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Referendum set for June 7 on Lund Ranch II development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday night to schedule a referendum for June 7 to let voters decide if its approval...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by observer, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Referendum set for June 7 on Lund Ranch II development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last night to schedule a referendum for June 7 to let voters decide if its approval Jan....

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:34 am | 22 comments | 2106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A John Deming lookalike story

Tell me this doesn't sound like the John Deming story. At 3 a.m., Livermore police officers noticed a guy sitting in his...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Mar 4, 2016 at 6:07 am | 26 comments | 781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Experts search for answers to Lake Del Valle's toxic algae problem

While the recent El Nino storms have dissipated toxic algae in other East Bay lakes, Lake Del Valle remains closed to swimmers...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by vs, on Mar 3, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Miley at Pleasanton Farmer's Market

Supervisor Nate Miley, Pleasanton's representative at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, will be at the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PW Follows School Board Poltico's Bidding

Yet again the Weekly bows down to School Board members Hintzskee and Arkin. Anything critical of their work is removed. It...

Original post made by Freedom of Speech? on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Freedom of Speech?, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bring Back DDT to Fight the Zika Virus

Did you know that... - DDT has never been found to be harmful to humans or animals - DDT was used in WWII by the Allied...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:19 am | 8 comments | 524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water wholesaler board weighs California WaterFix involvement

A recent Zone 7 Water Agency study showed the area water wholesaler will be dependent on importing water to the region for...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by gary chandler, on Mar 3, 2016 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music teacher named Pleasanton Middle's band director

Jonathon Pedroni, a Pleasanton school district music teacher, will step in as Pleasanton Middle School's band director after...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Grateful, on Mar 2, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost Dog! $300 REWARD!

I lost my chihuahua while out of town on 11/14/2015. He escaped on Pleasanton Ave and headed towards the fairgrounds. His...

Original post made by JillianA on Mar. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 295 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New director hired for Pleasanton Library

Heidi Murphy, the Library Director for Los Gatos, has been hired as Pleasanton's new Director of Library Services, succeeding...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jan Ash, on Mar 2, 2016 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Round Up (Glyphosate)

Hello, I have written a Letter to the Editor of the Pleasanton Weekly about this and received no response. It has come...

Original post made by Linda Jordan on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by rrr, on Mar 2, 2016 at 10:49 am | 6 comments | 419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Third teen arrested in Stoneridge Mall robberies

Pleasanton police confirmed a third suspect has been arrested in connection with two robberies at Stoneridge Shopping Center...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 1, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2789 Views

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Bay Area News Group combines its newspapers into 2 publications

The Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday that it is combining its daily newspapers in the East Bay, Silicon Valley and on...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 1, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'State of the City' - Mayor says great year ahead

With residents and businesses naming Pleasanton as an exceptional place to call home, Mayor Jerry Thorne Tuesday cited surveys...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by rrr, on Mar 1, 2016 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 2470 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch referendum OK'd; Council to debate election timetable Tuesday night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide tomorrow night how to proceed on its approval of a 43-home development on Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jack , on Feb 29, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 14 comments | 2552 Views

SPORTS

Join Us for Pleasanton Foothill Little League Opening Day

Spring is in the air and for Pleasanton Foothill Little League (PFLL) that means it’s time to play ball! PFLL will...

Original post made by Mindy Long on Feb. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 453 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New smartphone apps could cut your medical bills

What if your next doctor's visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 4934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police officer will not face criminal charges for fatal shooting downtown

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has determined Pleasanton police officer Daniel Kunkel acted in lawful self...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by EBurke, on Feb 28, 2016 at 5:45 pm | 84 comments | 7569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to let go dozens of permanent, temporary employees after state funding lags

Several dozen school district employees will face reduced hours or will lose their jobs this summer after the state did not...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Zenmonkman, on Feb 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 4669 Views
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