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Races set for June primary election

With the election less than two months away, candidate lists are set for federal, state and local positions to be contested...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by VIRGINIA FULLER, on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire department offering emergency response training in May

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department (LPFD) will once again offer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training on...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1542 Views

SPORTS

Registration underway for Pleasanton's teen leadership program

Registration is now underway for Pleasanton-sponsored leadership training program for students who will be in high school...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Superintendent Parvin Fear Transparency?

Why does Superintendent Parvin fear transparency? At last night's board meeting the Registrar for Foot Hill's High School...

Original post made by S.M on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by S.M., on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 674 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPINION: PG&E's arrogance shows again

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) agreed last week to hold off on implementing its plan to cut down hundreds of trees,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Merrill, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 2290 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commission to consider renaming Sports Park for Ken Mercer

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Thursday to consider a proposal to rename the city's Sports Park...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cate, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 2256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

177-unit, 4-story apartment complex OK'd across from Hart Middle School

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a developer's plan to build an apartment complex on West Las Positas Boulevard across...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Apr 9, 2014 at 11:05 am | 41 comments | 3693 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 7, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 1913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girasole Restaurant in Pleasanton closes

Girasole, a popular Italian restaurant in Pleasanton's in the Santa Rita Square shopping center at 3180 Santa Rita Rd. next...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Indian, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 3319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 1693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by local, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1868 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Emmy Kasten new VP of Marketing at Visit Tri-Valley organization

Emmy Kasten has joined Visit Tri-Valley in the newly created position of Vice President of Marketing. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Al Cortes, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 349 Views

AROUND TOWN

JUANITA HAUGEN AWARD 2014 Nomination Deadline is April 14, 2014

WINNERS will be honored at the Annual Community of Character Awards Luncheon at Ruby Hill Golf Club on May 14, 2014. (The...

Original post made by Ken mano on Apr. 4, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Chamber recognizes 6 for community leadership

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has recognized individuals, groups and businesses that demonstrated excellence and community...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ed Dantzig, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lenten concert comes to Pleasanton Saturday

Bay Area Classical Harmonies (BACH) will perform sacred music in the Lynnewood United Methodist Church in Pleasanton starting...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by sandee, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1537 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lottery winner of $425.3 millions plans to travel, start charity group

A man who won a $425.3 million Powerball jackpot from a single-play ticket decided to claim his prize in Sacramento today,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 2914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen decoys working with Pleasanton police find local stores won't sell them tobacco

Sometimes no news is good news and this is one of those stories. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/30/teen-decoys-working-with-pleasanton-police...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by tim, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2560 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brown urges Yee to resign State Senator post

Gov. Jerry Brown has called on state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces federal corruption and gun trafficking charges, and two other...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mari, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1476 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 27 comments | 3190 Views
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