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Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 7785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PG&E warns customers of bill scammers around Bay Area

Pacific Gas and Electric is alerting customers around the Bay Area to be aware of a recent telephone scam with callers demanding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Simple Citizen, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1977 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 postpones vote on local support for California WaterFix

Moved by pleas from constituents in a crowded meeting room, the Zone 7 Water Agency board decided to postpone a vote on a...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by ???, on Mar 21, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 1863 Views

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Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jen , on Mar 20, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 30 comments | 4819 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill team first in school's history to compete in We the People nationals

Foothill High's We the People team will advance to the national round of the civics competition after being selected as a...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 3481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Anti-Costco group seeks November initiative to block big box stores on Johnson Drive

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only trail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton said this...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 118 comments | 5285 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PPIE to fund four instructional coaches' salaries in light of layoffs

A Pleasanton schools fundraising organization announced Monday it intends to allocate part of its annual giving fund for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by justwondering, on Mar 19, 2016 at 11:11 am | 14 comments | 2028 Views

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CALLING OUT PATRICK GANNON PUSD COORDINATOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

January 27, 2016 the Pleasanton Weekly published "School Board moves forward with bond measure consideration". On this...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 333 Views

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Why waste taxpayer money?

You have got to be off your rocker Mr. Mayor! You are pushing for an election that is going to cost us $350,000 and you...

Original post made by Peter S on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lugnut, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Festival of Colors' to benefit eye care abroad

A colorful springtime celebration common in India is coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds next weekend, aiming to bring...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sumanth Addagarla, on Mar 18, 2016 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 501 Views

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Amador Valley grad's film 'Trichster' set for local screening tonight

"Trichster," the debut feature film of Pleasanton native Jillian Corsie, a 2005 Amador Valley High grad, will be featured...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1269 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clean water specialist recognized for work on recycled water fill stations

Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) clean water specialist Stefanie Olson was honored by the state's largest water...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Mar 17, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAA offering free tows to keep tipsy drivers off streets on St. Patrick's Day

People celebrating St. Patrick's Day today in the Bay Area by drinking alcohol can avoid a DUI arrest by getting a free tow...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Lori , on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 870 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Farmer's Market

Supervisor Nate Miley, who represents Pleasanton at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, will be at the Pleasanton Farmer's...

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 298 Views

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Pleasanton's city, schools leaders gather to talk bond measure, library

Pleasanton's school board and city council convened for their annual joint meeting Monday night to discuss the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by no more money, on Mar 17, 2016 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton council, school board to talk bond measure, new library in joint meeting

Pleasanton's school board and city council are set to convene for their annual joint meeting Monday to talk about issues...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by ayeaye2016, on Mar 16, 2016 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco?

Dear Editor, After promising the Chamber of Commerce two weeks ago that the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (EDZ)...

Original post made by Upset Resident on Mar. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hope Hospice names Tri-Valley doctor as its chief medical officer

Dr. Michael Malek, the lead hospitalist for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Dublin, has joined Hope Hospice as chief...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 15, 2016 at 9:40 am | 4 comments | 1399 Views

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PUSD CULINARY DELIGHTS

Proposed $5.8 million culinary center. This is what needs to happen. Purchase new roach coaches. A new roach coach starts...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by Shelia, on Mar 14, 2016 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 348 Views
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