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Outlook 2016: Good times are back for Pleasanton

With the city's tax receipts projected to be at a record high this year and millions of dollars in new residential and commercial...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 5041 Views

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Bay Area-wide parcel tax would cost Pleasanton home owners $12 a year

A Bay Area-wide measure on the June ballot that would impose a parcel tax over the next 20 years to raise funds for shoreline...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:39 am | 26 comments | 2924 Views

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Harassment of Referendum signature collectors is against the law

I live downtown and on Saturday I had a chance to see a woman with black hair (I think her name is Carol) yelling and looking...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 17 comments | 1216 Views

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Shape-Up Saturdays at New Leaf Pleasanton Feature Local Gyms

Community members are invited to Shape-Up Saturdays in January from 8 am to 9 am at New Leaf Community Market Pleasanton....

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jan. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 229 Views

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At last, world-renowned Sunrise Senior Living comes to Pleasanton

Sunrise Senior Living, now the fifth largest senior living provider in the U.S., is back and soon will start construction...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by B. J. Hill, on Jan 18, 2016 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 4527 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Honoring Republican MLK. Facts not taught about him in public schools or colleges…

Did you know the following about MLK? Most people don't because it is very rare that this is taught in public schools or...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 297 Views

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Pleasanton is wonderful we are lucky

For all the complaining, for all the "this is wrong and that is wrong" for all for it I say I feel very lucky to live in...

Original post made by Christine on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 774 Views

SPORTS

High school winter sports preview

As the splendor of fall gives way to the frigid nights of winter, it is time for the second season of high school sports...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Me , on Jan 18, 2016 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2494 Views

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Letters: Residents weigh in on Lund Ranch

In the wake of the Pleasanton City Council voting 3-1 last week to endorse a project to add 43 upscale homes to Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Jan 17, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 1224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pipe Bomb at Amador

I have heard recent rumblings at my kids grammar school that there was a pipe bomb at Amador High School recently. One of...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Just Curious, on Jan 17, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 544 Views

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Quality photo editing

Anyone else notice that the "Stoneridge Mall" aerial shot included in this week's print edition cover story is actually NewPark...

Original post made by Steve on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 16, 2016 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Teacher Union Sued by Teachers - Supreme Court

A group of teachers has sued the CA Teacher's Union over mandatory payment of union dues. The US Supreme Court will hear...

Original post made by Another watcher on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:34 am | 24 comments | 1549 Views

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Developer James Tong pleads guilty to violating Endangered Species Act

An East Bay real estate developer James Tong, 70,has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to violating the U.S. Endangered...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jan 15, 2016 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 7441 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jury acquits Livermore soccer coach in child molestation case

A Livermore youth soccer coach has been found not guilty after being accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl at a summer...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mr. Wu, on Jan 14, 2016 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 2881 Views

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Letters

Incident with Dublin police Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/01/08/letters posted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 14, 2016 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 2142 Views

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clean up your act downtown residents

Did the Boy Scouts miss everyones pick up of Christmas trees downtown near the fairgrounds or are these people just too lazy...

Original post made by Norman on Jan. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dianne Howell named Pleasanton school district's assistant superintendent of HR

Pleasanton's school board last night appointed Dianne Howell as permanent assistant superintendent of human resources Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Meredith Bauer, on Jan 13, 2016 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2547 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New principal prompts excitement, questions of leadership turnover from Walnut Grove parents

Parents and guardians gathered into a Walnut Grove Elementary auditorium Thursday night to hear about the school's future...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jan 13, 2016 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 3577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DOJ Press Release regarding Pleasanton Developer James Tong in Federal Court...

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January...

Original post made by Guilty as charged on Jan. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 876 Views

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PUSD to hold parent meeting after Walnut Grove principal, other employees promoted

The new year has brought some new faces to Pleasanton Unified School District schools after some promotions left positions...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 12, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 23 comments | 6856 Views
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Playing Catch-up
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Walmart
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
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