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Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill team first in school's history to compete in We the People nationals

Foothill High's We the People team will advance to the national round of the civics competition after being selected as a...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 3539 Views

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Anti-Costco group seeks November initiative to block big box stores on Johnson Drive

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only trail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton said this...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 118 comments | 5401 Views

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PPIE to fund four instructional coaches' salaries in light of layoffs

A Pleasanton schools fundraising organization announced Monday it intends to allocate part of its annual giving fund for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by justwondering, on Mar 19, 2016 at 11:11 am | 14 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

CALLING OUT PATRICK GANNON PUSD COORDINATOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

January 27, 2016 the Pleasanton Weekly published "School Board moves forward with bond measure consideration". On this...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 372 Views

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Why waste taxpayer money?

You have got to be off your rocker Mr. Mayor! You are pushing for an election that is going to cost us $350,000 and you...

Original post made by Peter S on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lugnut, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 365 Views

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'Festival of Colors' to benefit eye care abroad

A colorful springtime celebration common in India is coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds next weekend, aiming to bring...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sumanth Addagarla, on Mar 18, 2016 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 599 Views

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Amador Valley grad's film 'Trichster' set for local screening tonight

"Trichster," the debut feature film of Pleasanton native Jillian Corsie, a 2005 Amador Valley High grad, will be featured...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1306 Views

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Clean water specialist recognized for work on recycled water fill stations

Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) clean water specialist Stefanie Olson was honored by the state's largest water...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Mar 17, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

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AAA offering free tows to keep tipsy drivers off streets on St. Patrick's Day

People celebrating St. Patrick's Day today in the Bay Area by drinking alcohol can avoid a DUI arrest by getting a free tow...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Lori , on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 921 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Farmer's Market

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

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 319 Views

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Pleasanton's city, schools leaders gather to talk bond measure, library

Pleasanton's school board and city council convened for their annual joint meeting Monday night to discuss the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by no more money, on Mar 17, 2016 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 2281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton council, school board to talk bond measure, new library in joint meeting

Pleasanton's school board and city council are set to convene for their annual joint meeting Monday to talk about issues...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by ayeaye2016, on Mar 16, 2016 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 1986 Views

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Costco?

Dear Editor, After promising the Chamber of Commerce two weeks ago that the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (EDZ)...

Original post made by Upset Resident on Mar. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 246 Views

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Hope Hospice names Tri-Valley doctor as its chief medical officer

Dr. Michael Malek, the lead hospitalist for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Dublin, has joined Hope Hospice as chief...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 15, 2016 at 9:40 am | 4 comments | 1463 Views

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PUSD CULINARY DELIGHTS

Proposed $5.8 million culinary center. This is what needs to happen. Purchase new roach coaches. A new roach coach starts...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by Shelia, on Mar 14, 2016 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 365 Views

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Letters

Damage control by mayor Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/03/11/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Thank you, on Mar 14, 2016 at 7:32 am | 3 comments | 953 Views

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Pleasanton to build $300,000 new dog park

Spacious and often elaborate dog parks are the rage of many American cities, and now Pleasanton is about to join in. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 39 comments | 7607 Views

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RIGHT TO DIE LAW - VERSES ORDERED TO DEATH

California Residents facing a terminal illness will soon have the right to get a doctor's prescription for a lethal dose...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Realist, on Mar 13, 2016 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 327 Views

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DONE - FINISHED WITH THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT

I wrote three checks to the wounded warrior project during 2015. A few days after I wrote that third check late December...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 12, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 539 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 2,052 views

A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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