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Tim Talk: Strizzi's celebrates 30 years on Main Street

One of Pleasanton's home-grown restaurants is celebrating a milestone 30-year anniversary this month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by David Bartolomucci, on Oct 18, 2019 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 961 Views

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Take Us Along: Mayor says 'I do!'

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and wife Kalee were married on Sept. 27, 2019, and friends and family celebrated with them...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by PW Reader, on Oct 18, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 936 Views

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Remembering Pleasanton PD Officer Kyle Henricksen

Kyle Henricksen, a Pleasanton PD officer whose battle with pancreatic cancer inspired support from throughout the community,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sad, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:08 am | 3 comments | 2299 Views

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Pleasanton: Chabad Center damaged in overnight fire

The Chabad Center for Jewish Life caught fire overnight but remains largely intact Friday morning, with a quick response...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 16, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 12 comments | 6089 Views

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BART board considers changing to dynamic pricing for station parking

The price of parking at BART stations may go up next year as part of a shift to variable pricing based on demand, district...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Oct 16, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 7 comments | 1032 Views

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Governor vetoes local bill on Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area

Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's recent legislative winning streak came to an end last week when Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by D. PICKETT, on Oct 16, 2019 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 1225 Views

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Valley Link timetable pushed out by three more years

The Valley Link commuter light rail system aiming to directly connect BART to Livermore and the San Joaquin Valley likely...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Barry, on Oct 15, 2019 at 7:48 pm | 8 comments | 1524 Views

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Two restaurants in Pleasanton Hotel abruptly close

The Clubhouse and Lily's Spirited Dining restaurants inside the Pleasanton Hotel both shuttered their doors without warning...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by justthefacts, on Oct 14, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 66 comments | 16361 Views

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PG&E leaves Tri-Valley residents in the dark with power shutoff

As its Public Safety Power Shutoffs affected parts of the Tri-Valley into Thursday, PG&E officials left residents in the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Ron R., on Oct 11, 2019 at 7:03 pm | 6 comments | 2546 Views

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Guest Opinion: Swearing off profanity

I've never liked swear words. They always seemed so profane and offensive to me. Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2019/10/04/guest-opinion-swea...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by George, on Oct 11, 2019 at 3:39 pm | 11 comments | 822 Views

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The gentle giants of Mount Diablo

Many tarantulas populate Mount Diablo, and come the end of summer and into the beginning of the fall, these arachnids can...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 11, 2019 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 1429 Views

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Guest Opinion: Swearing off profanity

I don't advocate omitting profanity from our vocabulary. But I do think it's worth being mindful of how often we use "bad...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Keith Barlow, on Oct 10, 2019 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 902 Views

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Pleasanton: Owner wants to replace old Denny's with multi-tenant building

The owner of the Owens Drive property where the former Denny's restaurant building has sat vacant for years is proposing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by just asking, on Oct 10, 2019 at 8:16 am | 14 comments | 2955 Views

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BART board adopts swing-style fare gates as preferred design

The BART Board of Directors voted unanimously on Thursday to adopt swing-style barrier gates as the transit system's preferred...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Flightops, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:51 am | 5 comments | 1275 Views

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Offshore wind prompts fire weather watch, possible PG&E shutoffs

Strong, dry winds across large areas of Northern and Central California may prompt PG&E to turn off power across 30 counties...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Grumpy, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:03 am | 12 comments | 1345 Views

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Head of the Class: O'Brien reflects on career arc that led him to Vintage Hills

Years before taking over as the new principal at Vintage Hills Elementary School, longtime Pleasanton educator Mike O'Brien...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Tina Huey, on Oct 7, 2019 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

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Before Pleasanton or Livermore ...

A flurry of activity could be found at the Livermore American Indian Center leading up to the annual Children's Pow Wow,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Eric , on Oct 7, 2019 at 1:22 am | 7 comments | 2349 Views

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'Women in Business' luncheon set this month in Pleasanton

As part of their collaborative effort to promote local business through innovation and entrepreneurship, the city of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by Just asking , on Oct 5, 2019 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 2130 Views

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State Legislature passes bill inspired by Dublin jail inmate who died after late-night release

The California Legislature has approved a bill authored by State Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) that's designed to end what...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on Oct 3, 2019 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 1385 Views

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Quilt of Valor for Roger Schmidt

Karin Linforth of the Quilts of Valor Organization made a presentation Sept. 7 to Roger Schmidt of the Pleasanton American...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by bill, on Sep 30, 2019 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1017 Views
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