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So green

Has anyone noticed how green Val Vista Park is? I lived there for many years and never noticed. I thought there was a water...

Original post made by Val vista alumni on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kiko, on Sep 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 235 Views

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Lowe's to pay $1.6 million in settlement for mislabeled building materials

Lowe's Home Centers was ordered to pay a $1.6 million settlement in a California consumer protection action for allegations...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Designer, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1361 Views

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Lions Wayside, Delucchi parks plan on Parks & Rec agenda Thursday

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will consider a plan for improving and enlarging Lions Wayside and Delucchi...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Inge, on Sep 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1115 Views

RESTAURANTS

Planners OK McKay's Taphouse on Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, with the support of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has approved a bid by Barbara...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 18 comments | 3914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 3088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Linda B. , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 17 comments | 932 Views

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9/11 Remembrance ceremony Thursday in Pleasanton

The anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 will be observed in a brief ceremony Thursday hosted by the Livermore-Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1895 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center hosting 'Senior Services Day' today

Today is Senior Services Day at the Pleasanton Senior Center. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/09/09/pleasanton-senior-center-hosting-senior-servi...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 9, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 469 Views

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Book Lost & Found

Did You or know of someone who lost a New Book: Practical Classics 50 reasons to reread 50 books you haven't touched since...

Original post made by Gary Schwaegerle on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 9, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton beating victim still in coma

A Pleasanton man attacked and left for dead over the weekend remained in critical condition today as police focused their...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:47 am | 108 comments | 5121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jarrod Poston completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Jarrod Bradley Poston, son of Mary and Bradley Poston of Pleasanton, successfully completed six weeks of basic training...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 664 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WOMEN ARE SMARTER THAN MEN

If men could get pregnant it would be a different world. I do not remember where I heard that statement. It could have...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 8, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 199 Views

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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 | 337 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 | 4340 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 | 500 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 | 317 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 | 1514 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 | 3262 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
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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 | 1126 Views
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