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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, 1 minutes ago | 8 comments | 515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/guest-opinion-sa...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by john, 12 minutes ago | 9 comments | 424 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 liberalism is a disease, 27 minutes ago | 2 comments | 38 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama To Resign from Office Before He Is Impeached and Driven from Office?

Recent objective polling from Fox News shows that a majority of the country, minus members of the Democrat Party, thinks...

Original post made by Appalled on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by john, 34 minutes ago | 13 comments | 116 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 highdiver, 59 minutes ago | 23 comments | 2802 Views

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 Go Paige, 2 hours ago | 35 comments | 2639 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control

As your Mayor, I would like to provide you an informed perspective regarding the issue of growth, state-mandates and growth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 723 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 Cholo, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 103 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 Cholo, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warning - Fake Traffic Ticket/Bench Warrant Scam

Pleasanton residents are receiving telephone calls in which people are impersonating police officers and demanding payments...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 62 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 Pepper, 10 hours ago | 32 comments | 1632 Views

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Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 19 hours ago | 6 comments | 1593 Views

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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 Me Too, 19 hours ago | 15 comments | 608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 20 hours ago | 20 comments | 5928 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shrieking sound keeps Pleasanton residents awake at night

Distressing, unnerving and strange sounds have roused Pleasanton resident Keli Martinez in the middle of the night for several...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 20 hours ago | 25 comments | 4930 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Euhhh?, 23 hours ago | 15 comments | 368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton apartment complex tenants without water for 4 days

Residents at Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments have been experiencing their own drought since Friday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Julia A, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 20 comments | 3568 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public invited to forum on Pioneer Cemetery's future tomorrow night

A committee looking into ways to improve Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow to consider...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by II, on Jul 23, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 23 comments | 1253 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Foreign buyers claiming 14% of home sales in California

Favorable exchange rates, affordable home prices and rising affluence abroad continue to drive international buyers to the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Jul 23, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 1278 Views

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Pleasanton’s “Relay for Life” raises $89,118 for the American Cancer Society’s fight against Cancer.

The “Relay for Life” event held in Pleasanton last weekend raised over $89,000 in the fight for cancer. Twenty-Six teams...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 174 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,075 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 31 comments | 843 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 668 views