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First Wednesday street parties start tomorrow

The opening First Wednesday street party of the year is set for tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 1619 Views

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Pleasanton city workers granted 3% raises annually for next 3 years

Pleasanton city workers were granted 3% raises on an annual basis for the next three years in a unanimous vote by the City...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by employer, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 572 Views

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Public asked to rethink commute as 'Spare the Air' season starts tomorrow

Bay Area motorists are being asked to consider commuting alternatives this summer as the area's summer Spare the Air season...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pepper, 11 hours ago | 10 comments | 1151 Views

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Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by ptown loves the drought, on May 3, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1122 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly wins key awards in statewide "Better Newspapers" contest

The Pleasanton Weekly's staff was awarded key prizes for its features, sports and commentary articles in 2015 by the California...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jean Ann, on May 3, 2016 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Mission San Jose, 9 other California high schools top magazine's annual list

Both of Pleasanton's comprehensive high schools received top rankings in the recent U.S. News and World Report's annual list...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 30, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 2768 Views

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Fatal crash closes 3 lanes of westbound I-580 at Hopyard

A fatal crash this morning on I-580 at Hopyard Road closed three westbound lanes of the freeway, causing a 2-1/2-hour traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Oroenrique, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:13 am | 4 comments | 4663 Views

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EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Debby, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 917 Views

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Tom Serrano wins Mr. Amador contest

Tom Serrano, a senior at Amador Valley High School, was voted "Mr Amador" Monday night in the school's annual student-run...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Erin, on Apr 28, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 13 comments | 2439 Views

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Workday's new HQ bringing architectural style to city's corporate center

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, firmed up its plans last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Scrooge McDuck, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 3965 Views

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City Council Oks new dog park near I-680 off ramp at Bernal

Pleasanton's 26,800 dogs could have a better place to romp later this year thanks to City Council's unanimous decision to...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Joeby, on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:06 pm | 16 comments | 2018 Views

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Bob Butler, Margene Gerton Rivara to be honored tonight with Patriot awards

If Pleasanton is the "City of Planned Progress," Bob Butler can be credited with helping to make it so through his decades...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by West side Observer, on Apr 25, 2016 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1361 Views

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It's Earth Day today

Pleasanton is joining the country on Earth Day today with environmentally conscious activities such as youth education, creek...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by adriana, on Apr 22, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 842 Views

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Voting starts tomorrow at New Leaf Markets for beneficiaries of its charity program

Starting Friday, customers at Pleasanton's New Leaf Community Markets who participate in the market's reusable grocery bag...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Erika, on Apr 22, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1008 Views

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West side dog park plan goes to City Council tonight

Pleasanton's 26,800 dogs could have a better place to romp later this year if the City Council awards a $545,291 contract...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident and Dog Owner, on Apr 21, 2016 at 6:18 am | 16 comments | 1459 Views

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BART shows off new 'Fleet of the Future' cars

BART's new, more spacious cars are undergoing testing in the East Bay and agency officials hope to get the first of them...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by taxiservices, on Apr 18, 2016 at 6:00 am | 9 comments | 2494 Views

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Baby owls taken in by Pleasanton police after fall from nest

The targets had flown the coop, but Officer Frankie Blavet was on their tails, a capture imminent. With heavy gloves at the...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Al, on Apr 17, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 2242 Views

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OPINION: Forum gives public a look at Johnson Drive rezoning

A majority of Pleasanton City Council members wisely agreed Tuesday to pursue zoning changes that would allow a third Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 13 comments | 1487 Views

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Letters

Another possible conclusion Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/04/15/letters posted...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Apr 15, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 221 Views

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Foothill Road closed until 2 p.m. today for high school's 'Every 15 Minutes' program

Foothill Road will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday between Muirwood and Oak Creek drives as juniors and seniors...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sasha, on Apr 15, 2016 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 1858 Views
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