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Support Your Local Newspaper

We have our local newspaper that outshines the regional and national newspapers. The regional and national newspapers...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 7, 2017
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Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Marie Santos, on Feb 6, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 5080 Views

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New Meditation & Addiction Recovery Meeting Starting 2/13

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the...

Original post made by RecoveryFan on Feb. 6, 2017
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 4125 Views

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Report: December Bay Area home sales drop, prices climb

December Bay Area home sales and prices moved in opposite directions on a year-over-year basis, research firm CoreLogic announced....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon: CHP completes investigation into I-680 crash that killed toddler

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has begun reviewing the case and is considering whether to file charges...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 5, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1617 Views

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Concord man arrested on suspicion of Pleasanton bike theft

Pleasanton police have arrested a 38-year-old Concord man for allegedly stealing a high-end bicycle and selling it to a friend. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 5, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1676 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Question for Congressman Eric Swalwell

Congressman Swalwell, When is a Fetus not human? September 4, 2004 twins were born at Loyola University. The smallest...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Bay Parks waiving fees for veterans on holiday

The East Bay Regional Park District is waiving admission and parking fees for military veterans today in honor of Veterans...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
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Letters

Little more than a mouthpiece Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/02/03/letters posted...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by justwondering, on Feb 3, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 385 Views

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Young family's foundation aims at the heart

After her 38-year-old husband Michael suddenly died of cardiac arrest Sept. 17, 2009, Michelle Gable learned that he had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by clare, on Feb 3, 2017 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 3113 Views

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Zone 7 managers field questions, complaints from residents at workshop

Residents of Pleasanton, Livermore and other Tri-Valley communities peppered Zone 7 Water Agency managers with questions...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Disgruntled from Pleasanton, on Feb 2, 2017 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 2966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley Faith Leaders Respond to Ban on Refugees

As faith leaders in the Tri-Valley, we are writing to express our concern for the new presidential administration’s blocking...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Faith Leaders on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 2, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 1397 Views

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Pleasanton: World-class pianists to perform with youth orchestra

What happens when a 10-year-old violinist is paired up with virtuoso pianists? Find out at this year's third annual classical...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Barbara, on Feb 1, 2017 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1554 Views

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School board approves superintendent search firm committee

The Pleasanton school board approved appointments for the district's superintendent search firm committee at its regular...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Concerned tax payer, on Feb 1, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 2100 Views

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Open house set for Swalwell's new Castro Valley office

Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) is celebrating his new district office in Castro Valley with an open house...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 10 comments | 2151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Leaf Community Markets closing Pleasanton store

New Leaf Community Markets has announced it will soon close its Pleasanton grocery store, which anchors the Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 55 comments | 12128 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/01/27/pressing-for-answers-media-comes-und...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by National press has gone downhill, on Feb 1, 2017 at 10:42 am | 16 comments | 410 Views

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Zone 7 to host water rates workshop Monday evening

At the city of Pleasanton's request, Zone 7 Water Agency officials will host a workshop at 5 p.m. Monday to provide information...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jan 31, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 11 comments | 1612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stratford School announces middle school expansion

Pleasanton's Stratford School is now accepting applications for its recently announced middle school, which will be added...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by SHale, on Jan 31, 2017 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 2002 Views
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