rather...

Original post made by James on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 27 comments | 3990 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly 43,000 inmates

By Carol J. Williams 10:18 PM PDT, August 4, 2009 California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly...

Original post made by TopCop on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 27 comments | 3944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family IDs man fatally shot by Pleasanton PD, hires celebrity attorney

The family of the 19-year-old accused burglar who was killed by Pleasanton police last weekend has hired a celebrity attorney...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Jul 7, 2015 at 8:07 pm | 27 comments | 5435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 3580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 3052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools' Three Page Ad in Today's Weekly

What can I say but "wow". I don't mind "community members" (some apparently aren't even Pleasanton residents and it is questionable...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 26 comments | 2249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Has Some of the Best Schools in the State

We are seeing a lot of posts on these forums attacking the teachers and schools. They say that by defeating Measure G we...

Original post made by Russell on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Vicky, on May 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 26 comments | 2138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This post is the last post on Measure G the PW needs!

So…On every post about Measure G the same people are arguing the same points, and the same, intentionally or unintentionally,...

Original post made by Problem Solver on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 2, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 26 comments | 2369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Meeting 8/18 at 7 pm

The first Board of Trustees meeting of the 09-10 school year is Tuesday evening. Agenda items include the use of funds raised...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 26 comments | 2280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget at 5:30 today

In a special meeting at the school district office, the school board will conduct a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m. this afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't fire til you see the whites of their eyes, on Mar 3, 2010 at 7:16 am | 26 comments | 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exploring New Pay Plans for Teachers, Principals

"Exploring new pay plans for teachers, principals" http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/08/exploring-new-pay-plans-for-teachers-principals/ This...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 26 comments | 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 26 comments | 3268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 3640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 26 comments | 5499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High one of more than 200 schools statewide to have 'breach' in STAR testing

The Pleasanton school district's Amador Valley High is one of more than 200 schools statewide to have a security breach in...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 12184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 15757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SCHOOL STARTS TODAY!!! 8/4/2015

Can you imagine if the calendar fiasco would have gone through, our kids would have started school, today!?! That's right..that...

Original post made by Laverne on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 12, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 26 comments | 2343 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Auto Industry Bailout - what do you think?

The automobile industry wants federal help, our hard-earned income taken as taxes. Has anyone asked - why NOT let the weaker...

Original post made by Carl on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 10, 2008 at 5:44 am | 26 comments | 3337 Views
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