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World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1675 Views

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World audience for local miniatures

Tri-Valley artist Barbara Stanton goes small in her paintings but is about to go large in her audience. She will be the first...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 2297 Views

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Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2812 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 5558 Views

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New smartphone apps could cut your medical bills

What if your next doctor's visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 5562 Views

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Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1721 Views

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To head off more dry years, water agencies explore toilet-to-tap

The cities of the Tri-Valley and their water agencies are searching for a way to avoid more punishing drought years. But...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Why Not Catch Run Off, on Apr 4, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 10 comments | 2681 Views

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Editorial: Vote for Glazer for State Senate, Baker for Assembly

State Senator Steve Glazer, a Democrat, and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, a Republican, are seeking nomination in the June...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 21, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 4003 Views

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Pleasanton cuts water conservation requirements to 10%

Pleasanton's water conservation target has been reduced to 10% based on 2013 billings in response to newly adopted statewide...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 10, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 3261 Views

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Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2613 Views

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Local racquetball players headed to World Championships

Three young racquetball players who train at ClubSport Pleasanton have qualified to represent Team USA in the Junior World...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1721 Views

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Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs

Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by John Hitchen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 3215 Views

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Several hundred turn out for 9/11 ceremony in Pleasanton

Several hundred turned out Sunday morning for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton parent, on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 1839 Views

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2016 'Water Year' ends as 5th consecutive dry year with low snowfall

California's 2016 water year ended Friday, marking a fifth consecutive dry year with low snowfall, officials from the Department...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 5, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 1300 Views

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DSRSD board votes to oppose Prop 53

The Dublin San Ramon Services District board of has unanimously approved a resolution in opposition to Proposition 53, which...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Oct 24, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 1843 Views

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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 MarshalBlake, on Nov 28, 2016 at 4:44 am | 2 comments | 2269 Views

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Swalwell named to party leadership post

Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) was appointed last week to a key leadership post within his party, as Democrat...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Dec 11, 2016 at 9:35 am | 7 comments | 1701 Views

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DSRSD closing Pleasanton recycled water fill station today

Tri-Valley residents who have participated in a program that has given away millions of gallons of recycled water will find...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 3, 2017 at 8:29 pm | 3 comments | 3602 Views

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New traffic safety laws take effect Sunday

The California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of new traffic laws pertaining to cell phone use, driving under the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jan 2, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 27 comments | 6402 Views

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Pleasanton woman assaulted on Main Street early today

A 43-year-old Pleasanton woman was assaulted just after midnight today as she was walking in the 300 block of Main Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jan 4, 2017 at 5:58 am | 19 comments | 3807 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 726 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 287 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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