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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by john, 2 hours ago | 50 comments | 4408 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Joan, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 693 Views

SPORTS

Great Bull Run, Tomato Royale at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Great Bull Run and Tomato Royale are coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds tomorrow and the events are not for the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ferdinand, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

TWO NEW CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR PUSD BOARD

The good news around Pleasanton today is two new candidates entered the mix and have announced that they will run for election...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

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Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 9 hours ago | 12 comments | 903 Views

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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 sknywench, 12 hours ago | 10 comments | 408 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 sknywench, 12 hours ago | 33 comments | 1800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal quits job at Alisal Elementary School

Alisal Elementary School principal Terri Quesinberry has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/principal-quits-job-at-alisal-elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Scott Walsh, 13 hours ago | 26 comments | 3589 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 13 hours ago | 5 comments | 1608 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasantonians Convert Sodded Grass to Sand, Or Should Be Doing So

http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/july/satellite-study-reveals-parched-us-west-using-up-underground-water/#.U9FkrlY_EpE Global...

Original post made by Daddy-O on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 13 hours ago | 10 comments | 227 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 Michael Austin, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 330 Views

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Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City BBQ

This year's Sister City BBQ at the Senior Center will be held on Saturday, August 16 (not Friday, August 15, as listed in...

Original post made by Marlene on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 71 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Presidential Hopefuls at the Starter's Gate: CNN Excludes Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin

CNN has posted a recent poll showing that the Republican run-off for the right to be our next presidential also-ran promises...

Original post made by Burton Rasmuffin on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 16 hours ago | 10 comments | 242 Views

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Looking for a NEW MAYOR

Pleasanton's Mayor Jerry Thorne recently penned a Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control....

Original post made by Looking for a new Mayor on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 27, 2014 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 212 Views

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POWER OUTAGE PLEASANTON MEADOWS

Power went out at 1413 hours today and did not get restored until 1831 hours. PG&E personal were driving through the neighborhood...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Jul 26, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 114 Views

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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. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 654 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 Tom F, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 1789 Views

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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...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water restored to Pleasanton apartment complex

After four consecutive days without water, residents of Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments now have their water supply restored....

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 193 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, on Jul 26, 2014 at 10:25 am | 10 comments | 910 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 36 comments | 1,176 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 846 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 526 views