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Is there a fire on the ridge west of Foothill High school?

Heavy white smoke on the ridge west of Foothill high school. Id there a fire? ...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by b, on Mar 25, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 365 Views

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IKEA submits plans for Dublin store at I-580, Hacienda Drive

Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Mar 25, 2016 at 9:34 am | 30 comments | 4810 Views

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'Subversion, obfuscation and deception?' Try the Lund Ranch II referendum supporters

To Matt Sullivan: Was bemused by the last paragraph of your Letter to the Editor, "Damage control by mayor," published...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 33 comments | 695 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Farmer's Market

Supervisor Nate Miley, Pleasanton's representative at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, will return to the Farmer's...

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 188 Views

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School board to hear results of public poll on districtwide bond measure, tax rate

With the hope the community will be behind a schools facility bond measure, Pleasanton's school board on Tuesday will hear...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 40 comments | 2912 Views

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Fuel-cell-powered cars go on display today at AC Transit headquarters

Three fuel cell electric passenger vehicles will be on display from 1-5 p.m. today at the AC Transit headquarters in Oakland...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by webbrowan, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 1 comment | 2086 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 MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 27 comments | 8098 Views

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Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 7963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PG&E warns customers of bill scammers around Bay Area

Pacific Gas and Electric is alerting customers around the Bay Area to be aware of a recent telephone scam with callers demanding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Simple Citizen, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2075 Views

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Zone 7 postpones vote on local support for California WaterFix

Moved by pleas from constituents in a crowded meeting room, the Zone 7 Water Agency board decided to postpone a vote on a...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by ???, on Mar 21, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 1942 Views

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Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jen , on Mar 20, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 30 comments | 5201 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill team first in school's history to compete in We the People nationals

Foothill High's We the People team will advance to the national round of the civics competition after being selected as a...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 3546 Views

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Anti-Costco group seeks November initiative to block big box stores on Johnson Drive

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only trail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton said this...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 118 comments | 5417 Views

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PPIE to fund four instructional coaches' salaries in light of layoffs

A Pleasanton schools fundraising organization announced Monday it intends to allocate part of its annual giving fund for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by justwondering, on Mar 19, 2016 at 11:11 am | 14 comments | 2082 Views

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CALLING OUT PATRICK GANNON PUSD COORDINATOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

January 27, 2016 the Pleasanton Weekly published "School Board moves forward with bond measure consideration". On this...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 376 Views

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Why waste taxpayer money?

You have got to be off your rocker Mr. Mayor! You are pushing for an election that is going to cost us $350,000 and you...

Original post made by Peter S on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lugnut, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 368 Views

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'Festival of Colors' to benefit eye care abroad

A colorful springtime celebration common in India is coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds next weekend, aiming to bring...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sumanth Addagarla, on Mar 18, 2016 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 612 Views

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Amador Valley grad's film 'Trichster' set for local screening tonight

"Trichster," the debut feature film of Pleasanton native Jillian Corsie, a 2005 Amador Valley High grad, will be featured...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1314 Views

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Clean water specialist recognized for work on recycled water fill stations

Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) clean water specialist Stefanie Olson was honored by the state's largest water...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Mar 17, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 1,516 views

Goodbye University of Phoenix and Gene Wilder
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 155 views