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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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AROUND TOWN

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 | 362 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 | 3080 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 | 2928 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 | 1373 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 | 1520 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 | 2060 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 | 2122 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 | 12053 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 | 403 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 | 1586 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 | 1957 Views

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Trader Joe's moving its Pleasanton store to Rosewood Pavilion

Trader Joe's plans to move its Pleasanton store now on Pimlico Drive to the recently-vacated former CVS Pharmacy site at...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 30, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 20 comments | 11222 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Task force starts work on planning Pleasanton downtown changes

Work to update a 17-year-old plan for downtown Pleasanton began Tuesday night in a meeting room jammed with an enthused public...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 30, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 16 comments | 2799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly names new editor

Jeremy Walsh will begin his new role as editor of the Pleasanton Weekly on Wednesday, succeeding the Weekly's founding editor,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Victoria Emmons, on Jan 30, 2017 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

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Task force starts work on planning downtown changes

Work to update a 17-year-old plan for downtown Pleasanton began Tuesday night in a meeting room jammed with an enthused public...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Jan 29, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents to vote today on first tuition hike in 5 years

The University of California Board of Regents will vote on the first tuition hikes for the system in five years at its meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 29, 2017 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Trip Funding

Many of our Pleasanton elementary schools offer overnight trips to places like the gold country town of Coloma. The funding...

Original post made by Hansen Curious on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 28, 2017 at 10:46 am | 33 comments | 1237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Cruz Mountains Robbery Suspect

This morning I drove to a 930 meeting at UC Santa Cruz. I rushed through the meeting so I could be in Stockton by 1300 hours....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 27, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pandora CPA to open Las Positas College speaker series

An Oakland-based certified public accountant will kick off Las Positas College's 5th annual Business and Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Steven Navarro, on Jan 27, 2017 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views
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The state water board missed the mark
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Keds
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