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Pleasanton Council rezones 73 acres for high-density housing

It took just 45 minutes for the Pleasanton City Council last night to rezone 73 acres in various parts of the city to accommodate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 2952 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Americans embracing 'smart' homes

A survey of U.S. adults by Coldwell Banker Real Estate t and CNET, an online source of consumer technology news, found that...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by essayhelperonline, on Sep 10, 2015 at 12:23 am | 7 comments | 2952 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Heroes awards go to 8 'dedicated' community leaders, organizations for service throughout region

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dorene Paradiso-Carroll, on Nov 22, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 2951 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE THE TONGANS

You might have noticed a lot of landscaping renovations around town the last few months being done by crews of Tongans. ...

Original post made by James on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2008 at 5:50 am | 32 comments | 2950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving cross country

The first day of traveling we drove through Pennsylvania. There was not much to look at out the window so Jenny and I read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Martha Grill, on Mar 23, 2008 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 2949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wal-Mart could open its Neighborhood Market this summer, city says

As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly last July, Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jargon, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 80 comments | 2949 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 2948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 2948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2947 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Service for Daniel Shoemake scheduled for Saturday

A funeral service for Daniel Shoemake, 21, will be held in Pleasanton's St. Augustine Catholic Church in Pleasanton at 10...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Henn, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2947 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton mortgage broker arrested for attempted murder

A former mortgage broker and professional party thrower is free on $130,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michele McP , on Jul 21, 2012 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 2947 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cheap Eats List

I wanted to come up with a non-fastfood chain(national) cheap places to eat list. I thought people could add what they know...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 23 comments | 2946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TonyAndrade, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 2945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Hero: changing the paradigm

Many know Susan Houghton from her days as the spokeswoman for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and later for Safeway....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Vic Cloutier, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevoort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:58 am | 38 comments | 2944 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ricky Gill Caught Inflating His Experience

Ricky Gill, a 25-year-old college student who is intent on his VERY first job being in Congress, has time and again exaggerated...

Original post made by Independent on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian for Gill, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 2943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Pleasanton Garbage Service so slow in switching out cans?

I called Pleasanton Garbage the other day to inquire when I'll be getting a smaller garbage can -- I ordered one back in...

Original post made by A resident on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tony F., on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Micaela Ochoa named deputy superintendent of Pleasanton schools, succeeding Luz Cazares

Several new leaders will be stepping into their roles this week after Pleasanton's school board approved a new deputy superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Turning a corner?, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 2942 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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