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Pleasanton high school seniors ordered to stop playing annual 'Assassin' game

Pleasanton police and the Pleasanton school district have urged high school students to quit playing a popular game on and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by ATTACKING PPD, NOT !, on Feb 16, 2016 at 7:44 am | 12 comments | 4204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jail time in play for lawyer convicted of 2012 fatal crash in Dublin

An attorney who killed a bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision in Dublin in 2012 could face up to a year in county jail after...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 15, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 832 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to change coming year schedule with classes to start Aug. 15

After more than two years of contentious community debate, the Pleasanton school board voted last night to change the coming...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Laverne2, on Feb 15, 2016 at 6:41 pm | 41 comments | 5545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run attorney Spencer Smith back in jail

Spencer Freeman Smith, an SF lawyer, is being held without bail after he left the country and was found to be under the influence...

Original post made by Court watcher on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 397 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Petition results an affirmation--of what money and deception can buy

Dear Allen Roberts, In response to your editorial published in the 2/12/16 edition of the Pleasanton Weekly: Over who-knows-how...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Matt Foltz, on Feb 13, 2016 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 318 Views

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The roller coaster of online dating

Love is in the air as Valentine's Day approaches this weekend. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/12/the-roller-coaster-of-online-dating...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 12, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1830 Views

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BART will spend $1.4 million to install cameras on all train cars

BART technicians have begun installing additional security cameras to cover the interiors of all 669 of its train cars at...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 931 Views

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Ever feel not wanted in downtown Pleasanton?

Sometimes it's hard to build a few retail stores and apartments in downtown Pleasanton, even on a narrow, unpaved and empty...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 2279 Views

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Pleasanton mayor, other East Bay leaders make demands of BART ahead of possible bond measure

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and other East Bay leaders met last week to chart a course necessary for BART leaders to earn...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quiet Zone

As I keep reading how well Pleasanton is doing fiscally, I am wondering if we could revisit the idea of a quiet zone. Our...

Original post made by Martina Harrison on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by no user name, on Feb 11, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 270 Views

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Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline

Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by fradycove, on Feb 11, 2016 at 4:13 am | 44 comments | 4045 Views

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Letters: Residents weigh in on Lund Ranch

In the wake of the Pleasanton City Council voting 3-1 to endorse a project to add 43 upscale homes to Lund Ranch in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Fradycove, on Feb 11, 2016 at 3:50 am | 20 comments | 2246 Views

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Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 41 comments | 3480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit and Run Attorney, Spencer Freeman, in jail after violating probation

Spencer Freeman is the San Ramon attorney who hit and killed the Chinese nationalist in Dublin and fled the scene. He was...

Original post made by Finally some justice.... on Feb. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 253 Views

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False statements posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com

There are several misstatements of fact/falsehoods currently posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com (as of today, 2/10/16): "Lund...

Original post made by Fact checker on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 295 Views

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Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles

The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 10, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 27 comments | 6913 Views

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Pleasanton Council honors the late Jean Jones

Actions by the Pleasanton City Council have wrapped up final affairs for Jean Jones, who died last year in her home at 309...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mary Nocar, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1551 Views

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New Leaf Pleasanton Introduces Sustainable, Farm-Raised Salmon

Attention seafood lovers! Read on to learn what is so special about the salmon that New Leaf Community Market, at 3550 Bernal...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Feb. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 233 Views

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Spring comes to Pleasanton in time for Lincoln's birthday

While our friends in many midwestern and eastern states are still battling the snow and chills of winter, it's an early spring...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by tiki3, on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTC info

If you're interested in what credentials, certificates or permits your children's teachers hold, visit the Commission on...

Original post made by If you\'re curious on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Josie, on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 236 Views
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Public agencies lining up bond measures
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