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Active shooter training in Pleasanton

Mass casualty shootings such as at Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, Sandy Hook Elementary, a Colorado movie theater and Columbine...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 9, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 22 comments | 5061 Views

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New Pleasanton school board to be sworn in Tuesday

Newly elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board will be sworn in during Tuesday's school board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bat Guano, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 7746 Views

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Council votes tonight on growth management law

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on a growth management ordinance that will slow down residential building in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 7, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 22 comments | 5190 Views

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Whole Foods to open Dublin store in May

A new 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market will open May 20 in a new retail center under construction across Hacienda Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @ Taco Of Wisdom, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 18364 Views

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Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:52 am | 22 comments | 3758 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Breakfast?, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 15358 Views

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Developer's plan for homes on Lund Ranch continued again

Bowing to threats of law suits or an expensive and time-consuming voter referendum, the City Council Tuesday night voted...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 27, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 22 comments | 3242 Views

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NO on K => PAID for by Wealthy Residents on Hills

I am voting YES and protecting 174 acres of Pleasanton's Hills and Ridges. Currently this land is private property that can...

Original post made by Voting YES for the Truth on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Voting YES for the Truth, on May 22, 2016 at 7:54 am | 22 comments | 1366 Views

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City Council opts not to prioritize east side planning

Planning for how to develop mostly vacant land on Pleasanton’s east side remains off the city’s priority list in the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 22 comments | 3628 Views

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County's public defender criticizes plan to hold most arraignments in Dublin

Alameda County Public Defender Brendon Woods on Thursday criticized the plan by the county's top judge to hold all in-custody...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Lee , on Jul 16, 2017 at 8:46 am | 22 comments | 2000 Views

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Election 2008: Hosterman seeks re-election

With Pleasanton's new General Plan update nearing approval, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is asking voters to re-elect her to...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dane, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 22 comments | 3367 Views

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Council votes 3-2 to sign Oak Grove development agreement

The City Council voted 3-2 today against appealing a Superior Court order that City Manager Nelson Fialho sign a development...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 22 comments | 3187 Views

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BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1730 Views

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A matter of life and death

The scene was somber on Foothill Road in front of the high school today as juniors and seniors gathered to witness the enactment...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 18, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 2212 Views

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Was Frequent TownSquare Forum blogger “Jimf01” featured in Channel 2 news story? (With Video)

Many of you Pleasanton Weekly fans might recognize the name “jimf01”, a frequent blogger on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare...

Original post made by Ptowner on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 2, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 22 comments | 2524 Views

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Teachers' association seeks repeal of state's 'tax breaks' for corporations

The California Teachers Association announced yesterday that an initiative to repeal nearly $2 billion in corporate tax...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 14, 2010 at 1:00 am | 22 comments | 1651 Views

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'Planet Hero' Hunter Lovins to speak in Pleasanton tonight

Pleasanton's Committee on Energy and the Environment is hosting a talk by Hunter Lovins on "Energy Efficiency and Long-Term...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gentle Harvester, on Jun 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 22 comments | 5126 Views

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Harmer claims fundraising momentum increasing in his congressional campaign

David Harmer, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District that includes Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, raised...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:17 am | 22 comments | 1986 Views

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Council may settle affordable housing litigation issues Tuesday

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to agree to a court order Tuesday that scuttles a 29,000-unit housing cap law approved...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 22 comments | 6718 Views

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A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 2998 Views
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A different perspective on Spotorno Ranch development
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 293 views