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Memorial Day observance at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow outside Pleasanton Senior Center

Pleasanton will observe Memorial Day Monday with an outdoor ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m. next to the Senior Center on...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
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Editorial: Vote to re-elect Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley on June 7

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, first elected to the county board in 2000 and now also representing Pleasanton, is...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1526 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

MEMORIAL DAY IS ABOUT FAMILY MEMBERS THAT NEVER CAME HOME

Foreign Wars have claimed the lives of many American family members. After more than seventy years the pain lingers for our...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 29, 2016
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Director: San Ramon Golf Club in danger of closing

The owners of San Ramon Golf Club are considering closing the 18-hole golf course in the south-central part of the city as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by SamB, on May 29, 2016 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 5933 Views

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'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by ZOD, on May 29, 2016 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 5204 Views

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Workday earns praise, green light for new headquarters off I-580

Workday, a fast-growing software company, has won heaps of praise from the City Council along with a green light to start...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Over 55, on May 28, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Want to protect the hills? Vote YES on Measure K

The Lund Ranch property is NOT currently preserved and Measure PP does NOT prevent homes from being built on it. Remember...

Original post made by Voting YES for the Truth on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on May 28, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 569 Views

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Beware: Tick time is here

It's that time of year again. Trees are blossoming, weather is warming, grasses are growing, and the Ixodes pacifica nymphs...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by JoeG, on May 28, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Undecided on Measure K

This is my first time voting (I'm 18) and I wanted to clear a few things up about measure K. 1. I do not feel any guilt...

Original post made by Anthony on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on May 28, 2016 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 321 Views

AROUND TOWN

I am voting NO on K, NO to 43 MORE Executive Houses in Pleasanton

After reading my voters pamphlet and talking to my neighbors I finally decoded the whole Measure K thing. I am against...

Original post made by No on K on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on May 27, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another reason to Vote YES on Measure K--Assembly Bill 2522

Voting YES on Measure K approves a greatly reduced housing project of 43 traditional-style, single-family homes in a valley,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 125 Views

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No on K converted me to YES

I just received an electronic notice from my house security cameras that someone was trespassing on my porch. Got a nice...

Original post made by Tired of the arrogance on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on May 27, 2016 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board spares 2 librarian jobs from layoffs, seeks funds to save others whose positions are on chopping block

Pleasanton's school district Tuesday scraped together enough money to fund another two library assistants, and the school...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 27, 2016 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2376 Views

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Confused about Measure K?--Reject No on K group's false statements by voting YES

Another full-page ad in today's edition (5/27/16) of the Pleasanton Weekly, another effort of intentional misdirection, deception,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
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Kaitlin's cancer fight officially ends

Every single person is affected by cancer, says survivor Kaitlin Gallagher, 20. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/26/kaitlins-cancer-fight-offic...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Gallagher , on May 26, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 7183 Views

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Who Is No on K?...WEALTHY PLEASANTON HILLTOP RESIDENTS

In response to the latest misleading full-page ad in today's (5/20/16) edition of the Pleasanton Weekly: 99%+ of the funding...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on May 26, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 39 comments | 2084 Views

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Editorial: Figuers, Ramirez Holmes and Thiel for Zone 7 board

In the Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors election, we endorse incumbents Sandy Figuers and Angela Ramirez Holmes and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on May 26, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 9 comments | 2544 Views

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Foothill alum hired to Portland volleyball staff

Former Foothill Falcons volleyball star Betsy Sedlak has been named a new assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sigrie Potter, on May 26, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

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Honoring Bravery

Ahead of the tour's stop in Livermore this weekend, I toured World War II B25 and B17 bombers -- aka the "Flying Fortress"...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Marion Stearns, on May 26, 2016 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

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Pleasanton Middle shines at recent music competition

Pleasanton Middle School's music program hit high notes at a recent music Music in the Parks Festival at Milpitas High School. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 26, 2016 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 1051 Views
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