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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 | 1608 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 | 1760 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 | 1976 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 | 3460 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 | 2565 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 | 5029 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 | 2904 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 | 3876 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 | 1845 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 | 2650 Views

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Safeway's new gas station now open in Pleasanton

Safeway opened its new self-service gas station in Pleasanton this weekend with first-day customers snaking their way through...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Morning commuter, on Mar 4, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 26 comments | 3549 Views

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Foothill High cracks down on lateness, closes parking lots at lunch

Foothill High students are finding it a bit tougher to be slackers. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10933...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Mar 4, 2013 at 7:44 am | 26 comments | 2584 Views

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Blatant Disregard for Community Protocols

In response to David Miller's putting up campaign signs in violation of the suggested protocol-- Yesterday, my husband and...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by To: excuse me, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:16 pm | 26 comments | 2966 Views

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Pleasanton teachers learn new strategies at summer institute

Teachers are headed back to school later this month armed with new tools. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11751...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bella, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:08 am | 26 comments | 2718 Views

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Pleasanton Council could require 25% cut in water usage tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to require residents to cut their water usage by 25% over last year's consumption...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Victoria, on May 8, 2014 at 10:49 am | 26 comments | 6299 Views

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Pedestrian, 25, killed last night on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman Parkway

A 25-year-old pedestrian was killed last night when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Misty Reardon, on Dec 23, 2014 at 8:11 am | 26 comments | 9588 Views

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2-story restaurant OK'd for old Union Jack Pub site

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval for the construction of a new two-story restaurant and commercial...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Embarassment, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 5433 Views

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More misinformation from No on Measure K folks--reject NIMBYism and vote YES on Measure K for ALL Pleasantonians

It's unfortunate, but not surprising, that various myths and propaganda keep getting regurgitated and promulgated by No on...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 23, 2016 at 11:12 am | 26 comments | 780 Views

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Police log: Tennis gear theft nets alleged thief

A Livermore woman was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of stolen property after enough tennis gear to outfit a team...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 26 comments | 3347 Views

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RAMIFICTIONS OF JURY DUTY

Every twelve months or so I get a juror summons. The last tree years or so I was excused using the juror hot line. This time...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on Jun 23, 2014 at 7:17 am | 26 comments | 2776 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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