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Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs
Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger,... Last comment 32 minutes ago | 47 comments

Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control
As your Mayor, I would like to provide you an informed perspective regarding the issue of growth, state-mandates and growth... Last comment on Jul 25, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 8 comments

Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth
Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. Read the full story here -... Last comment on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 9 comments

UPDATE: Both Shadow Cliffs beaches closed due to E. coli levels
The north and south beaches at Shadow Cliffs Lake were closed indefinitely as of Friday due to high levels of E. coli bacteria... Last comment on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments

 
 
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Banana spill on I-580 causing 3-hour backup into Pleasanton
A big-rig crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore is causing serious traffic delays this morning, up to three hours as of 6:30 a.m. Monday, 6:26 AM | 5 comments

Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger
In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve the acquisition of the Pleasanton-based supermarket chain by an affiliate of Albertsons, another national supermarket firm that has its corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho. Monday, 6:14 AM | 12 comments

Students produce one-hour special of local interviews for TV30
Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended the TV30 Summer Camp, is currently airing on TV30. Monday, 6:16 AM

What's in your house?
Tricia Hoekwater returned home from work one day in 2000 to find that her house had been robbed. Monday, 6:33 AM

Seniors living well: Activities keep minds, bodies well-tuned
Once over the hill, we pick up speed -- so the joke goes. This may be so, but seniors today aim at slowing down the process, by eating right and exercising their brains as well as their bodies. Monday, 6:32 AM

BART awarded $17.4-million fedeeral grant to better secure Transbay Tube
Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and a group of others in Congress have led a successful effort to obtain a $17.4 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security secure the Transbay BART Tube that connects the East Bay and San Francisco against a potential terrorist attack. Monday, 6:14 AM

Shadow Cliffs beaches closed due to E. coli levels
Shadow Cliffs beaches have been closed due to high levels of E. coli bacteria measurement. Monday, 6:14 AM | 6 comments

Lewd acts charges lead to arrest of Livermore soccer facility coach
A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore. Monday, 6:15 AM | 4 comments

Pros and cons for adopting a new pet
When Gail Ruvalcaba met Puddles at the Valley Humane Society, she knew he was the purrfect pet for her. She was seeking to provide a good life -- and a good ending -- for a cat, and Puddles, although less than 2 years old, has a limited life expectancy. Monday, 6:15 AM | 2 comments

New racketeering charges against suspended state Sen. Yee, others
A federal grand jury in San Francisco issued an expanded corruption and organized-crime indictment Friday that includes new racketeering charges against suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown
association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and others. Monday, 6:16 AM

Pleasanton's Relay for Life takes steps forward in fight against cancer
Pleasanton's annual Relay for Life event last weekend brought out 26 registered teams, 62 cancer survivors and 236 individual participants, equipped with walking shoes and water bottles to fight against cancer. Monday, 6:16 AM

Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs
Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger, have declared their candidacy thus far. Monday, 6:16 AM | 47 comments

Principal quits job at Alisal Elementary School
Alisal Elementary School principal Terri Quesinberry has resigned. Monday, 6:16 AM | 26 comments

Tri-Valley Heroes
The Pleasanton Weekly is seeking nominations and sponsorships for the Tri-Valley Heroes awards program, our salute to the individuals, groups or organizations that stand out because of their actions, integrity or honor.
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