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AROUND TOWN

Know the Candidates in the Pleasanton City Council Race

The Pleasanton Tea Party (PTP) is launching one of its own for the Pleasanton City Council in the upcoming election. It...

Original post made by Rae on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 8, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 40 comments | 4252 Views

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Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 4250 Views

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State bill will provide $700 million for drought relief

Gov. Jerry Brown and state Democratic leaders announced Wednesday emergency legislation providing $687.4 million in funding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 21, 2014 at 9:22 am | 5 comments | 4248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 4246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 4244 Views

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Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 4244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: 'Dash and dine' becomes felony charge in Pleasanton

A San Francisco man was arrested at about 2:51 a.m. Feb. 9 in Pleasanton on a charge of felony burglary for what's commonly...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 19, 2012 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 4243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dyanne, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 4243 Views

RESTAURANTS

Agora Bistro - strong out of the gate

Took the family to the Agora Bistro last night. I thought it a bit of a risk given that the restaurant is new and the site...

Original post made by John on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Andy, on May 11, 2008 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 4241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 4239 Views

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Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Governor Jerry Brown for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 4239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall is Getting his 15 minutes of Fame, and then some

Just heard on NPR a news story about Cody being charged with murder. All the details were included and the announcer stated...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Trace, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 4236 Views

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'American Idol' contestant visits Pleasanton Middle

Pleasanton's very own American Idol contestant Maddy Hudson visited Pleasanton Middle School Friday to spread her message...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 4233 Views

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IKEA submits plans for Dublin store at I-580, Hacienda Drive

Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Mar 25, 2016 at 9:34 am | 30 comments | 4232 Views

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Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 4231 Views

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Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters hosts school board candidates forum

The candidates for the Pleasanton school board are set to participate in a candidates forum Oct. 6 co-sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4229 Views

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Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 4228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 4225 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 4225 Views

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TV30 to broadcast Dublin-Dougherty Valley football game again tonight

Tri-Valley television will broadcast Friday night's game between Dougherty Valley and Dublin high schools at 7 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 4, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 9 comments | 4225 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
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Representing me or my money?
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