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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 | 2720 Views

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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 | 573 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 | 420 Views

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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 | 800 Views

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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 | 366 Views

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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 | 240 Views

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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 | 271 Views

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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 | 210 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 | 240 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 | 219 Views

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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 | 327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

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Not 'Friday nice' for commuters

Traffic was snarled this morning again on westbound I-580 heading into Livermore, and again because a big rig overturned...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 2, 2014 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 519 Views

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San Ramon vice principal chosen as Alisal's new principal

Pleasanton Unified School District has selected Karen Johnson as Alisal Elementary School's new principal. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 6, 2014 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

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Pleasanton Council candidate Bowen now on the Nov. 4 ballot

George Bowen will file his nomination papers today making him an official candidate for the Pleasanton City Council on the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Michelle Flanagin, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 482 Views

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2 now in race for Pleasanton mayor, 3 for City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/08/2-now-in-race-for-p...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by myob, on Aug 12, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 335 Views

SPORTS

3rd Tri for Fun coming to Shadow Cliffs Saturday

Nearly 600 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday in the third of four triathlons in...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

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Tri for Fun continues at Shadow Cliffs

Nearly 700 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday (July 19) in the second of four triathlons...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maria , on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 782 Views

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Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 17, 2014 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Goodguys' 28th annual Nationals open Friday at Fairgrounds

The Goodguys 28th West Coast Nationals, a three-day celebration of vintage American iron, opens at 8 a.m. Friday at the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 20, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2670 Views
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