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BART uses weed-eating goats to reduce fire risk, noise pollution

BART is employing goats to reduce fire risk and cut noise pollution on hillsides along train routes in the Bay Area, continuing...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Aug 12, 2022 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views

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Parkside residents push back on plan to build recycled water fill station in neighborhood

On July 19, some Parkside residents voiced their concerns to the Pleasanton City Council about a proposed recycled water...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2022
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 9, 2022 at 8:32 am | 17 comments | 5216 Views

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Livermore citizen group sues city for not processing Eden Housing referendum

Newly formed community group Move Eden Housing filed a lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court last Monday, taking their...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by Willy, on Aug 8, 2022 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 2453 Views

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Can Californians afford electric cars? Wait lists for rebates are long and some programs have shut down

State funding is insufficient so lower-income residents have trouble getting their subsidies. Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2022/08/07/can-californ...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by MichaelB, on Aug 8, 2022 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1683 Views

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Pleasanton resident, Concord principal Fey picked to lead Amador Valley High School

The Pleasanton school board recently announced that Jonathan Fey, a local resident who has worked in the Mt. Diablo Unified...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Apples, on Aug 4, 2022 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 6518 Views

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Swalwell bill aims to increase affordable housing for teachers

U.S. Reps. Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) and Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.) have introduced a bill aimed at assisting teachers with...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2022
Last comment by SHale99, on Aug 4, 2022 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1855 Views

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Residents speak up to council against rezoning Pleasanton school district office site for affordable housing

Several residents voiced their concerns regarding the 2023-31 Housing Element site list including the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
Last comment by Erlinda , on Aug 3, 2022 at 3:47 pm | 10 comments | 4630 Views

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Livermore downtown redevelopment debate heats up again

The contentious Eden Housing project planned for downtown Livermore continues to spur debate after the city's decision to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2022
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 1, 2022 at 8:47 pm | 5 comments | 2557 Views

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BART reinstates face mask requirement; mandate effective immediately

BART's Board of Directors voted Thursday to reinstate a face mask requirement on its trains effective immediately. The board...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Rich K., on Aug 1, 2022 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 2175 Views

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EBAL football teams' biggest adversary? Money

The biggest adversary our local public school athletic teams face each year isn't their opponents -- it's the financial burden...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 1, 2022 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 3718 Views

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Still have questions about California's composting law? Here's what you need to know.

Many Bay Area cities and counties already had composting ordinances before SB 1383 became law in January. So are people supposed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2022
Last comment by MichaelB, on Aug 1, 2022 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 2318 Views

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Pleasanton school board to vote on advancing $395M bond to November election

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider approving a resolution on Thursday that would order a school bond measure...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by SHale99, on Jul 30, 2022 at 1:26 pm | 8 comments | 2444 Views

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Council approves plans to continue Costco development project in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council approved the revised traffic mitigation plans and proceedings to carry out the construction of...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by SHale99, on Jul 29, 2022 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 8525 Views

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Yet another bike fatality

Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2022/07/29/yet-another-bike-fatality posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jul 29, 2022 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 577 Views

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Danville firm acquires JCPenney building in Stoneridge Mall

A freshly minted real estate company based in Danville has acquired the Stoneridge Shopping Center property that houses the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by VickiC, on Jul 28, 2022 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 6134 Views

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Chick-fil-A in talks with Dublin officials for two locations in city

Fans of the fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A could soon see a wider selection of locations without ever leaving the Tri-Valley....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by DublinMike, on Jul 28, 2022 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 3625 Views

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Hiking from Fremont to Livermore

'Next time I invite you to go backpacking with me, please remind me of this moment and why we hate backpacking,' I groggily...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
Last comment by Lynda Briggs, on Jul 27, 2022 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 6219 Views

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PUSD board wants to proceed with reviewing plans to move district operations off Bernal site

The discussion about setting up the Pleasanton Unified School District property on the edge of downtown for future redevelopment...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 26, 2022 at 5:21 pm | 18 comments | 4043 Views

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Homicide: Jury classifies Tyrell Wilson's death in coroner's inquest

At a coroner's inquest hearing Friday looking at the death of Tyrell Wilson in Danville last year, a civilian jury found...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by Kevin, on Jul 25, 2022 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

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What a Week: Primary election takeaways, Part II

While I already highlighted the big-ticket outcomes with the sheriff-coroner, district attorney and countywide turnout data,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2022
Last comment by Kevin, on Jul 25, 2022 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2931 Views
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