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Measure K - The Big Picture

If you are struggling with all the Yes on K campaign propaganda and how to vote on the Lund Ranch II referendum, I would...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 20, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 38 comments | 672 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Civic Center complex, library proposed for Bernal Community Park

A Pleasanton task force has recommended building a multi-million-dollar Civic Center and public library on a 27-acre site...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Just wondering, on May 20, 2016 at 12:27 am | 21 comments | 2768 Views

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Will you vote for Hilary?

I read this article this morning. Interesting. Just another thorn in the side of the Clinton's. Will this influence your...

Original post made by George on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 19, 2016 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 648 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Here we go again - Another Pleasanton Resident Indicted in Visa Fraud-33 counts

Wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly plans to cover the 33 count visa fraud indictment including Conspiracy to Commit Visa...

Original post made by Pleasanton visa fraud crimes on May. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 286 Views

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Man arrested in SF after Pleasanton shooting incident

Police officers are investigating an incident in which a San Francisco man is accused of shooting into his ex-girlfriend's...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on May 19, 2016 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 12036 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High team takes third in national rocketry competition

An Amador Valley High School team earned third place in a national rocketry competition last weekend. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on May 19, 2016 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Legacy

So in 1961 President Kennedy stated "We will put men on the moon." In 2016 Obama stated "We will put men in women's restrooms."...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 19, 2016 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 208 Views

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Measure K referendum, Primary candidates fill voters' guide now in the mail

When you receive your voter information pamphlet that was mailed out yesterday for the June 7 primary, take time to carefully...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 18, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 43 comments | 3719 Views

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Before you vote, brush up on regional water board candidates

The June 7 elections may be an important day for state and national seats, but locally, voters will decide who will have...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by is my man, on May 18, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 6 comments | 1613 Views

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Measure K is Measure PP Compliant--just ask Councilmember Karla Brown

To all Pleasantonians: The headline is a FACT. View and listen to the words of Measure PP co-author Karla Brown herself,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Voting YES for the Truth, on May 17, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 382 Views

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Which Do You Want? Appeasement for Select Wealthy Residents or the Truth that benefits All?

The latest full-page ad in today's (5/13/16) Pleasanton Weekly continues to propagate falsehoods and misstatements of fact. The...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 16, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 309 Views

SPORTS

Foothill boys' golf team captures 7th annual EBAL title

The Foothill boys' golf team will hang yet another East Bay Athletic League championship banner following a solid performance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by joe ronan, on May 16, 2016 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1567 Views

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Firehouse performance tonight to give glimpse of the Gypsy soul in Pleasanton

When Irish/French meets Italian/Ukrainian, you get Gypsy Soul -- a mix of rich folk, jazz, pop and touches of bluegrass that...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1038 Views

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Val Vista Homes : Water Treatment Plant

Hi Guys, We have bought a home in Pleasanton - Val Vista Community. Will be moving in 2 weeks. Wanted to know whether...

Original post made by spdspd on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Pete , on May 15, 2016 at 9:25 pm | 7 comments | 1526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board approves superintendent contract, discusses layoffs

Pleasanton's school board approved a contract Tuesday night to confirm Rick Rubino as the district's new superintendent,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 15, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 23 comments | 2851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch backers sizzle at GOP message to vote 'No'

David Erlich, the new chairman of the Alameda County Republican Party, is facing strong criticism from fellow party members...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 15, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 55 comments | 3768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PDA director elected president of state's Main Street Alliance

Laura Olson, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has been elected president of the California Main...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Al. Bronzini, on May 15, 2016 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 1993 Views

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Viral Content-Debunking the Myth of Measure PP prohibiting roads

Craig Silverman, who's affiliated with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, a part of the Columbia Journalism School, recently...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on May 14, 2016 at 9:47 am | 12 comments | 459 Views

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It's 'Bike to Work' day in Pleasanton

Tune up those brakes and grab your helmet, the 22nd annual Bike to Work Day is today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/12/its-bike-to-work-day-...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 13, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 3 comments | 1214 Views

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Parents a no-show at Harvest Park principal meeting

No parents attended a community forum last week at Harvest Park Middle that sought to gather parent and guardian opinions...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dp, on May 12, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 17 comments | 3157 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
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