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Court ruling called 'a big blow' to local water supply

A recent court ruling has spread a wave of concern for the local region's water supply. The ruling, made by a U.S. federal...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by swa, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inactive & Returning Catholics

The event is from 7-9 p.m. April 7 - May 12 meeting every Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Dr. Inactive...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 56 comments | 2043 Views

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ACE Train Accident?

Just drove down Stanley between Livermore & Pleasanton. The ACE train was stopped. Police and ambulances were there along...

Original post made by Tim on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by LicensetoIll, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 38 comments | 2043 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Union says tentative agreement reached with BART

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 announced yesterday that a tentative agreement on outstanding contract items had...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 2043 Views

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Pleasanton Skyline.....

I have lived in and enjoyed Pleasanton for almost 39 years. Pleasanton has grown tremendously in those years. It has been,...

Original post made by Alice Morrison on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 14, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 2042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore gathering to commemorate Hiroshima Day

Tri-Valley CARES members and supporters are gathering at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the gates of Lawrence Livermore National...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 8 comments | 2042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union picketing Castlewood today after country club locks out hourly workers

More than 40 pickets from the UniteHere! Local 2850 hotel workers union chanted and marched at Foothill Road and the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 82 comments | 2041 Views

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Driving around town

I'm always amazed by the rude behavior some drivers exhibit around town. Most are courteous, but when I encounter these displays...

Original post made by Courtesy rules on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2041 Views

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Customer Service During the Holidays

Is anyone else tired of being treated rude at stores, especially the mall, during the holidays? I bought pants about a week...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paula, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2039 Views

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McNerney set to vote today either FOR or AGAINST our individual freedom (Re: Light Bulb Repeal Act)

So how will McNerney vote this week (maybe even today)? Will he vote FOR our individual freedom (i.e. in favor of allowing...

Original post made by Edison on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by estevio, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 38 comments | 2039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PleasantonWeekly caves into White House on story?

PleasantonWeekly has made national news by agreeing to edit out "unflattering" comment about Michelle Obama. See the following...

Original post made by PW_Independence on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 2037 Views

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Rock out in the park

Dust off your blankets and pull out your lawn chairs, because it's time for the first installment of the Concerts in the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 9, 2008 at 5:31 am | 37 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More reason to believe a parcel tax is not needed?

PUSD has confirmed it will receive 2.1 million from federal stimulus money. In addition PUSD is eligible to receive American...

Original post made by Diana on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 28 comments | 2036 Views

SPORTS

Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2035 Views

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Contract Should Be Renegotiated

The current Pleasanton PCEA employee contract should be renegotiated for several reasons. First, the contract would mean...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Feb 8, 2011 at 7:36 am | 23 comments | 2035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dozens of cars hit in Val Vista Sunday night

There were dozens of cars burglarized in Val Vista on early Monday morning. They hit about 3 streets and a dozen houses...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Martin Meunsenbacher, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2035 Views

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Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 2035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2034 Views
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