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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 4736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

http://positivelypleasantonschools.org/

A friend sent me this. Interesting how the teachers say there is no political agenda. Really? This is not an attempt to promote...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Critic, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 72 comments | 3441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School trustees takes first step toward parcel tax

The Pleasanton school board has taken its first official step toward getting a parcel tax on the ballot in the spring. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 72 comments | 10127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 5216 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California college for illegal's

Please read California Assembly Bill 131 which will probably pass this week with Democratic only votes. Governor Brown has...

Original post made by Andy on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by I Tango by Myself in the Dark, on Sep 5, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 72 comments | 3453 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART AT STONERIDGE

Doesn't anyone else see this as a bad idea? at the owens location, not too many homes or businesses. but along stoneridge,...

Original post made by aaron on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 8, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 72 comments | 9495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds sign petitions asking city to re-open employees' union contract

She's back. Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala, who successfully led a citizens' coalition effort to block the 51-home Oak...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bart Hughes, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:59 am | 72 comments | 3464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police sues department, requests jury trial

The parents of a 19-year-old fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last summer have filed a civil suit against the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton since 1997, on Apr 10, 2016 at 12:38 pm | 72 comments | 5872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OK's $240,000 facilities plan update despite objections

A plan to spend nearly $240,000 to update the Pleasanton school district's facilities master plan met with opposition Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Where did all the developer fees go?, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 71 comments | 4746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to look at restoring programs, new savings from union, management concessions

At tonight's Pleasanton school board meeting, members will be looking at possible programs to restore, made possible by concessions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by i've had enough , on May 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 71 comments | 14347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Falling tax revenue concerns Pleasanton officials

Pleasanton's Finance Director Dave Culver warned the City Council Tuesday that lower tax revenues could hamper the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 71 comments | 3771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by wiley, on Aug 21, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 71 comments | 3168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't miss the biggest Pleasanton political event of 2012

April 14th, 12noon - 4pm at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds, the Golden State Tax Day TEA Party - 2012 - Free Admission! The biggest...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Herman, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:49 am | 71 comments | 4152 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 3976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 8711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"President Obama's address to students"

The following has been posted on the PUSD website: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/ "President Obama's address to students There...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by To Alee, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:22 am | 70 comments | 2525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gatetree gets their way

Great job Gatetree curcle neighbors! You successfully nagged your way to force the school district to turn down the speakers...

Original post made by What the heck on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 69 comments | 5151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PLEASE POST YOUR IDEA, GREAT OR SMALL, HOW WE CAN IMPROVE THE DISTRICT.

Pleasanton Community, I have read great ideas/suggestions from this community for months now. Whether we wanted the vote...

Original post made by GREAT IDEAS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:18 am | 69 comments | 3421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 69 comments | 3334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's the Administrations Fault for Pleasanton Middle School being in probation

I think that the real story on the notification on Pleasanton Middle School fallen into program improvement is what steps...

Original post made by What was the plan on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Just Saying..., on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 69 comments | 5526 Views
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
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What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 344 views