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Season's first 'Spare the Air' day called for today

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for today. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:19 am | 8 comments | 714 Views

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Study claims Bay Area roads among some of worst in country

The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/26/study-claims-bay-area-roads-among-some-of-worst-in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 1070 Views

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Red Cross needs blood donors to meet July goals

Faith groups throughout the Bay Area have been teaming with the American Red Cross to help maintain the community blood supply...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Chuck Deckert, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 525 Views

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IP Ban Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and IP ban Cholo. Everyone vote here to put an end...

Original post made by Enough is enough on Jul. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 276 Views

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PLEASANTON COUNCIL MEMBER KARLA BROWN IS WRONG

Karla Brown wants to reduce senior water and sewer discounts from 20% to 15% because seniors are "multi-millionaires that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 727 Views

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SAP relocating regional office from visible corner in Dublin to San Ramon

Software company SAP that occupies a highly visible building at Hacienda Drive and Dublin Boulevard is set to relocate its...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Amit, on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 3796 Views

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INTERFAITH BLOOD DRIVE THIS THUR & SAT

Interfaith Blood Drive July 30th & Aug 1st There is a great need for blood in Northern California and the Annual Interfaith...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 81 Views

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Pleasanton-based Thoratec Corp. acquired by Minnesota medical firm

St. Jude Medical Inc. is set to acquire Pleasanton-based and HeartMate maker Thoratec Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3199 Views

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Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'

A group of Foothill High School students have collected 1,907 pounds of fruit that they were able to donate to Open Heart...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 27, 2015 at 7:26 am | 7 comments | 2930 Views

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Pleasanton man throws out Giants' 1st pitch for organ donation awareness

Longtime Pleasanton resident Rafael Herrera tossed the opening pitch as the San Francisco Giants celebrated Donate Life Day...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2102 Views

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Pleasanton Council bans smoking in city parks

The City Council Tuesday ordered a ban on smoking in all Pleasanton parks, agreeing with a recommendation of the city's Youth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 25, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 34 comments | 2150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Officer Killed -- Could Have Happened Here

A Hayward officer was killed today on a routine traffic stop. So here is an open invitation for comment to "Diana", our...

Original post made by safe resident on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 24, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 8 comments | 674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dear Safeway, I want real food

Dear Safeway, I used to be able to buy produce in its natural form. But now over half your produce department is full...

Original post made by Real Food on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by U L Gibbons , on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 616 Views

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Pleasanton Council expected to award near-$900,000 contract tonight as part of Bernal/I-680 project

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a near-$900,000 contract tonight for landscaping work and a gateway monument...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 9 comments | 1009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim vice principals chosen to fill vacancies at Pleasanton Middle School

Two interim vice principals have been chosen to fill vacant positions for the coming 2015-16 school year at Pleasanton Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 3866 Views

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Water Penalties are illegal in California

It seems penalty charges for water usage is illegal in California. The California Supreme Court has ruled in support of...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 240 Views

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Fire department's deputy chief to retire Thursday

Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Rodondi of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will retire Thursday after more than 30 years...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by g7caligirl, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 3173 Views

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Visit Tri-Valley seats 2 new board members

Two new directors have been named to the board of Visit Tri-Valley, a destination marketing organization that promotes tourism...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gary Kohler, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

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Should Pleasanton have more horse racing dates?

With Bay Meadows closed and attendance at Golden Gate Fields declining, there's a push to extend racing dates at the Alameda...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Donald Martin, on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 10 comments | 1572 Views

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Flags in Pleasanton being flown at half-staff to honor service members killed in Chattanooga

All flags at Pleasanton city facilities are being flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday in honor of service members...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by American, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1128 Views
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