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After 17 years at the helm, it's time to move on

Next week marks the 17th anniversary of the Pleasanton Weekly, and after 17 years at the helm, it's also a time to say goodbye....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 24, 2017 at 7:46 am | 4 comments | 2604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Canyon Road Hazards

A huge pothole on Dublin Canyon Road just west of the Pleasanton city limits destroyed my near new Michelin tire on the front...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 23, 2017
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Tri-Valley YMCA hold its 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fellowship breakfast this morning

The Tri-Valley YMCA will hold its 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fellowship breakfast Monday with former Dublin...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Heather, on Jan 23, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accepting bond oversight committee applications

Community members interested in serving on the PUSD Measure I1 citizens bond oversight committee can apply now through Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 22, 2017 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1550 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeSaulnier to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term Congressman Mark (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will not attend...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:46 am | 51 comments | 5241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board offers apology, next steps in superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board took several steps Tuesday night to address PUSD's superintendent vacancy, formally naming deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:07 am | 13 comments | 5046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: From troubled to trainwreck for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board had an opportunity to build back the trust of the public and prove to voters they made a good...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 20, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 102 comments | 10849 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nice going California Democrats. Bullet train costs to rise exponentially. .

Surprise surprise (Not!). Another democrat boondoggle at the expense of hard working taxpayers. From this article linked...

Original post made by WakeUp CA on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Owens Dr traffic lane "GiveAway" just a Scam

Reducing a major street from 3 lanes to one, right across from inadequate BART parking, just so a developer gets more parking...

Original post made by Disappointed Observer on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 19, 2017 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 870 Views

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Phone scam -- call from IRS, supposedly

I got a call supposedly from the IRS asking me to call back before 5 pm today. When I looked up the number (1-877-766-2161)...

Original post made by Al on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 19, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 8 comments | 1866 Views

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Group plans to protest narrowing of Owens Drive at tonight's City Council meeting

The Pleasanton City Council will host a reception at 6:30 tonight for incoming and outgoing members of various city committee...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by ptrox, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:18 am | 12 comments | 2229 Views

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Pleasanton 2017: Building boom continues

For a city that only a few years ago elected a slow-growth City Council, voted for a measure limiting the number of apartments...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:59 pm | 20 comments | 5753 Views

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Callippe Preserve retains environmental excellence designation

Pleasanton's Callippe Preserve Golf Course recently retained its status as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary," a...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 18, 2017 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 907 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Trump's Education Pick: Some Schools need Guns for Grizzlies

"Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 18, 2017
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Joe Gorton named San Ramon's permanent city manager

The San Ramon City Council has appointed police chief Joe Gorton as the permanent city manager, just over six months after...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 17, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss appointing interim superintendent, other next steps Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will consider appointing an interim superintendent and discuss the search process for hiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 3148 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Give our street back,' Owens Drive commuters say

Owens Drive, one of Pleasanton's busiest streets when BART commuters leave for work and come home again, just got a facelift...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 1361 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat anarchists caught plotting acid attack at inauguration

Check out what Project Veritas has uncovered. Remember that Democrats are "so peace-loving, so inclusive, so tolerant."...

Original post made by Concerned citizen on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Department announces 3 promotions

This week, Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller promoted two officers and one lieutenant at a badge pinning and oath of office...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Downtown resident, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1291 Views

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Where's the ground squirrels & the Foraging Plants?

Over the past couple of years, I've noticed a steep decline in wildlife and over the past 4 or 5 years, the gradual poisoning...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 15, 2017
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