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Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Betty, 32 minutes ago | 4 comments | 343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A new era in police vehicles rolls into Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department's marked patrol car fleet is transitioning to an entirely new era of police vehicles. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jim B, 47 minutes ago | 13 comments | 1652 Views

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Changes in First Wednesday Street Parties

Thank you SO VERY MUCH Pleasanton Downtown Association for changing the Beer Garden to the Entertainment Garden and making...

Original post made by Peacelovehappiness on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 56 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Graph of Economic Recovery Under Reagan vs. Obama

This is a very revealing graph comparing the economic recovery under Reagan vs. Obama from when they were first elected....

Original post made by compare on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 13 Views

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Pleasanton teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist

A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by pleasantonwasnice40yearsago, 2 hours ago | 44 comments | 5157 Views

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No Beer/Wine but all the Dogs You Can Stand

Changes to First Wed -- per the PDA site, " We have decided to no longer serve beer and wine during 1st Wednesdays. Instead...

Original post made by no More 1st Wed for me on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Farmer's Market customer, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 120 Views

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Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app

The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by It is "journalism", 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 1850 Views

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OPINION: Better options for Pleasanton's East Side

As your Pleasanton council member I was asked, "Should the city of Pleasanton continue to plan for development of 400 acres...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by guy, 9 hours ago | 19 comments | 1191 Views

SPORTS

Warriors may move to S.F.'s Mission Bay instead of waterfront

The Golden State Warriors' proposal to build an arena along San Francisco's waterfront has reportedly been dropped and the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by hoodoo7, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 290 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, 12 hours ago | 29 comments | 300 Views

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S.O.S. PLEASANTON SCHOOL CALENDAR CHANGE

The time is almost near.. PUSD will decide next month, May 2014 what our new school calendar will look like...starting 2015/16...the...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Steve, 16 hours ago | 36 comments | 1128 Views

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Q. Is AT&T going to fix Dead Spot, near Santa Rita and Valley?

Just got an orange postcard from City of Pleasanton. Says Radha Sharma/AT&T (P13-2069) wants to "construct a wireless facility...

Original post made by AT&T poor reception on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Just Ditch AT&T, 20 hours ago | 12 comments | 1464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smarter Balance Assessment - Just say No!

I like the rest of PUSD parents received the letter from Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi informing us that our children will...

Original post made by Smarter Parent on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by john, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 83 Views

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Reining in prom expenses

If you've got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/04/17/reining-in-prom-expenses...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 2779 Views

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What happened to the San Ramon lawyer accused of hit and run?

I'm referring to Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney accused of striking and killing Bo Hu on Dougherty Road in 2012, leaving...

Original post made by John on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School Book Sale Fundraiser

Do you have any children or young adult books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle...

Original post made by Mr. Vergon on Apr. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 51 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituaries

Dunn B. Mangabay Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4673 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chris Heredia, on Apr 20, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1395 Views

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RIP Mrs Z

The world lost a beautiful lady yesterday. The beloved "Mrs Z" (Christine Zoraster) from Sonshine prechool passed away after...

Original post made by Beth on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Loved Mrs. Z, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Details of agreement of Safeway-Albertsons merger

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Albertsons announced Thursday a definitive agreement under which AB Acquisition LLC ("AB Acquisition")...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 2376 Views

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State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 1912 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,001 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 883 views

Planning the "Pleasanton way"
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 854 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 353 views