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Council takes 1st step in proposed $70-million library, civic center development project

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council took a major...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 11, 2009 at 8:09 am | 6 comments | 912 Views

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Zone 7: Arroyo not a dumping ground

Boni Brewer, spokeswoman for Zone 7 Water Agency, sent us this photo of a couch and a mattress floating in the Arroyo Mocho....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Oct 9, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 968 Views

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City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by colette, on Oct 8, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1077 Views

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Pleasanton named a top U.S. city for focus on environment

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has announced that Pleasanton has been named one of the top 34 cities among 1,040 that are part...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by doug, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 1380 Views

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Tri-Valley Republican Women Meeting

The Tri-Valley Republican Women Federated will host Catherine Bragg at a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Cattlemans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Oct 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 865 Views

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Safeway opens new eco-friendly office building

Executives from Pleasanton's largest employer celebrated the opening of a sustainable office building that will house 450...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 12 comments | 1413 Views

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Altamont vs. Pacheco passes to be part of high-speed rail court case Friday

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High-Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Comes out of our pockets, on Oct 9, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 914 Views

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Home sweet home

There is no denying that John Madden's resume is certainly extensive, very impressive and speaks volumes to the success he's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:47 am | 47 comments | 1232 Views

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VFW Crab Feed and Blackjack Games

Pleasanton's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 will host its annual crab feed and blackjack games Oct. 10 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 991 Views

RESTAURANTS

New farmers' market begins operating at Stoneridge mall this afternoon

Starting this weekend, a trip to Stoneridge Shopping Center could have patrons picking up fruits and vegetables in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 1890 Views

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Pleasanton, Livermore to launch search for new fire chief

Firms that specialize in hiring top fire department managers, including fire chiefs, are being considered for a national...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chapped, on Nov 16, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 8 comments | 1062 Views

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Letter: Rising water rates baffling

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6249 posted Friday, October 9,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 13, 2009 at 12:55 am | 7 comments | 1275 Views

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Another workshop planned on curbside recycling program

In a follow-up to a standing-room only event held in August, the city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service (PGS)...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 18 comments | 1085 Views

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Govenor signs 226 bills despite massive veto threats

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed 226 bills and vetoed eight, despite threats he would veto hundreds of outstanding...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

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Healing Therapies Foundation provides financial aid to cancer patients

Sandra Wing knows firsthand the benefits healing therapies have on cancer patients. In just a few short weeks, she'll be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ricko, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 1010 Views

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Plans for new Safeway store return to Planning Commission

Nearly a year and a half after South Bay Development Company introduced its plans for a new Safeway supermarket at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Where is Safeway?, on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 8720 Views

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Severe storm warnings for parts of Bay Area, but with less local impact

Although rain showers are expected to remain steady but light in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, other parts of the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 903 Views

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Police Bulletin

Police seize 2 in stolen car near Amador Valley High Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5416...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 15, 2009 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 969 Views

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John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton to stay after his announcement Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by PaintCan, on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 6 comments | 1311 Views

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Quake reported just south of Pleasanton

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck just south of Pleasanton Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:32 am | 8 comments | 2342 Views
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