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BART, unions reach tentative 5-year agreement to avert strikes

Heralding the tentative agreement as a turning point in BART labor relations, union leaders and management lauded a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by res, on Apr 12, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 1667 Views

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First Street at Vineyard Avenue reopened after gas line break repaired

A gas line break closed the intersection of First Street and Vineyard Avenue for several hours, according to Pleasanton police. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 23, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 2031 Views

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Cyclists, Rotary present grant to Sunflower Hill

The Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation and Cycling for a Cause have given a $1,000 grant to Sunflower Hill Gardens to purchase...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by tanya Ludden, Sunflowerhill, on May 2, 2016 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 2334 Views

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Downtown vitality keeps getting better

Thousands jammed Main Street this week for the season's inaugural First Wednesday street party. And with more coming June...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on May 10, 2016 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

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Hundreds of Units get Pleasanton City Council Approval

Google "city council approves" or any variation thereof to see where our great town is headed. Many developments either have...

Original post made by patcher on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Henry, on May 12, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 474 Views

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School board holding bond measure workshop Saturday

The Pleasanton school board is set to meet Saturday morning to discuss its plan to potentially pursue a bond measure to fund...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 20, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1338 Views

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Another reason to Vote YES on Measure K--Assembly Bill 2522

Voting YES on Measure K approves a greatly reduced housing project of 43 traditional-style, single-family homes in a valley,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 263 Views

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Pleasanton couple heading to Italy for 14th bicycling tour

Passports. Toiletries. Clothes. Cycling shorts. Susie and Del Krause, 74 and 78, have a slightly different packing list from...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 18, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 2962 Views

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City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial

City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations yesterday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by James, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 2150 Views

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County board places $580-million affordable housing bond on November ballot

The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place a $580-million Affordable Housing bond on the Nov. 8 General Election...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 2300 Views

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Fair ready for eventful Fourth of July weekend

Those looking to spend their Fourth of July weekend surrounded by happy vibes, good music, tasty food and a host of special...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by traffic sucks for residents, on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 4293 Views

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Whimpy Fireworks on the Fourth

I've watched the Alameda County Fair Fireworks for 53 years. Well, except for a few years when they didn't have them. This...

Original post made by mooseturd on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jul 8, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 832 Views

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3rd consecutive Spare the Air alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by local, on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 840 Views

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Foothill grad TJ Friedl signs with Cincinnati Reds

A simple misunderstanding has turned into a financial gain and a professional baseball career for Foothill High graduate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Adam from Dayton, OH, on Aug 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 6081 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 367 Views

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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 500 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 388 Views

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No Coverage of Tuesday's City Meeting in the Weekly?

I'm just wondering where the story is about the City council meeting Tuesday which saw a wonderful turnout from the cycling...

Original post made by Pleasanton Recreational Cyclist on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 16, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 282 Views

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Sounding off

Candidates for Pleasanton's mayor and City Council positions sounded off Monday evening at the Pleasanton Weekly's candidates'...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 23, 2016 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 787 Views

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What's up with the Old Stanley Blvd. project?

Does anyone know what the issue is with the Old Stanley project? The road was closed for many weeks, causing serious traffic...

Original post made by Downtowner on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Sep 30, 2016 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 298 Views
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