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It's hot! Here's how to escape the heat in Pleasanton

Swimming, frolicking through sprinklers, air conditioners and fans are typical methods to keep cool today as temperatures...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Julie , 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 1154 Views

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Firefighters extinguish grass fire at Camp Parks in Dublin

A 250-acre grass fire on the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area that temporarily closed Tassajara Road in Dublin was...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by John, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 606 Views

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Move underway to recall Staate Senator Richard Pan

Senator Richard Pan is the author of SB277 approved by California Assembly and Senate, signed into law by Governor Brown....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Eric, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 121 Views

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Pleasanton Council raises City Manager Fialho's salary by 5%

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has been awarded a 5% salary increase, raising his annual pay to $206,877 from $197,026. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Stacey Bloom, 9 hours ago | 9 comments | 1900 Views

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New officer joins Pleasanton Police Department

The Pleasanton Police Department welcomed a Pleasanton native as its newest officer this month. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Larry, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 917 Views

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Found cockatiel

Hi, we found a cockatiel in the Vintage Hills neighborhood today. If you lost your cockatiel please post here!...

Original post made by Erika on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pere Ott, 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 222 Views

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Wheels meetings today, tomorrow aimed at gaining views on bus service;

The operator of the Wheels bus system and the Tri-Valley Rapid is holding three meetings this week to gain the public's views...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still Caring, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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Season's first 'Spare the Air' day called for today

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for today. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 549 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Study claims Bay Area roads among some of worst in country

The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/26/study-claims-bay-area-roads-among-some-of-worst-in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 818 Views

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Red Cross needs blood donors to meet July goals

Faith groups throughout the Bay Area have been teaming with the American Red Cross to help maintain the community blood supply...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Chuck Deckert, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 305 Views

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UC Berkeley named best public college in U.S.

The University of California at Berkeley is the number one public university in the United States. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ben J., on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments | 1123 Views

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Costco in Pleasanton??

Is there going to be a Costco built over by Club Sport or is this just a wishful rumor?...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Michelle, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 217 Views

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IP Ban Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and IP ban Cholo. Everyone vote here to put an end...

Original post made by Enough is enough on Jul. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 143 Views

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PLEASANTON COUNCIL MEMBER KARLA BROWN IS WRONG

Karla Brown wants to reduce senior water and sewer discounts from 20% to 15% because seniors are "multi-millionaires that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 630 Views

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SAP relocating regional office from visible corner in Dublin to San Ramon

Software company SAP that occupies a highly visible building at Hacienda Drive and Dublin Boulevard is set to relocate its...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Amit, on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 2519 Views

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INTERFAITH BLOOD DRIVE THIS THUR & SAT

Interfaith Blood Drive July 30th & Aug 1st There is a great need for blood in Northern California and the Annual Interfaith...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 39 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 27, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 20 comments | 2930 Views

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Pleasanton-based Thoratec Corp. acquired by Minnesota medical firm

St. Jude Medical Inc. is set to acquire Pleasanton-based and HeartMate maker Thoratec Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

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Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'

A group of Foothill High School students have collected 1,907 pounds of fruit that they were able to donate to Open Heart...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 27, 2015 at 7:26 am | 7 comments | 2781 Views

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Pleasanton man throws out Giants' 1st pitch for organ donation awareness

Longtime Pleasanton resident Rafael Herrera tossed the opening pitch as the San Francisco Giants celebrated Donate Life Day...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1477 Views
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