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Editorial: Now is the time to share your thoughts on downtown planning

This is the time for the large and diverse stakeholder group -- the residents who feel a strong connection and ownership...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Mark, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 1048 Views

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Pleasanton council delays Owens Drive traffic meeting

Pleasanton residents hoping to hear from the City Council and city staff about traffic changes on Owens Drive will have to...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Congestion, 21 hours ago | 12 comments | 1579 Views

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BART board votes for more bike parking, fewer seats on trains

More bikes and fewer seats on trains continue to be priorities for the BART board of directors, which voted last week to...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 512 Views

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Pedestrian killed on I-580 ramp in Dublin

One person has died in a fatal collision early Tuesday morning on an Interstate 580 onramp in Dublin, according to the California...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dave Tupper , on Feb 15, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2150 Views

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Santa Rita Jail housing inmates evacuated from Oroville amid threat of dam collapse

Nearly 600 inmates from the Butte County Jail in Oroville have been evacuated and transported to Alameda County's Santa Rita...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Lisa Ruggles, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:44 pm | 5 comments | 1106 Views

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County supervisors approve $750,000 to support, defend immigrants

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved $750,000 in funding for support and defense of immigrant and refugee populations...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Brexit, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:22 am | 48 comments | 2278 Views

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All's fair: Having county fairgrounds here is good for Pleasanton

We are fortunate to have the Alameda County Fairgrounds right here in Pleasanton. There is something happening almost every...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 14, 2017 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 703 Views

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ACE train service canceled until Thursday

Flooding along train tracks in the Central Valley and a train derailment Friday near Elk Grove contributed to the three-day...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1352 Views

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Man sentenced for 2016 bank robberies, including in Pleasanton

A Stockton man dubbed the "Bearded Bandit" has been sentenced to 45 months in prison in connection with a 2016 bank robbery...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by carlos, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1396 Views

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Valentine's Day Angels: Patrolling the Golden Gate to help save lives

A day that is for many a chance to celebrate love and affection is for others a difficult one that can bring on feelings...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by mike, on Feb 12, 2017 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 3581 Views

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Local high school students set to discuss stress at forum

A group of Pleasanton high school students are set to discuss stress and how they cope with it as part of a special event...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hotslide, on Feb 9, 2017 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1722 Views

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Good Samaritan rescues driver from partially flooded car near Livermore

An Alameda County resident on Tuesday possibly saved the life of a driver trapped in a partially submerged vehicle in a creek...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

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Question for Congressman Eric Swalwell

Congressman Swalwell, When is a Fetus not human? September 4, 2004 twins were born at Loyola University. The smallest...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 471 Views

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New Leaf Community Markets closing Pleasanton store

New Leaf Community Markets has announced it will soon close its Pleasanton grocery store, which anchors the Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 55 comments | 11950 Views

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Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/01/27/pressing-for-answers-media-comes-und...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by National press has gone downhill, on Feb 1, 2017 at 10:42 am | 16 comments | 392 Views

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Task force starts work on planning Pleasanton downtown changes

Work to update a 17-year-old plan for downtown Pleasanton began Tuesday night in a meeting room jammed with an enthused public...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 30, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 16 comments | 2763 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly names new editor

Jeremy Walsh will begin his new role as editor of the Pleasanton Weekly on Wednesday, succeeding the Weekly's founding editor,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Victoria Emmons, on Jan 30, 2017 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1493 Views

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Bay Area officials promise to defy Trump's order to deny federal grants to cities, counties

Bay Area officials responded with defiance Wednesday to an executive order by President Donald Trump denying federal grant...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 27, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 1766 Views

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My City Was Gone

I agree with Penelope Clark's comment in the editorial section this week. I am also seriously considering moving out of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Schwinn Rider on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 26, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 6 comments | 690 Views

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Tri-Valley Muslim group to host post-inauguration neighbors panel

Members of the Tri-Valley's Muslim community are joining together to present a neighbors panel the day after Inauguration...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jan 25, 2017 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 2074 Views
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A great Leap Day idea moves forward
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 831 views