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Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 793 Views

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Pleasanton school board discusses homework survey results

The Pleasanton school board heard a report on the 2015 homework survey results Tuesday night, the last meeting of the 2014-15...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Frustrated Parent, 3 hours ago | 21 comments | 2328 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's 2015 Readers Choice winners

With 29,764 confirmed votes in the 2015 Readers Choice Pleasanton contest, our loyal readers gave their input about which...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ed, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 3925 Views

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Alameda County Fair returns to Pleasanton next Wednesday

The Alameda County Fair opens in Pleasanton Wednesday, June 17, with its new theme, "Rock the Red, White and Blue," and...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ed, 10 hours ago | 36 comments | 6342 Views

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Nonlead ammunition requirements for hunters start in some areas July 1

Nonlead ammunition will be required when hunting on all California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lands and for all...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Bob, 12 hours ago | 15 comments | 979 Views

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Intruders party in Castlewood home, take vacationing owners' bacon, liquor, jewelry

A Pleasanton family had an unwelcome surprise waiting for them Tuesday when they returned home from vacation to find their...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not PPD, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:27 am | 31 comments | 7477 Views

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East Bay Realtors join Zillow in having access to all property listings

The Bay East Association of Realtors and the Contra Costa Association of Realtors have jointly signed a listing distribution...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 10 comments | 882 Views

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It's over! Safeway now owned by Boise-based Albertsons

AB Acquisition LLC, the owner of Boise-based Albertsons, acquired Pleasanton-based Safeway Friday, with shares of the former...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by FK, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 14540 Views

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Remember the Housing Bubble?

Interesting look back at the kind of financial advice being dispensed by realtors and others during the real estate bubble....

Original post made by Damon on Jun. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 122 Views

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Guest Opinion: Pressing 'Stop' on East Pleasanton

Timing matters in our personal lives, business, politics, and even city planning. The City Council recently voted to rescind...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Angry driver, on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 822 Views

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Train coming?

Was walking the old Southern Pacific line. Saw workman placing orange maker sticks down the center of the trail. Quessing...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 22, 2015
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Safe Catch Tuna Now Served at New Leaf Community Market

New Leaf Community Markets has partnered with Safe Catch to bring its deli customers Safe Catch’s new, award winning tuna....

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jun. 22, 2015
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Public ceremony at 11:15 a.m. to dedicate downtown's Rotary Park today

A small three-quarter-acre park, now known as Main Street Green Park and located at the corner of Vervais Avenue and Main...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jr, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

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!7th Annual July 4th Celebration & Concert

Come to Wayside Park , bring a seat, enjoy a program of music and patriotic commemoration from Noon to 1:30....

Original post made by Bob Williams on Jun. 18, 2015
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Council to meet again June 16 to consider controversial East Side land use plans

The Pleasanton City Council will meet next Tuesday to take action on pending plans for developing 1,100 acres of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 2635 Views

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Construction

Hi, Does anyone know what they're going to build on Willow at Owens? I know about the new buildings on the East side,...

Original post made by AL P on Jun. 16, 2015
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PLEASANTON FAIRGROUNDS SALES TAX REVENUE

I have tried to get the question answered! I emailed Pleasanton mayor Jerry Thorne, no response. I emailed Alameda County...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 12, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 218 Views

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Sells a seven dollar beer and receives a five dollar cup

At the June 3rd First Wednesday Main Street party, I paid $7.00 dollars for a beer and received a three-quartered filled...

Original post made by Valleygirl on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 12, 2015 at 6:58 am | 34 comments | 1929 Views

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WHAT ARE THE NEEDS OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT? LEAVE THE PERSONAL INSULTS OUT OF THE DISCUSSION, ADDRESS THE NEEDS!

"The Governing Board recognizes that it has a direct responsibility to select and employ the Superintendent. Whenever it...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 893 Views

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School board holds off naming interim superintendent, chief of Human Resources

The Pleasanton school board did not take any formal action Tuesday night on the appointments of interim replacements for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by School was nice 40 years ago, on Jun 11, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 26 comments | 4264 Views
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