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False statements posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com

There are several misstatements of fact/falsehoods currently posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com (as of today, 2/10/16): "Lund...

Original post made by Fact checker on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, 1 minute ago | 5 comments | 86 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by Lou, 13 minutes ago | 46 comments | 3315 Views

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Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by BobB, 30 minutes ago | 33 comments | 2109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to change coming year schedule with classes to start Aug. 15

After more than two years of contentious community debate, the Pleasanton school board voted last night to change the coming...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Working mom, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1477 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles

The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 4772 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton mayor, other East Bay leaders make demands of BART ahead of possible bond measure

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and other East Bay leaders met last week to chart a course necessary for BART leaders to earn...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by What the People Want, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 967 Views

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I-580 express/toll lanes to open later this month

A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 though Pleasanton and Livermore will...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mark, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 438 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council honors the late Jean Jones

Actions by the Pleasanton City Council have wrapped up final affairs for Jean Jones, who died last year in her home at 309...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mary Nocar, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 833 Views

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New Leaf Pleasanton Introduces Sustainable, Farm-Raised Salmon

Attention seafood lovers! Read on to learn what is so special about the salmon that New Leaf Community Market, at 3550 Bernal...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Feb. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 79 Views

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Spring comes to Pleasanton in time for Lincoln's birthday

While our friends in many midwestern and eastern states are still battling the snow and chills of winter, it's an early spring...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by tiki3, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTC info

If you're interested in what credentials, certificates or permits your children's teachers hold, visit the Commission on...

Original post made by If you\'re curious on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Josie, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 114 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch referendum petitions due at 5 p.m. tonight

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 68 comments | 2038 Views

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Readers sound off on possible Lund Ranch referendum

Letters, phone calls and Town Square postings on the Pleasanton Weekly's website have been coming fast and furiously since...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:23 pm | 64 comments | 3364 Views

SPORTS

Super Bowl 50 fans can purchase merchandise at 50% off

Super Bowl 50 fans can purchase merchandise at 50% off starting today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/08/super-bowl-50-fans-can-purchase-me...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Paul Q, on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Super Bowl AVHS

I heard from my kids that 80 people are performing at the Super Bowl halftime show? Is that true?...

Original post made by Jonathon on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 397 Views

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Referendum signatures turned in .... Thank goodness city council minutes exposes liars and those telling the truth

I am pleased to learn that 6000 signatures have been submitted to referendum Lund Ranch. I don't understand why current...

Original post made by facts are facts on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by facts are facts, on Feb 6, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 10 comments | 374 Views

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Supervisor Miley at Pleasanton Farmer's Market 2/6

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley will be at the Pleasanton Farmer's Market tomorrow morning (2/6). He'd love to share...

Original post made by Rachel Weiler on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 61 Views

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Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Blake Nahmias, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 877 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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Colleges You Ought to Know
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By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 327 views