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About congressman Adam Shiff. He looks a lot like John Mark Karr, the American, while in Bangkok Thailand some years ago,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by MichaelB, on Nov 22, 2019 at 6:45 am | 38 comments | 705 Views

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Three classic cars stolen during Goodguys show at fairgrounds

Three 1960s-era cars were stolen during the annual Goodguys car show last weekend, including two taken while parked inside...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Richelieu, on Nov 21, 2019 at 6:01 am | 16 comments | 7110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: City promotes Clark to community development director

Pleasanton's city administration has hired from within for its next community development director, promoting deputy director...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by Denny Alsro , on Nov 20, 2019 at 4:40 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views

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County, state officials announce plan to combat illegal dumping locally

Top prosecutors and elected officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties joined together Wednesday to announce new funding...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 19, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 1119 Views

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Livermore voters to decide fate of city's attempted ban on flavored tobacco

The Livermore City Council on Monday reluctantly certified the validity of the flavored tobacco ban referendum petition the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Dumbfounded , on Nov 19, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 5 comments | 2494 Views

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Letters: Help save Olde Towne Antiques

Help save Olde Towne Antiques Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2019/11/15/letters?fbclid=IwAR3fxRWapkqA9TnH2T7Mt7OA5Q5DoRfhZvDaxJ5GNjC0-41WcX...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 18, 2019 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1225 Views

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'Circle Mirror Transformation' opening this week at Bothwell

A "quiet masterpiece" of a play -- "Circle Mirror Transformation" -- opens Friday night at the Bothwell Arts Center, produced...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by JB, on Nov 16, 2019 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ruby Hill resident chases, fights car thief; suspect remains at-large

A resident in the Ruby Hill gated community in Pleasanton chased down a man who was stealing his car and the two briefly...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 16, 2019 at 4:46 pm | 9 comments | 3697 Views

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Online survey out now on West Las Positas Boulevard bike lanes

Pleasanton city staff and consultant firm Toole Design Group are continuing work to refine preferred options for creating...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Nov 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 2029 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley Turkey Burn

Picture this. Led by a woman on a bicycle wearing a full-body turkey suit, hundreds of holiday revelers will run, walk or...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 221 Views

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Pleasanton named second-best small city in the state

Tri-Valley communities including Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are some of the best small cities in America, according...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Just asking , on Nov 15, 2019 at 6:08 am | 14 comments | 6054 Views

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Editorial: Dublin voters fail to turn out, again

Public elections demand voter participation. Every vote matters is only relevant if every voter thinks every election matters....

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by been there, on Nov 14, 2019 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2094 Views

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PUSD trustees poised to confirm $323M bond measure for 2020 ballot

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees will decide Tuesday night whether to move forward with placing a...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Tina, on Nov 14, 2019 at 4:23 am | 30 comments | 2722 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Foothill alum Raun shines in freshman soccer season at Penn

Heading all the way across the country to go to college is not what Peyton Raun expected -- far from it, in fact. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by David Raun, on Nov 12, 2019 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

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City Council talks groundwater contaminants

The Pleasanton City Council signed off on a response plan with near- and long-term strategies to address levels of certain...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Nov 12, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 4 comments | 2404 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Random reflections on fall season

In all my years covering prep sports, my favorite columns were ones where I wrote a series of random observations. It's time...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Coach Louie, on Nov 10, 2019 at 8:17 pm | 13 comments | 1637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Locals help Army veteran who was robbed at Pleasanton hotel

Pleasanton residents have organized a donation drive to help a decorated Army veteran and his wife who just moved to the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3100 Views

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BART board sinks anti-panhandling ordinance

A five-seat majority on BART's Board of Directors declined to move forward Thursday morning with a request that staff research...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Safety, on Nov 9, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 6 comments | 1248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online survey out now on West Las Positas Blvd. bike lanes

Pleasanton city staff and consultant firm Toole Design Group are continuing work to refine preferred options for creating...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Steve McGinnis, on Nov 8, 2019 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mutton bustin’ no more? County board narrowly supports ban on rodeo sheep event for kids

A rodeo event known as mutton bustin' will soon be banned in Alameda County thanks to a Tuesday vote by the county Board...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Nov 7, 2019 at 6:08 am | 38 comments | 2155 Views
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