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Drought keeping the pressure on water cutbacks

Penalties will be imposed in the coming weeks on Pleasanton residential and business water customers who fail to reduce their...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Billie, 10 minutes ago | 4 comments | 111 Views

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High levels of E. coli in Shadow Cliffs causes partial closure

The south beach of Shadow Cliffs Lake closed Wednesday afternoon due to an extremely high E. coli bacteria measurement, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 672 Views

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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...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Just average, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 532 Views

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Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by steve, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 1615 Views

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PW hides their mistakes

They quickly removed my post (photo added): The print edition of this opinion piece showed pictures of two addresses:...

Original post made by Franco on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 135 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued as Pleasanton heads for near 100-degrees today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today with Pleasanton temperatures to near...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 207 Views

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Warning - Fake Traffic Ticket/Bench Warrant Scam

Pleasanton residents are receiving telephone calls in which people are impersonating police officers and demanding payments...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 74 Views

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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Pepper, on Jul 25, 2014 at 9:20 am | 32 comments | 1677 Views

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Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:12 am | 6 comments | 1710 Views

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Anyone Been Fined Yet for Water Overuse?

It's been more than 2 months since the City of Pleasanton posted that people would be fined for not cutting back ...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:08 am | 15 comments | 615 Views

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Pleasanton’s “Relay for Life” raises $89,118 for the American Cancer Society’s fight against Cancer.

The “Relay for Life” event held in Pleasanton last weekend raised over $89,000 in the fight for cancer. Twenty-Six teams...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 177 Views

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Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. The city is preparing to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 22, 2014 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 1909 Views

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Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association 23rd Annual BBQ and Auction Fundraiser

> Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association 23rd Annual BBQ & Auction Fundraiser > > Saturday August 16,...

Original post made by Margaret Meyer on Jul. 22, 2014
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Challenge to the Mayor

Where viewscapes are negatively impacted by a proposed structure, cities often employ two ladder fire trucks to act as an...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 174 Views

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What's going on with all the roadwork?

Does anyone know why the streets around Pleasanton Meadows are being torn up? W Las Positas, Pimlico, etc.? I can see that...

Original post made by PM Resident on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 162 Views

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New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 4549 Views

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Downtown park renamed to honor Pleasanton Rotary clubs

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday agreed to spend $420,000 to improve a relatively obscure public park at the end of Main...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 9 comments | 3038 Views

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Sunol Grade Storage Sheds

Michael, Gary Richards (Mr. Roadshow) wrote me an email and said that the sheds were built by Union Pacific and are used...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 198 Views

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New structures on 680-S near Sunol?

Going south on 680, near where the sign says "Sunol exit 1 mile" are two oversized garage-like structures without doors....

Original post made by Al on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 20, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 166 Views

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Free workshop Saturday on adapting landscape to drought conditions

A water conservation expert will hold a free workshop for Pleasanton residents and business representatives from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 1555 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,095 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 31 comments | 982 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 711 views