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Comcast adds new fiber network, communications services in Valley Business Park

Comcast Business is expanding its advanced fiber network into the Valley Business Park off Valley Avenue in Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science fair sees 'explosive growth' at county fairgrounds

Congratulations to the four winners and 646 other student participants at the recent Science and Engineering Fair at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Winnie, on Jun 12, 2014 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 273 Views

SPORTS

Lady Cavaliers win national title

Pleasanton's Lady Cavaliers rugby team returned home from Massachusetts with a national championship crown last month. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bill Roskopf, on Jun 14, 2014 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops bust guy handing out biz cards for porn industry @ fair

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/crime-law/man-arrested-soliciting-girls-porn-industry-alamed/ngZm3/ According to the story,...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

17-day fair closes with attendance up 22%

Searing heat with temperatures hovering near the 100 degree mark for several days didn't stop the 475,762 visitors to this...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by TQ, on Jul 13, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 1 comment | 608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors with “LUMINARIA”

Pleasanton’s Relay for Life event for 2014 will be July 19-20 at the Pleasanton Middle School. Luminaria are decorated,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 299 Views

AROUND TOWN

New structures on 680-S near Sunol?

Going south on 680, near where the sign says "Sunol exit 1 mile" are two oversized garage-like structures without doors....

Original post made by Al on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 20, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunol Grade Storage Sheds

Michael, Gary Richards (Mr. Roadshow) wrote me an email and said that the sheds were built by Union Pacific and are used...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 208 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on with all the roadwork?

Does anyone know why the streets around Pleasanton Meadows are being torn up? W Las Positas, Pimlico, etc.? I can see that...

Original post made by PM Resident on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 169 Views

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Pleasanton’s “Relay for Life” raises $89,118 for the American Cancer Society’s fight against Cancer.

The “Relay for Life” event held in Pleasanton last weekend raised over $89,000 in the fight for cancer. Twenty-Six teams...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 186 Views

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POWER OUTAGE PLEASANTON MEADOWS

Power went out at 1413 hours today and did not get restored until 1831 hours. PG&E personal were driving through the neighborhood...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Jul 26, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a NEW MAYOR

Pleasanton's Mayor Jerry Thorne recently penned a Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control....

Original post made by Looking for a new Mayor on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 27, 2014 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney Scores Again: They Call Him Mr. Integrity

Let's let the truth ring out. As Mitt Romney tells us, there's not a single country that has more respect for our current...

Original post made by Homer on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by yuppy to be, 12 minutes ago | 1 comment | 92 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with French flag

I want to thank the Pleasanton Weekly for explaining to citizens why this guy was out there with that gigantic French flag,...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who was the guy shepherding the ducks across Hopyard?

While driving to work this morning on Hopyard and Owens, there was a man risking life and limb shepherding a duck and her...

Original post made by Curious driver on Apr. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Every route to downtown blocked during 10k race Sunday

I enjoy living downtown most of the time. I don't even mind the extra traffic during fairtime. But why do we have to block...

Original post made by pam miller on Jun. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping rookie teen drivers

I saw this post at WearyParent.com about keeping new teen drivers safe and thought it was interesting. The idea is to identify...

Original post made by jill on Jun. 18, 2007
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher: "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

Thank you Rep. Tauscher for stepping up and leading the charge on this important issue! It is about time we repeal state...

Original post made by holly blash on Jun. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2398 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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