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Starbucks planning drive-through-only kiosk at Rose Pavilion

Starbucks is planning to build a drive-through-only coffee shop in the Rose Pavilion just off the I-580/Santa Rita Road interchange. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Oct 29, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 2542 Views

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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 | 3013 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 | 750 Views

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Civic leader Dave Walden dies at age 69

Dave Walden, a well-known Pleasanton civic leader and real estate mortgage and sales training professional, died last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Pentin, on Mar 31, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 18 comments | 3775 Views

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Sport Chalet closing its Pleasanton store

Sport Chalet announced Saturday that it is closing all of its stores and has stopped selling goods online. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Vinelander, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:30 am | 18 comments | 5853 Views

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Mountain lion sighted in Golden Estates neighborhood

At 1130 this morning, Smita Nadgir sent this photo she snapped near her home on Foothill Road of a mountain lion roaming...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Joyce, on Jun 23, 2016 at 8:47 am | 18 comments | 3529 Views

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Developer wins praise for 'under-developing' downtown Pleasanton lot

At a time when developers are eying every available site in Pleasanton to build larger and taller residences, Todd Deutscher...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 3467 Views

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City, Chamber Decide for Minimum Notice on Costco

A California Public Records Request has uncovered the following: On November 13 an email from Scott Raty, president of...

Original post made by JJ on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bemyneighbor, on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 1219 Views

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Latest Costco Beak Even, 25-30 Years

There have been many numbers used for break even regarding the City funding of infrastructure for Costco/ Nearon. Here are...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nan, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 18 comments | 465 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 3546 Views

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Is Panda closing?

Hope not - the food is wonderful...

Original post made by Citizen on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 4956 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 | 3716 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 | 2402 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 | 2846 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 | 2316 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 | 1969 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 | 2060 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 | 1507 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 | 1541 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 | 2257 Views
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