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AROUND TOWN

How was your water bill?

Was everyone able to meet your 25%, or did any of you get an unpleasant surprise in your water bill? Are fines on Pleasanton...

Original post made by Diana on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by AL P, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:07 am | 31 comments | 946 Views

AROUND TOWN

The 'Good Guys' of Pleasanton

As tens of thousands of classic car enthusiasts head to Pleasanton for next weekend's 28th annual West Coast Nationals, Goodguys...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 2211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Organize a peaceful protest?

Okay, we are all very fed up with the school board/union and the ridiculousness happening with our schools.... How about...

Original post made by Fed up.... on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 9:07 pm | 8 comments | 244 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a mess on Monaco Court

Homeowners on Monaco Court and neighboring streets were awakened Friday by crews with large machines adding pavement slurry...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Another Windmill Lane Homeowner, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 4799 Views

AROUND TOWN

avalanche of traffic tickets

i would like to preface my comment by expressing my respect for the pleasanton police dept, however the number of traffic...

Original post made by daniel ormonde on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 15 comments | 525 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:56 am | 23 comments | 2962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long time resident (21yrs) sees the following:

1. Our water is now on well water. Try chinking off calcium and lime off of your just washed dishes. 2. Lake Del Valle...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by great ideas, sort of, on Aug 18, 2014 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 288 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 7598 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 707 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Siah Freid , on Aug 17, 2014 at 1:40 am | 11 comments | 606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Settlement reached in claims against PUSD

Administrators of the joint powers authority that provides liability coverage to Pleasanton Unified School District has reached...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 16, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 75 comments | 9945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton!

A new underground parking garage may be built in Downtown Pleasanton! The possible garage, consisting of 2 levels, would...

Original post made by Happy on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Simon , on Aug 16, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 23 comments | 615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy a home for $78,600 - in Youngstown, Ohio

Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metropolitan areas in the second quarter with and national year-over-year...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hector, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO MONITORS CITY CONTRACTORS?

The city of Pleasanton contracts with several contractors to provide city services to the residents of Pleasanton. The focus...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:19 am | 13 comments | 322 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 7148 Views

AROUND TOWN

What have you done?

If you have spent any time reading the Town Square Forum on the Pleasanton Weekly site, you probably have noticed many posters...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Melanie, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 26 comments | 833 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 700 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 | 1408 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 1979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton to build $300,000 new dog park

Spacious and often elaborate dog parks are the rage of many American cities, and now Pleasanton is about to join in. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 37 comments | 5326 Views
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