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Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by curious, on May 25, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 28 comments | 18763 Views

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Lab researchers find tie in rain, global warming

A new study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that observed changes in global (ocean and land) precipitation...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 13, 2013 at 10:00 am | 9 comments | 18619 Views

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Pleasanton 9-year-old heads to college

Kairan Quazi, one of Las Positas College's newer students, probably has a lot in common with his fellow, intellectually curious...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Vishal Raina, on Aug 8, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 18490 Views

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Pleasanton: City approves plan to redesign old Sears side of Stoneridge Mall

Stoneridge Shopping Center is on track to receive its first major renovation in nearly 15 years. The Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by sjd, on May 8, 2019 at 9:14 pm | 36 comments | 18398 Views

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New Cal State University chancellor to earn $421,500 plus $30,000 supplement from CSU Foundation

Timothy White, now head of UC Riverside, will take over as chancellor of the California State University system in late December...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 8 comments | 18319 Views

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Presenting our Tri-Valley Heroes

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Nancy Johnsen, on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 18290 Views

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Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 18213 Views

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Report: Suspected spy targeted Swalwell, other politicians

National news outlet Axios released an expose story this week after a yearlong investigation into the actions of a Chinese...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 21, 2020 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 18163 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 20 comments | 18154 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund now underway

Today marks the start of the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 18124 Views

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Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 18059 Views

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Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 43 comments | 18058 Views

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Editorial: Steinle case -- A complete miscarriage of justice

With the news last week that a U.S. magistrate has dismissed the family's lawsuit against the federal government, the Kate...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2020 at 1:03 am | 13 comments | 18051 Views

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Local UPS driver saves Milfleur shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 23 comments | 17900 Views

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Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 23 comments | 17767 Views

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Today is 1st 'Spare the Air' day of season

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for today by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 13 comments | 17724 Views

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Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:33 am | 107 comments | 17578 Views

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Pleasanton: Alberto's Cantina red-tagged by county health department

The Alameda County Environmental Health Department closed Alberto's Cantina, a popular Mexican cuisine restaurant and bar...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by mr slippers, on Dec 28, 2019 at 12:59 am | 25 comments | 17492 Views

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ValleyCare to merge with Stanford Hospital & Clinics

ValleyCare Health System today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to affiliate with Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Employee and neighbor, on Jun 7, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 21 comments | 17477 Views

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5 students expelled by Pleasanton school board, including 4 believed involved in Harvest Park break-in

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:00 am | 50 comments | 17440 Views
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