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PW blocks any comments about City Officials or their employees

Lately the PW has had a heavy hand in blocking general comments to stories, especially about the local government and the...

Original post made by PW BLOCKED another topic on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Sep 8, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 278 Views

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School board set to discuss school calendar again next Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board may reconsider the 2015-16 school calendar that was adopted in June after parents and students...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 3536 Views

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Unsubscribing from the Pleasanton Weekly

I'm tired of the biased, pointless, [removed] presented by the Weekly under the auspicious of journalism. Our community...

Original post made by Disappointed on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 8 comments | 443 Views

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Palo Alto versus Pleasanton

Does the Pleasanton Weekly ever write editorials that are critical of local administrators? Why is it that the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Where are the editorials? on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 249 Views

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The other side of suicide

Startled by the Friday afternoon call from the police dispatcher, I realized my day was about to take a dramatic shift. I...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 17 comments | 1367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville Weekly post Tri-Valley University fraud conviction story (which is mysteriously absent on Pleasanton Weekly site)

Embarcadero Media is the company controlling the Pleasanton Weekly and Danville Weekly. The Danville Weekly on its Danville...

Original post made by Sing Like a Canary on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 3068 Views

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Long time store closing

Since I have not seen any mention of this in the Weekly. Sincerely yours cards and Gifts is closing after 18 years Downtown....

Original post made by R Lou on Sep. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 517 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber to host candidates' forum Sept. 16

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 982 Views

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Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 1684 Views

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Water or no water?

Despite recent comments from city officials that "Zone 7 still has water," meaning, "No, we can't and we won't stop all of...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 13 comments | 395 Views

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7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 2026 Views

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why are so many older homes for sale downtown?

I've been looking to buy a home in or near downtown. My dilemma has been what I consider fixers are priced fairly high and...

Original post made by buyer on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Sep 5, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 11 comments | 408 Views

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Graffiti found at Foothill High over weekend

Pleasanton police are investigating vulgar and racially charged graffiti that was found on the Foothill High School campus...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 18 comments | 1198 Views

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PPIE raises record $330,000 during school registration

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation raised $330,000 -- a record amount of donations -- during the launch...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1707 Views

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Do people in Pleasanton know the purpose of a sidewalk?

I see so many people walking in the street when there is a perfectly nice sidewalk available to them. They get in the way...

Original post made by Lyndalu on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 195 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:50 am | 59 comments | 13049 Views

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Fireworks on a weeknight

Does anyone know why there were fireworks at nine o'clock on a weekday night? I heard them go off between 9 and 9:10 tonight....

Original post made by Just curious on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 524 Views

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Celebrate 'Green' at tonight's last 1st Wednesday street party

Celebrate Green in downtown Pleasanton tonight during the 1st Wednesday Street Party, the last one of the summer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:26 am | 6 comments | 715 Views

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Services Sunday for Robert Warnick, former Public Works Director

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday for Robert Warnick, a Navy veteran and former public works director...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1150 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

"The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine...

Original post made by Damon on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Sep 3, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 52 comments | 795 Views
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