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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Officer Killed -- Could Have Happened Here

A Hayward officer was killed today on a routine traffic stop. So here is an open invitation for comment to "Diana", our...

Original post made by safe resident on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 24, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 8 comments | 627 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dear Safeway, I want real food

Dear Safeway, I used to be able to buy produce in its natural form. But now over half your produce department is full...

Original post made by Real Food on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by U L Gibbons , on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council expected to award near-$900,000 contract tonight as part of Bernal/I-680 project

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a near-$900,000 contract tonight for landscaping work and a gateway monument...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 9 comments | 836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim vice principals chosen to fill vacancies at Pleasanton Middle School

Two interim vice principals have been chosen to fill vacant positions for the coming 2015-16 school year at Pleasanton Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 3643 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Penalties are illegal in California

It seems penalty charges for water usage is illegal in California. The California Supreme Court has ruled in support of...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire department's deputy chief to retire Thursday

Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Rodondi of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will retire Thursday after more than 30 years...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by g7caligirl, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 2887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Visit Tri-Valley seats 2 new board members

Two new directors have been named to the board of Visit Tri-Valley, a destination marketing organization that promotes tourism...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gary Kohler, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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Should Pleasanton have more horse racing dates?

With Bay Meadows closed and attendance at Golden Gate Fields declining, there's a push to extend racing dates at the Alameda...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Donald Martin, on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 10 comments | 1371 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flags in Pleasanton being flown at half-staff to honor service members killed in Chattanooga

All flags at Pleasanton city facilities are being flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday in honor of service members...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by American, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 995 Views

SPORTS

Local boy qualifies for national racquetball team

Julian Singh of Pleasanton has qualified for the 2015 U.S. junior national racquetball team after earning the boys 14 and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Pauline, on Jul 21, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers Choice 2011 Winners

First- and second-place winners in the 2011 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice contest Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7445...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Get the facts, on Jul 21, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 48049 Views

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Memorial service today for Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, WWII paratrooper

Robert Lee Vannatter Jr., 91, who parachuted into Europe with the 507th Paratrooper Infantry Regiment, died Aug. 27, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by John Gearing, on Jul 21, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 2170 Views

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Did you feel it? 4.0 magnitude earthquake felt here at 2:41 a.m.

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck an area near Fremont this morning, and was felt by many in Pleasanton. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by member, on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2549 Views

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Getting to know Catharine Baker

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been hitting the ground running since taking office eight months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Informed, on Jul 20, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 2437 Views

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Commute times

Hi, We are looking at buying a house either in Fremont or Pleasanton. The homes in Pleasanton are very nice compared...

Original post made by Bruce on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 20, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 17 comments | 1101 Views

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Donlon Elementary principal resigns

Donlon Elementary principal Lynnette Chirrick announced Thursday she will be leaving her position for a job at the Alameda...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by sidnee, on Jul 20, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 16 comments | 5227 Views

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Cold Stone, landlord square off over lease as popular ice cream store moves out of Pleasanton

The franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton have closed their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:52 am | 152 comments | 6163 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for July 18

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will hold its annual Summer Wine Stroll July 18, a popular Tri-Valley event for more...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:21 am | 10 comments | 3549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local bodybuidler, William Hogarty, places 9th in national competition

Congratulations to local resident, William Hogarty, for his 9th place finish at the national bodybuilding competition held...

Original post made by RHB on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by RHB, on Jul 18, 2015 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 315 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Debates, protests continuing on proposed 'Kate's Law'

Dozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by RestOfStory, on Jul 17, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 11 comments | 1396 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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Teaching The Arts
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