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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Tony, 3 hours ago | 44 comments | 1227 Views

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Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 1357 Views

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Anyone Been Fined Yet for Water Overuse?

It's been more than 2 months since the City of Pleasanton posted that people would be fined for not cutting back ...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, 4 hours ago | 15 comments | 553 Views

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Pleasanton’s “Relay for Life” raises $89,118 for the American Cancer Society’s fight against Cancer.

The “Relay for Life” event held in Pleasanton last weekend raised over $89,000 in the fight for cancer. Twenty-Six teams...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 172 Views

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Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. The city is preparing to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 22, 2014 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 1885 Views

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Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26.

Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26. Pleasanton donations can be made at The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 131 Views

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Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association 23rd Annual BBQ and Auction Fundraiser

> Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association 23rd Annual BBQ & Auction Fundraiser > > Saturday August 16,...

Original post made by Margaret Meyer on Jul. 22, 2014
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Challenge to the Mayor

Where viewscapes are negatively impacted by a proposed structure, cities often employ two ladder fire trucks to act as an...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 168 Views

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What's going on with all the roadwork?

Does anyone know why the streets around Pleasanton Meadows are being torn up? W Las Positas, Pimlico, etc.? I can see that...

Original post made by PM Resident on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 160 Views

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New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 4513 Views

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Downtown park renamed to honor Pleasanton Rotary clubs

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday agreed to spend $420,000 to improve a relatively obscure public park at the end of Main...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 9 comments | 3018 Views

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Sunol Grade Storage Sheds

Michael, Gary Richards (Mr. Roadshow) wrote me an email and said that the sheds were built by Union Pacific and are used...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 193 Views

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New structures on 680-S near Sunol?

Going south on 680, near where the sign says "Sunol exit 1 mile" are two oversized garage-like structures without doors....

Original post made by Al on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 20, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 160 Views

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Free workshop Saturday on adapting landscape to drought conditions

A water conservation expert will hold a free workshop for Pleasanton residents and business representatives from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 1548 Views

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Settlement reached in claims against PUSD

Administrators of the joint powers authority that provides liability coverage to Pleasanton Unified School District has reached...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 74 comments | 8452 Views

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Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors with “LUMINARIA”

Pleasanton’s Relay for Life event for 2014 will be July 19-20 at the Pleasanton Middle School. Luminaria are decorated,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 289 Views

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Pastime Pool Closing

I just read in the Weekly that Pastime Pool is closing. Too bad. More gentrification and the boring down of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Pool Guy on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:26 am | 12 comments | 708 Views

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Fannie Mae to keep conforming mortgage loans at $625,000

The California Association of Realtors praised the Federal Housing Finance Agency this week for deciding to keep the 2014...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by SimpleMinds, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 96 Views

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Firefighters battle blaze at Hopyard Road apartment complex

A two-alarm fire destroyed a second-floor apartment and damaged at least one other last night in a building at an eight-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Jul 16, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 22 comments | 4061 Views

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Unfunded pensions

Residents...I received this information via an email last week. Pleasanton has a reputation for responsible fiscal management...

Original post made by Concerned about hidden debt on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Lois Lipps, on Jul 16, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 4757 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,034 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 19 comments | 633 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 632 views