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IRS lists its 'Dirty Dozen' tax scams for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up the 2015 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams last week with a warning to taxpayers about...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Two More Scams, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 3917 Views

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Open house tomorrow at Pleasanton Police department

The Pleasanton Police Department will hold a public open house starting at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. tomorrow where it will unveil...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on May 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 6 comments | 2680 Views

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1st Wednesday draws thousands to downtown event, Pooch Parade

Thousands crowded downtown streets Wednesday night for another 1st Wednesday Street Party with more than 100 dogs highlighting...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by J.Finc, on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2790 Views

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Foothill: 35, Amador Valley 7; game on TV30 tonight

Tri-Valley Television covered Friday night's game which Foothill High won 35-7 over Amador Valley, with the station's play-by-play...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 7, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 2620 Views

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Colorado investigators say fire started in kitchen

Fire investigators believe the fire that killed Pleasanton resident David Patrick Ryan early Friday began in the kitchen,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markle, on Feb 13, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 1933 Views

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Sentinel of freedom

Wounded veteran and Purple Heart recipient Staff Sergeant Jay Wilkerson has started a new life in Pleasanton as the city's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on May 4, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1804 Views

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Crowded now? 1.7-million more coming, Bay Area organization predicts

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea levels,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 1647 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 25-year-old on charge of distributing fake drivers' licenses

Pleasanton police arrested a 25-year-old San Ramon man Wednesday on suspicion of producing fake driver's licenses that investigators...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1638 Views

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Crowds fill downtown for summertime Wine Stroll

A sell-out crowd of 1,000 turned out on a warm evening last night to enjoy the semi-annual wine stroll sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

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Letters

<B>Laursen perfect choice Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7544 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Oct 29, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

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We're a top city again for liveability

Pleasanton has done it again. Following Money Magazine's inclusion of our town on its 2010 list of the "100 Best Places to...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 14 comments | 3319 Views

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Beaumont's legacy: a children's museum

In recent months, Dublin has been moving more aggressively among the Tri-Valley cities in luring major businesses and organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 5 comments | 1609 Views

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Assemblywoman sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th), who represents much of Pleasanton, pleaded no contest Jan. 6 to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by District resident, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 19 comments | 2040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Underage drinking, vandalism reported at teen party

One teen was arrested for vandalism and the owner of a home in the 6000 block of Kolb Ranch Road was cited for hosting a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:24 am | 17 comments | 2920 Views

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Faulty bolts on Bay Bridge's new span to be replaced with no delay for Labor Day opening

A Caltrans official said Wednesday that he's confident a solution will be found soon to cope with the recent discovery of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Karla, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 1732 Views

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New online tool can help eliminate energy waste

Pleasanton homeowners wondering why their energy bills are so high or wanting to eliminate energy wasters in their homes...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by customer, on Sep 10, 2013 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 1651 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice winners

The balloting is wrapped up, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jul 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 14950 Views

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Pleasanton homeowners search for answers to sinking ground; city to step in

In recent years, cracks have continually appeared in the walls and foundations of at least two dozen homes in the same Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 27 comments | 7478 Views

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Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1363 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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