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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 | 1910 Views

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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 | 288 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 | 2156 Views

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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 | 496 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. 411 Views

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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 | 526 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
There are no comments yet. 470 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 | 258 Views

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What's going on with all the roadwork?

Does anyone know why the streets around Pleasanton Meadows are being torn up? W Las Positas, Pimlico, etc.? I can see that...

Original post made by PM Resident on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 250 Views

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New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 5888 Views

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Downtown park renamed to honor Pleasanton Rotary clubs

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday agreed to spend $420,000 to improve a relatively obscure public park at the end of Main...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 9 comments | 3744 Views

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Sunol Grade Storage Sheds

Michael, Gary Richards (Mr. Roadshow) wrote me an email and said that the sheds were built by Union Pacific and are used...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 2961 Views

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New structures on 680-S near Sunol?

Going south on 680, near where the sign says "Sunol exit 1 mile" are two oversized garage-like structures without doors....

Original post made by Al on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 20, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 281 Views

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America's Youth Sing Truth and Freedom

These open carry chicks are awesome. They originate from Texas, which is predictable. I only wish these kinds of bright,...

Original post made by Freedom on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Freedom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 475 Views

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Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:39 am | 34 comments | 4337 Views

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Report highlights Safeway's progress on environmental, lifestyle goals

Pleasanton-based Safeway this week released its sixth annual sustainability report, called the "Heart of Safeway,"which highlights...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 11 comments | 2384 Views

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Free workshop Saturday on adapting landscape to drought conditions

A water conservation expert will hold a free workshop for Pleasanton residents and business representatives from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 1922 Views

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Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors with “LUMINARIA”

Pleasanton’s Relay for Life event for 2014 will be July 19-20 at the Pleasanton Middle School. Luminaria are decorated,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 425 Views

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New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 2967 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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