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Remembering Korea

I'm just back from a one-week trip to Washington, D.C. For me, it was a chance to revisit K Street and the Capitol where...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Doug Miller, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 45 Views

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Editorial: Tacos, anyone?

We're encouraged to hear that Nelly's taco truck owner Nelly Ramirez and representatives of Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 848 Views

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Pleasanton poised for annual road maintenance

Pleasanton city officials are ready to move forward with their annual street resurfacing and preventative maintenance program...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 27, 2017 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1957 Views

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A different perspective on Spotorno Ranch development

After my recent column on the development proposal for the Spotorno Ranch near the Callippe Preserve Golf Course, I had the...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Jul 27, 2017 at 7:25 pm | 4 comments | 398 Views

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Nelly's taco truck offered new home at winery after being forced from longtime spot

After being forced to relocate from where it had been operating for nearly two decades, Nelly's taco truck has now been offered...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Grapevines, on Jul 27, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 2331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man suspected of stealing high-end bicycle from Pleasanton store

Pleasanton police on Friday released photos of a man who allegedly stole a bicycle worth $8,400 from a shop in town last...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jul 27, 2017 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 2987 Views

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Pleasanton Farmers' Market: Fresh food, family, friends and fun

On a Saturday morning in downtown Pleasanton, West Angela Street is often filled with the musical stylings of local singers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Steve M, on Jul 27, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 2008 Views

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Some new BART cars expected to be in service by September

New BART cars are expected to start carrying passengers in late September following final testing this summer, BART officials...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Grapevines, on Jul 26, 2017 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 631 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Watchdog group OKs Measure B, BB expenditures

An independent watchdog committee (IWC) reported Tuesday that tax dollars from Measure B and Measure BB transportation funds...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 26, 2017 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman killed in rollover on Niles Canyon Road

A 59-year-old Pleasanton woman was killed in a rollover crash on Niles Canyon Road in Fremont on Monday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5498 Views

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Police investigating string of car break-ins in Livermore, Brentwood

A car reported to be connected with a string of vehicle burglaries in Livermore early Friday was reported stolen from a Hampton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by lisa Bradley, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1136 Views

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Valley Avenue Sidewalk

Does anyone know if there are plans to re-open the north sidewalk of Valley Avenue opposite Harvest Park Middle school? A...

Original post made by Elementary Mom on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Another W.G. Parent, on Jul 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 295 Views

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Junipero-Independence traffic calming draft plan set for community review Monday

Pleasanton city officials are scheduled to hold a community meeting Monday evening to receive public input on the draft calming...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by LanceM, on Jul 21, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 13 comments | 1706 Views

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Local food truck forced to move from longtime spot, relocates across street

A food truck that has operated on Vineyard Avenue since the 1990s was recently forced to relocate -- albeit not far from...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 21, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 3900 Views

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Editorial: Fair attracts nearly half-a-million to Pleasanton

Despite an opening week with record-high temperatures, the Alameda County Fair closed out its extended 20-day run July 9...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 21, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

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ACE Train stuck on track this morning?

Was driving from downtown and noticed the ACE Train stopped on the overpass over Bernal at Case Avenue? Any news on this?...

Original post made by K on Jul. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 99 Views

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Keeping cool in the Tri-Valley

For the true, time-tested way to escape the heat, look to the water. Tri-Valley residents have many different options at...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by hvac, on Jul 21, 2017 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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School board signs off on law firm agreements

The Pleasanton school board has approved several new hires as well as contracts for next school year between PUSD and four...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 20, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 312 Views

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Food truck moved thanks to code enforcement etc....

well since when is blocking a city street legal? come on code enforcers of Ptown-every hot day a major gridlock on Neal...

Original post made by Taco lover on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by no name chosen, on Jul 20, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 136 Views

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City Council approves Alviso Adobe Community Park Implementation Plan

The Pleasanton City Council unanimously endorsed the Alviso Adobe Community Park Implementation Plan on Tuesday night, outlining...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 19, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1363 Views
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