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Pleasanton garbage rates heading up New Year's Day for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting tomorrow to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by You can opt out of one TRASH fee., on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 758 Views

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Pleasanton police chase down, capture suspected burglar of Raley's Center bike shop

A Vallejo man was arrested in connection with a break-in at a Pleasanton bike store early Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jan 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 3198 Views

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BART will spend $1.4 million to install cameras on all train cars

BART technicians have begun installing additional security cameras to cover the interiors of all 669 of its train cars at...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1097 Views

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Third teen arrested in Stoneridge Mall robberies

Pleasanton police confirmed a third suspect has been arrested in connection with two robberies at Stoneridge Shopping Center...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 1, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2789 Views

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'State of the City' - Mayor says great year ahead

With residents and businesses naming Pleasanton as an exceptional place to call home, Mayor Jerry Thorne Tuesday cited surveys...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by rrr, on Mar 1, 2016 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 2470 Views

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PW Follows School Board Poltico's Bidding

Yet again the Weekly bows down to School Board members Hintzskee and Arkin. Anything critical of their work is removed. It...

Original post made by Freedom of Speech? on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Freedom of Speech?, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 444 Views

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BART sets record in February for monthly weekday ridership

BART set a record last month for average monthly weekday ridership. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/03/03/bart-sets-record-in-february-for-monthl...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by justwondering, on Mar 5, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 1189 Views

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PUSD records to be included in student records release

Records for every Pleasanton Unified School District student who has attended the district since 2008 will be released to...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Angie, on Mar 4, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1429 Views

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BART to offer incentives to riders who shift travel time away from peak hours

BART officials this spring will be researching a way to reduce crowding on trains and offering small cash rewards to people...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 11, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1199 Views

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Amador Valley High parents share views on school's next principal

Six parents attended a school district-sponsored forum last night to share their thoughts on the key attributes they'd like...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by KiranKrishnan, on Mar 29, 2016 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 2255 Views

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Tulancingo Sister City Association banned from touting exchange program in Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association is struggling to recruit high school students for its annual summer exchange...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views

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Rotarians give Marine a honeymoon he never had

Thanks to Jim Ott, an English teacher at Las Positas College who also heads the school's veterans' writing program, former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1902 Views

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ACE -- Serving the Valley and growing

For a city bordered by crowded freeways and corporate centers here and in nearby San Ramon that draw tens of thousands of...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Apr 12, 2016 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1926 Views

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Workday's new HQ bringing architectural style to city's corporate center

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, firmed up its plans last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Scrooge McDuck, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 5249 Views

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Axis opens $12-million health center in Pleasanton Saturday

Axis Community Health will hold a grand opening celebration for its new health center from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday at 5925 W....

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on May 20, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 12042 Views

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Pleasanton Middle shines at recent music competition

Pleasanton Middle School's music program hit high notes at a recent music Music in the Parks Festival at Milpitas High School. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 26, 2016 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 1163 Views

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Chamber PAC endorses Ramirez Holmes for Zone 7 water board

The Pleasanton Chamber's Business and Community Political Action Committee (BACPAC) announced its endorsement yesterday of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jessica A, on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 3 comments | 1096 Views

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Graduation ceremonies this week for Pleasanton high school seniors

About 1,100 Pleasanton high school students will graduate this week as eighth graders finish middle school to take their...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 10, 2016 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 2111 Views

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San Ramon: Police chief named as interim city manager

The San Ramon City Council looked within to find its short-term replacement for retiring City Manager Greg Rogers, voting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lila, on Jun 8, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 1242 Views

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Supervisors approve $3 billion county budget for 2016-17

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved a $3 billion budget for the new fiscal year that began Friday that includes...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 7, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 3 comments | 1232 Views
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