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Getting to know Catharine Baker

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been hitting the ground running since taking office eight months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Informed, on Jul 20, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 2487 Views

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Commute times

Hi, We are looking at buying a house either in Fremont or Pleasanton. The homes in Pleasanton are very nice compared...

Original post made by Bruce on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 20, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 17 comments | 1122 Views

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Donlon Elementary principal resigns

Donlon Elementary principal Lynnette Chirrick announced Thursday she will be leaving her position for a job at the Alameda...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by sidnee, on Jul 20, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 16 comments | 5278 Views

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Cold Stone, landlord square off over lease as popular ice cream store moves out of Pleasanton

The franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton have closed their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:52 am | 152 comments | 6171 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for July 18

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will hold its annual Summer Wine Stroll July 18, a popular Tri-Valley event for more...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:21 am | 10 comments | 3572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local bodybuidler, William Hogarty, places 9th in national competition

Congratulations to local resident, William Hogarty, for his 9th place finish at the national bodybuilding competition held...

Original post made by RHB on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by RHB, on Jul 18, 2015 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 335 Views

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Debates, protests continuing on proposed 'Kate's Law'

Dozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by RestOfStory, on Jul 17, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 11 comments | 1432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

S.F.'s Sanctuary City policy questioned in wake of Pleasanton woman's death

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is urging San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the Board of Supervisors to hold a hearing...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 17, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 671 Views

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'Suspicious' grass fire extinguished as it nears homes in Kottinger Ranch

A grass fire on a Kottinger Ranch hillside was quickly contained Wednesday afternoon but not before worried residents away...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 2802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Is this America or should everyone shut up

It's clear people who read the pw don't want to have a discussion of the shooting in pleasanton.. They don't want to hear...

Original post made by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 15, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 47 comments | 1458 Views

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School honors program

My son will be starting at Irvington High School (Fremont) in 9th grade in August, he will be taking 2 honors classes and...

Original post made by School honors program on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Forgive Me, on Jul 15, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 8 comments | 591 Views

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LUMINARIA at Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors

LUMINARIA at Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors Pleasanton’s Relay for Life event for 2015...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 99 Views

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Birdland versus Vintage Hills

Hi, We are considering purchasing a house in the Birdland or Vintage Hills neighborhoods, I am requesting some feedback...

Original post made by Bruce Wayne on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 14, 2015 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo-based RPM Mortgage to pay $19 million in federal order

Alamo-based residential mortgage lender RPM Mortgage, Inc. was ordered to pay a total of $19 million in consumer refunds...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by NFP, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 8 comments | 2258 Views

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United Airlines invests $30 million in Pleasanton-based bioenergy firm

United Airlines has invested $30 million in Pleasanton-based Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. with the option to directly participate...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1458 Views

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Pleasanton native remembered

Kate Steinle will be remembered in the Pleasanton community for the way she regularly checked in with friends to make sure...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ninh Nguyen, on Jul 13, 2015 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 516 Views

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West Grand Boulevard at Concerts in the Park tonight

Thousands will fill downtown's Lions Wayside and Delucchi parks tonight to hear the classic soul and Motown hits by West...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 3110 Views

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Sewer district recycling program scaled back due to excessive demand

A program to provide recycled water for residential use in the Tri-Valley is being scaled back in the wake of its "overwhelming...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Drought, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:06 pm | 14 comments | 2899 Views

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Pleasanton cyclist biking for a better world

Cameron Vaughan pushed through the miles -- ignoring the cold that made his nose run or the rain that stung his eyes -- thinking...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by beach bum, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

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Biking for a better world

Cameron Vaughan pushed through the miles -- ignoring the cold that made his nose run or the rain that stung his eyes -- thinking...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Kyle Hahn, on Jul 12, 2015 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 170 Views
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