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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious individual casing the area around Country Fair/Hansen Park

My wife and I were walking around the Country Fair neighborhood tonight around 9pm and an individual wearing a hoodie came...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Allen, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic Today In Pleasanton

I was out before noon today, running a few errands. The I-680 south was a parking lot up to Bernal from the I-580 interchange. Hopyard...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Estaban, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 275 Views

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Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by crumudgeon, 18 hours ago | 20 comments | 1426 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Boomer, 20 hours ago | 21 comments | 6383 Views

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Baker, colleagues introduce $6-billion transportation proposal

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined Republican colleagues Monday to announce...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Robert C, on Jul 4, 2015 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 394 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brilliance from our school board

(Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly staff.) On the homework survey Miller: based on my child, we should...

Original post made by Just Me on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1002 Views

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Alameda County Fair ends this weekend

Closing weekend at the Alameda County Fair features a range of keynote events, including the Junior Livestock auction, Demolition...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2930 Views

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Tie a knot for veterans at Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday tonight

Hope Hospice is asking the public to tie a knot for veterans tonight at Pleasanton's First Wednesday Street Party that starts...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Missy, on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 561 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley students offer free money-management program

Whether it's saving up for college or a car, or simply saving up for a certain item during the holiday season, young students...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments | 496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Treatment district opens new recycled water fill station in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides wastewater treatment to Pleasanton, opened its second residential...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:21 am | 14 comments | 1912 Views

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Pleasanton school board discusses homework survey results

The Pleasanton school board heard a report on the 2015 homework survey results Tuesday night, the last meeting of the 2014-15...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by ILoveFHS!, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:38 pm | 29 comments | 2824 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1181 Views

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Off and running: Oak Tree horse racing at the County Fair through July 5

Oak Tree Racing, now in its second year partnering with the Alameda County Fair and the California Authority of Racing Fairs...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Christine , on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 2800 Views

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Remember the Housing Bubble?

Interesting look back at the kind of financial advice being dispensed by realtors and others during the real estate bubble....

Original post made by Damon on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 241 Views

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School board holds off naming interim superintendent, chief of Human Resources

The Pleasanton school board did not take any formal action Tuesday night on the appointments of interim replacements for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chantal, on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 4454 Views

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Alameda County Fair returns to Pleasanton next Wednesday

The Alameda County Fair opens in Pleasanton Wednesday, June 17, with its new theme, "Rock the Red, White and Blue," and...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:55 am | 36 comments | 6484 Views

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Nonlead ammunition requirements for hunters start in some areas July 1

Nonlead ammunition will be required when hunting on all California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lands and for all...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 29, 2015 at 8:27 am | 15 comments | 1164 Views

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Intruders party in Castlewood home, take vacationing owners' bacon, liquor, jewelry

A Pleasanton family had an unwelcome surprise waiting for them Tuesday when they returned home from vacation to find their...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not PPD, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:27 am | 31 comments | 7924 Views

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East Bay Realtors join Zillow in having access to all property listings

The Bay East Association of Realtors and the Contra Costa Association of Realtors have jointly signed a listing distribution...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 10 comments | 1002 Views
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The Dogfather's Annual Fourth of July Plea (cue Scott McKenzie)
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 324 views