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The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2351 Views

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Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly Friday endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Can't wait to see an investigative report, on Oct 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 15 comments | 2826 Views

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Another Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

WOW--I just received yet another mailer for Measure B1 in today's mail. This one is all feel good and no mention of the...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 18, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 4112 Views

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Biden: "...the size of cue balls?"

For those of you who choose to receive your news via the mainstream media, you will not hear about the following. During...

Original post made by anyone but obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:25 am | 15 comments | 2317 Views

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Outlets

Hope they hurry up with that stoneridre extension, what a nightmare at times this weekend at valley and Santa Rita with all...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Why delay ??, on Nov 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 3163 Views

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B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2641 Views

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Council to vote on downtown guidelines at special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider new rules governing entertainment in the city's downtown district at a special...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 15 comments | 4546 Views

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Cal High basketball coach 'forced to resign,' implores school board to change policies

In a tearful, impassioned speech to San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education on Nov. 13, California High School's Bob...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 6, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 4303 Views

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City of Pleas wants to know why I am making less money

I applied to renew my business license in Pleasanton - before the deadline of Jan. 31. I've done business in Pleasanton...

Original post made by ptown consultant on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 15 comments | 1623 Views

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Three homes hit by burglars in recent days,

Three homes were hit by burglars in recent days, including one daytime break in that netted an arrest. The other break-ins...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 15 comments | 1192 Views

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Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 4030 Views

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San Jose's minimum wage goes to $10 with downtown association liking it

San Jose's minimum wage officially rose to $10 an hour Monday and business people who once opposed it now see it as a way...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 1941 Views

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Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 2731 Views

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Pleasanton memorial service planned May 25 for Jack Dove, who would have turned 90 that day

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, for Jack Dove, a well-known Pleasanton community activist and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike Tassano, on May 23, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 2445 Views

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Palin Remains Relevant: Skewers Obama and Mainstream Media

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps this nation's last remaining true patriot, continues to remind us of why we need...

Original post made by Dave Champion on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 967 Views

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More high density apartment complexes coming to Pleasanton

St. Anton Partners, a California-based owner-driven, privately held, multifamily development and investment company, is expected...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jun 8, 2013 at 9:03 am | 15 comments | 1241 Views

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New Leaf Community Markets selected as top 'Right to Know' grocer

New Leaf Community Markets, with a store in Pleasanton, has been selected as one of the top 10 organic grocers. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by choicesaregood, on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 4154 Views

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Task force plan can make sure Pleasanton meets state housing numbers

Plans for developing a 400-acre site on Pleasanton's east side along Stanley Boulevard with high density housing and more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 2196 Views

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Being Neighborly Needing Some Sleep

I am a mother of twins who are now 6 months old, we have been in our home for about 2 years now and we have a neighbor who...

Original post made by Annoyed Neighbor on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 1267 Views

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BART negotiations stalled by union

KTVU news reported this morning that contract negotiations have not resumed because the union is waiting for e negotiator/arbitrator...

Original post made by Right on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 999 Views
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