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Pleasanton Weekly website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including PleasantonWeekly.com, were hacked Thursday night at about...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 20, 2015 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 3277 Views

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Police searching for teen missing from home

Pleasanton police are searching for a teen girl who may have run away from home. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/09/23/police-searching-for-teen-...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1887 Views

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Pleasanton school resource officers take campus safety messages to students

Pleasanton Police Officer Marty Billdt looked from 13-year-old to 13-year-old, knowing his words would have to walk a fine...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by teacher, on Oct 3, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 2830 Views

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Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1514 Views

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Hundreds help place holiday wreaths on veterans graves at Pioneer Cemetery

Hundreds turned out last week to place wreaths on each of the 561 graves at Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery as part of "Wreaths...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Thankful, on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 2471 Views

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Father Serra portrayal replacing Phoebe Hearst at Firehouse Jan. 5

The scheduled performance for Jan. 5 "An Evening with..." Ed Kinney speaker series at the Museum on Main has been changed. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:44 am | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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Jury acquits Livermore soccer coach in child molestation case

A Livermore youth soccer coach has been found not guilty after being accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl at a summer...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mr. Wu, on Jan 14, 2016 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 3025 Views

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Pleasanton Council honors the late Jean Jones

Actions by the Pleasanton City Council have wrapped up final affairs for Jean Jones, who died last year in her home at 309...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mary Nocar, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1763 Views

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The roller coaster of online dating

Love is in the air as Valentine's Day approaches this weekend. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/12/the-roller-coaster-of-online-dating...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 12, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

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Livermore National Lab to hold rare career fair

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will hold a job fair March 10 in hopes of filling 80 positions in the field of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by grace, on Mar 8, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views

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New director hired for Pleasanton Library

Heidi Murphy, the Library Director for Los Gatos, has been hired as Pleasanton's new Director of Library Services, succeeding...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jan Ash, on Mar 2, 2016 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2218 Views

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ACE train service resumes today after tracks cleared following derailment

Service on ACE trains for Pleasanton commuters is expected to resume this morning after a mudslide toppled a train from the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Nancy, on Mar 11, 2016 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 2835 Views

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Voting starts tomorrow at New Leaf Markets for beneficiaries of its charity program

Starting Friday, customers at Pleasanton's New Leaf Community Markets who participate in the market's reusable grocery bag...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Erika, on Apr 22, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1304 Views

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EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Debby, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 1037 Views

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PDA director elected president of state's Main Street Alliance

Laura Olson, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has been elected president of the California Main...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Al. Bronzini, on May 15, 2016 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 2076 Views

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Beware: Tick time is here

It's that time of year again. Trees are blossoming, weather is warming, grasses are growing, and the Ixodes pacifica nymphs...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by JoeG, on May 28, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

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Kaitlin's cancer fight officially ends

Every single person is affected by cancer, says survivor Kaitlin Gallagher, 20. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/26/kaitlins-cancer-fight-offic...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Gallagher , on May 26, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 7290 Views

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Editorial: Vote to re-elect Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley on June 7

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, first elected to the county board in 2000 and now also representing Pleasanton, is...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1586 Views

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Council gives go-ahead for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but rundown cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mark Sweeney, on Jun 17, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 986 Views

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County fair: Always a winner for Pleasanton

Despite several days of searing heat with temperatures hovering in the upper 90s, the Alameda County Fair closed out July...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2057 Views
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