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Testa's well written Letter to Editor - raises valid concerns

I agree 100% with Julie Testa's letter in today's newspaper. What on earth have developer impact fees been spent on - certainly...

Original post made by Agree on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Oct 20, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 18 comments | 1600 Views

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Feed up with bike and running events shutting down our streets.

I left my house Sunday morning to drive to Sacramento to visit my son and grandchild. I've been doing this a lot lately so...

Original post made by Pepper on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steven, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 2263 Views

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Despite rainfalls, Pleasanton sticking to 25% cuts in water use

Don't look for any easing of Pleasanton's water restrictions anytime soon. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/24/despite-rainfalls-pleasanton-sti...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 26, 2014 at 7:10 pm | 18 comments | 4932 Views

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Downtown Sidewalks

I love our downtown and always try to support these businesses. However, I can't help but notice that a few restaurants...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 3, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 18 comments | 2696 Views

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Dogs

Is it just me or do there seem to be way more dogs in town recently? Is it a fad that crept up on us? Maybe the economy...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by dog lover, on Aug 4, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 18 comments | 1103 Views

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Starbucks planning drive-through-only kiosk at Rose Pavilion

Starbucks is planning to build a drive-through-only coffee shop in the Rose Pavilion just off the I-580/Santa Rita Road interchange. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Oct 29, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 3135 Views

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Pleasanton squeezing smokers out of their puffs

Smokers are gradually being squeezed out of their puffs in public places in Pleasanton by more rules aimed at encouraging...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 3573 Views

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Service from the Post Office is Unacceptable

In October, I mailed a birthday card to a friend in Sunol. It took 13 days to arrive. In November, a rent check took 7 days...

Original post made by Fed Up with the Post Office on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 1, 2016 at 7:55 pm | 18 comments | 972 Views

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Civic leader Dave Walden dies at age 69

Dave Walden, a well-known Pleasanton civic leader and real estate mortgage and sales training professional, died last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Pentin, on Mar 31, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 18 comments | 4271 Views

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Sport Chalet closing its Pleasanton store

Sport Chalet announced Saturday that it is closing all of its stores and has stopped selling goods online. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Vinelander, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:30 am | 18 comments | 6863 Views

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Mountain lion sighted in Golden Estates neighborhood

At 1130 this morning, Smita Nadgir sent this photo she snapped near her home on Foothill Road of a mountain lion roaming...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Joyce, on Jun 23, 2016 at 8:47 am | 18 comments | 4386 Views

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Developer wins praise for 'under-developing' downtown Pleasanton lot

At a time when developers are eying every available site in Pleasanton to build larger and taller residences, Todd Deutscher...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 5051 Views

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City, Chamber Decide for Minimum Notice on Costco

A California Public Records Request has uncovered the following: On November 13 an email from Scott Raty, president of...

Original post made by JJ on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bemyneighbor, on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 1436 Views

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Latest Costco Beak Even, 25-30 Years

There have been many numbers used for break even regarding the City funding of infrastructure for Costco/ Nearon. Here are...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nan, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 18 comments | 692 Views

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After more protests, council agrees to consider Owens Drive traffic problems on Feb. 21

Although 10 BART commuters complained to the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday night about Owens Drive traffic changes,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Skylar, on Mar 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 18 comments | 4288 Views

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Planning Commission to debate proposed Ruby Hill hotel

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is set to hold a study session Wednesday evening to review a landowner's proposal to bring...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by How about a Costco, on Jun 19, 2017 at 4:26 pm | 18 comments | 2559 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Barbara Walters and Pleasanton

Barbara Walters has a new memoir, Audition, and on page 476 she writes, "...when the court sent him (Michael Milken) to...

Original post made by Laurene on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by 80's small timer, on Jan 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 18 comments | 15688 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 3857 Views

RESTAURANTS

Jims Restuarant

I've been eating at Jims for years and lately have read some upsetting comments on Yelp. Those girls are going day in and...

Original post made by loyal fan of Jims on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Aug 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 18 comments | 3840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Staples Ranch initiative--smart move or a blunder?

As you may have heard by now, Planning Commission Chairwoman Anne Fox has dropped off an initiative at the city clerk's desk...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 20, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 18 comments | 4096 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 3 comments | 414 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 283 views