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AROUND TOWN

Downtown pleasanton sign

My son and I were walking to the meadowlark dairy on main street to get ice cream and I noticed a sign over the creek that...

Original post made by Qurios on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Jul 31, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 367 Views

SPORTS

Little League World Series kicks off in Livermore this weekend

For those that enjoy watching the excitement of the Little League World Series each summer, your opportunity to watch some...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Parkinson, on Jul 30, 2016 at 2:11 am | 2 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to vote Saturday on placing $270-million bond measure on Nov. 8 ballot

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday to vote on a resolution to place a $270-million...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by local, on Jul 29, 2016 at 10:35 am | 17 comments | 2037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City halts Pleasanton Tennis Park expansion after protests

Mayor Jerry Thorne ordered a halt to construction of two new tennis courts at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 28, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 79 comments | 7091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supporters jam Pentin's home to sign his Council re-election papers

Supporters of Pleasanton Councilman Jerry Pentin's bid for re-election on Nov. 8 filled his Lone Oak Court home Monday to...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 28, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just Wow. At DNC, No American Flags and No Mention of ISIS Yet

Just Wow. After 61 speeches thus far, there has been no mention of ISIS yet at the Democrat National Convention in Philadelphia....

Original post made by ordinary joe on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 12 comments | 723 Views

AROUND TOWN

3rd consecutive Spare the Air alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by local, on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 619 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two dozen residents sworn in as U.S. citizens at Pleasanton Library

They got to America through different means and for varying reasons. Many moved from India, others from nations like South...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by PapaDan, on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 2731 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local racquetball players headed to World Championships

Three young racquetball players who train at ClubSport Pleasanton have qualified to represent Team USA in the Junior World...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Costco in Pleasanton? Voters likely will decide

Opponents of making land available for a 160,000-square-foot Costco membership store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 80 comments | 4763 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Astounded by the Documentary "Clinton Cash." (Link provided)

I have been a lifelong Democrat. My parents (both teachers) were Democrats. Their parents were Democrats. After watching...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Moral, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 3 comments | 277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation is Beneficiary of New Leaf Community Day

Thursday, July 21 was New Leaf Community Day at the natural grocery store, located at 3550 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton. Five percent...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jul. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sewer district appoints new engineering services manager

The Dublin San Ramon Services District board of directors has appointed a new engineering services manager to fill the vacancy...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by My Neighbors Voted for This, on Jul 25, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

RESTAURANTS

Long Beach educator named chancellor of community college system

The California Community Colleges board of governors has selected Eloy Oakley as the new chancellor of the statewide two-year...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Stewart, on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Rally to Protest Changes at Tennis Park

If you haven't heard, the city recently put up fences around a large field with many trees at the Tennis Park. They were...

Original post made by DelPradoParent on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Trek, on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 320 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2045 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

JOHN KERRY: "Air Conditioners are as big of a threat as ISIS"

Uhhh...breath-taking isn't it? Forget ISIS. Now "air conditioners and refrigerators" are among our greatest threats, according...

Original post made by bob on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Don't feed the trolls , on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 391 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters extinguish grass fire that closed Foothill Road early today

Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm brush fire in Pleasanton late Sunday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/07/25/firefighters-extingu...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Henry, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2583 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board signs off on project list for $270-million bond measure planned for Nov. 8 election

The Pleasanton school board agreed last week to a list of priorities for placing a $270-million general obligation bond measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by oh Boy, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:28 am | 59 comments | 2900 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Relay for Life now underway at Pleasanton Middle School

The Pleasanton community is honoring cancer survivors and their families today during the annual Relay for Life now underway...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1962 Views
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