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Downtown park renamed to honor Pleasanton Rotary clubs

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday agreed to spend $420,000 to improve a relatively obscure public park at the end of Main...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 9 comments | 3373 Views

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Sunol Grade Storage Sheds

Michael, Gary Richards (Mr. Roadshow) wrote me an email and said that the sheds were built by Union Pacific and are used...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 2558 Views

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New structures on 680-S near Sunol?

Going south on 680, near where the sign says "Sunol exit 1 mile" are two oversized garage-like structures without doors....

Original post made by Al on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 20, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 238 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Youth Sing Truth and Freedom

These open carry chicks are awesome. They originate from Texas, which is predictable. I only wish these kinds of bright,...

Original post made by Freedom on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Freedom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 421 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:39 am | 34 comments | 4115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report highlights Safeway's progress on environmental, lifestyle goals

Pleasanton-based Safeway this week released its sixth annual sustainability report, called the "Heart of Safeway,"which highlights...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 11 comments | 2243 Views

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Free workshop Saturday on adapting landscape to drought conditions

A water conservation expert will hold a free workshop for Pleasanton residents and business representatives from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 1808 Views

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Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors with “LUMINARIA”

Pleasanton’s Relay for Life event for 2014 will be July 19-20 at the Pleasanton Middle School. Luminaria are decorated,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 364 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 2845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputy guilty of sharing confidential information

One of two people charged with illegally sharing confidential information has been found guilty of a single misdemeanor charge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:36 am | 25 comments | 1579 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If you...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
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Fannie Mae to keep conforming mortgage loans at $625,000

The California Association of Realtors praised the Federal Housing Finance Agency this week for deciding to keep the 2014...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by SimpleMinds, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 193 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Builders see immigration reform as way to add to workforce

An organization representing home builders this week praised Congressional efforts to develop an immigration policy that...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Laughter, on Jul 17, 2014 at 8:48 am | 6 comments | 954 Views

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Unfunded pensions

Residents...I received this information via an email last week. Pleasanton has a reputation for responsible fiscal management...

Original post made by Concerned about hidden debt on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Lois Lipps, on Jul 16, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 4828 Views

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Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 62 comments | 4423 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 2 men at scene of stolen copper wire coils on Rheem Drive

Pleasanton police yesterday arrested two men on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a business in the 2100 block of Rheem...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 16 comments | 2615 Views

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Artist learns to embrace two cultures

When Minnie Phan began to draw as a young child, she kept her sketches to herself. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/07/11/artist-learns-to-...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1457 Views

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WHAT IS GRAMMAR

There is a lot of commentary on this forum regarding ones grammar. This forum is not the place to discover correct grammar....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 15, 2014 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 288 Views

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CALIFORNIA WILL ISSUE DRIVER'S LICENSE TO ILLEGAL IMMMIGRANTS

In less than six months California will start issuing California driver's license to illegal immigrants. It is assumed that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 14, 2014 at 8:05 am | 8 comments | 459 Views
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