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Measure K referendum, Primary candidates fill voters' guide now in the mail

When you receive your voter information pamphlet that was mailed out yesterday for the June 7 primary, take time to carefully...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sam, 1 hour ago | 37 comments | 2147 Views

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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, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

95 homes, special needs compound planned for Stanley Boulevard

A plan to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 95-home development and an adjoining site to accommodate...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by HOA, 4 hours ago | 19 comments | 1298 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, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 543 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, 10 hours ago | 10 comments | 1147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Amador Park shooting 'targeted' two people

Pleasanton police announced Tuesday that subsequent investigation into a shooting nearly two weeks ago at Amador Park revealed...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by kbenson, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 499 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 | 1118 Views

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee stands with Supervisor Nate Miley

Supervisor Nate Miley, up for reelection in the June 2016 primary, received the endorsement of 14 term Congresswoman Barbara...

Original post made by Rachel Weiler on May. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 53 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike to Work After Party: Fundraiser for Firefighters Foundation

The Tri-Valley Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 12. After work, cruise on over for an After Party at New Leaf Community...

Original post made by Patti Bond on May. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 57 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 | 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tassajara Road closed May 1.

I understand Tassajara Rd between Dublin and Danville is closed. I heard its for 7 months, is this true?...

Original post made by A Resident on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on May 3, 2016 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 139 Views

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Cyclists, Rotary present grant to Sunflower Hill

The Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation and Cycling for a Cause have given a $1,000 grant to Sunflower Hill Gardens to purchase...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by tanya Ludden, Sunflowerhill, on May 2, 2016 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by More Political than Practical, on May 1, 2016 at 9:08 pm | 18 comments | 4524 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 | 2767 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 | 4660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Voting to close school libraries

The School Board will be voting Tuesday night to layoff existing staff at most of the Elementary and Middle School Libraries...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by PTown Mom, on Apr 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 772 Views

AROUND TOWN

37.1% Increase for Zone 7 Water District Customers

In 2016, the Zone 7 Water District serving Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin and San Ramon raised the Zone 7 Cost of Water rates...

Original post made by Howard on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 183 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 | 2436 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 | 3963 Views
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