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Changes to FAFSA make it easier to apply for student aid

Do you have a high school senior who is knee deep in the college admissions process? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/09/changes-to-fafsa-mak...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by bansaltanya2791, 52 minutes ago | 3 comments | 2600 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 Grapevines, 12 hours ago | 19 comments | 1941 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, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco Big Loser Today

Amazon announced today that they will buy Whole Foods. According to some analysts, Costco will be the biggest loser of this...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, 16 hours ago | 109 comments | 4088 Views

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Pleasanton's weather expert throws out Oakland A's first pitch

Pleasanton's Roberta Gonzales, known throughout the Bay Area as a weather anchor and reporter for KPIX 5 TV and KCBS Radio,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by sambhav, on Jul 18, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1477 Views

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San Ramon Valley's I-680 express lanes set to open in early fall

Express lanes on the Interstate 680 just north of Pleasanton are nearing completion, scheduled to open in early fall, though...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jul 18, 2017 at 8:21 pm | 10 comments | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County Board of Education elects new president, vice president

The Alameda County Board of Education has selected a new president and vice president for the 2017-18 school year, including...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Spudly, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 1186 Views

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Commission delays decision on Valley Trails home's 2nd-floor addition

The Pleasanton Planning Commission discussed a dispute between Valley Trails neighbors over one family's proposal to redesign...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 1377 Views

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City Needs Airing Out

For the past 18 years, one of the best kept culinary secrets in the Tri Valley has been the authentic Mexican cuisine cooked...

Original post made by Randall Frost on Jul. 15, 2017
Last comment by Grapevines, on Jul 17, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 17 comments | 1208 Views

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PUSD asking for contributions at Macy's?

My wife made a purchase at Macy's and the lady behind the counter asked if she would like to contribute to Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made by Crumudgeon on Jul. 15, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Jul 17, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 7 comments | 455 Views

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Swalwell again targets student loan debt

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell continues to set his sights on student loan debt, spending a week earlier this summer reintroducing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 17, 2017 at 10:51 am | 30 comments | 2404 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 Vigy, on Jul 17, 2017 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 117 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 | 1991 Views

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City moving forward with new outdoor seating area, bike corral downtown

Downtown Pleasanton is set to receive two new public amenities in the place of three roadside parking spots, at least in...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by cymru, on Jul 15, 2017 at 10:35 pm | 37 comments | 4273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman accused of using stolen credit cards in Pleasanton arrested in Nevada

Pleasanton police said Thursday that a woman accused of using stolen credit cards at Walmart in Pleasanton two months ago...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 2019 Views

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Livermore: '4 Wheel Bob' blazes a trail

Bob Coomber was walking on a beach at Lake Almanor in 1989 when, as he puts it, "my left leg just kind of blew up." Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Chris of V-O-CAL, on Jul 15, 2017 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2572 Views

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Wildlife officer recognized for Dublin Ranch investigation work

A California Department of Fish and Wildlife employee is being recognized nationally for her efforts to protect endangered...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by thanks, on Jul 14, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 1436 Views

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Bill to extend alcohol sales hours advances in state legislature

A bill that would allow local communities across California to extend alcohol sales hours past 2 a.m. is one step closer...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by John, on Jul 14, 2017 at 9:05 am | 21 comments | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Preps: Summer is critical time for high school athletes

Summer. The best time of the year for the high school student -- well, all students. Gone at least for a while are the pressures...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jason Maratsos, on Jul 14, 2017 at 6:05 am | 4 comments | 1115 Views

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Letters

Swalwell got the word Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/07/07/letters posted...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 13, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 222 Views
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Twin tunnels plan in Delta is critical to Livermore Valley customers
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 1,179 views

Feeding the hungry in Alameda County
By Jeb Bing | 7 comments | 360 views