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What have you done?

If you have spent any time reading the Town Square Forum on the Pleasanton Weekly site, you probably have noticed many posters...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Melanie, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 26 comments | 1416 Views

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Pleasanton man charged with embezzling from Little League

A former president of Pleasanton American Little League was arrested Thursday morning after police allege he stole more than...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by adjacent acquaintance , on Apr 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 26 comments | 12924 Views

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Lyme disease: a real threat in the Tri-Valley

Julie Posey Yorn was healthy and outgoing all her life, a two-time Miss Marin in her single days and later a finalist when...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Tania, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:49 am | 26 comments | 8189 Views

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Pleasanton homeowners search for answers to sinking ground; city to step in

In recent years, cracks have continually appeared in the walls and foundations of at least two dozen homes in the same Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 19, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 26 comments | 6988 Views

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Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 4224 Views

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Houses or church site? Council to decide Tuesday night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide at its meeting Tuesday night whether to rezone a church site for new houses in the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 4, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 2290 Views

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Bay Area-wide parcel tax would cost Pleasanton home owners $12 a year

A Bay Area-wide measure on the June ballot that would impose a parcel tax over the next 20 years to raise funds for shoreline...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:39 am | 26 comments | 2576 Views

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Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 26 comments | 1878 Views

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2008 Election

<B>Steve Brozosky</b> Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4612 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:34 am | 26 comments | 2503 Views

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Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by No name!, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 26 comments | 2754 Views

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Editorial

We applaud the summertime efforts of Pleasanton school supporters for their enthusiasm and some success in raising money...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 1472 Views

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Finance reports show new high in Pleasanton campaign spending

Campaign finances in the battle over the Oak Grove development show two totally different types of approaches. The would-be...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 26 comments | 1601 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorses Hosterman for mayor; Cook-Kallio, Thorne for council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and Council members Cheryl Cook-Kallio and Jerry Thorne for...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Maria M., on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:07 am | 26 comments | 1758 Views

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School district looks at student stress, homework

A months-long look into whether Pleasanton expects too much from its young people began Nov. 17 with a showing of the movie...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by I'm A Parent Too, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 26 comments | 3225 Views

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More state-mandated housing coming to Pleasanton

It's an awkward title but Pleasanton's Housing Element Task Force has its work cut out for it: deciding which and how many...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jeb, on Mar 9, 2011 at 1:51 am | 26 comments | 2405 Views

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San Ramon woman dies in fall from Half Dome

A 26-year-old San Ramon woman died on Sunday after she fell from the Half Dome cables at Yosemite National Park, according...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Valerie, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 26 comments | 4669 Views

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Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mount Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by kcswanko, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 26 comments | 2707 Views

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Council calls special meeting to consider agreement with Oak Grove developers

The Pleasanton City Council has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Monday to hear public comments on an agreement it is...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 1, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 26 comments | 3625 Views

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"End Welfare for the Wealthy"

I posted this story as a response on another topic, but thought there might be interest in vetting Senator Tom Coburn's idea...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 1692 Views

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Laursen elected Pleasanton school board president in 3-2 vote

In a 3-2 vote, Joan Laursen was elected president of the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 27, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 2440 Views
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