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Water bill

I have been trying to pay my water bill since Thursday online. All I get is a notice the site is under maintenance. Anyone...

Original post made by Beverly on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Susie, 15 minutes ago | 2 comments | 157 Views

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what a mess-thanks Chik fil a

Who in their right might gave the okay for chick fil a (or however you spell it) to open in the location next to smart and...

Original post made by T. Rumpo on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale, 14 hours ago | 7 comments | 957 Views

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Congrats to Costco

The people have spoken, and they want Costco. There is no need to fret about increased traffic, or that your $1.50 hot dog...

Original post made by Get the Facts on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by SHale, 14 hours ago | 55 comments | 1870 Views

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Pleasanton Council moves forward on new library/civic center complex

The City Council has approved a draft master plan for a new Pleasanton Civic Center complex in Bernal Community Park which...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by woggut, 16 hours ago | 23 comments | 5743 Views

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Fairgrounds horse track, stables closing for winter

The Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association has decided to close down its horse training operation for the winter beginning...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bill, 17 hours ago | 9 comments | 1760 Views

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Thousands turn out for parade, tree lighting in downtown Pleasanton

Thousands lined Main Street sidewalks and outdoor eateries Saturday night for a festive holiday parade, followed by the annual...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by BillW, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 829 Views

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Parade opens holiday season at 5 p.m. today on Main Street

Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree-lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. today on Main Street. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Bill T, on Dec 5, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1546 Views

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'A Rocky Mountain Christmas' at Firehouse Arts Center today

Jim Curry will present his salute to John Denver at two shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.Sunday at the Firehouse Arts Center. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Rick , on Dec 5, 2016 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 743 Views

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Tassajara Road will re-open Dec. 16 after paving delayed by November rain

The opening of a portion of Tassajara Road in Dublin and Camino Tassajara Road in Contra Costa County that was closed in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Graftandcorruption, on Dec 3, 2016 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 937 Views

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Giants shortstop, Foothill grad Brandon Crawford gives back to local schools

San Francisco Giants shortstop and Foothill High School graduate Brandon Crawford, along with Wells Fargo, recently awarded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 2, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 3 comments | 6995 Views

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Pleasanton school district enrollment declines

Compared with the 2011-12 school year, student enrollment has declined in Pleasanton Unified School District from 14,873...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilma, on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 3850 Views

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Traffic calming fever in Pleasanton

There's a new lexicon for traffic engineers in Pleasanton: It's traffic calming. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/18/traffic-calming-fever-in-ple...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by LaxDad3, on Nov 30, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 26 comments | 3970 Views

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Dates extended for 2017 Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair will run 20 full days in 2017. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/28/dates-extended-for-2017-alameda-county-fair...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 2091 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Pleasanton's Kaitlin Gallagher, Courage Award

Kaitlin Gallagher, 21, a senior at San Francisco State University, grew up in Pleasanton, enveloped in the love of her family...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by member, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2589 Views

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Changes to FAFSA make it easier to apply for student aid

Do you have a high school senior who is knee deep in the college admissions process? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/09/changes-to-fafsa-make-...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by MarshalBlake, on Nov 28, 2016 at 4:44 am | 2 comments | 1297 Views

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Where is Cook-Kalio's concession?

Most politicians or wannabe-politicans issue concession speeches, or statements, or tweets when the lose. Where's Cook-Callio's??...

Original post made by Wotcher on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Nov 25, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 308 Views

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Letters

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/11/25/letters posted Friday, November 25, 2016,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jen , on Nov 25, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 287 Views

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Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 3871 Views

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Rotary's 2nd annual Tri-Valley Turkey Burn set for Thanksgiving morning

Thanksgiving means it’s time to be thankful. What better way to spend your Thanksgiving morning than spending time with...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Dad, on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views

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IS A PRESIDENTIAL PARDON ON THE HORIZON?

Will President Barrack Obama be issuing a presidential pardon for Hillary Clinton, in order to prevent the incoming administration...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Hotslide, on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 424 Views
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President Trump
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