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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolution

The Pleasanton school board last night reviewed an updated fiscal year budget and approved recycled water for irrigation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 17, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 3560 Views

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WHY CHOOSE TO LIVE IN PLEASANTON?

The city of Pleasanton is in its greatest development frenzy never foreseen and never expected by a lot of people residing...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 601 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 236 Views

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New housing vs. Retail Exodus/Vacancies....What gives?

What is happening to Pleasanton? The city council has been approving numerous residential developments; approved and...

Original post made by Patcher on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 16, 2016 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council weighs expansion of plastic bag ban

The Alameda County Waste Management Authority (StopWaste) has asked the Pleasanton City Council to support its planned expansion...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by No More!, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 13 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley grad earns Eagle Scout rank

Pleasanton teen Yash Prakash received his Eagle Scout badge during a ceremony this month in recognition of earning the highest...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tiny Tim, on Aug 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 1071 Views

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Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 29 comments | 4272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Former Pleasanton school board member Kathleen Ruegsegger, at one time an executive assistant to superintendents in both...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 4312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House Vandalized. Pleasanton Police refuse to come out.

Our house was egged this morning around 3:30 am. My wife called the PPD later in the morning and was told that, unless there...

Original post made by Alex on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 15, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 24 comments | 1302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scammer phone call re IRS problem

Just got a call on my cell with a displayed caller number of 911 saying it was a police dept who was warning me that the...

Original post made by Al on Aug. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COSTCO COULD ACTUALLY BE A DRAIN ON THE PLEASANTON ECONOMY FOR 30 YEARS

Yes, Costco could actually be a drain on the Pleasanton economy for 30 years. There have been many stories in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Val on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:50 am | 46 comments | 1768 Views

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Crowd fills Laguna Oaks home to support Herb Ritter for council

More than 150 supporters of Herb Ritter's bid to be elected to the Pleasanton City Council filled Cindy and Bob Gee's home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Junie R, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 3206 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman files for election to BART board

Former Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman filed papers yesterday seeking election to the BART board of directors on Nov....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 2357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 board to consider environmental planning contract Wednesday

The Zone 7 Board of Directors will meet in open session beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and will consider awarding a contract...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by R, on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 990 Views

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5 p.m. tomorrow is deadline for candidates to file for elected offices

The nomination period for the Nov. 8 General Election will close at 5 p.m. Friday. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/08/10/5-pm-friday-is-deadline-fo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 13, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 3016 Views

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City Council cancels contract to build 2 new tennis courts

The City Council voted unanimously last night to cancel a construction contract to build two new tennis courts in public...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Doug, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:44 am | 33 comments | 2980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Kate Steinle tragedy: A year after her death on Pier 14

For days, Brad Steinle spent his time sanding the black paint off his sister Kate's childhood dresser to its raw wood, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike Moreno, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:33 am | 30 comments | 3371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Macy's in negotiations to sell its flagship men's store in San Francisco's Union Square

Macy's representatives are in negotiations to sell their flagship men's store in San Francisco's Union Square, the company...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New superintendent Rick Rubino ready to lead Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton school leaders believe they have found their superintendent for the long haul in Rick Rubino. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 2678 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's November bond issue will pay for labor costs, after all

The $3.5BN bond issue, needing voter approval in November, is supposed to fund only capital and infrastructure (new equipment,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 186 Views
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