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Here we are in the 3rd maybe 4th year of a drought yet the people that own the parking lot on Pleasanton Avenue right across... Last comment 3 hours ago | 9 comments

Harvest Park students cut class yesterday to lobby legislators for passage of Senate Bill 725
Last night when I was at the HP Open House, I overhead two sets of irate parents discussing how their kids in the band had... Last comment on May 25, 2015 at 8:36 pm | 11 comments

Glazer dominates Election Night
Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer appears headed to the California State Senate after posting a nearly double-digit advantage on... Last comment on May 25, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments

Oak Tree horse racing returns to Alameda County Fair
With $1.7 million in purses and six stakes races over a 12-day race meet, the Oak Tree Racing Association will be returning... Last comment on May 25, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment

 
 
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"Bullseye AAU Team Camps Out"
For the Memorial Day weekend, the Bullseye Basketball teams traveled to South Lake Tahoe to compete in the Xtreme Hoops South Lake Tahoe Memorial Day Tournament. 5th graders thru 11th graders participated in the tournament and all the boys stayed at Camp Concord for the weekend. It was a fun time playing hoops and camping out in beautiful Tahoe! And of course - They brought along the Pleasanton Weekly! Submitted by Anna Ruotolo on May 28, 2014

 
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Pleasanton school board receives updates on district programs, May Revision
The Pleasanton school board received updates last night on a number of district programs, including Career Technical Education (CTE), Tri-Valley Regional Occupation, the District Technology Plan and Gov. Jerry Brown's May budget revision. Wednesday, 6:48 AM

Swalwell introduces 'Main Street Revival' bill
Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) joined a Republican colleague last week in introducing a bill to allow certain small businesses to defer paying payroll taxes during their first year in operation. Wednesday, 6:51 AM | 7 comments

U.S. Supreme Court action upholds county's 'take-back' drug ordinance
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday denying a bid by pharmaceutical associations to block enforcement of a Safe Drug Disposal Ordinance passed by Alameda County supervisors in 2012. Wednesday, 6:29 AM | 2 comments

Another 1st Wednesday Street Party in next week
The Pleasanton Downtown Association will host the second 1st Wednesday Street Party of the year next week, featuring live music throughout the evening and 200 vendor booths displaying a wide assortment of services and merchandise. Wednesday, 6:31 AM

Region's home prices rising faster than in rest of U.S.
Home prices in the Bay Area, including Alameda County, grew faster during the past year than prices in any other U.S. city surveyed, according to a report released Tuesday. Wednesday, 7:13 AM

New-home sales up 6.8% nationally, but down 2.3% in western states
Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000 units in April, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Wednesday, 6:31 AM

Hundreds turn out for Memorial Day ceremonies in Pleasanton
One of the largest crowds ever turned out yesterday for Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day ceremony just outside the city's Senior Center on Sunol Boulevard. Wednesday, 6:29 AM

'Take Us Along' photo looks familiar -- kind of
Well, that seems familiar: Keith Barlow took the Pleasanton Weekly to its street counterpart, Pleasonton Road at Fort Bliss in Texas. Wednesday, 6:32 AM

Raley's continues long-term family ownership
Jim and Joyce Raley Teel have announced they will transfer majority ownership of Raley's supermarkets to their son, Michael Teel, the company's president and chief executive officer. Wednesday, 6:32 AM | 1 comments

Alameda County Fair announces new concert performer
Alameda County Fair organizers have announced that the rock band Berlin will close out this summer's 17-act "Big O Tires Concert Series." Wednesday, 6:33 AM

Neil Diamond tribute at Firehouse Friday, Saturday
The Firehouse Arts Center is set to host concerts by Neil Diamond tribute band Super Diamond next weekend. Wednesday, 6:33 AM

Young martial artist earns 2 medals
Six-year-old Neela Mandal, who trains at Tri-Valley Karate in Pleasanton, earned first- and second-place medals during the 2015 USANKF of Northern California Western States Invitational Tournament held late last month in Stockton. Wednesday, 6:33 AM

 

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