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Council halts plans for 90-home senior housing on Merritt property

The Pleasanton City Council in effect has rejected a developer’s bid to build a 90-home project for seniors 55 and older...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by sjd, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 1163 Views

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Swalwell reintroduces Journalist Protection Act

Last week U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell and two East Coast congressmen reintroduced a bill that would make certain attacks on news...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Doug, 3 hours ago | 21 comments | 665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Planning: Are developers now making the decisions?

A Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2019/03/22/downtown-planning-are-developers-now-making-the-decisions...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by sjd, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 104 Views

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Pleasanton City Council sets two-year work plan

The Pleasanton City Council has established the path it wishes its city to follow over the next two years, and has unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by ruth, on Mar 21, 2019 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 887 Views

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Bauer-Kahan and Glazer meet with constituents

Working with a new colleague can sometimes be difficult, but State Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan and legislative veteran...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 20, 2019 at 11:07 pm | 13 comments | 1316 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Guest Opinion: What can Pleasanton do about climate change?

The world's leading scientists are calling on us to finally heed the warnings about the climate catastrophe that we're running...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Grumpy, on Mar 20, 2019 at 8:43 pm | 48 comments | 1896 Views

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Another packed agenda for the Pleasanton Council

The Pleasanton City Council will face a packed agenda Tuesday night as it meets to consider employee salary increases, a...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Mar 20, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 10 comments | 2524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community petitions city for extra crossing guard at Vintage Hills Elementary

A group of parents and their children are petitioning Pleasanton city leaders for an additional crossing guard at Vintage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 20, 2019 at 2:44 pm | 25 comments | 2436 Views

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Dublin teachers authorize strike if contract settlement not reached

Dublin teachers have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike in the event that a contract settlement isn't reached with...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 20, 2019 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 1286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Firing of former Walnut Grove principal upheld

The Court of Appeal, First Appellate District Two, ruled this past week that the Pleasanton Unified School District was within...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Lauren Andrade distraction, on Mar 19, 2019 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 5157 Views

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Pleasanton council endorses Tri-Valley housing policy framework

Local leaders throughout the Tri-Valley have been carefully watching regional and state officials' legislative proposals...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 18, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 37 comments | 2109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified eyes polling for feedback on potential new bond

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees deliberated Tuesday evening whether community members would support...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by Richard Michael, on Mar 17, 2019 at 10:29 am | 20 comments | 2827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Amador Valley High School deserves stability

We encourage our school district leaders to have a frank, public discussion with Amador students, parents and community members...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 3963 Views

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Amazing Voyage: New Don Lewis album focuses on redemption

Don Lewis, Pleasanton's much celebrated vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and electronic engineer, is releasing a new album...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Bill Laube, on Mar 15, 2019 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblywoman co-hosting 'Mayors Report'

Tri-Valley Community Television has released its new episode of "Mayors Report" -- featuring a new co-host, former assemblywoman...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Mar 14, 2019 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 739 Views

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Tim Talk: Castlewood members make first of two big decisions

The future of the iconic Castlewood Country Club became a little bit clearer this month when the membership narrowly voted...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Huggy Bear, on Mar 14, 2019 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to weigh new facilities bond measure

A possible new bond measure on next year’s election ballot will be explored when the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 14, 2019 at 1:09 pm | 63 comments | 3004 Views

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Pleasanton council endorses priorities at packed workshop

The Pleasanton City Council is moving closer to confirming the city's next two-year work plan after a lengthy meeting filled...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jim Van Dyke (my real name), on Mar 14, 2019 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Illinois winters lead to Porky's opening on Hopyard

Thanks to the long and blustery winters in Chicago and northern Illinois (which I remember well), the Valenziano family moved...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Dawn Argula, on Mar 13, 2019 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 5795 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador Valley, Foothill softball teams back in action

The Amador Valley girls softball team had a tough run last week, including losses to a couple of perennial tough programs,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by , on Mar 13, 2019 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 1110 Views
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