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Pleasanton school district enrollment declines

Compared with the 2011-12 school year, student enrollment has declined in Pleasanton Unified School District from 14,873...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilma, 8 minutes ago | 25 comments | 3468 Views

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Fairgrounds horse track, stables closing for winter

The Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association has decided to close down its horse training operation for the winter beginning...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Eric, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1142 Views

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Congrats to Costco

The people have spoken, and they want Costco. There is no need to fret about increased traffic, or that your $1.50 hot dog...

Original post made by Get the Facts on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, 2 hours ago | 48 comments | 1663 Views

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what a mess-thanks Chik fil a

Who in their right might gave the okay for chick fil a (or however you spell it) to open in the location next to smart and...

Original post made by T. Rumpo on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale, 21 hours ago | 5 comments | 573 Views

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Traffic calming fever in Pleasanton

There's a new lexicon for traffic engineers in Pleasanton: It's traffic calming. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/18/traffic-calming-fever-in-ple...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by LaxDad3, on Nov 30, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 26 comments | 3894 Views

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Pleasanton Council moves forward on new library/civic center complex

The City Council has approved a draft master plan for a new Pleasanton Civic Center complex in Bernal Community Park which...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Nov 29, 2016 at 8:01 pm | 19 comments | 5330 Views

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Dates extended for 2017 Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair will run 20 full days in 2017. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/28/dates-extended-for-2017-alameda-county-fair...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 1969 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Pleasanton's Kaitlin Gallagher, Courage Award

Kaitlin Gallagher, 21, a senior at San Francisco State University, grew up in Pleasanton, enveloped in the love of her family...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by member, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2531 Views

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Changes to FAFSA make it easier to apply for student aid

Do you have a high school senior who is knee deep in the college admissions process? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/09/changes-to-fafsa-make-...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by MarshalBlake, on Nov 28, 2016 at 4:44 am | 2 comments | 1170 Views

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Giants shortstop, Foothill grad Brandon Crawford gives back to local schools

San Francisco Giants shortstop and Foothill High School graduate Brandon Crawford, along with Wells Fargo, recently awarded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 25, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 6284 Views

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Where is Cook-Kalio's concession?

Most politicians or wannabe-politicans issue concession speeches, or statements, or tweets when the lose. Where's Cook-Callio's??...

Original post made by Wotcher on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Nov 25, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 280 Views

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Letters

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2016/11/25/letters posted Friday, November 25, 2016,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jen , on Nov 25, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 244 Views

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Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 3829 Views

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Rotary's 2nd annual Tri-Valley Turkey Burn set for Thanksgiving morning

Thanksgiving means it’s time to be thankful. What better way to spend your Thanksgiving morning than spending time with...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Dad, on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1444 Views

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IS A PRESIDENTIAL PARDON ON THE HORIZON?

Will President Barrack Obama be issuing a presidential pardon for Hillary Clinton, in order to prevent the incoming administration...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Hotslide, on Nov 21, 2016 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 398 Views

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Veterans Memorial dedicated at Pioneer Cemetery in festive ceremony

Hundreds turned out Saturday for the dedication of the new $320,000 Veterans Memorial at the top of Pioneer Cemetery. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by member, on Nov 18, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

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Stolen vehicle suspect arrested after brief pursuit

A 22-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly driving a stolen vehicle into oncoming traffic in an attempt to evade...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by BlessedMommy!, on Nov 17, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 2058 Views

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City Council to review new Civic Center, library plans tonight

The City Council will review a task force recommendation tonight that it move forward with planning a multi-million-dollar...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 1158 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Cristina Hill, teaching technology to seniors

Technology has always been a part of life for 18 year-old Cristina Hill. As a member of the first generation who will never...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Nov 16, 2016 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views

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Chick-fil-A opens Pleasanton restaurant Thursday

Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc., a family owned and privately held restaurant company, will open its first Tri-Valley eatery...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by AR15, on Nov 16, 2016 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 5331 Views
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