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Fire causes extensive damage to Pleasanton house

A residential structure fire in Pleasanton Friday morning caused extensive damage and displaced a family who was renting...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2017
Last comment by Displaced family, on Apr 29, 2017 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1647 Views

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Bay Area ranked in top 10 for worst air pollution nationwide

The San Francisco Bay Area ranks among the top 10 most polluted regions in the country, according to a report issued last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by res, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 1167 Views

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City Council OKs downtown parking strategic plan

Pleasanton city officials have a new game plan for improving parking conditions downtown after the City Council approved...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Silicon Valley Commuter, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 12 comments | 2549 Views

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Pleasanton contractor has license revoked over fatal Berkeley balcony collapse

The Pleasanton firm that served as general contractor for the construction of a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 26, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 2741 Views

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BART selects new police chief

BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced Friday that BART is hiring Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas to be the transit...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 24, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 719 Views

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Pleasanton Middle School mourns the loss of Mrs. Boerman

The cards, flowers and signs have been multiplying along a wall in the 700 building of Pleasanton Middle School ever since...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Tracie Roddy2oVfr, on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 7 comments | 10041 Views

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Del Valle Parkway closure until 2 p.m.

Part of Del Valle Parkway will be shut down until approximately 2 p.m. today for the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by res, on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 843 Views

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Green teens: Pleasanton nonprofit instills high-schoolers to be environmental stewards

Since being piloted at Walnut Grove Elementary, the Pleasanton-based Go Green Initiative reach has grown to all 50 states...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Brad, on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 1330 Views

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Editorial: Journalism - the next generation

Journalism is imperative to a healthy democracy, and it is important to groom the next generation of journalists. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 17, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 1791 Views

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New elementary school discussed at council/PUSD board joint meeting

Development was a predominant subject at a special joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and the school board Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 16, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 42 comments | 3589 Views

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Suspect charged in 2015 PleasantonWeekly.com hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned on April 11 in federal District Court for the Sept. 17, 2015, hacking of PleasantonWeekly.com...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:22 pm | 3 comments | 2291 Views

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Staying Healthy: Colorectal cancer, a time for action

Colorectal cancer is both the nation's second-leading cause of cancer mortality and one of its most preventable cancers....

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Clint, on Apr 13, 2017 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 600 Views

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State legislature approves new $52.4 billion gas tax plan

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Apr 12, 2017 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 1702 Views

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Pleasanton Scout builds new produce stand for Sunflower Hill

Sunflower Hill Gardens growers can now display the fruits of their labor -- and the vegetables, too -- in a more marquee...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 12, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

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Workshops on transitioning to new school scheduled for April 19

Pleasanton families with children heading to a new school this fall can learn more about the experience through two upcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Lin, on Apr 10, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments | 1622 Views

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MTC: Testing signs for I-680 express lanes ahead of summer opening

Drivers along Interstate 680 north of Pleasanton may have noticed messages appearing on the new toll signs for the future...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Tom F, on Apr 8, 2017 at 6:35 am | 3 comments | 1569 Views

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Local CHP focusing on distracted driving enforcement

This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and California Highway Patrol officers in the Dublin area will be educating...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Apr 7, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 11 comments | 1277 Views

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Police: Man arrested in connection with thefts around downtown

Pleasanton police arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of theft-related offenses after allegedly being found with property...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by limezip, on Apr 5, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 3658 Views

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Amid cracking foundations, city joins with residents to form panel to evaluate sinking soil

City of Pleasanton staff and several members of a disgruntled neighborhood will form a panel to look into the cause of soil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Apr 4, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 10 comments | 4309 Views

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Point/counterpoint: Studying El Charro Rd.

To promote further public debate on the topic, the Pleasanton Weekly invited Councilwoman Kathy Narum and PleasantonVoters.com...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 3, 2017 at 4:41 pm | 20 comments | 2139 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
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Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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