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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 'Innovative Student Grant' awards

Fourteen Pleasanton Unified School District students have been awarded a total of $5,002 in funding from the Pleasanton Partnerships...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Winter Spare the Air season starting soon, tougher restrictions in place

The Winter Spare the Air season is starting soon, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials say it includes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 7 comments | 604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do We Really Need Another Starbucks?

We received one of those yellow cards in the mail letting us know about a potential drive-through Starbucks in the Rose Pavillion...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:57 am | 27 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton schools' director of technology services resigns for post in Union City

Pleasanton Unified School District's director of technology services is planning to leave the district to return to the New...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by informed, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 3217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks planning drive-through-only kiosk at Rose Pavilion

Starbucks is planning to build a drive-through-only coffee shop in the Rose Pavilion just off the I-580/Santa Rita Road interchange. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Oct 29, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 1981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water wholesaler could raise rates by another 33%

Zone 7, which sells treated water to the cities of Pleasanton and Livermore as well as to the California Water Service and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by ??, on Oct 29, 2015 at 7:52 pm | 25 comments | 2981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley leaders unified on regional issues

The leaders of the five communities comprising the greater Tri-Valley showed continued unity last week as they agreed to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Oct 29, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

National Do Not Call List

I am interested in locating a law firm that litigates companies that violate the National Do Not Call List. I get one...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 28, 2015 at 9:49 am | 7 comments | 478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shooting in Safeway lot in Livermore, 1 dead, another injured

One person is dead and another injured in a shooting Saturday evening in Livermore. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/24/shooting-in-safeway-lot-i...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 27, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 3924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought NEWS

Drought Headline From December 2015. Pleasanton acting water czar Aqua Nada, issued the latest press release on Pleasanton...

Original post made by mooseturd on Oct. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 274 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilman postpones hearing scheduled for tonight on Lund Ranch housing plan

A public hearing scheduled for tonight on a bid by Greenbriar Homes to build 50 houses on the now-vacant 195-acre Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Bill C. To Jim VD, on Oct 27, 2015 at 8:29 am | 9 comments | 2046 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hydraulic fluid spill closes Stanley Boulevard in Pleasanton

Police closed the eastbound lanes of Stanley Boulevard at Valley Avenue late Friday afternoon after a hydraulic fluid spill. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Thomas, on Oct 26, 2015 at 10:04 pm | 21 comments | 3000 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky dies

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky died Tuesday, after coming down with bacterial meningitis Aug. 17. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by paige, on Oct 26, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 1851 Views

SPORTS

Grid: New sport on fire

Ashley Beaver readied herself, her face focused, and lifted a 140-pound barbell over her head. She set the weights down for...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 4620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyer's hit-and-run conviction reduced to misdemeanor in Dublin fatality

An Alameda County judge decided to downgrade the felony conviction of a lawyer who admitted hitting and killing a man with...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 24, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 3350 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighborhood meeting planned for Thursday on Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone

The city of Pleasanton will hold a neighborhood meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Hart Middle School multipurpose...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 23, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 5 comments | 2363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Costco seen as potential buyer of Pleasanton development Zone site

Pleasanton planners moved a step closer last week to creating the city's first Economic Development Zone along I-680's Johnson...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 39 comments | 6130 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water wholesaler raises rates for 2016-18

A Tri-Valley water wholesale board decided Wednesday to raise rates for retailers, a move that will likely mean an increase...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Marcus, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

'World Walk to Wellness' hosting walk through Sunol tomorrow

A group called "World Walk to Wellness," which is open to the public, will walk through Sunol tomorrow for both exercise...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Harald Kipp, on Oct 23, 2015 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's Unity Day in Pleasanton, wear orange

Pleasanton city officials are recognizing October as Bullying Prevention Month and asking residents to wear orange today,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 23, 2015 at 9:08 am | 20 comments | 2067 Views
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