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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs

Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mark Miller, 42 minutes ago | 59 comments | 5000 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney Scores Again: They Call Him Mr. Integrity

Let's let the truth ring out. As Mitt Romney tells us, there's not a single country that has more respect for our current...

Original post made by Homer on Jul. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 15 Views

AROUND TOWN

TWO NEW CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR PUSD BOARD

The good news around Pleasanton today is two new candidates entered the mix and have announced that they will run for election...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by lll, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 173 Views

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Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City BBQ

This year's Sister City BBQ at the Senior Center will be held on Saturday, August 16 (not Friday, August 15, as listed in...

Original post made by Marlene on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 161 Views

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Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 1 hour ago | 22 comments | 2179 Views

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Do any of the stores in Pleasanton Chinese Processed Chicken?

Being unable to post on the Safeway sale site without signing up, I post this here. I read that Chickens grown in the...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by The Great Gazoo, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 40 Views

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Anyone Been Fined Yet for Water Overuse?

It's been more than 2 months since the City of Pleasanton posted that people would be fined for not cutting back ...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, 3 hours ago | 21 comments | 788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal quits job at Alisal Elementary School

Alisal Elementary School principal Terri Quesinberry has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/principal-quits-job-at-alisal-elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Livo, 6 hours ago | 27 comments | 3754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by JB, 10 hours ago | 58 comments | 9702 Views

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Pros and cons for adopting a new pet

When Gail Ruvalcaba met Puddles at the Valley Humane Society, she knew he was the purrfect pet for her. She was seeking to...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by shannon boule, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Don't let family stories disappear

To record family photographs and the stories behind them, Bill Levesque has launched Timeshaker.com. Photos can be uploaded...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Diane, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 318 Views

SPORTS

Great Bull Run, Tomato Royale at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Great Bull Run and Tomato Royale are coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds tomorrow and the events are not for the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ferdinand, 23 hours ago | 11 comments | 1390 Views

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Drought keeping the pressure on water cutbacks

Penalties will be imposed in the coming weeks on Pleasanton residential and business water customers who fail to reduce their...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 433 Views

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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 33 comments | 1822 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasantonians Convert Sodded Grass to Sand, Or Should Be Doing So

http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/july/satellite-study-reveals-parched-us-west-using-up-underground-water/#.U9FkrlY_EpE Global...

Original post made by Daddy-O on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Banana spill on I-580 causing 3-hour backup into Pleasanton

A big-rig crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore is causing serious traffic delays this morning, up to three...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Boomer Wreff, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 1788 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued as Pleasanton heads for near 100-degrees today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today with Pleasanton temperatures to near...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 339 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Presidential Hopefuls at the Starter's Gate: CNN Excludes Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin

CNN has posted a recent poll showing that the Republican run-off for the right to be our next presidential also-ran promises...

Original post made by Burton Rasmuffin on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 252 Views

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Looking for a NEW MAYOR

Pleasanton's Mayor Jerry Thorne recently penned a Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control....

Original post made by Looking for a new Mayor on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 27, 2014 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 225 Views

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POWER OUTAGE PLEASANTON MEADOWS

Power went out at 1413 hours today and did not get restored until 1831 hours. PG&E personal were driving through the neighborhood...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Jul 26, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 117 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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