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RESTAURANTS

Baker, Glazer discuss education issues at joint forum

The Tri-Valley's state legislators held an education forum this week to answer residents' burning questions about overcrowding...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Rosecolin, on Jan 1, 2016 at 2:23 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates heading up New Year's Day for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting tomorrow to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by You can opt out of one TRASH fee., on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 596 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Sensiba: Man of the Year

John Sensiba, managing partner of regional accounting firm Sensiba San Filippo LLP whose professional expertise helped rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Meredith , on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

County launches Artsfund grants program for 2016

A workshop will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Livermore Community Center to assist organizations in preparing grant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jo Schwan, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

House passes Swalwell's terrorism-tracking bill

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill co-sponsored by local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) that calls...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by knut, on Dec 30, 2015 at 4:37 am | 4 comments | 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: EBAL somewhat overlooked in all-East Bay team awards

With the end of the football season comes time for the football awards. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/12/28/opinion-ebal-somewhat-overlooked-in...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Volleyball fan, on Dec 30, 2015 at 3:25 am | 1 comment | 1483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drones now banned in all East Bay Regional parks

Motorized, remote-controlled aircraft -- or drones - are now banned in all parks under the jurisdiction of the East Bay Regional...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree Massacre at Bernal Corporate Park

Does anyone know why the Bernal Corporate Park is chopping down so many trees? The trees being cut down all appear to be...

Original post made by Curious on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2015 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Dating Daisy' -- couple gives love one more chance

Falling in love can be so easy -- and wonderful. But what if the timing is really, really bad? Screenwriter/director Neel...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Lon Fiala, on Dec 29, 2015 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 830 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Region's water wholesaler feels pinch of meager flow of state water supply

The Tri-Valley's potable water wholesaler was recently notified that it will only get 10% of the water it requested from...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 28, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

5 ways to be charitable on a budget

If you've ever wondered if you can be charitable with only a few extra dollars in your wallet or a little bit of free time,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hathi Winston, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planners OK 3-story retail center/apartment complex in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a developer's plan to build a three-story commercial center and apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:05 am | 29 comments | 4525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rage girls donate handmade supplies to pets in need

Pleasanton Rage U11 Orange and White team members joined together this fall to help kittens and cats in need by donating...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay luxury home sales jump more than 26% in November

East Bay luxury home sales jumped more than 26% last month from a year ago as the high-end market continued to roll. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by John, on Dec 28, 2015 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer's plan for homes on Lund Ranch continued again

Bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council Tuesday night voted...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 27, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 22 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district hires county's education office spokesman as new PR office chief here

Pleasanton's school board has coordinated a game plan to start the process of looking for superintendent candidates while...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 2539 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Veteran of World War II

My husband Richard Dewey Hauser wrote a diary about serving in World War II I will just tell you some of it. He was in the...

Original post made by Lajoy Hauser on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on Dec 27, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 6 comments | 1009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ex-ABAG director pleads guilty to embezzlment charges

A former financial services director for the Association of Bay Area Governments has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Disgruntley, on Dec 25, 2015 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1840 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Tong, ex-Pleasanton campaign contributor, Oak Grove housing backer guilty of fraud

James Tong, owner of Charter Properties and a long-time investor and contributor to political and land issue campaigns in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by David, on Dec 25, 2015 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 5061 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 487 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 328 views