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Public Records Act documents

Editor's note: This is reposted from a thread created Monday, Feb. 17, with the headline "PW makes PUSD public records request,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by AnnK9002, on Feb 21, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 3054 Views

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Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Spare us, please, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:22 am | 59 comments | 21149 Views

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State bill will provide $700 million for drought relief

Gov. Jerry Brown and state Democratic leaders announced Wednesday emergency legislation providing $687.4 million in funding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 21, 2014 at 9:22 am | 5 comments | 1027 Views

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Amador Valley High wins state "We the People" competition

Amador Valley High School has won the California state "We the People" competition, giving the school's current competition...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by 13 years but still can't plan?, on Feb 20, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 3025 Views

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TV30's broadcasts of high school basketball continue

TV30's broadcasts of last Thursday's boys and girls basketball games between Dublin and Alhambra high schools will continue...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by VIVA Dr B! VIVA!, on Feb 20, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1757 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting Tuesday night in response to Gov....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Samuel B., on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1262 Views

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Alameda County ranks 4th in median income

The statewide median income for all 2012 individual tax returns was $35,910, an increase of 3.5% over 2011's median income...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Employee, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 5 comments | 1369 Views

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Oakland man seized early today with stolen goods

An Oakland man was arrested early this morning by Pleasanton police with stolen goods taken from cars parked on Fairfield...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:19 am | 9 comments | 2414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PW makes PUSD public records request, then keeps info from the public

Smells like interference from the district. Why do you suppose the PW staff keep censoring and hiding the information that...

Original post made by Kif on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by AnnK9002, on Feb 18, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 12 comments | 1355 Views

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AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 44 comments | 2333 Views

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Local Voice Teacher Celebrates Ten Years

Local voice teacher and singer Sarah Sloan is celebrating her tenth year as a music educator in the Tri-valley area. Ms....

Original post made by Mike Heffner on Feb. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 282 Views

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Two from San Jose arrested in Pleasanton pesticide theft

Two men have been arrested for burglary in a months-long theft of pesticides from Terminix in Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 3 comments | 1430 Views

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CA Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

Day 13 of the trial ended today. Seven more days of testimony is expected, and it will be some weeks or months before the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 25 comments | 802 Views

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Ousted principal likely on school board agenda tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will likely be discussing the fate of former Walnut Grove Elementary School Principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by WG meeting, on Feb 17, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 25 comments | 3511 Views

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BART riders potentially exposed to measles

BART riders may have been exposed to measles by a UC Berkeley student who traveled on trains in Contra Costa and Alameda...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 16 comments | 1688 Views

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INSTANT AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP WITH SOCIAL SECURITY CARD

How does that happen? Easy, just be born in America or Saipan, a United States territory. A recent news event on ABC NEWS,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 17, 2014
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FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUMS (FEMA)

For fourteen years I have purchased flood insurance for my property and home. I purchase the flood insurance for three reasons. 1....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 16, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 818 Views

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Valentine's Day gifts for patients from Donlon students

A group of young patients at Children's Hospital in Oakland will celebrate Valentine's Day with warm, festive, decorated...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 2135 Views

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School board eyes job restorations, smaller classes

After years of paring down its budget, the Pleasanton School Board is considering bringing back some jobs permanently and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bravo Chimest, on Feb 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 1967 Views

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We the People - Civics Competition

Congrats to the Amador Valley and Foothill students and coaches on their performance at the state level in Comp Civics! ...

Original post made by Citizen on Feb. 13, 2014
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