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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking the Parcel Tax

I'm so confused! I am doing my homework, reading lots about this proposed parcel tax. And I'm just not convinced anymore....

Original post made by Tracy on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tate Chen, on May 13, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 18 comments | 2564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funds haven't trickled down to school district

Even though the state has received funds from the federal stimulus plan, it has yet to trickle down to the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2009 at 12:39 pm | 18 comments | 2931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

progress toward balancing the school budget

State budget cuts are forcing the Pleasanton school district to cut $9.7 million from the school budget. The district has...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Office Worker, on May 2, 2009 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: State to blame for PUSD situation

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5431 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by PTA member, on May 11, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 18 comments | 2282 Views

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Mt. Diablo Unified. A glimpse into our future if Measure G fails?

In today's paper. You may remember their parcel tax failed on May 19. "In other districts, where fewer teachers are losing...

Original post made by The future on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 18 comments | 2149 Views

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Now what?

I voted NO today, but I am actually quite willing to spend more money on our schools...if we had a different contract with...

Original post made by Dreamin on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rosemarie, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 18 comments | 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Measure G Victory Song (America Wins!)

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by DTS, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 2233 Views

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coordinating classroom volunteers: would this help the schools?

I know that many parents volunteer in classrooms in the district. I wonder, though, how equitable that process is, if volunteers...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by different resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 2012 Views

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California Will Be Conservative Afterall READ:

Topic: (&KIDS) This should make the conservatives PROUD! Does this make sense? Who is goint to bail out the hospitals when...

Original post made by Rose on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 18 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

shorten the school year, Mercury News recommends

I would like to hear reactions to this San Jose Mercury News editorial from Sunday's paper. Editorial: Shorten school...

Original post made by sandy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2419 Views

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Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 2671 Views

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Thank You P-Towners - the auctions have been a success!

Thank you to all who have been following the online auctions to support Pleasanton Schools! http://ilovepleasantonschools.blogspot.com/ We...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 2504 Views

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Why is the Board planning another election?

Has anyone else heard that the Board of Trustees is already planning to hold another parcel tax election next spring? Was...

Original post made by Another Parcel Tax Election on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:21 am | 18 comments | 1826 Views

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Drivers, Please Slow Down For The Students!!!!

Between 7:50 am and 8:10 am the intersection of Santa Rita and Black Avenue is very congested with drivers, bicycle riders...

Original post made by Alisal Parent on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 5535 Views

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YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 18 comments | 4616 Views

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Young bicyclist struck by truck on Greenwood Road

A 14-year-old Pleasanton girl is reportedly still in the hospital after being hit by a truck near Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sarah S, on Dec 17, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2558 Views

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A different type of education

Though people might think being home schooled eventually gets isolating, Amy, a Pleasanton tenth-grader, and her sister Rebecca,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 18 comments | 2222 Views

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Finally...A California School Board with Guts...

...to respond intelligently to the economic environment. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-0424-teacher-strike-20100424,0,1748731.story A...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 18 comments | 2436 Views

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Amador vs. Foothill boys in NCS final Saturday, but . . . .

Congratulations to the boys varsity volleyball teams at Amador and Foothill. They will meet Saturday in the NCS finals at...

Original post made by Volleyball fan on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Person, on May 23, 2010 at 9:14 am | 18 comments | 2093 Views

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News digest

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to endorse Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax for schools...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 18 comments | 3010 Views
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