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New structures on 680-S near Sunol?

Going south on 680, near where the sign says "Sunol exit 1 mile" are two oversized garage-like structures without doors....

Original post made by Al on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 20, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 239 Views

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Sunol Grade Storage Sheds

Michael, Gary Richards (Mr. Roadshow) wrote me an email and said that the sheds were built by Union Pacific and are used...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 271 Views

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What's going on with all the roadwork?

Does anyone know why the streets around Pleasanton Meadows are being torn up? W Las Positas, Pimlico, etc.? I can see that...

Original post made by PM Resident on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 209 Views

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Pleasanton’s “Relay for Life” raises $89,118 for the American Cancer Society’s fight against Cancer.

The “Relay for Life” event held in Pleasanton last weekend raised over $89,000 in the fight for cancer. Twenty-Six teams...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 239 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 | 219 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 | 327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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Not 'Friday nice' for commuters

Traffic was snarled this morning again on westbound I-580 heading into Livermore, and again because a big rig overturned...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 2, 2014 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon vice principal chosen as Alisal's new principal

Pleasanton Unified School District has selected Karen Johnson as Alisal Elementary School's new principal. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 6, 2014 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1268 Views

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Pleasanton Council candidate Bowen now on the Nov. 4 ballot

George Bowen will file his nomination papers today making him an official candidate for the Pleasanton City Council on the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Michelle Flanagin, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 473 Views

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2 now in race for Pleasanton mayor, 3 for City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/08/2-now-in-race-for-p...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by myob, on Aug 12, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 333 Views

SPORTS

3rd Tri for Fun coming to Shadow Cliffs Saturday

Nearly 600 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday in the third of four triathlons in...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

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Tri for Fun continues at Shadow Cliffs

Nearly 700 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday (July 19) in the second of four triathlons...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maria , on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 780 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 17, 2014 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Goodguys' 28th annual Nationals open Friday at Fairgrounds

The Goodguys 28th West Coast Nationals, a three-day celebration of vintage American iron, opens at 8 a.m. Friday at the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 20, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views

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Pleasanton North Rotary holding its 'Starry Night' gala Sept. 20

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its annual fundraiser gala Sept. 20, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 1739 Views

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Do people in Pleasanton know the purpose of a sidewalk?

I see so many people walking in the street when there is a perfectly nice sidewalk available to them. They get in the way...

Original post made by Lyndalu on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 206 Views

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Palo Alto versus Pleasanton

Does the Pleasanton Weekly ever write editorials that are critical of local administrators? Why is it that the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Where are the editorials? on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 266 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WOMEN ARE SMARTER THAN MEN

If men could get pregnant it would be a different world. I do not remember where I heard that statement. It could have...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 8, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 120 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center hosting 'Senior Services Day' today

Today is Senior Services Day at the Pleasanton Senior Center. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/09/09/pleasanton-senior-center-hosting-senior-servi...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 9, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 354 Views
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