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Editorial: PUSD must shine a little light, start rebuilding trust

Ironically, Sunshine Week 2017 ended in Pleasanton last Friday with the school district seemingly doing its utmost to keep...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Marianne , 9 hours ago | 53 comments | 3781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday unanimously approved an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract compensating her an extra...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Enrollment, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Callippe finally gets its flagpole!

After a years long campaign to get the city to erect a flagpole at the city's golf course, work has started to get it done....

Original post made by Cosmic-Charlie on Mar. 29, 2017
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board is set Tuesday to consider an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract that would compensate her...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 19 hours ago | 39 comments | 2662 Views

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Pleasanton Seahawks hosting large swim meet this week

The Pleasanton Seahawks and the city's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center are playing host to the Far Westerns swim meet this...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Eric, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 622 Views

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Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct

Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 28, 2017 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 5294 Views

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Goodguys car show taking over fairgrounds this weekend

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is set to kick off its 2017 show season with the 35th All American Get-Together this...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Henry, on Mar 24, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 19 comments | 2231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Signs of the times

When John Deus, 74, takes to the road, he doesn't just keep an eye on the traffic and other hazards. He's also alert for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Khim Yang, on Mar 24, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 2073 Views

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El Charro Road Extension to Stanley Blvd.

The City Council approved (3 to 1) placing a feasibility study on the priority list to extend El Charro Road from Hwy. 580...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 24, 2017 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 716 Views

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School board approves superintendent search firm committee

The Pleasanton school board approved appointments for the district's superintendent search firm committee at its regular...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Community catastrophe, on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:49 am | 11 comments | 2639 Views

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Westbound Vallecitos Rd. closed at least 2 months for retaining wall, drainage project

Roadwork crews have closed westbound Vallecitos Road in Livermore to all vehicular traffic from Highway 84 while construction...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Frances White, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Facts, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:25 am | 74 comments | 4171 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Friends of Pleasanton Library hosting spring book sale

The Friends of the Pleasanton Library is holding its spring book sale this weekend at the library on Old Bernal Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 23, 2017 at 5:46 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transparency and the Pleasanton Unified School District

The continuing desire by many of us in Pleasanton for the Pleasanton Unified School District to be transparent continues...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent and taxpayer on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD launches online survey, sets forums for superintendent search

Community members interested in giving PUSD input for its superintendent search can do so online and in person this month. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 22, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 1910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council moves forward with Bernal community farm planning

The Pleasanton City Council gave the green light Tuesday to continue planning efforts toward bringing a community farm to...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Mar 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1473 Views

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City Council opts not to prioritize east side planning

Planning for how to develop mostly vacant land on Pleasanton’s east side remains off the city’s priority list in the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 22 comments | 3137 Views

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Columbus Did Not Discover America

How can someone claim to "discover" something that already exists? Does a tree exist if no one is observing it? What is...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 3686 Views

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Emails show ex-PUSD superintendent accused of inappropriate conduct before firing

A female PUSD employee accused Rick Rubino of inappropriate behavior less than a month before he was fired as the district’s...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 6074 Views
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