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Anyone Been Fined Yet for Water Overuse?

It's been more than 2 months since the City of Pleasanton posted that people would be fined for not cutting back ...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 29, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 21 comments | 1037 Views

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Pros and cons for adopting a new pet

When Gail Ruvalcaba met Puddles at the Valley Humane Society, she knew he was the purrfect pet for her. She was seeking to...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by shannon boule, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2418 Views

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Drought keeping the pressure on water cutbacks

Penalties will be imposed in the coming weeks on Pleasanton residential and business water customers who fail to reduce their...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 742 Views

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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 33 comments | 2048 Views

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Pleasantonians Convert Sodded Grass to Sand, Or Should Be Doing So

http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/july/satellite-study-reveals-parched-us-west-using-up-underground-water/#.U9FkrlY_EpE Global...

Original post made by Daddy-O on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 346 Views

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Banana spill on I-580 causing 3-hour backup into Pleasanton

A big-rig crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore is causing serious traffic delays this morning, up to three...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Boomer Wreff, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 2457 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued as Pleasanton heads for near 100-degrees today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today with Pleasanton temperatures to near...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 537 Views

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Presidential Hopefuls at the Starter's Gate: CNN Excludes Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin

CNN has posted a recent poll showing that the Republican run-off for the right to be our next presidential also-ran promises...

Original post made by Burton Rasmuffin on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 475 Views

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Looking for a NEW MAYOR

Pleasanton's Mayor Jerry Thorne recently penned a Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control....

Original post made by Looking for a new Mayor on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 27, 2014 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 345 Views

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POWER OUTAGE PLEASANTON MEADOWS

Power went out at 1413 hours today and did not get restored until 1831 hours. PG&E personal were driving through the neighborhood...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Jul 26, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 237 Views

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Lewd acts charges lead to arrest of Livermore soccer facility coach

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1094 Views

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UPDATE: Both Shadow Cliffs beaches closed due to E. coli levels

The north and south beaches at Shadow Cliffs Lake were closed indefinitely as of Friday due to high levels of E. coli bacteria...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 2758 Views

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Water restored to Pleasanton apartment complex

After four consecutive days without water, residents of Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments now have their water supply restored....

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 522 Views

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High levels of E. coli in Shadow Cliffs causes partial closure

The south beach of Shadow Cliffs Lake closed Wednesday afternoon due to an extremely high E. coli bacteria measurement, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 26, 2014 at 10:25 am | 10 comments | 1392 Views

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Obama To Resign from Office Before He Is Impeached and Driven from Office?

Recent objective polling from Fox News shows that a majority of the country, minus members of the Democrat Party, thinks...

Original post made by Appalled on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Nothing New Here, on Jul 26, 2014 at 8:56 am | 19 comments | 409 Views

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Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:50 am | 5 comments | 3497 Views

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PW hides their mistakes

They quickly removed my post (photo added): The print edition of this opinion piece showed pictures of two addresses:...

Original post made by Franco on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jul 26, 2014 at 12:03 am | 3 comments | 322 Views

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Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/guest-opinion-...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by john, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 9 comments | 1426 Views

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Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control

As your Mayor, I would like to provide you an informed perspective regarding the issue of growth, state-mandates and growth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Jul 25, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 8 comments | 1967 Views

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Warning - Fake Traffic Ticket/Bench Warrant Scam

Pleasanton residents are receiving telephone calls in which people are impersonating police officers and demanding payments...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 521 Views
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