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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 Sep 5, 2017 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1385 Views

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County sheriff's spokesman apologizes for accidental retweet of white nationalist video

An Alameda County sheriff's spokesman apologized Tuesday morning for what he said was an accidental retweet Monday night...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 15, 2017 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1348 Views

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President signs Swalwell's bipartisan bill to speed up DNA testing

President Donald Trump has signed bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell that's aimed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Aug 29, 2017 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1882 Views

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Opinion: Time to defeat a bad bill on bridge tolls

It is unusual to see a federal official weigh in on actions being taken in Sacramento, but Congressman Mark DeSaulnier felt...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Angry driver, on Sep 14, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

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Backpacking the globe: Family of five sets out for worldwide adventure

The Swenson family of five will soon don their backpacks and take off for Beijing, the first stop in a year-long quest to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Sian, on Sep 29, 2017 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 4684 Views

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Announcing the 2017 Tri-Valley Heroes

Nine individuals have been named "Tri-Valley Heroes" in the Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com's sixth annual awards...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by ada, on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 3160 Views

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Rotary reaches out on World Polio Day

Rotary members in Pleasanton and throughout the Tri-Valley are among the millions reaching out on World Polio Day next Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 655 Views

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PPD awarded grant for traffic enforcement, crash prevention

The Pleasanton Police Department has been awarded a grant for a year-long special enforcement and awareness program geared...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by lessismore, on Nov 8, 2017 at 10:31 am | 6 comments | 1379 Views

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Swalwell holding last town hall of year Saturday

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his last town hall of the year this Saturday in San Ramon, an event that...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Dec 1, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 2023 Views

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Pleasanton police looking for suspects in assault

The Pleasanton Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding three suspects who they say recently assaulted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Stating the Obvious, on Dec 18, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 3682 Views

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State officials discuss rules, fees for cannabis businesses at county summit

With Monday set as the start date for legal sales of recreational marijuana in California, dozens of current and potential...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Mf, on Dec 28, 2017 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes the fair!

The Alameda County Fair kicks off today for a 17-day run of fun and excitement for all ages, special tributes for the men...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Jun 22, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 3860 Views

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What's with the flag?

Amid a mix of jeers and cheers from passing cars, Pleasanton resident Joe Onate, dubbing himself the "Lonestar Liberal,"...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Mason Wright, on Nov 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 7 comments | 3985 Views

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Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 3964 Views

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Best of Pleasanton

Around Town Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1389 posted Friday, October 13,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by John Pitts, on Dec 24, 2007 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 32068 Views

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Small dogs get new digs

The Parks and Recreation Commission decided to move forward on plans to create a small dog exercise area within the current...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by WOOD, on Aug 7, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 4 comments | 4058 Views

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Staples Ranch

A group called Friends of Pleasanton started collecting signatures from registered voters this week in an effort to place...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Busy z Koszalina do Holandii, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:31 am | 80 comments | 8580 Views

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No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 5037 Views

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Women, men to don bras for breast cancer walk

Hundreds of women and men will toss aside their modesty and don glitzy, self-decorated bras all in the name of a cure for...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 4348 Views

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Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 8614 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
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Time for new collaboration between city and school district
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