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Costco: Traffic at Hopyard/Owens

The traffic at Hopyard and Owens will only get worse with the new Chick-fil- A opening. It is already at a "D" level. Don't...

Original post made by Rod on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 15, 2016 at 9:16 pm | 23 comments | 947 Views

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Memorial dedication set for Veterans Day weekend at Pioneer Cemetery

Work is underway on a $390,000 memorial at the city-owned Pioneer Cemetery that will pay tribute to the more than 500 veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jo Lindskog, on Oct 15, 2016 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1466 Views

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Meet Pleasanton's school board candidates

Election Day for Pleasanton school board candidates is now less than a month away. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/10/14/meet-pleasantons-school-...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Zoe Francis, on Oct 14, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 3071 Views

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Vote to re-elect Mayor Jerry Thorne, City Council members

Pleasanton voters will be electing a mayor and two City Council members this November, and the outcome will have ripple effects...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Vaidyanathan Venkatesan, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'All for Music' show raises $10,000+ for schools' Educational Enrichment (PSEE) Foundation

Local families, residents and businesses recently joined together to raise more than $10,000 for the Pleasanton Schools Educational...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sophie Li, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1136 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hillary's Campaign Plotted to Create Fake Trump Craigslist Ads

WikiLeaks document are showing that the plot to smear Donald Trump goes back at least several months, when the the Democratic...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Oct. 14, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district hosting community school tours

The Pleasanton school district is hosting community school tours to offer residents an overview of current facilities and...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Alisha, on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 2275 Views

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WANT MORE BUILDINGS= RE-ELECT THORNE 4 MAYOR

Its a fact, if you like all of the heritage trees being killed, and more & more buildings built in Pleasanton then re-elect...

Original post made by laverne on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board endorses Prop 55

The Pleasanton school board threw its support behind California's Proposition 55 on Monday evening, unanimously approving...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

1 in 4 Pleasanton 8th Grade Students (25%) don't meet math standards

Can someone explain to me why in the just released Common Core test results, a full 26% of 8th grade students at Harvest...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 12, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Inmate killed in Santa Rita jail, newly-arrived cellmate is suspect

A 56-year-old inmate at the behavioral health housing unit at Alameda County's Santa Rita Jail in Dublin was killed Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 12, 2016 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 2165 Views

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Vote-by-mail balloting now underway

With Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets mailed to Pleasanton's 42,701 registered voters, those registered to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by ptowngirl, on Oct 12, 2016 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2343 Views

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Costco Wanted an Even Bigger Subsidy, Higher Interest

The documents recently provided by the City of Pleasanton (demanded under the California Public Records Act) show that Costco...

Original post made by Mike W. on Oct. 9, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Oct 12, 2016 at 7:54 am | 42 comments | 948 Views

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Jerry Pentin Leads by Example

Dear Editor, No one take the responsibility of community service more seriously than Jerry Pentin. You can see it by how...

Original post made by Jim Brice on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Oct 12, 2016 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 166 Views

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Developer wins praise for 'under-developing' downtown Pleasanton lot

At a time when developers are eying every available site in Pleasanton to build larger and taller residences, Todd Deutscher...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 3438 Views

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MM and local gas stations

I want to thank shell and Valero on Santa Rita road for making my decision an easy one. I'll be voting costco in. I'm not...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 9, 2016
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 5 comments | 394 Views

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Owens & Willow

Everybody has been complaining about the proposed traffic that will be generated by the proposed Costco. Has anybody driven...

Original post made by Willow Owens on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Oct 11, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 24 comments | 561 Views

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Karla Brown Campaign Signs

Karla Brown put her campaign sign in my yard over the weekend without my permission. Karla knows that I do not support...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 11, 2016 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 329 Views

SPORTS

Nevada Legislature holding session today to try to lure Raiders to Vegas

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said Monday night that she remains hopeful that the Raiders will stay in Oakland even as the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 11, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1019 Views

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Pleasanton council proclaims October as Bullying Prevention Month

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday proclaimed October as National Bullying Prevention Month, and also proclaimed October...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 8, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 23 comments | 1647 Views
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