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Sharks in Pleasanton?

The Parks and Recreation Commission held a public workshop March 1 to discuss the usage of the proposed 17-acre Staples Ranch...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by C.J., on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 21 comments | 8113 Views

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Arguments for and against Measure MM initiative

As the Alameda County Registrar's office marks the deadline Friday for submissions to be printed in voter information booklets...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 77 comments | 8096 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaitlin's cancer fight officially ends

Every single person is affected by cancer, says survivor Kaitlin Gallagher, 20. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/26/kaitlins-cancer-fight-offic...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Gallagher , on May 26, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 8088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ACE expansion meeting draws critics

A new improved ACE train will be faster, cleaner and greener, say representatives from the Altamont Corridor Rail Project....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Mar 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 23 comments | 8087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District serves Chips/Salsa for lunch????

First school districts declare ketchup as a vegetable. Now, the politically correct powers that be at the District office...

Original post made by Pat on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by john, on Sep 15, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 75 comments | 8080 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 8079 Views

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Safeway halts relationship with schools fundraiser

Safeway has discontinued its association with a fundraising organization that provides donations to school, including the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 8, 2015 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 8044 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 | 8039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bowser losing in bid for County Superintendent of Schools post

Karen Monroe, associate county superintenden and the only current Alameda County Office of Education employee in the race,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 8025 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter to My Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more...

Original post made by _ on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Larry Haney, on May 18, 2010 at 9:35 am | 47 comments | 8013 Views

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Central Valley's Mar-Val Stores takes over Gene's Fine Foods

Mar-Val Food Stores in the Central Valley assumed ownership of Gene's Fine Foods in Pleasanton Monday in a transaction the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by hansen, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 8005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 8000 Views

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Fr. Jim Sullivan @ CCOP

Does anyone know the REAL reason that Fr. Jim is leaving? It seems there has to be more going on "behind the scenes". We...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:28 am | 61 comments | 7996 Views

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Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:21 am | 23 comments | 7992 Views

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Tonight's 1st Wednesday to feature Pooch Parade

The First Wednesday Street Party tonight, with the theme "Dog Days of Summer," will feature the always popular Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Puppy Papa, on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 7991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Director: San Ramon Golf Club in danger of closing

The owners of San Ramon Golf Club are considering closing the 18-hole golf course in the south-central part of the city as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by SamB, on May 29, 2016 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 7991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. News & World Report: Foothill, Amador Valley among top high schools in country

All nine Tri-Valley high schools scored among the top high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World report...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ptown Lover, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 37 comments | 7989 Views

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Officials praise new $14-million Tri-Valley 'Rapid' bus service that starts Jan. 24

More than 100 federal, state, county and Tri-Valley civic leaders joined yesterday in a celebration of the "Rapid," a $14...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2011 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 7986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 7982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 7977 Views
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