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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:53 am | 59 comments | 20065 Views

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Governor implements nightly curfew for non-essential activities in Alameda County

The order is for counties in the purple or most-restrictive tier, including Alameda County, in the state's Blueprint for...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Nov 24, 2020 at 10:55 am | 9 comments | 19930 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice winners

The balloting is wrapped up, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jul 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 19910 Views

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Pleasanton school district superintendent placed on administrative leave

Pleasanton school district Superintendent Rick Rubino has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 23, 2016 at 9:11 am | 40 comments | 19849 Views

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Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:02 am | 219 comments | 19849 Views

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Electric car charging stations now require special credit card, $1 an hour fee

A special credit card is now required for electric car owners who want to use downtown charging stations. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Greenbird, on Apr 15, 2012 at 11:13 am | 18 comments | 19687 Views

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SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Trisha, on Jun 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 36 comments | 19633 Views

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School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 19465 Views

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BART strike postponed again - this time for 7 days (or is it 60 days?)

BART's unions agreed Sunday night to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system for at least seven days at the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Aug 7, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 27 comments | 19441 Views

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A time of transition for restaurants in downtown Pleasanton

Looking to grab a bite to eat downtown? The options are changing. Downtown is going through a time of transition restaurant-wise,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy, on Mar 9, 2018 at 8:36 am | 35 comments | 19377 Views

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Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 19234 Views

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Groundbreaking today for new courthouse, Alameda County building in Dublin

Construction work on a new East County Hall of Justice is underway with a formal groundbreaking at 1 p.m. today in Dublin. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 19134 Views

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Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 48 comments | 19082 Views

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Pleasanton's State Senator DeSaulnier suggests law to block BART strikes

As BART's unions agreed to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system, one California lawmaker is suggesting...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 19044 Views

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Winter Wonderland is a golden project

A Winter Wonderful is returning to Main Street to put smiles on faces that may not always have a reason to smile. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Just asking..., on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 19022 Views

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Amador Valley High principal takes leave of absence

First-year Amador Valley High School principal Alberto Solorzano was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by A compassionated AVHS parent, on Mar 5, 2019 at 4:42 pm | 25 comments | 18994 Views

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Feit out as CEO at ValleyCare Health System

Marcy Feit, ValleyCare Health System's president and chief executive officer since 1997, quit her post suddenly Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by furbur, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:37 am | 29 comments | 18879 Views

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Authorities: Philip Kreycik likely died on Pleasanton Ridge before search effort began

Philip Kreycik, the ultramarathon runner who sparked an extensive search-and-rescue effort, likely 'died before the search...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Aug 25, 2021 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 18824 Views

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Meet the Pleasanton city candidates

Pleasanton has one of the largest and most diverse fields of candidates in city history for a 2020 general election that...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Oct 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 18801 Views

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Ever lived in an Eichler home? They're coming back

The moment she saw her first Eichler home in Sunnyvale in 2008, Monique Lombardelli fell in love. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Grant Mololo, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:16 am | 20 comments | 18780 Views
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