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Proposed $5.8-million culinary center at Village High tied to school district bond measure

Hopeful that a proposed bond measure will gain voter approval, the Pleasanton school board agreed Tuesday to commit $3.4...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Mar 11, 2016 at 9:52 am | 34 comments | 2760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest driver after findng badly beaten girlfriend in back seat

A 23-year-old San Leandro man was arrested for domestic assault in Pleasanton early Sunday morning after police found a badly...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by mel, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 34 comments | 2652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tire slashers hit 18 more vehicles, this time in Birdland

For the third time in less than a month, car tires have been slashed in a specific Pleasanton neighborhood, this time in...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:49 pm | 34 comments | 4179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 33 comments | 3759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS DONATE NOW!!

SAVE OUR SCHOOLS!! Pleasanton Partnerships In Education (PPIE) Foundation, is working in conjunction with the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Sherri on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 16, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 33 comments | 2015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts year with $350,000 deficit

It's early in the school year, but the Pleasanton Unified School District is already talking about budget cuts. In the regular...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 1834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great Water Polo match, AV vs. FHS: With a catch . . .

Tonight there was a great boys Water Polo match between Amador and Foothill. Amador went out to a lead of five goals at...

Original post made by Get the facts on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chico AV Alum, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 33 comments | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What would your schools look like?

I think both sides agree that there can be substantial improvement to our education system. So my question to all of you...

Original post made by MrNice on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by To the teacher, on Feb 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising efforts planned

Pleasanton schools saw $11 million in cuts in the current year and is projecting about $8 million in cuts for the 2010-11...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 7, 2010 at 8:55 am | 33 comments | 1921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by emm, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 2047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's Union Priorities (Surprise, it's not the Students)

At the 9/14 PUSD Board of Trustees Meeting, teacher's union president Trevor Knaggs proposed that the newly allocated $3M...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 3, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 33 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judging Teachers

I just read Trevor Knaggs letter in the Pleasanton weekly, titled, "Judging Teachers. Mr. Knaggs writes that the priority...

Original post made by Nancy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Be Positive, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 3092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 4491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do we say to our kids about what happed in CT?

How do we explain that a crazy person shot down kindergartners in their classroom? What if they are afraid to go to school?...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 33 comments | 5295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton board's action leaves principal's status unclear

The employment status of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh still isn't clear in spite of a 3-2 vote taken in closed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 33 comments | 9175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Alisal principal to lead Livermore school

Terri Quesinberry, whose departure as Alisal Elementary principal was announced last week, has been hired as the principal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Principal issues, on Aug 5, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 33 comments | 7050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding Common Core

As the first month of the new year ends, the Pleasanton school district is continuing to fully implement the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by David, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 33 comments | 8049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Trip Funding

Many of our Pleasanton elementary schools offer overnight trips to places like the gold country town of Coloma. The funding...

Original post made by Hansen Curious on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 28, 2017 at 10:46 am | 33 comments | 1452 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Basketball

Foothill's basketball team is going to be great this year! The Coach must be doing a great job in improving the team's...

Original post made by BasketBall Fan on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:39 am | 33 comments | 6360 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 puts discrimination in the Constitution

Dear Pleasanton Neighbors, After weeks of reading about Prop 8 in the news, I feel compelled to write. I know this is...

Original post made by Tara Walsh on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 9035 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 739 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 305 views

 

Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

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