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Editorial: Wireless facility bill will circumvent local control

Thank you, Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda), for being the lone No vote on Senate Bill 649, which, in essence, usurps local government...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Happy Camper, on Jul 10, 2017 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 1460 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New director named to Alameda County Fair board

Rose Johnson, a Pleasanton resident and chief executive officer of the Davis Street Family Resource Center in San Leandro...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Romeo, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 3425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board waits on first sale of Measure I1 facilities bonds

The school board Tuesday night reviewed financing documents for the $70 million initial Measure I1 bond series but held off...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2017 at 10:54 pm | 3 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Addressing taste, odor changes in Pleasanton drinking water

During the early summer weeks, some Pleasanton residents have noticed distinct changes in both the smell and taste of their...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Barbara, on Jul 8, 2017 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 3053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair closing weekend

Pleasanton's annual summertime spectacle is celebrating its final three days of the season, giving residents and visitors...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by member, on Jul 7, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2421 Views

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Zone 7 initiates eminent domain, hit with new claim in Verona Reach creek erosion

The Tri-Valley may be in the midst of dry summer months, but issues resulting from the record rainy season still linger. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 7, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 12 comments | 3687 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Seven arrested after fair fight

Authorities arrested seven juveniles after a fight in the carnival midway area of the Alameda County Fair early Fourth of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 2985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Negotiations with Costco Broken Down

What has happened since Measure MM was defeated in November? Nothing is known except the City has set aside $6 million...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by chas, on Jul 6, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 26 comments | 873 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Foothill QB Wooldridge signs with Fresno State

High school is supposed to be -- and in many cases, it is -- the time of your life. But if you are a high-level athlete,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 6, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2999 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton RADD pair win Special Olympics gold

Pleasanton RADD (Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled) athlete Ryan Butterly won three gold medals and...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jim & Brenda Gundell, on Jul 6, 2017 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Already read 30 stories this month?

PW: I just attempted to read an article and was given a notice that I've already read 30 articles this month and I would...

Original post made by Ndna Jnz on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Jul 6, 2017 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 230 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fourth of July fireworks in the Tri-Valley

Whether it's a vibrant fireworks spectacular or an intimate fireworks lighting at a local park, the Tri-Valley provides plenty...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Ken, on Jul 5, 2017 at 9:57 pm | 2 comments | 2811 Views

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Letters

Sycamore Road is already dangerous; build the bypass Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/06/30/letters...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Diane Cowart, on Jul 4, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 333 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton ready to celebrate Independence Day

The Pleasanton community is set to gather together at Lions Wayside Park on Tuesday for an afternoon of family-friendly music,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Jul 3, 2017 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Costco - The Facts.

Costco has a different business model than most retailers and remains one of the few retailers that reports sales every month. That...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Jul 2, 2017 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 435 Views

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Kate's Law: House passes bill inspired by shooting death of Kate Steinle

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed "Kate's Law," a bill inspired by the shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 9 comments | 3036 Views

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'And they're off!' Fair track announcer is rising star in horse racing

That Chris Griffin is the track announcer for the two Oak Tree at Pleasanton horse racing meets is not a surprise. But the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 30, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 2402 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador Valley lacrosse star is a true role model

Sadie Grozier, who recently graduated from Amador, is one of the more accomplished athletes -- lacrosse or any other sport...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Mohr Mom, on Jun 29, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 2934 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Dublin courthouse now open

The new Dublin courthouse opened for business this week, with its first cases heard on Tuesday. The Alameda East County Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County DA's Office promotes gun safety campaign

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office and the distraught father of a 15-year-old boy who was killed in a gun accident...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1463 Views
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
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What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 341 views