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Borders files for bankruptcy, closing Pleasanton store

Borders Group, the bookstore, announced today that it will close its Pleasanton store and many others across the country...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:29 am | 18 comments | 3163 Views

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Dublin named 'All America City' finalist second year in row

For the second straight year, Dublin has been named a finalist by the National Civic League for the 2011 All-America City...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by DublinMom, on May 16, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 18 comments | 1876 Views

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Fresh & Easy opens Pleasanton store

Fresh & Easy opened its newest Neighborhood Market store Wednesday in Pleasanton's Rosewood Pavilion with a morning ceremony...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by c.c., on Apr 18, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 18 comments | 2598 Views

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Pleasanton's popular animal control officer retires today

Roy Ficken will be honored today for his 30 years of service as Pleasanton's animal control officer at a special retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am | 18 comments | 16983 Views

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Groups working to meet 'sustainable communities' mandates

The executive committee of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) has voted to consider a plan that would foster...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:32 am | 18 comments | 2814 Views

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I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 5166 Views

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Islamic art on display at Pleasanton library

The "Legacy of Quran; Message of Peace" exhibit is on display at the Pleasanton Public Library's large meeting room through...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 18 comments | 2732 Views

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Thorne vows to make pension reform a top priority as mayor

Councilman Jerry Thorne has launched his fundraising campaign for mayor of Pleasanton with a pledge "to be your mayor all...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by voter, on Oct 17, 2011 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 2526 Views

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Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 18 comments | 2419 Views

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Those who opt out of PG&E's 'SmartMeter' program will pay fees

Over boos and hisses from opponents of PG&E's SmartMeters, the California Public Utilities Commission Wednesday voted to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by other Bill, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 18 comments | 7650 Views

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Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by WIKI, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 4439 Views

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Eviction notices sent out to subsidized housing residents

Some residents of Las Ventanas apartments got an early unwelcome Christmas gift: eviction notices taped to their doors on...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:35 am | 18 comments | 13941 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 15091 Views

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Now unions threaten strikes against Oakland, Easy Bay Parks as well as BART

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened at a boisterous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 3060 Views

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Winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued for today

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/28/winter-spare-the-air-alert-issued-for-today...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 3198 Views

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District releases tentative start, end dates for 2015-16 school year

The Pleasanton school district released an update regarding the 2015-16 instructional calendar on itsr website Monday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2015 at 8:57 am | 18 comments | 6988 Views

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City must decide what's a road

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Vintage Hills Resident, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 3884 Views

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Director: San Ramon Golf Club in danger of closing

The owners of San Ramon Golf Club are considering closing the 18-hole golf course in the south-central part of the city as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by SamB, on May 29, 2016 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 8402 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly recommends Arkin, Hintzke, Ruegsegger for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed incumbents Valerie Arkin and Jamie Hintzke for re-election to the school board in the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Momma Bear, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 3262 Views

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Speeding

Speeds just seems to keep getting faster and faster. Does anyone drive 25 mph anymore in the neighborhoods? Vintage Hills,...

Original post made by Kimberly on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by noloosedogs, on Feb 6, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 18 comments | 5952 Views
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