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Relay for Life now underway at Pleasanton Middle School

The Pleasanton community is honoring cancer survivors and their families today during the annual Relay for Life now underway...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sewer district appoints new engineering services manager

The Dublin San Ramon Services District board of directors has appointed a new engineering services manager to fill the vacancy...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mickey Mouse, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 450 Views

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Growth in Hacienda matching Pleasanton's

Hacienda, the largest mixed-use development of its kind in Northern California, has just reported it achieved a solid first...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jake Waters, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1589 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pete, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 470 Views

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Writer remembers Amador Valley star Danny Gabor, killed 20 years ago in plane crash

This past Sunday morning, I woke up feeling a bit down as July 17 was the 20-year anniversary of the crash TWA Flight 800...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 24, 2016 at 12:58 am | 9 comments | 4159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council puts anti-Costco initiative on Nov. 8 ballot

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday voted unanimously to place an initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot that would in effect ban...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by PLSN Resident, on Jul 23, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 62 comments | 3431 Views

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JOHN KERRY: "Air Conditioners are as big of a threat as ISIS"

Uhhh...breath-taking isn't it? Forget ISIS. Now "air conditioners and refrigerators" are among our greatest threats, according...

Original post made by bob on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 23, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 152 Views

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to Michael Austin

It is obvious you are a Jerry Thorne fan and probably attended his 100 man march to the Sharpiros lovely home. But what...

Original post made by Georgia Peach on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 152 Views

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Local congressman targets student debt

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) took aim at improving the debt situation for Americans working to repay federal student...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by ordinary joe, on Jul 22, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 12 comments | 1539 Views

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Free movies in Amador Valley Community Park start tonight in Pleasanton

Free movies outdoors are being offered in city parks starting tonight in Pleasanton and continuing Fridays in Dublin on July...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jeff McFadden, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2035 Views

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Downtown Plaza Plans after the closing of Tully's and Tara's Ice Cream?

Anyone know if there are any plans by the landlord to get new businesses into the downtown plaza where Tully's and Tara's...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Jul 21, 2016 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 1493 Views

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new stop lights at AVHS nut no 4 way stop@W. angela & Peters

so I see the city is spending thousands of dollars installing two news stoplights at AVHS yet we are still waiting for a...

Original post made by 4 way stop is needed ASAP on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tom Tree, on Jul 21, 2016 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 752 Views

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Large turnout for signing re-election papers for Mayor Jerry Thorne

More than 100 supporters of Mayor Jerry Thorne crowded into the home of Joyce and Bob Shapiro in Vintage Hills Monday night...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 21, 2016 at 6:25 am | 10 comments | 1948 Views

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Council to decide tomorrow on Costco ban petition

The Pleasanton City Council will decide Tuesday on whether to place an initiative on the Nov. 8 General election ballot that...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Bob QP, on Jul 20, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 62 comments | 3208 Views

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Good news for those of you who have kids at Foorhill or Amador High who have to complete a term paper or some essays in the...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 158 Views

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Relay for Life honors cancer survivors and victims

Relay for Life honors cancer survivors and victims Survivors of Cancer are invited to walk the Opening Lap at this weekend’s...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 63 Views

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Costco in Pleasanton? Voters likely will decide

Opponents of making land available for a 160,000-square-foot Costco membership store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by MPResident, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 79 comments | 4104 Views

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Obama's New Fearless Strategy Against ISIS...

ISIS is now shaking in their boots upon hearing Obama's new strategy to defeat them. "We're going to win this fight...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:31 am | 48 comments | 542 Views

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Bernal Avenue being repaved between Foothill Road, Valley Avenue

Work is now underway to resurface Bernal Avenue between Foothill Road and Valley Avenue. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/07/12/bernal-avenue-bein...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Jul 18, 2016 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 1569 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for tomorrow downtown

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Summer Wine Stroll is set for 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, during which more than 30 downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dgilbreth, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1400 Views
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