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Tim Hunt: Closed door bullet train deals

In a maneuver that is arrogant and desperate, Gov. Jerry Brown and supporters of the bullet train will try to tie judges'...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Rosemary Ortega, on Jun 17, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 5441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fireworks believed cause of blaze at Sunol Boulevard, northbound I-680 in Pleasanton early today

Fireworks are believed the cause of an early morning vegetation fire next to the northbound on-ramp from Sunol Boulevard...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 5441 Views

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We the People: Foothill, Amador teams each make top four at nationals

The competitive civics teams from Foothill and Amador Valley high schools each placed among the top four teams in the country...

Original post made on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio CA state WTP coordinator, on May 2, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 5440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 3 comments | 5439 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley continues exploring potable water reuse

Tri-Valley water agencies recently reviewed results of a feasibility study on the prospect of bringing a potable water reuse...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Jun 13, 2018 at 5:58 pm | 27 comments | 5439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Preview: Pleasanton market continuing to evolve in 2020

Home-buying may be a bit easier during 2020 thanks to more choices and stabilizing prices. Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2020/01/30/real-estate-pre...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5439 Views

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Long-range planning under way for Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

The city's new East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force has started the process of determining how best to develop a 1,000-acre...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by June, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 5438 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 5436 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City flags at half-staff in remembrance of Dallas officers

Flags in Dublin and Pleasanton are flying at half-staff in honor and remembrance of the slain and injured police officers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5435 Views

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East Bay Regional Park District board shuts down Chabot Gun Club

East Bay Regional Park District directors have voted unanimously to close the 53-year-old Chabot Gun Club near San Leandro...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sue Thayer, on Jul 10, 2016 at 10:52 am | 9 comments | 5434 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 5433 Views

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Unique toy store opens in downtown Pleasanton

A new toy store that promises to be as unique in its merchandising as its owners, Dee and Rob Nitzsche, are in their concepts...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bob S., on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 12 comments | 5432 Views

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UNCLE Credit Union announces one merger, planning another

Livermore-based UNCLE Credit Union recently announced that it has taken over one Stockton-based credit union and is considering...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Feb 2, 2018 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5432 Views

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Open house set for Swalwell's new Castro Valley office

Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) is celebrating his new district office in Castro Valley with an open house...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 10 comments | 5431 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council eyes new smoking restrictions for apartment complexes next year

Apartments around Pleasanton are on track to face more stringent smoking rules after the City Council gave initial support...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 9 comments | 5431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Fragrances in Pleasanton classrooms

Many teachers in Pleasanton public schools use a device in the classroom that emits a chemical fragrance. If you go to...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 23 comments | 5430 Views

AROUND TOWN

The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 9 comments | 5430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway ready to start construction on new 'Lifestyle' market here

Safeway announced this week that it will build a one of its new "Lifestyle" supermarkets in Pleasanton with a scheduled opening...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Res1971, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 5430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Cell Phone Coverage???

We live on the edge of Birdland and the Gates neighborhoods and our Verizon cellular signal is so poor, you just about can't...

Original post made by NoCell on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 13, 2008 at 7:28 am | 15 comments | 5429 Views

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Bathroom byproduct will supplement DSRSD irrigation water supply

Dublin San Ramon Services District's new temporary supplemental recycled water supply project not only aims to boost their...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Jul 14, 2021 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 5429 Views
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