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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline

Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by fradycove, on Feb 11, 2016 at 4:13 am | 44 comments | 4036 Views

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Letters: Residents weigh in on Lund Ranch

In the wake of the Pleasanton City Council voting 3-1 to endorse a project to add 43 upscale homes to Lund Ranch in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Fradycove, on Feb 11, 2016 at 3:50 am | 20 comments | 2240 Views

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Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 41 comments | 3471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit and Run Attorney, Spencer Freeman, in jail after violating probation

Spencer Freeman is the San Ramon attorney who hit and killed the Chinese nationalist in Dublin and fled the scene. He was...

Original post made by Finally some justice.... on Feb. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 247 Views

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False statements posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com

There are several misstatements of fact/falsehoods currently posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com (as of today, 2/10/16): "Lund...

Original post made by Fact checker on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 290 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles

The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 10, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 27 comments | 6905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council honors the late Jean Jones

Actions by the Pleasanton City Council have wrapped up final affairs for Jean Jones, who died last year in her home at 309...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mary Nocar, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1545 Views

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New Leaf Pleasanton Introduces Sustainable, Farm-Raised Salmon

Attention seafood lovers! Read on to learn what is so special about the salmon that New Leaf Community Market, at 3550 Bernal...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Feb. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 230 Views

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Spring comes to Pleasanton in time for Lincoln's birthday

While our friends in many midwestern and eastern states are still battling the snow and chills of winter, it's an early spring...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by tiki3, on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTC info

If you're interested in what credentials, certificates or permits your children's teachers hold, visit the Commission on...

Original post made by If you\'re curious on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Josie, on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 233 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 4938 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1882 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch referendum petitions due at 5 p.m. tonight

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 68 comments | 2474 Views

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Readers sound off on possible Lund Ranch referendum

Letters, phone calls and Town Square postings on the Pleasanton Weekly's website have been coming fast and furiously since...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:23 pm | 64 comments | 3911 Views

SPORTS

Super Bowl 50 fans can purchase merchandise at 50% off

Super Bowl 50 fans can purchase merchandise at 50% off starting today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/08/super-bowl-50-fans-can-purchase-me...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Paul Q, on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Super Bowl AVHS

I heard from my kids that 80 people are performing at the Super Bowl halftime show? Is that true?...

Original post made by Jonathon on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 674 Views

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Referendum signatures turned in .... Thank goodness city council minutes exposes liars and those telling the truth

I am pleased to learn that 6000 signatures have been submitted to referendum Lund Ranch. I don't understand why current...

Original post made by facts are facts on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by facts are facts, on Feb 6, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 10 comments | 534 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Pleasanton Farmer's Market 2/6

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley will be at the Pleasanton Farmer's Market tomorrow morning (2/6). He'd love to share...

Original post made by Rachel Weiler on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 162 Views

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Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Blake Nahmias, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1178 Views

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Making phased retirement work for you

Phased retirement is gaining steam. But before you sign on, it's important to understand how "phasing out" may affect your...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Daniel Scott, on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 783 Views
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