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Pair charged after dog attacks child twice

A Pleasanton man and a Dublin woman have been charged with felony child neglect and endangerment after the man's dog attacked...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Lovesthedogies, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:28 am | 42 comments | 100408 Views

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Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 61 comments | 95685 Views

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Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th), who represents much of Pleasanton, pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by District resident, on Jan 14, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 88 comments | 94544 Views

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Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market good for Pleasanton

Wal-Mart, the retailing giant that city politicians, unions and business critics love to hate, is seeking an occupancy permit...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tilly the Libertarian, on Feb 24, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 50 comments | 93896 Views

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Signature gatherers want to impeach President Obama

Two members of the Larouche Party were near the Pleasanton Post Office on Black Avenue today asking voters to sign a petition...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 7, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 77 comments | 90949 Views

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Pleasanton HOA firm sued for discrimination

A couple who say their children have been barred by their homeowner's association from playing or trick-or-treating in their...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Catherine, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:50 am | 42 comments | 37195 Views

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Faculty at Cal State East Bay votes to strike next Thursday

California State University faculty members have voted to stage a one-day strike next Thursday, Nov. 17, to protest Chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 am | 73 comments | 27923 Views

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Thousands mourn loss of Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by The Kernans, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 24668 Views

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Raises eyed tonight for Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton School Board will consider giving itself a raise at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/12/raises-eyed-tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Gina T, on Nov 14, 2013 at 9:20 am | 19 comments | 19772 Views

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BART unions back at it over contract dispute

Union officials slammed BART management Saturday, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 69 comments | 15679 Views

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Pleasanton's popular animal control officer retires today

Roy Ficken will be honored today for his 30 years of service as Pleasanton's animal control officer at a special retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am | 18 comments | 14638 Views

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Presenting our Tri-Valley Heroes

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Nancy Johnsen, on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 14576 Views

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Pleasanton households told to cut water usage by 25%

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted 4-0 to require all households and businesses in the city to reduce water consumption...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by rayven, on May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 137 comments | 13156 Views

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Garbage rate increase Tuesday, and why

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/03/28/garbage-rate-increase-tuesday-and-why...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:50 am | 19 comments | 12702 Views

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Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 28, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 19 comments | 12687 Views

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Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 12537 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by JB, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:19 am | 58 comments | 12061 Views

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School district email did not endorse Sanwong for Pleasanton Council

In an email sent April 16 to the Pleasanton Weekly, long-time Pleasanton school district employee Lisa Lorentz took issue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Johnny Echo, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 11904 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice winners

The balloting is wrapped up, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jul 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 11896 Views

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Construction of 120-store outlet mall at El Charro Road/I-580 starts Friday

A groundbreaking ceremony Friday will mark the start of construction of a 543,000-square-foot outlet mall at the northeast...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boycott, on Mar 31, 2012 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 11632 Views
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