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Inmates at Dublin jail set to restart hunger strike this weekend

A Bay Area inmate advocacy group announced Thursday that inmates in Santa Clara and Alameda county jails will restart a hunger...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Sam, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 382 Views

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Guest Opinion: More housing without additional schools is not 'planned progress'

There is significantly more housing development in Pleasanton's future with a lack of infrastructure to support it. We will...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 6 hours ago | 45 comments | 2667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 board approves new water rates, moves ozonation project forward

The Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors approved an initial environmental review document for a Del Valle ozone filtration...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by FalseNews & AlternativeFacts, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Gates working to make Donlon 'feel like home'

Janet Gates, who most recently worked as a vice principal at Lydiksen Elementary for three years, replaced Sebastian Bull...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lori, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 1232 Views

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Around Pleasanton: 10th-year tribute to Laurel Williams set for next Friday

It has been 10 years since Laurel Williams was killed in a horrific car crash on Foothill Road, and her mother Kathy Pace-Williams...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ptown Family, 18 hours ago | 8 comments | 2743 Views

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Helping horses: Feedbags sewn into shopping totes

"Love is in the bag," says Pleasanton resident Gretchen Kyle -- love for horses and everyone who has come forward to help...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jetson, on Oct 19, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 845 Views

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The Hanger: PUSD program honored with Dreammakers and Risktakers award

The school board last week took time to recognize the Hanger, a PUSD program that just earned a Dreammakers and Risktakers...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 780 Views

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Rotary reaches out on World Polio Day

Rotary members in Pleasanton and throughout the Tri-Valley are among the millions reaching out on World Polio Day next Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Services planned for Dr. Bill James, former Pleasanton schools superintendent

A memorial service for Dr. Bill James, former long-serving superintendent of Pleasanton schools who died earlier this month,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick Schussel, on Oct 19, 2017 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Overgrown trees and dry brush along the Arroyo trail

I frequent the trail and have noticed so many dead trees, dried brush and over grown trees along the Arroyo trail, is the...

Original post made by Concerned resident on Oct. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 49 Views

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Zone 7 board to discuss ozone filtration projects, new water rates

The Zone 7 board is set to consider moving forward with new ozonation projects and approving water rates for calendar year...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 1057 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Weekly changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on the lives of individuals arrested for crimes, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 18, 2017 at 5:46 pm | 12 comments | 1882 Views

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Grass fire spreading with moderate pace in Dublin

Firefighters are responding to a two-alarm vegetation fire that has burned roughly 30 acres and is spreading at a moderate...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Al, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:29 pm | 4 comments | 3669 Views

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Zone 7 Water ready to spend $55M on unneeded Ozone plant -- your water bill is going up again!

The meeting is October 18 at the Zone 7 Office, 7 PM. 100 N Canyons Pkwy, Livermore, CA 94551, USA Let all your friends...

Original post made by Zone 7 Issues on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Oct 17, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 7 comments | 519 Views

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County: Property tax bills in the mail

Pleasanton residents are among the property owners throughout Alameda County starting to receive their property tax bills...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Lin, on Oct 15, 2017 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 1259 Views

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Planning Commission endorses city's Johnson Drive EDZ proposal

The Planning Commission gave its support Wednesday to the city's proposal aimed at creating Pleasanton's newest commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by no name chosen, on Oct 13, 2017 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 1283 Views

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Rugged Maniac back for second 2017 run at fairgrounds

Pleasanton is set to play host for the second time this year to an intense, athletically demanding obstacle course, along...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Obstacle Course Runner, on Oct 13, 2017 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 153 Views

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School board approves $31,000 Measure I1 project

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night authorized expending $31,000 in Measure I1 bond funds toward an AT&T fiber upgrade...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 13, 2017 at 1:02 am | 4 comments | 1193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

40 years on the front lines of crisis

Now celebrating its 40th year, Tri-Valley Haven offers a multitude of services, including a 24-hour crisis line, individual...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1312 Views

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Pleasanton man launches third-party bid for Congress

A Pleasanton resident with a professional background in marketing for the medical industry has announced he is running to...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Knott005, on Oct 12, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 25 comments | 3016 Views
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10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday
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