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Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, 41 minutes ago | 27 comments | 3697 Views

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'New' Dougherty Road now open

A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road opened to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley Friday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by CanyonLakes, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 2338 Views

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State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure laws

The California Supreme Court Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court initially...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 715 Views

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School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 11799 Views

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Darlene Wiese remembered as longtime youth sports supporter

If you grew up in Pleasanton during the 1970's and 80's and you played youth sports, you knew "Mrs. Wiese." Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Aug 20, 2016 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 2110 Views

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No more waterslides for Shadow Cliffs

What a ride it has been but the popular waterslides opened in 1981 at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area will not be...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 2747 Views

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Pleasanton council weighs expansion of plastic bag ban

The Alameda County Waste Management Authority (StopWaste) has asked the Pleasanton City Council to support its planned expansion...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by No More!, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 13 comments | 1650 Views

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Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Former Pleasanton school board member Kathleen Ruegsegger, at one time an executive assistant to superintendents in both...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 3550 Views

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COSTCO COULD ACTUALLY BE A DRAIN ON THE PLEASANTON ECONOMY FOR 30 YEARS

Yes, Costco could actually be a drain on the Pleasanton economy for 30 years. There have been many stories in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Val on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:50 am | 46 comments | 1627 Views

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Hosterman files for election to BART board

Former Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman filed papers yesterday seeking election to the BART board of directors on Nov....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 2056 Views

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Zone 7 board to consider environmental planning contract Wednesday

The Zone 7 Board of Directors will meet in open session beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and will consider awarding a contract...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by R, on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 783 Views

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5 p.m. tomorrow is deadline for candidates to file for elected offices

The nomination period for the Nov. 8 General Election will close at 5 p.m. Friday. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/08/10/5-pm-friday-is-deadline-fo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 13, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 2486 Views

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The Kate Steinle tragedy: A year after her death on Pier 14

For days, Brad Steinle spent his time sanding the black paint off his sister Kate's childhood dresser to its raw wood, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike Moreno, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:33 am | 30 comments | 3115 Views

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Macy's in negotiations to sell its flagship men's store in San Francisco's Union Square

Macy's representatives are in negotiations to sell their flagship men's store in San Francisco's Union Square, the company...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

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New superintendent Rick Rubino ready to lead Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton school leaders believe they have found their superintendent for the long haul in Rick Rubino. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 2369 Views

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Village High culinary building proposal put on hold

With the new school year getting underway in Pleasanton on Monday, many families can expect to hear about the $270 million...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 11, 2016 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1105 Views

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More parking in downtown Pleasanton? Think $12 million

Ever try to park downtown for lunch and can't find a space? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/08/07/more-parking-in-downtown-pleasanton-think-12-m...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Aug 10, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 23 comments | 3131 Views

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School board votes to place $270-million bond measure on November ballot

The Pleasanton school board voted unanimously Saturday to place a $270-million general obligation bond measure on the ballot...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 8, 2016 at 11:05 am | 60 comments | 7163 Views

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Guest Opinion: What is AMI and why do we need it in Pleasanton?

Automated metering infrastructure (AMI) is the latest technology in the evolution of water-metering infrastructure. It will...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 7, 2016 at 7:44 pm | 13 comments | 1973 Views

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Community meeting scheduled Aug. 9 to explain new water metering system

A community meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 in the Veterans Memorial Building to explain and demonstrate the new automated...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by skeptical, on Aug 6, 2016 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 2056 Views
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