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Oak Tree horse racing returns to Alameda County Fair
With $1.7 million in purses and six stakes races over a 12-day race meet, the Oak Tree Racing Association will be returning... Last comment on May 25, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment

why water a parking lot
Here we are in the 3rd maybe 4th year of a drought yet the people that own the parking lot on Pleasanton Avenue right across... Last comment 8 hours ago | 7 comments

Harvest Park students cut class yesterday to lobby legislators for passage of Senate Bill 725
Last night when I was at the HP Open House, I overhead two sets of irate parents discussing how their kids in the band had... Last comment on May 25, 2015 at 8:36 pm | 11 comments

Glazer dominates Election Night
Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer appears headed to the California State Senate after posting a nearly double-digit advantage on... Last comment on May 25, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments

 
 
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"Bullseye AAU Team Camps Out"
For the Memorial Day weekend, the Bullseye Basketball teams traveled to South Lake Tahoe to compete in the Xtreme Hoops South Lake Tahoe Memorial Day Tournament. 5th graders thru 11th graders participated in the tournament and all the boys stayed at Camp Concord for the weekend. It was a fun time playing hoops and camping out in beautiful Tahoe! And of course - They brought along the Pleasanton Weekly! Submitted by Anna Ruotolo on May 28, 2014

 
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U.S. Supreme Court action upholds county's 'take-back' drug ordinance
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order today denying certiorari in PhRMA v. County of Alameda and leaving in place the Safe Drug Disposal Ordinance passed in 2012. Tuesday, 11:31 AM

Hundreds turn out for Memorial Day ceremonies in Pleasanton
One of the largest crowds ever turned out yesterday for Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day ceremony just outside the city's Senior Center on Sunol Boulevard. Tuesday, 7:57 AM

School board to discuss 'School Facility Fee Justification Study' tonight
The Pleasanton school board is set to hear a report and possibly take action on the School Facility Fee Justification Study during its board meeting Tuesday, beginning at 7 p.m. in the district's boardroom, 4665 Bernal Ave. Tuesday, 6:13 AM | 3 comments

Another 1st Wednesday Street Party in next week
The Pleasanton Downtown Association will host the second 1st Wednesday Street Party of the year next week, featuring live music throughout the evening and 200 vendor booths displaying a wide assortment of services and merchandise. Tuesday, 4:20 PM

New-home sales up 6.8% nationally, but down 2.3% in western states
Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000 units in April, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Tuesday, 4:44 PM

'Take Us Along' photo looks familiar -- kind of
Well, that seems familiar: Keith Barlow took the Pleasanton Weekly to its street counterpart, Pleasonton Road at Fort Bliss in Texas. Tuesday, 6:15 AM

San Francisco charity serves 4,000 meals to veterans, others
St. Anthony's Foundation in San Francisco opened its doors to thousands of people Monday, including veterans seeking a free warm meal. Tuesday, 6:43 AM

Raley's continues long-term family ownership
Jim and Joyce Raley Teel have announced they will transfer majority ownership of Raley's supermarkets to their son, Michael Teel, the company's president and chief executive officer. Tuesday, 6:16 AM | 1 comments

San Mateo Bridge reopens to traffic after 2 days of road work
Both directions of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge are now open this morning after road crews finished repairs and maintenance on the bridge over the weekend. Tuesday, 6:14 AM

Alameda County Fair announces new concert performer
Alameda County Fair organizers have announced that the rock band Berlin will close out this summer's 17-act "Big O Tires Concert Series." Tuesday, 6:18 AM

Neil Diamond tribute at Firehouse Friday, Saturday
The Firehouse Arts Center is set to host concerts by Neil Diamond tribute band Super Diamond next weekend. Tuesday, 6:26 AM

Young martial artist earns 2 medals
Six-year-old Neela Mandal, who trains at Tri-Valley Karate in Pleasanton, earned first- and second-place medals during the 2015 USANKF of Northern California Western States Invitational Tournament held late last month in Stockton. Tuesday, 6:14 AM

Departed loved ones are only a thought away, medium says
When Cindy Kaza is on stage, she isn't just in touch with her audience, she is also in touch with their departed loved ones. Tuesday, 6:15 AM

Local students graduate with honors from SDSU
Five Tri-Valley students were recognized as honors graduates this past weekend at San Diego State University's graduation, with four of the students being Amador Valley High School alumni. Tuesday, 6:16 AM

Oak Tree horse racing returns to Alameda County Fair
With $1.7 million in purses and six stakes races over a 12-day race meet, the Oak Tree Racing Association will be returning to the Alameda County Fair, beginning June 18 through July 5. Tuesday, 6:16 AM | 1 comments

Seahawks standouts chosen for Select Camp
Miranda Heckman and Christopher Jhong of the Pleasanton Seahawks have been selected to attend the Zone Select Camp at Arizona State University on May 28-31 representing the Western Zone. Tuesday, 6:16 AM

Local students honored for math, science achievements
Sandia National Laboratories presented its annual math and science awards May 20 to 31 girls from Bay Area high schools, celebrating their academic accomplishments and potential -- with three of the girls from Pleasanton schools. Tuesday, 6:17 AM

Pilot who died in small plane crash near Pleasanton identified
The Alameda County coroner's bureau has released the name of the pilot who was found dead in a plane crash Thursday morning in a hilly, rural area west of Pleasanton. Tuesday, 6:14 AM

 

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