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City halts Pleasanton Tennis Park expansion after protests

Mayor Jerry Thorne ordered a halt to construction of two new tennis courts at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Micheal, 37 minutes ago | 30 comments | 2209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two dozen residents sworn in as U.S. citizens at Pleasanton Library

They got to America through different means and for varying reasons. Many moved from India, others from nations like South...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Roberta Lewis, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 868 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just Wow. At DNC, No American Flags and No Mention of ISIS Yet

Just Wow. After 61 speeches thus far, there has been no mention of ISIS yet at the Democrat National Convention in Philadelphia....

Original post made by ordinary joe on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sam, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local racquetball players headed to World Championships

Three young racquetball players who train at ClubSport Pleasanton have qualified to represent Team USA in the Junior World...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Costco in Pleasanton? Voters likely will decide

Opponents of making land available for a 160,000-square-foot Costco membership store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Val, 15 hours ago | 80 comments | 4189 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Astounded by the Documentary "Clinton Cash." (Link provided)

I have been a lifelong Democrat. My parents (both teachers) were Democrats. Their parents were Democrats. After watching...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Moral, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hansen Park Lights

Hansen Park Lights Out!Its been over a year now with a less than safe environment when walking Hansen Park at night. Several...

Original post made by Peter H on Jul. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 60 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation is Beneficiary of New Leaf Community Day

Thursday, July 21 was New Leaf Community Day at the natural grocery store, located at 3550 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton. Five percent...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jul. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 44 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sewer district appoints new engineering services manager

The Dublin San Ramon Services District board of directors has appointed a new engineering services manager to fill the vacancy...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by My Neighbors Voted for This, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 901 Views

RESTAURANTS

Long Beach educator named chancellor of community college system

The California Community Colleges board of governors has selected Eloy Oakley as the new chancellor of the statewide two-year...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Stewart, on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Rally to Protest Changes at Tennis Park

If you haven't heard, the city recently put up fences around a large field with many trees at the Tennis Park. They were...

Original post made by DelPradoParent on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Trek, on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 158 Views

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Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1354 Views

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JOHN KERRY: "Air Conditioners are as big of a threat as ISIS"

Uhhh...breath-taking isn't it? Forget ISIS. Now "air conditioners and refrigerators" are among our greatest threats, according...

Original post made by bob on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Don't feed the trolls , on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 265 Views

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Firefighters extinguish grass fire that closed Foothill Road early today

Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm brush fire in Pleasanton late Sunday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/07/25/firefighters-extingu...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Henry, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1989 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board signs off on project list for $270-million bond measure planned for Nov. 8 election

The Pleasanton school board agreed last week to a list of priorities for placing a $270-million general obligation bond measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by oh Boy, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:28 am | 59 comments | 2733 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Relay for Life now underway at Pleasanton Middle School

The Pleasanton community is honoring cancer survivors and their families today during the annual Relay for Life now underway...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1652 Views

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Writer remembers Amador Valley star Danny Gabor, killed 20 years ago in plane crash

This past Sunday morning, I woke up feeling a bit down as July 17 was the 20-year anniversary of the crash TWA Flight 800...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 24, 2016 at 12:58 am | 9 comments | 4274 Views

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Council puts anti-Costco initiative on Nov. 8 ballot

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday voted unanimously to place an initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot that would in effect ban...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by PLSN Resident, on Jul 23, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 62 comments | 3619 Views

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Growth in Hacienda matching Pleasanton's

Hacienda, the largest mixed-use development of its kind in Northern California, has just reported it achieved a solid first...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ptown Dad, on Jul 23, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 2442 Views

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to Michael Austin

It is obvious you are a Jerry Thorne fan and probably attended his 100 man march to the Sharpiros lovely home. But what...

Original post made by Georgia Peach on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 202 Views
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