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City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial

City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations yesterday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by James, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 2212 Views

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County board places $580-million affordable housing bond on November ballot

The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place a $580-million Affordable Housing bond on the Nov. 8 General Election...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 2366 Views

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Fair ready for eventful Fourth of July weekend

Those looking to spend their Fourth of July weekend surrounded by happy vibes, good music, tasty food and a host of special...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by traffic sucks for residents, on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 4359 Views

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Whimpy Fireworks on the Fourth

I've watched the Alameda County Fair Fireworks for 53 years. Well, except for a few years when they didn't have them. This...

Original post made by mooseturd on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jul 8, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 860 Views

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3rd consecutive Spare the Air alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by local, on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 886 Views

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Foothill grad TJ Friedl signs with Cincinnati Reds

A simple misunderstanding has turned into a financial gain and a professional baseball career for Foothill High graduate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Adam from Dayton, OH, on Aug 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 6229 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 394 Views

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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 515 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 400 Views

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No Coverage of Tuesday's City Meeting in the Weekly?

I'm just wondering where the story is about the City council meeting Tuesday which saw a wonderful turnout from the cycling...

Original post made by Pleasanton Recreational Cyclist on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 16, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 313 Views

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Sounding off

Candidates for Pleasanton's mayor and City Council positions sounded off Monday evening at the Pleasanton Weekly's candidates'...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 23, 2016 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 838 Views

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What's up with the Old Stanley Blvd. project?

Does anyone know what the issue is with the Old Stanley project? The road was closed for many weeks, causing serious traffic...

Original post made by Downtowner on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Sep 30, 2016 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 333 Views

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Karla Brown Campaign Signs

Karla Brown put her campaign sign in my yard over the weekend without my permission. Karla knows that I do not support...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 11, 2016 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 427 Views

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WANT MORE BUILDINGS= RE-ELECT THORNE 4 MAYOR

Its a fact, if you like all of the heritage trees being killed, and more & more buildings built in Pleasanton then re-elect...

Original post made by laverne on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 332 Views

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Karla Brown and Julie Testa

This Independent editorial published yesterday gets it right! [Web link removed per terms of use against promotion of...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Nov 4, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 416 Views

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MM passes / fails....What's next?

Consumed our time here.....where do we turn our unified attention next? Elected officials? Seems like a loss to loose...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 492 Views

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Veterans Memorial dedicated at Pioneer Cemetery in festive ceremony

Hundreds turned out Saturday for the dedication of the new $320,000 Veterans Memorial at the top of Pioneer Cemetery. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by member, on Nov 18, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 2059 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Pleasanton's Kaitlin Gallagher, Courage Award

Kaitlin Gallagher, 21, a senior at San Francisco State University, grew up in Pleasanton, enveloped in the love of her family...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by member, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 3262 Views

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Letters

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/11/25/letters posted Friday, November 25, 2016,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jen , on Nov 25, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 582 Views

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Man of the Year

Most soldiers, when they return home from active duty, hang their uniforms in the closet and go back to school or civilian...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by sallyjackson, on Feb 13, 2017 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 552 Views
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Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
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Zone 7 directors took the right action to help homeowners
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