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Democrats Rescind Endorsement of "No on MM

Much to the benefit and joy of the "Yes on M" initiative movement, the Alameda County Democratic Party rescinded its prior...

Original post made by Dave J. on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brian Moore, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:09 pm | 21 comments | 724 Views

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More than 100 gather for peace vigil

About 100 people gathered at the Museum On Main Street downtown Wednesday night on the fifth anniversary of the War in Iraq...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by A Grateful Citizen, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 3884 Views

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Council votes 3-2 to sign Oak Grove development agreement

The City Council voted 3-2 today against appealing a Superior Court order that City Manager Nelson Fialho sign a development...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 21 comments | 2737 Views

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Council OKs new permit for Chinese language, culture school

More than 200 supporters of the Little Ivy League School who packed the City Council chambers Tuesday night—most of...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:18 am | 21 comments | 2694 Views

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Pleasanton's outdoor ice rink closes today

Pleasanton's outdoor ice skating rink closes tonight after a near-two-month run on a portion of the Civic Center and Library...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 17, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 21 comments | 1798 Views

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Was Frequent TownSquare Forum blogger “Jimf01” featured in Channel 2 news story? (With Video)

Many of you Pleasanton Weekly fans might recognize the name “jimf01”, a frequent blogger on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare...

Original post made by Ptowner on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 2, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 21 comments | 2284 Views

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S.F. wants PG&E to halt 'SmartMeter' installations until accuracy can be checked

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera asked a state commission Thursday to halt PG&E's SmartMeter program until an investigation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adam Croes, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 1923 Views

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Prop. 8 still waiting at the altar

Ann Gaffney Shores knows that only fools try to predict judicial rulings. But the Corte Madera lawyer left this week's federal...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by thewaever, on Dec 16, 2010 at 7:40 am | 21 comments | 2001 Views

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Testing America's new civility in Pleasanton

Politicians of all stripes joined with President Obama on Tuesday night in seeking civility in debating and enacting key...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike Hightower, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 13491 Views

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Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A Pleasanton solder was killed in an apparent roadside bomb explosion Tuesday near Kabul, Afghanistan. He was the son of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Chris Lein, on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 21 comments | 2678 Views

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Investigators searching for source of widespread phone calls from Pleasanton utility billing office

A number of households in Pleasanton have been receiving calls since mid-day yesterday from a telephone number identified...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by rational man, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:27 am | 21 comments | 2657 Views

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State controller wants community college payrolls made public

State Controller John Chiang has asked California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott to make public data showing compensation...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gina, on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 21 comments | 2973 Views

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Ron Hyde takes over as new president of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

Ron Hyde, chairman of the Foundation's board of directors, was named chief executive and president of the organization this...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:07 am | 21 comments | 7520 Views

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What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9800...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 4086 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day Tuesday at the polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 21 comments | 3766 Views

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Revisiting 1963

The year 1963 was something only in the history books for Foothill High School students until Oakland-based author, columnist...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 21 comments | 5487 Views

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ValleyCare to merge with Stanford Hospital & Clinics

ValleyCare Health System today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to affiliate with Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Employee and neighbor, on Jun 7, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 21 comments | 10019 Views

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Bullet that struck, killed Kate Steinle ricocheted off pier wall

The single bullet that struck and killed a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight on San Francisco's waterfront last month appears...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 7, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 2827 Views

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Urban Shield protestors glad event has been moved from Oakland to Pleasanton

About 150 people gathered in front of the Alameda County sheriff's office near Lake Merritt in Oakland at Friday to protest...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Just a note...., on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:03 am | 21 comments | 2791 Views

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Hydraulic fluid spill closes Stanley Boulevard in Pleasanton

Police closed the eastbound lanes of Stanley Boulevard at Valley Avenue late Friday afternoon after a hydraulic fluid spill. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Thomas, on Oct 26, 2015 at 10:04 pm | 21 comments | 3667 Views
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Suspicious Stein, Watchdog Warren, and a Basket of Deplorables
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New apartments will be pricey to rent
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 592 views