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Giants shortstop, Foothill grad Brandon Crawford gives back to local schools

San Francisco Giants shortstop and Foothill High School graduate Brandon Crawford, along with Wells Fargo, recently awarded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 2, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 3 comments | 6722 Views

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Pleasanton school district enrollment declines

Compared with the 2011-12 school year, student enrollment has declined in Pleasanton Unified School District from 14,873...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilma, on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 3683 Views

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Dates extended for 2017 Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair will run 20 full days in 2017. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/28/dates-extended-for-2017-alameda-county-fair...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 2034 Views

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Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 3848 Views

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City Council to review new Civic Center, library plans tonight

The City Council will review a task force recommendation tonight that it move forward with planning a multi-million-dollar...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 1179 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Cristina Hill, teaching technology to seniors

Technology has always been a part of life for 18 year-old Cristina Hill. As a member of the first generation who will never...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Nov 16, 2016 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1211 Views

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Library to mark 28th year at Old Bernal Avenue location Saturday

The Pleasanton public library will celebrate 28 years at its 400 Old Bernal Avenue location Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Nov 16, 2016 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1114 Views

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Zone 7 extends temporary drought surcharge

Tri-Valley residents will continue to see a temporary drought surcharge on their water bills as Zone 7 Water Agency's Board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by patcher, on Nov 15, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 22 comments | 2629 Views

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Pleasanton police cars damaged during anti-Trump protest in Oakland

Three unoccupied Pleasanton police cars were damaged during a presidential-election protest in Oakland on Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 14, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 31 comments | 2953 Views

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Pleasanton school board to consider contracts for architectural, construction firms tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be asked to award contracts for planned flooring and resurfacing projects as well as prospective...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 11, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 1025 Views

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Incumbent Mayor, Council members re-elected;Measure MM defeated

Incumbents in the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council were re-elected Tuesday in a spirited contest that also saw...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by AR15, on Nov 11, 2016 at 10:42 am | 27 comments | 5874 Views

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We're not alone: Pennsula needs 60,000 more housing units

The San Francisco Bay Area's Peninsula region is short tens of thousands of housing units because of strong job and population...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Nov 10, 2016 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 624 Views

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Pleasanton’s new dog park opens tomorrow

Pleasanton’s new $300,000 "Cubby's” dog park will open with a dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 9, 2016 at 11:38 pm | 11 comments | 4099 Views

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State superintendent to host education forum in San Ramon Dec. 21

California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson will be hosting an education forum in the Tri-Valley about the impact of state...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jenifer Roberts, on Nov 8, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 1347 Views

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Correction to 'Costco and the Mayor' editorial

A July 29 editorial, "Costco and the Mayor" concerning Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne's voluntary recusal on City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:55 pm | 47 comments | 2941 Views

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New wood-burning rules in effect as winter 'Spare the Air' season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season now underway, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents in...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 7, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 2399 Views

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Pleasanton orthodontist buying back kids' Halloween candy today

Pleasanton orthodontist Steven Nerad will host his annual Halloween annual candy buy-back event from 2:30-5:15 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Elle, on Nov 5, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1422 Views

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Pleasanton hosting Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade Sunday

Pleasanton's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298, the American Legion Post 237 and the Maj. Gen. William F. Dean Chapter of...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Barbara , on Nov 5, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly recommends Arkin, Hintzke, Ruegsegger for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed incumbents Valerie Arkin and Jamie Hintzke for re-election to the school board in the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Momma Bear, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 2832 Views

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Foothill High issues guidelines for Halloween costumes

Halloween is a minimum class day at Foothill High School Monday where administrators also have issued six costume guidelines...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Albert, on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 714 Views
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