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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by lll, 45 minutes ago | 24 comments | 2963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will someone please post approved PUSD textbooks by subject?

Given that the controversial Common Core program is being implemented in the PUSD, I am curious to learn what the approved...

Original post made by curious on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Controversial?, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 137 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 robberies attempted at local pharmacies, 1 succeeds

A lone robber attempted to hold up a pharmacy at a Safeway supermarket on Bernal Avenue without success yesterday but police...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by in fear of more robberies, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 81 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2014 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund now underway

Today marks the start of the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 81 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 districts in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tom G. , 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 767 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase ends in Livermore, 2 arrests

Two men were arrested yesterday morning after leading Pleasanton and Livermore police on a vehicle pursuit that ended at...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Just a Reader, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ValleyCare 'members' OK merger with Stanford

The ValleyCare Health System's corporate membership has overwhelmingly approved proposed bylaws and articles of incorporation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Do we lose local control, support?, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, 23 hours ago | 15 comments | 768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council gives go-ahead to upgrade, expand Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but run-down cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Paul Jensen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 682 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton cheer teams qualify for nationals with high rankings

Four Pleasanton school cheer teams have qualified to compete at a national cheerleading competition scheduled for the end...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Nov 20, 2014 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 836 Views

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 Funny, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 3176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton New Leaf Customers Help Raise $1,173 for GMO Awareness

In support of Non-GMO Month, New Leaf Community Markets donated 1% of sales from October 13 through 17 to the Non-GMO Project....

Original post made by Patti Bond on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Patti Bond, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 80 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vintage Hills students fight world hunger

Students from Vintage Hills Elementary helped fight world hunger Friday by partnering with Kids Against Hunger for a school-wide...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kelly , on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 2288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by truth, on Nov 18, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 2751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by truth, on Nov 18, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 17 comments | 979 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$4.5-million cemetery improvement plan goes to City Council tomorrow night

The Pleasanton City Council will consider a plan tomorrow night to spend up to $4.5 million to upgrade and substantially...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 16 comments | 2472 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Easing school registration

From the comfort of their own home or even from their hotel room on a family vacation, some Pleasanton school parents were...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Other, on Nov 17, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 3993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donate a Thanksgiving meal to Tri-Valley families

The Tri-Valley Open Heart Kitchen is asking the community to provide a Thanksgiving meal in a bag for its clients from now...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by OHK, on Nov 17, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 4 comments | 1095 Views
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