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PLEASANTON COUNCIL MEMBER KARLA BROWN IS WRONG

Karla Brown wants to reduce senior water and sewer discounts from 20% to 15% because seniors are "multi-millionaires that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 656 Views

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SAP relocating regional office from visible corner in Dublin to San Ramon

Software company SAP that occupies a highly visible building at Hacienda Drive and Dublin Boulevard is set to relocate its...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Amit, on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 3154 Views

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INTERFAITH BLOOD DRIVE THIS THUR & SAT

Interfaith Blood Drive July 30th & Aug 1st There is a great need for blood in Northern California and the Annual Interfaith...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 47 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 27, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 20 comments | 3018 Views

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Pleasanton-based Thoratec Corp. acquired by Minnesota medical firm

St. Jude Medical Inc. is set to acquire Pleasanton-based and HeartMate maker Thoratec Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2906 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'

A group of Foothill High School students have collected 1,907 pounds of fruit that they were able to donate to Open Heart...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 27, 2015 at 7:26 am | 7 comments | 2793 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man throws out Giants' 1st pitch for organ donation awareness

Longtime Pleasanton resident Rafael Herrera tossed the opening pitch as the San Francisco Giants celebrated Donate Life Day...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1761 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council bans smoking in city parks

The City Council Tuesday ordered a ban on smoking in all Pleasanton parks, agreeing with a recommendation of the city's Youth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 25, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 34 comments | 1924 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water, sewer rates could increase this fall

Brace yourself Pleasanton. Your water and sewer rates will likely increase in October, senior discounts on water bills will...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 4366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Officer Killed -- Could Have Happened Here

A Hayward officer was killed today on a routine traffic stop. So here is an open invitation for comment to "Diana", our...

Original post made by safe resident on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 24, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 8 comments | 632 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dear Safeway, I want real food

Dear Safeway, I used to be able to buy produce in its natural form. But now over half your produce department is full...

Original post made by Real Food on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by U L Gibbons , on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 566 Views

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Pleasanton Council expected to award near-$900,000 contract tonight as part of Bernal/I-680 project

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a near-$900,000 contract tonight for landscaping work and a gateway monument...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 9 comments | 877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim vice principals chosen to fill vacancies at Pleasanton Middle School

Two interim vice principals have been chosen to fill vacant positions for the coming 2015-16 school year at Pleasanton Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 3672 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Penalties are illegal in California

It seems penalty charges for water usage is illegal in California. The California Supreme Court has ruled in support of...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 158 Views

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Fire department's deputy chief to retire Thursday

Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Rodondi of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will retire Thursday after more than 30 years...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by g7caligirl, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 2943 Views

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Visit Tri-Valley seats 2 new board members

Two new directors have been named to the board of Visit Tri-Valley, a destination marketing organization that promotes tourism...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gary Kohler, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

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Should Pleasanton have more horse racing dates?

With Bay Meadows closed and attendance at Golden Gate Fields declining, there's a push to extend racing dates at the Alameda...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Donald Martin, on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 10 comments | 1407 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flags in Pleasanton being flown at half-staff to honor service members killed in Chattanooga

All flags at Pleasanton city facilities are being flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday in honor of service members...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by American, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

SPORTS

Local boy qualifies for national racquetball team

Julian Singh of Pleasanton has qualified for the 2015 U.S. junior national racquetball team after earning the boys 14 and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Pauline, on Jul 21, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 802 Views

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Readers Choice 2011 Winners

First- and second-place winners in the 2011 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice contest Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7445...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Get the facts, on Jul 21, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 48069 Views
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