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Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 1681 Views

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Water or no water?

Despite recent comments from city officials that "Zone 7 still has water," meaning, "No, we can't and we won't stop all of...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 13 comments | 392 Views

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7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 2013 Views

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why are so many older homes for sale downtown?

I've been looking to buy a home in or near downtown. My dilemma has been what I consider fixers are priced fairly high and...

Original post made by buyer on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Sep 5, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 11 comments | 407 Views

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Graffiti found at Foothill High over weekend

Pleasanton police are investigating vulgar and racially charged graffiti that was found on the Foothill High School campus...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 18 comments | 1192 Views

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PPIE raises record $330,000 during school registration

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation raised $330,000 -- a record amount of donations -- during the launch...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1702 Views

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Do people in Pleasanton know the purpose of a sidewalk?

I see so many people walking in the street when there is a perfectly nice sidewalk available to them. They get in the way...

Original post made by Lyndalu on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 192 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:50 am | 59 comments | 12995 Views

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Fireworks on a weeknight

Does anyone know why there were fireworks at nine o'clock on a weekday night? I heard them go off between 9 and 9:10 tonight....

Original post made by Just curious on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 523 Views

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Celebrate 'Green' at tonight's last 1st Wednesday street party

Celebrate Green in downtown Pleasanton tonight during the 1st Wednesday Street Party, the last one of the summer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:26 am | 6 comments | 711 Views

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Services Sunday for Robert Warnick, former Public Works Director

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday for Robert Warnick, a Navy veteran and former public works director...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1139 Views

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Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

"The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine...

Original post made by Damon on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Sep 3, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 52 comments | 793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney for Convicted Tri-Valley University CEO Susan Su Requests New Trial Due to "delusional thinking process"

In court papers filed this week, citing "impulsivity and poor decision-making," John Jordan has requested that Susan Su be...

Original post made by Hallucination patrol on Sep. 3, 2014
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PLEASANTON - DEVELOPMENT VERSES WATER

The city leaders are not going to back down from development or change what they have already approved. Zone 7 cannot provide...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 3, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 600 Views

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Elephant in the room

I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day and enjoyed their time with family and friends. I would like to have a civil discussion...

Original post made by Deb on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonans, on Sep 3, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 28 comments | 581 Views

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Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 3, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 23 comments | 3791 Views

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Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 24 comments | 1624 Views

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Traffic Engineer

Has Pleasanton considered hiring a traffic engineer? The light sequencing on virtually every cross town road creates great...

Original post made by Me on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Me , on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:43 am | 13 comments | 1291 Views

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Fremont Bank to mark 50th anniversary with Fairgrounds fireworks

Fremont Bank will light up the night sky Sept. 3 in celebration of its 50th Anniversary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/28/fremont-bank-to-ma...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Shelley, on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 3523 Views

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Livermore police arrest suspect in Sunday morning shooting

Livermore police have arrested a suspect in an early Sunday morning shooting that sent five people to the hospital. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Sep 2, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 5 comments | 923 Views
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