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Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 48 comments | 16591 Views

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Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by curious, on May 25, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 28 comments | 16547 Views

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Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Good Read, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 74 comments | 16348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 16336 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Foundation in deep debt, looking to close

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is more than $3 million in debt, and is looking to close and file liquidation bankruptcy...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 61 comments | 16329 Views

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Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 16295 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 | 20 comments | 16241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowser to announce bid for county office

Pleasanton School Board President Jeff Bowser will announce his candidacy for the office of Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bowser is Bad, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 16235 Views

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School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 16148 Views

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Trader Joe's moving its Pleasanton store to Rosewood Pavilion

Trader Joe's plans to move its Pleasanton store now on Pimlico Drive to the recently-vacated former CVS Pharmacy site at...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 30, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 20 comments | 16057 Views

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Pleasanton school district superintendent placed on administrative leave

Pleasanton school district Superintendent Rick Rubino has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 23, 2016 at 9:11 am | 40 comments | 15998 Views

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Purple pipes coming to Pleasanton

Four agencies that provide water services in the Tri-Valley signed agreements Wednesday enabling the city of Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Serge Banning, on Jun 30, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 15915 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Breakfast?, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 15889 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 20 comments | 15844 Views

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Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 23 comments | 15830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by PUSDParent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 102 comments | 15729 Views

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Groundbreaking today for new courthouse, Alameda County building in Dublin

Construction work on a new East County Hall of Justice is underway with a formal groundbreaking at 1 p.m. today in Dublin. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 15709 Views

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Today is 1st 'Spare the Air' day of season

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for today by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 13 comments | 15698 Views

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Village High student ID’d as teen killed in crash on Stanley Boulevard

Officials have identified Village High School junior Violet Campbell as the teenage girl killed in a suspected drunk-driving...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Friend, on Nov 27, 2017 at 7:40 pm | 4 comments | 15697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district loses ruling in Vranesh case

An attempt by the Pleasanton Unified School District to deny former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh a hearing into its...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 8, 2015 at 6:03 pm | 47 comments | 15678 Views
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New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
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