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Traditional Fourth in Pleasanton today

Don your red, white and blue finery -- and grab some chairs and blankets -- then head to Lions Wayside Park for the 16th...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jul 6, 2014 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Checkmate: Chess Club offers strategies, problem solving and competition

Chess may be the "Game of Kings" but some young non-royals are giving it a go in Pleasanton. "You can be like a king and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 5, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 613 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 2848 Views

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Pleasanton to San Carlos and/or San Fran?? Terrible? Ok?

Hi, I read all the great comments on the topic of Pleasanton to South Bay coomute, very insightful. We are getting ready...

Original post made by NC to CA on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 5, 2014 at 9:18 am | 14 comments | 536 Views

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how do you handle 10% rent increase in this economy

Due to our current economy I have only received a 5% wage increase in the last 5 years, however after just over a year lease...

Original post made by kcmdancer on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 3300 Views

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The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 1194 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Montessori School opens in Pleasanton

The Montessori School of Pleasanton has opened in a new facility at 3420 Cornerstone Ct. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/02/new-montessori-s...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by sticks 'n stones, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 10 comments | 3012 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Legislators looking at California impact of Supreme Court ruling on abortion clinic protestors

After the U.S. Supreme Court last Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 mjarivers, on Jul 3, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 518 Views

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Pleasanton Library’s Summer Reading Game is a BIG HIT!

The annual summer reading game at the Pleasanton Library has been going for a few weeks now. The purpose of the program...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 579 Views

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Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday

Blood donations typically decline during the summer months, especially around the Independence Day holiday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1964 Views

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Help Cholo find a job

Cholo would like everyone to know that he has lost his job and is moving into a cardboard box and will no longer have...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Choloimposter , on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 13 comments | 1156 Views

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The Great Horror Campout In Pleasanton -- Do We Really Need This in Our Town?

Just saw that the Fairgrounds is hosting "The Great Horror Campout" on 7/11/2014 and 7/12/2014, see http://www.greathorrorcampout.com/...

Original post made by Too Much for PTown on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by IWouldFilePoliceReport, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 735 Views

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July 4th and Fido -- be careful for him!

Time for the DF's annual reminder that Independence Day is your pet's WORST Day of the Year. Ask any shelter worker -- sadly,...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 974 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks now on sale in Dublin

"Safe and Sane" fireworks are now on sale in Dublin. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/30/fireworks-now-on-sale-in-dublin...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:12 am | 14 comments | 2790 Views

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1st Wednesday street party tonight as holiday entertainment begins

The 1st Wednesday Street Party gets underway at 6 p.m. tonight for three hours of shopping, dining and strolling through...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Jul 2, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 7 comments | 1319 Views

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LDS Call New Leadership for Chinese Speaking Branch in Dublin

The Pleasanton California Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calling of a new branch...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on Jul 2, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 11 comments | 404 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rite Aid pays nearly $500,000 in pharmacy consultation lawsuit

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced this week that the Office's Consumer and Environmental Protection...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 987 Views

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Property tax for county's hazardous waste fee rising tomorrow

Residents of Alameda County pay more starting tomorrow, July 1, to dispose of hazardous waste following adoption of a new...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 1, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 20 comments | 3038 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
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Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
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