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Masons told to stop the partying, but they're moving anyhow

Pleasanton Masons have been ordered by the city's Planning Commission to curb outside activities at their lodge on Hopyard...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by sanity, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 2495 Views

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Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition

Representatives of IKEA will hold two community meetings next week to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bob QP, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 30 comments | 3408 Views

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Community meeting scheduled Wednesday to explain new water metering system

Two community outreach meetings are planned to demonstrate the new automated water meters that will replace existing meters...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1949 Views

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City Council adopts 2016/17 record-high $105-million budget

The City Pleasanton City Council last night approved a record-high $105-million budget for fiscal 2016/17 that includes a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by JT, on Jun 27, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 1680 Views

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CHP arrests erratic driver in Pleasanton after chase, hit-and-run crashes

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man in Pleasanton after he allegedly caused several hit-and-run crashes in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 24, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 3405 Views

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Groundbreaking ceremony next Monday for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Veterans Memorial Committee will hold a brief groundbreaking ceremony for a new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

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Pleasanton hosting open house on new civic center/library plans today

Pleasanton city representatives are hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to noon today to provide updates and solicit feedback...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Libby, on Jun 21, 2016 at 8:06 am | 9 comments | 1410 Views

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Remembering dad on Father's Day at Sports Park

Ashley Olson spent part of Father's Day at Ken Mercer Sports Park next to a memorial stone that bears her dad's name. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by LAC, on Jun 20, 2016 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

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Council gives go-ahead for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but rundown cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mark Sweeney, on Jun 17, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 668 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Josh Burger, inspirational speaker

Josh Burger wasn't expected to get much out of life. The disease that made it unlikely he would live past birth also limited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sue Huebner, on Jun 17, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 5 comments | 3303 Views

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Alameda County Fair: You can call me 'Big Al'

Growing up in Pleasanton in the 1960s and '70s meant you were inevitably around the horse-racing industry. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2822 Views

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BART asking voters to OK $3.5 billion bond for system overhaul

After years of focusing on system expansion, the BART Board of Directors is looking to completely rebuild the agency's aging...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Jun 15, 2016 at 9:04 pm | 23 comments | 1643 Views

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Old Stanley Boulevard to close Monday for reconstruction

Stanley Boulevard between First and Main streets in downtown Pleasanton will be closed starting Monday to all traffic for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dave K, on Jun 15, 2016 at 5:37 am | 11 comments | 924 Views

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Alameda County Fair opens tomorrow

The Alameda County Fair opens Wednesday with new attractions, more special events and fair favorites ranging from horse racing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
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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 | 1841 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 | 999 Views

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Vote Tuesday: Lund Ranch Measure K dominates Pleasanton ballot

Pleasanton voters are casting their ballots in the June 7 primary election on a myriad of issues and candidates, ranging...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Jun 8, 2016 at 7:11 am | 40 comments | 3493 Views

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Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure K

Measure K on the June 7 ballot for Pleasanton voters affirms the action of the City Council last January in approving the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 57 comments | 5589 Views

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21 more new homes approved for Pleasanton developments

More housing is headed for Pleasanton with the City Council's approval of 19 new homes on Rose Avenue across from the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 5, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 3128 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 | 938 Views
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