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Pleasanton squeezing smokers out of their puffs

Smokers are gradually being squeezed out of their puffs in public places in Pleasanton by more rules aimed at encouraging...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 2118 Views

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Service from the Post Office is Unacceptable

In October, I mailed a birthday card to a friend in Sunol. It took 13 days to arrive. In November, a rent check took 7 days...

Original post made by Fed Up with the Post Office on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 1, 2016 at 7:55 pm | 18 comments | 469 Views

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Staples Ranch initiative--smart move or a blunder?

As you may have heard by now, Planning Commission Chairwoman Anne Fox has dropped off an initiative at the city clerk's desk...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 20, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 18 comments | 3226 Views

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As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 2131 Views

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Sports Park filled as Pleasanton Little League teams open spring season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out for opening day of Little League baseball on Pleasanton Sports Park...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by ideseatield, on Sep 16, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 2419 Views

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School board tries to save some programs

With the defeat of a the Measure G parcel tax initiative, the Pleasanton Unified School District is looking at other ways...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 18 comments | 1922 Views

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City to turn on lights to 2 new traffic signals today

Two new traffic signals--one on the east side of town and another where Bernal Avenue meets Interstate 680--will be activated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Here since 1978, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 18 comments | 1480 Views

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Auto mall, senior living community sail through Planning Commission

A number of seniors walked away from the City Council Chambers Wednesday night with smiles on their faces as the Planning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 1760 Views

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Downtown restaurant petitions for outdoor music and entertainment

In lock step with the Pleasanton Downtown Association's goal to create a dynamic flavor downtown, Barone's Restaurant is...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 18 comments | 1244 Views

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San Joaquin GOP candidate withdraws to support Harmer in 11th Congressional District race

San Joaquin County businessman Robert Beadles has withdrawn as a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:21 am | 18 comments | 1171 Views

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McNerney, Hosterman, Pico join in Safeway's Labor Day fundraiser

Two mayors and a congressman bagged groceries for more than an hour yesterday at Safeway's Pleasanton supermarket to help...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by mike, on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:37 pm | 18 comments | 1922 Views

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Borders files for bankruptcy, closing Pleasanton store

Borders Group, the bookstore, announced today that it will close its Pleasanton store and many others across the country...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:29 am | 18 comments | 2547 Views

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Dublin named 'All America City' finalist second year in row

For the second straight year, Dublin has been named a finalist by the National Civic League for the 2011 All-America City...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by DublinMom, on May 16, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 18 comments | 1541 Views

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Fresh & Easy opens Pleasanton store

Fresh & Easy opened its newest Neighborhood Market store Wednesday in Pleasanton's Rosewood Pavilion with a morning ceremony...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by c.c., on Apr 18, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 18 comments | 1977 Views

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Pleasanton's popular animal control officer retires today

Roy Ficken will be honored today for his 30 years of service as Pleasanton's animal control officer at a special retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am | 18 comments | 16274 Views

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Groups working to meet 'sustainable communities' mandates

The executive committee of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) has voted to consider a plan that would foster...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:32 am | 18 comments | 2229 Views

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I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 4253 Views

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Islamic art on display at Pleasanton library

The "Legacy of Quran; Message of Peace" exhibit is on display at the Pleasanton Public Library's large meeting room through...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 18 comments | 2025 Views

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Thorne vows to make pension reform a top priority as mayor

Councilman Jerry Thorne has launched his fundraising campaign for mayor of Pleasanton with a pledge "to be your mayor all...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by voter, on Oct 17, 2011 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 1949 Views

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Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 18 comments | 1959 Views
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