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WHAT ARE THE NEEDS OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT? LEAVE THE PERSONAL INSULTS OUT OF THE DISCUSSION, ADDRESS THE NEEDS!

"The Governing Board recognizes that it has a direct responsibility to select and employ the Superintendent. Whenever it...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 905 Views

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AVHS hosts 'Every 15 Minutes' Thursday, Friday

The Pleasanton Unified School District and the Pleasanton Police Department will hold the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Dahlia, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 11 comments | 3685 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Adult Summer Reading Game Starts at Dublin Library June 15th

Sign up to play the Adult Summer Reading Game at the Dublin Library! The game starts June 15 and continues all summer until...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
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BOOKS & MOVIES

Movie The Soloist Shown in Dublin Library Program Room on July 29

Join us on Wednesday, July 29, 2:00 PM, for the movie The Soloist, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, in the Dublin...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jun. 11, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD legal fees - $1,065,468 YTD

I was wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly could find out why on earth PUSD has spend over $ 1 million on lawyers since the...

Original post made by curious on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:58 am | 16 comments | 2844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citing sky high legal costs of $900,000 since 2012, Palo Alto considering dumping PUSD law firm Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost

The Palo Alto newspaper reports http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/06/10/school-board-split-on-law-firm-contract this morning...

Original post made by JJ on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Jun 11, 2015 at 12:39 am | 3 comments | 740 Views

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Local teams earn top awards at Global Finals

Seven Pleasanton teams competed at the Destination Imagination Global Finals last weekend, with two of the teams bringing...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man gets 16 years for molesting student

A Pleasanton man was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Valerie, on Jun 10, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 9 comments | 3349 Views

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2-story restaurant OK'd for old Union Jack Pub site

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval for the construction of a new two-story restaurant and commercial...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Embarassment, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 4379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt - Pleasanton USD superintendent "Time to Move On"

Tim Hunt's description of Ahmadi leaving PUSD in "total mess" is the understatement of the year. Read his column here http://pleasantonweekly.com/blogs/b/tim-talk?i=23...

Original post made by Agree with Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:07 am | 21 comments | 1659 Views

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Goodbye Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Del Prado Resident, on Jun 9, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 1105 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board postpones superintendent search discussion

The Pleasanton school board voted 4-0 Wednesday to postpone the discussion about conducting a search for a replacement for...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 9, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 33 comments | 6131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man gets 11 years for killing his 6-month-old son

A 29-year-old Livermore man who had been charged with murder for the death of his 6-month-old baby boy two years ago has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1622 Views

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Golden Eagle couple losing good views of Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Confused resident, on Jun 8, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 16 comments | 2233 Views

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Glazer sworn in as state senator

The Tri-Valley has a new state senator, with Orinda Democrat Steve Glazer taking the oath of office at the State Capitol...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Norm H, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 224 Views

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Growing opportunities through Sunflower Hill

Opportunities to build skills and gain independence are not so easy or clear-cut for the families of adult children with...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Erika, on Jun 8, 2015 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 3022 Views

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Holocaust survivor to talk about how she spied on Nazis

Marthe Cohn, an author and Holocaust survivor, will talk about her experiences fleeing, fighting and living under Nazi rule...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on Jun 7, 2015 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 3494 Views

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Community Service Project Gone to the Dogs…Really!

Pleasanton North Rotary wrapped up its latest service project under the leadership of members Matt Wilson and Kevin Greenlee....

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton North Rotary, on Jun 7, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 343 Views

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UC freezes undergraduate tuition for in-state students for 2 years

University of California tuition for California residents will freeze for the next two years in exchange for increased state...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gasping, on Jun 7, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident on Vineyard

Friday night on the way to concert in the park, there was a overturned auto on Vineyard Ave between Adams and Mavis. Tons...

Original post made by pat on Jun. 6, 2015
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