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Pleasanton Chamber PAC endorses Thorne for Mayor, Narum, Olson for City Council

The Pleasanton Chamber's Political Action Committee Friday endorsed Mayor Jerry Thorne for re-election and Councilwoman Kathy...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Save the city, 6 minutes ago | 18 comments | 1267 Views

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Mayor's Award goes to Scout leader, Special Olympics chairman Ken Mano

Ken Mano, a trail-blazer with Special Olympics, the Boy Scouts, and a host of Tri-Valley activities ranging from blood drives...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Stan Larson, 12 minutes ago | 3 comments | 372 Views

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The road to cleaner air

Amid the statewide drought, there has been plenty of talk about water conservation. But the drought is not only creating...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, 14 minutes ago | 1 comment | 15 Views

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T. J. Maxx parent hit with $2.7-million fine for dumping hazardous wastes

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley, along with 34 other California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by REcycLights, LLC, 38 minutes ago | 3 comments | 23 Views

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Feed up with bike and running events shutting down our streets.

I left my house Sunday morning to drive to Sacramento to visit my son and grandchild. I've been doing this a lot lately so...

Original post made by Pepper on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Damon, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 106 Views

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Testa's well written Letter to Editor - raises valid concerns

I agree 100% with Julie Testa's letter in today's newspaper. What on earth have developer impact fees been spent on - certainly...

Original post made by Agree on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bill, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 247 Views

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Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Uncle Guido, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 343 Views

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'The sky is falling'

Henny Penny, with her hysterical phrase that "the sky is falling," should have been at Tuesday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 98 Views

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Governor signs "Pink Ribbon Plate" bill

Governor Jerry Brown has signed assembly Bill 49 that authorizes the creation of a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness specialty...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by curious, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 1443 Views

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Recycled water is coming to ease the pain

For those of us in Pleasanton exasperated by the current mandatory cutbacks in water use, there was a bit of good news at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by PAS, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 111 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I-580 crash at Foothill Road causes 2 deaths late Tuesday

A fatal crash off eastbound I-580 in Pleasanton Tuesday night claimed two lives and started a small brush fire. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to take second look at calendar tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board could possibly take action tomorrow evening to rescind June's adoption of the new 2015-16 school...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Be Positive, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 2489 Views

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BROWN OUT NEXT THURSDAY 09/25/2014

PG&E has sent out letters to approximately 2,000 residents in the South Muirwood Drive (Foothill High School Area) that the...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 87 Views

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Power outage; car hit power pole?

So, most of the west side of Pleasanton had the power out from about 9:35 last evening to almost 11pm, and some perhaps longer....

Original post made by Grace on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 348 Views

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DOMESTIC VIOLANCE

Recent NFL player arrests for domestic violence has brought this crime of domestic violence to the surface where it has never...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 14 comments | 342 Views

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Exiting the Sports Park

It happened again! I am driving east down Parkside and a car is stopped at the exit of the Sports Park, I am not 10' from...

Original post made by Evelyn on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 915 Views

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Donate prom dresses to the Princess Project

Ladies: Do you have any fancy dresses hanging around your closet? Give them a new chance at life - but, more importantly,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 1727 Views

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Pleasanton ranks #4 on national list of best U.S. cities

Pleasanton ranks No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live In conducted by 24/7 Wall Street, a nationally...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 23 comments | 9141 Views

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Henny Penny-Is Cholo in the Town Square forum Jeb Bing, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly?

After reading Mr. Bing's mean-spirited editorial about citizen participation two weeks ago where the editor of the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Henny Penny? on Sep. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 453 Views

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Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters hosts school board candidates forum

The candidates for the Pleasanton school board are set to participate in a candidates forum Oct. 6 co-sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 1,266 views

Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 1,025 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 12 comments | 859 views