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James Tong, ex-Pleasanton campaign contributor, Oak Grove housing backer guilty of fraud

James Tong, owner of Charter Properties and a long-time investor and contributor to political and land issue campaigns in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by David, on Dec 25, 2015 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 5996 Views

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Technical difficulties

Our apologies to those loyal readers who received multiple emails yesterday. We meant to send ==BI one== email prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Picky consumer, on Dec 24, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 15 comments | 1349 Views

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Downtown Holiday Storefront Decorating contest winners announced

Based on votes from visitors near and far, Apparel & Co., 647 Main Street, is the first Downtown Pleasanton business to win...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by member, on Dec 24, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 2226 Views

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Hundreds help place holiday wreaths on veterans graves at Pioneer Cemetery

Hundreds turned out last week to place wreaths on each of the 561 graves at Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery as part of "Wreaths...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Thankful, on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 2462 Views

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Costco option in Ptown

I just started hearing about certain meetings happening about potentially having a Costco in Pleasanton by Club Sport. I...

Original post made by No to BigBox Store on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by John, on Dec 24, 2015 at 7:01 am | 32 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent shares thoughts on Common Core, elimination of exit exam

State superintendent Tom Torlakson shared his vision for what the California's education system will strive for in 2016 at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 4000 Views

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Santa is still watching

He sees the people who leave dog poop on ours and many others' Birdland lawns. Thank you for the long lasting Holiday...

Original post made by Mark on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Dookie Houser, on Dec 22, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton girl starts 'What if? fundraising campaign

A Harvest Park Middle School seventh-grader is looking to give back to children facing serious health concerns through an...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 22, 2015 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 1769 Views

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Have any good storm photos?

Let's hear it for El Nino! Do you have any great photos from the storm? Flooding? Sandbags? Send them to Gina at gallen@pleasantonweekly.com....

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Dec. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 319 Views

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Pleasanton police accepting applications for citizen's academy

Pleasanton Police Department has opened enrollment for its 2016 Citizen's Academy. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/12/21/pleasanton-police-accept...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2015 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1141 Views

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Regarding the Old Round Table Location...

Wouldn't it be great if this spot, instead of a church coffee shop/conference center could be something similar to Sauced...

Original post made by Kris on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Dec 22, 2015 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 662 Views

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Whiting Turner Project on Dublin Canyon

What project is Whiting-Turner working on next to the Safeway offices on Dublin Canyon Road?...

Original post made by Dublin Canyon on Dec. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 278 Views

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School board to discuss resuming adult education courses, interviewing firms for superintendent search

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will decide Tuesday whether to resume adult education courses and which firms...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by AngelinaSmith, on Dec 20, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 14 comments | 2761 Views

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Letters

Lack of traffic planning Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/12/11/letters posted...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 19, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 11 comments | 1220 Views

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Pleasanton names new director of water, utilities department

Kathleen Yurchak, formerly Pleasanton's Community Services Manager and for the last two years assistant director of operations,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by ???, on Dec 19, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 12 comments | 2155 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose Taxis on strike

They're protesting Uber and Lyft. The San Jose City Council relaxed restrictions on ride-sharing companies so that they...

Original post made by Sam on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Dec 19, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 10 comments | 698 Views

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Pleasanton city attorney, librarian say farewell

Pleasanton City Attorney Jonathan Lowell and Librarian Julie Farnsworth are retiring this month, leaving the city in better...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Al, on Dec 19, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2870 Views

RESTAURANTS

Has any body visited the new ORGANIC COUP

Just noticed the new restaurant on Hopyard - The Organic Coup. Has anyone been there. ...

Original post made by chicken little on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 19, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 511 Views

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Special school board meeting tonight to hear about search for new superintendent

Pleasanton's school board will hold a public meeting tonight to hear an update from a consulting firm it hired to search...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by getitright, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 3 comments | 1552 Views

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CITY WATER METER READING

Received my water and sewer statement from the city of Pleasanton 11/19/15 for their meter reading on 11/10/15. I noticed...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by RememberinJune, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 11 comments | 911 Views
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