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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 | 2344 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 | 3777 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 849 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1775 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3322 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 | 912 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3954 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 | 731 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 | 2510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2900 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 | 629 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 | 927 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 | 1536 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2487 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 | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney for Convicted Tri-Valley University CEO Susan Su Requests New Trial Due to "delusional thinking process"

In court papers filed this week, citing "impulsivity and poor decision-making," John Jordan has requested that Susan Su be...

Original post made by Hallucination patrol on Sep. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1369 Views

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PLEASANTON - DEVELOPMENT VERSES WATER

The city leaders are not going to back down from development or change what they have already approved. Zone 7 cannot provide...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 3, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Elephant in the room

I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day and enjoyed their time with family and friends. I would like to have a civil discussion...

Original post made by Deb on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonans, on Sep 3, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 28 comments | 1231 Views

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Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 3, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 23 comments | 5131 Views

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Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 24 comments | 2473 Views
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