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Pleasanton school board votes to change coming year schedule with classes to start Aug. 15

After more than two years of contentious community debate, the Pleasanton school board voted last night to change the coming...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Laverne2, on Feb 15, 2016 at 6:41 pm | 41 comments | 7952 Views

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Traffic Lights Around Town

Does anybody else notice the lenght of time when it comes to certain traffic signals? The ones' that stick out in my mind...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Jtjh, on Dec 5, 2014 at 12:35 am | 14 comments | 7950 Views

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Deadly cervical cancer can be prevented, says survivor

The biggest drawback to eliminating cervical cancer is the stigma, Tamika Felder told the Lunch and Learn crowd at a recent...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Allen, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:19 am | 47 comments | 7948 Views

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Pleasanton developer accused of illegal donations to Swalwell campaign

A prominent East Bay developer and Pleasanton resident was arraigned Monday on federal allegations he made illegal campaign...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Greed, on Sep 17, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 7946 Views

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Bay Area counties ordering shelter-in-place amid coronavirus

Six Bay Area counties will institute a shelter-in-place order Tuesday in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Mar 17, 2020 at 10:37 am | 16 comments | 7943 Views

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on First at Abbie streets

A pedestrian was killed Sunday evening after being hit by a car on First Street at Abbie Street. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Bee, on Nov 16, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 17 comments | 7941 Views

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Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 7939 Views

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Woman killed while bicycling remembered as animal lover, doting grandmother

The daughter of a Dublin woman killed while bicycling on Foothill Road on Sunday said the driver who struck her mother has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Nina r, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 119 comments | 7938 Views

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Somber service at Livermore Airport for Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

Family, friends and uniformed men and women paid their final respects to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn Lindskog today, whose...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by South Asian Samaritans, on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 9 comments | 7936 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday in downtown Pleasanton

The annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade will be held starting at 1 p.m. Sunday in downtown Pleasanton with more than 100...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 7935 Views

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Mayor reports 2014 a very good year for Pleasanton; 2015 will be even better

In his annual "State of the City" report, Mayor Jerry Thorne said 2014 was a very good year for Pleasanton, a year of planning,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 7935 Views

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New Leaf to open market at Vintage Hills Center next year

New Leaf Community Markets, an independently-owned grocer known for carrying locally grown, organic foods, will open a store...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fredrick, on May 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 20 comments | 7934 Views

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Harvest Park library damaged in overnight fire

The Harvest Park Middle School library sustained serious damage after a fire broke out in the building late Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2018
Last comment by Sue, on Jul 5, 2018 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 7934 Views

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70,000 here for 27th annual Goodguys car show at Fairgrounds

An estimated 70,000 classic and hot rod car aficionados attended the 27th annual Goodguys car show that ended its three-day...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Don Clark, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 7933 Views

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Pleasanton police chief swears in 5 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department Chief Dave Spiller has sworn in five new officers, who replace others who have retired or transferred...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 7927 Views

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Talmud expert to talk about magic of ancient Babylonia Wednesday

Is there a difference between a prayer and a spell? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/14/the-magic-of-ancient-babylonia-arrives-in-pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by srco, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 7921 Views

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Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 14 comments | 7915 Views

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DeSaulnier to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term Congressman Mark (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will not attend...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:46 am | 51 comments | 7913 Views

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Readers Choice 2015 voting starts today!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Pleasanton. The online ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 4, 2015 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 7912 Views

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Downtown going down?

What has happened to the standards for our downtown? I just drove down to First Avenue to see a banner for "Cigarette City"...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen! on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria S., on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 61 comments | 7904 Views
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