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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack, 21 minutes ago | 45 comments | 1264 Views

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Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 1407 Views

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Anyone Been Fined Yet for Water Overuse?

It's been more than 2 months since the City of Pleasanton posted that people would be fined for not cutting back ...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 6 hours ago | 15 comments | 561 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control

As your Mayor, I would like to provide you an informed perspective regarding the issue of growth, state-mandates and growth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs

Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 6 hours ago | 25 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 6 hours ago | 20 comments | 5895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shrieking sound keeps Pleasanton residents awake at night

Distressing, unnerving and strange sounds have roused Pleasanton resident Keli Martinez in the middle of the night for several...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 6 hours ago | 25 comments | 4811 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/guest-opinion-sa...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal quits job at Alisal Elementary School

Alisal Elementary School principal Terri Quesinberry has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/principal-quits-job-at-alisal-elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 7 hours ago | 12 comments | 2075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Euhhh?, 10 hours ago | 15 comments | 345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton apartment complex tenants without water for 4 days

Residents at Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments have been experiencing their own drought since Friday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Julia A, 16 hours ago | 20 comments | 3545 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public invited to forum on Pioneer Cemetery's future tomorrow night

A committee looking into ways to improve Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow to consider...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by II, on Jul 23, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 23 comments | 1249 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Foreign buyers claiming 14% of home sales in California

Favorable exchange rates, affordable home prices and rising affluence abroad continue to drive international buyers to the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Jul 23, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton’s “Relay for Life” raises $89,118 for the American Cancer Society’s fight against Cancer.

The “Relay for Life” event held in Pleasanton last weekend raised over $89,000 in the fight for cancer. Twenty-Six teams...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 172 Views

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Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. The city is preparing to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 22, 2014 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 1887 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Economic Tsunami Is Upon Us, Not

Okay, okay, so me and other right-wing scumbags lied about the so-called fiscal crisis. But if you want to undercut our...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by caywen, on Jul 22, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 19 comments | 351 Views

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Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26.

Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26. Pleasanton donations can be made at The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 131 Views

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Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association 23rd Annual BBQ and Auction Fundraiser

> Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association 23rd Annual BBQ & Auction Fundraiser > > Saturday August 16,...

Original post made by Margaret Meyer on Jul. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Political Statement by Barnes & Noble?

I just noticed that Dinesh D'Souza's book "America" which is currently among the NYT Best Selling List, was placed waaayyyy...

Original post made by proAmerica on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 21, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 6 comments | 378 Views

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Challenge to the Mayor

Where viewscapes are negatively impacted by a proposed structure, cities often employ two ladder fire trucks to act as an...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 168 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,037 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 20 comments | 656 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 641 views