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Public ceremony at 11:15 a.m. to dedicate downtown's Rotary Park today

A small three-quarter-acre park, now known as Main Street Green Park and located at the corner of Vervais Avenue and Main...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jr, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views


Tie a knot for veterans at Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday tonight

Hope Hospice is asking the public to tie a knot for veterans tonight at Pleasanton's First Wednesday Street Party that starts...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Missy, on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views


West Grand Boulevard at Concerts in the Park tonight

Thousands will fill downtown's Lions Wayside and Delucchi parks tonight to hear the classic soul and Motown hits by West...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 3424 Views


S.F.'s Sanctuary City policy questioned in wake of Pleasanton woman's death

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is urging San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the Board of Supervisors to hold a hearing...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 17, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 907 Views


Wheels meetings today, tomorrow aimed at gaining views on bus service;

The operator of the Wheels bus system and the Tri-Valley Rapid is holding three meetings this week to gain the public's views...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still Caring, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1874 Views


Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 765 Views


Pleasanton school registration approaches

With summer break in its penultimate days, registration is ready to begin at many public schools in Pleasanton with the start...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Fact checker , on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 3869 Views


Home builders want EPA to nix new water rule

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately withdraw...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1679 Views


Going green

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by also a rider, on Aug 15, 2015 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 383 Views


Neighbors battle against roads through their communities

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Annalee, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 456 Views


Water agency to discuss water rates, transparency at special meeting today

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. today to discuss an ongoing study that will impact whether the agency changes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 1013 Views


Museum on Main's 'Wild West Evening' at Senior Center at 6 p.m. tomorrow

Gamblers and bandits and wild women -- oh my! Step back in time at Museum on Main's seventh annual fundraiser, "A Wild West...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by ???, on Aug 28, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1438 Views


When is SF Sherrif Mirkarimi going to jail for refusing to enforce federal law?

I'd like to know when Sheriff Mirkarimi of San Francisco, yes the same sheriff that beat his wife and took a plea and was...

Original post made by LM on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Follow all laws, on Sep 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 207 Views


Congregation Beth Emek introduces new prayer book for Rosh Hashanah

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton introduced a new Reform Judaism prayer book at its Rosh Hashanah services. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1455 Views


Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 2480 Views


Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 3375 Views


Head of the Class: Bull takes reins at Donlon

Bull, 43, is Donlon's new principal, but the city resident is no stranger to Pleasanton Unified. He worked for the past 15...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Shauna Johnson, on Sep 23, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 968 Views


Police searching for teen missing from home

Pleasanton police are searching for a teen girl who may have run away from home. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1365 Views


Reception Tuesday for opening of century-old nails exhibit at the Firehouse Arts Center

A reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday for the opening of Pleasanton Art League's autumn exhibit at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Sep 28, 2015 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1359 Views


Constrcution next to Sports Chalet?

It looks like the empty spot next to Sports Chalet is undergoing some heavy construction. any ideas who's moving in there?...

Original post made by jim on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 330 Views
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