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Pleasanton commuters advised to brace for BART strike tomorrow

Pleasanton commuters are being advised to prepare for another BART strike as early as just after midnight tomorrow. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 16 comments | 3949 Views

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Raucous Caucus: Inheriting the Wind

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 12, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 12 comments | 8473 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly launches new website design today

Welcome to the new PleasantonWeekly.com! The revamped website introduces new section pages for news, art & entertainment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ennis, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:37 am | 13 comments | 2329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Max, on Oct 11, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Walk to School' week wraps up today at 2 Pleasanton elementary schools

Students and many of their parents will walk to school today at Alisal and Hearst elementary schools as Pleasanton wraps...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 4726 Views

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Opt for LED lights and Save Everything at Home

It is a known fact that saving money will not just happen when a business or home reduces the amount of power that they consume....

Original post made by gracedan on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 1742 Views

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BART trains running today; strike averted at least until Monday

In a message to city and county leaders tonight, a BART representative said BART negotiators "are currently at the table...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fire Them All, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 4194 Views

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Playing Games

We have a few days left before the end of the world as we know it, so why not play a game? Itíll be alMOST as much fun as...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 10, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

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Wente concert tonight to support wounded warriors

A benefit concert to raise funds to support the ongoing needs of wounded veterans in the Tri-Valley will be held tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 2737 Views

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Stoneridge Drive

When is the Stoneridge Drive extension set to open. It appears complete but is fenced off....

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 561 Views

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Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 5344 Views

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BART training managers to operate trains

On the news this evening, BART is proactively training managers to operate trains so that limited service can be offered...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 9, 2013 at 6:28 pm | 45 comments | 1890 Views

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Mainland Chinese stepping up purchases of California properties

Mainland Chinese companies and individuals are ramping up purchases of property in California, accounting for an increasingly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 9, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 9 comments | 1275 Views

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Cigarette Butts

Yesterday I was driving down Valley and saw what I thought was steam coming up from the middle of the road where a small...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 10 comments | 1994 Views

SPORTS

Registration Now Open!

Come play the fastest game on 2 feet! Registration now open for spring 2014 lacrosse. www.pleasantonlacrosse.com...

Original post made by ptownlaxmom on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 776 Views

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CA Democrats breaking down the safeguards of democracy

Three blatant attempts over the past few months to make government less transparent and decrease the security of our elections....

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 1089 Views

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Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by john, on Oct 7, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 16 comments | 1393 Views

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Dog Owners

I do not know what has changed but it appears there is a new breed of dog owner,no pun intended,that does not understand...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Oct 7, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 13 comments | 1055 Views

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A breath of fresh air? Hurry and take it

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force is moving forward with its "preferred plan," calling for retail, commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by McDaddy, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 5009 Views
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Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 657 views