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Pleasanton school board votes to change coming year schedule with classes to start Aug. 15

After more than two years of contentious community debate, the Pleasanton school board voted last night to change the coming...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Jill, 32 minutes ago | 25 comments | 2759 Views

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Protestors urge Safeway to adopt 'cage-free' egg policy

A group of 30 protestors from a national organization called Mercy for Animals (MFA) lined Stoneridge Mall Road in front...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Valleygirl, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 384 Views

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Ever feel not wanted in downtown Pleasanton?

Sometimes it's hard to build a few retail stores and apartments in downtown Pleasanton, even on a narrow, unpaved and empty...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by no user name, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1416 Views

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BART will spend $1.4 million to install cameras on all train cars

BART technicians have begun installing additional security cameras to cover the interiors of all 669 of its train cars at...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Jim, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 500 Views

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Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline

Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by fradycove, 7 hours ago | 44 comments | 3628 Views

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Pleasanton mayor, other East Bay leaders make demands of BART ahead of possible bond measure

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and other East Bay leaders met last week to chart a course necessary for BART leaders to earn...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Map, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 1112 Views

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Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, 20 hours ago | 47 comments | 3526 Views

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Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles

The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 22 hours ago | 27 comments | 4934 Views

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Pleasanton Council honors the late Jean Jones

Actions by the Pleasanton City Council have wrapped up final affairs for Jean Jones, who died last year in her home at 309...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mary Nocar, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 937 Views

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Lund Ranch referendum petitions due at 5 p.m. tonight

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 68 comments | 2060 Views

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Police seeking gunman who robbed Arby's restaurant on Owens Drive

Police are seeking a suspect who robbed Arby's restaurant on Owens Drive near Hopyard Road at gunpoint Saturday night, making...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 3, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 12 comments | 1711 Views

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Allen Roberts, Karla Brown, the Lund Ranch II referendum petition & unanswered questions

Per today's (2/3/16) PW article, 'Referendum opponents complain to City Council about strong-arm tactics of signature gatherers,'...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by iwasthere, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 5 comments | 184 Views

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Missing San Ramon 8-year-old found safe in Pleasanton

An 8-year-old non-verbal autistic boy was found safe in Pleasanton yesterday, two hours after being lost near Rancho San...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 730 Views

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Superintendent search firm to hold final Pleasanton forum tonight

The Pleasanton school district's contracted superintendent search firm McPherson & Jacobson held four community meetings...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1067 Views

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Tri-Valley Y honors 3 with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award

More than 200 supporters of the Tri-Valley YMCA filled the ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Pleasanton Monday to salute...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Great to see, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 2782 Views

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OPINION: Lund Ranch decision shows Measure PP works

The decision on Tuesday by the Pleasanton City Council to approve a 43-home development on Lund Ranch II shows that Measure...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Jan 30, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 39 comments | 2482 Views

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Response to PW 1/29/16 Editorial "Why not a referendum?" I'll tell you why

Dear Pleasanton Weekly editorial board (and all of Pleasanton): If you believe for a minute that a referendum will "end...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Jan. 29, 2016
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Foothill DECA takes top honors in managerial competition

Foothill's entrepreneur program, DECA, won high honors at a recent San Ramon career skills competition. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Keelie, on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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Local girl scout troop collects coats for homeless

Fifth-grade Pleasanton Girl Scout Troop 31497 organized a coat drive for homeless individuals in Oakland over the holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Stockard, on Jan 28, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 545 Views

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Opinions due today on school district's survey for new superintendent

The Pleasanton school district launched a survey this week so all residents can give their input on what qualities they'd...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
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