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Editorial: Steinle verdict -- Let's channel our frustration

The acquittal last week of the person charged with killing Kate Steinle left many in Kate's hometown of Pleasanton feeling...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rider, on Dec 14, 2017 at 4:27 pm | 47 comments | 2332 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Gambling With Death': Castlewood murders profiled on TV show ahead of 10th anniversary

One of the most infamous crimes in Pleasanton history has been revisited in a television program with the 10th anniversary...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board expected to appoint new president, vice president Monday

The Pleasanton school board is set to elect a new president and vice president at their last regular meeting of 2017 on Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by cover up, on Dec 13, 2017 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2025 Views

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City Council OKs budget report, allocates $6.5M surplus

The city's general fund finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with a nearly $6.5 million surplus due to higher revenues and lower...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Dec 12, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 6 comments | 1605 Views

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Program collects bus tickets for homeless in Tri-Valley

Winter can be an especially difficult time for homeless residents. Though many nonprofits, churches and other organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by sabina, on Dec 12, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 790 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly wrong on Costco

The role of the press in a functioning democracy is to educate the public so they can make good decisions about their elected...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 9, 2017 at 8:30 am | 51 comments | 1670 Views

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Pleasanton council finalizes rezoning for proposed Costco site

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday completed the process of creating a new economic development zone on Johnson Drive...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by WOW, on Dec 8, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 2781 Views

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City Council to consider final rezoning for new Costco site

The Pleasanton City Council is set to weigh adopting an ordinance Tuesday to rezone land near the I-580/I-680 interchange...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by WOW, on Dec 8, 2017 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 1411 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA: 'The responsibility is mine' for any failures in Steinle case

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on Tuesday defended the work of prosecutors following last week's acquittal...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Yeah, right, on Dec 7, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 1284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowds turn out for Foothill Band Review

Residents and visitors lined downtown Pleasanton streets Saturday morning to watch a parade of 35 middle and high school...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Amilaa, on Dec 6, 2017 at 5:16 am | 2 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Political Correctness and the Criminal Element

Part of article by Graig Andresen Writing for National Patriot and Right Side Patriots November 11, 2015: "The Department...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Realist, on Dec 5, 2017 at 1:41 am | 4 comments | 423 Views

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Two Democrats announce campaigns to unseat Assemblywoman Baker

An attorney from Orinda and an Army veteran from Walnut Creek have recently announced that they plan to run against incumbent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 4, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 14 comments | 3313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valley Humane coordinator wins national award

The education coordinator at Valley Humane Society has been selected by a national animal education nonprofit as its 2017...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Congratulations!, on Dec 3, 2017 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 1839 Views

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$107 million contract awarded for I-680 northbound express lane

Alameda County Transportation Commission (CTC), in conjunction with Caltrans, has awarded a $107 million contract for the...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by KeepinItReal, on Dec 3, 2017 at 12:51 am | 13 comments | 3413 Views

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Verdict reached in Steinle murder trial

Jurors reached a verdict Thursday in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, the 45-year-old Mexican citizen charged in the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Dec 2, 2017 at 8:43 pm | 51 comments | 4363 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell holding last town hall of year Saturday

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his last town hall of the year this Saturday in San Ramon, an event that...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Dec 1, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 2007 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Lifetime Achievement, Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson

Dolores Bengtson estimates she has led more than 5,000 people on hikes, beginning in the late '70s. "I always hoped it gives...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Dec 1, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 4 comments | 1896 Views

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Second passenger in Stanley Boulevard crash dies

A second victim has been pronounced dead from her injuries in a crash near Livermore in unincorporated Alameda County last...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Dirk DIggler, on Dec 1, 2017 at 6:53 am | 9 comments | 6134 Views

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Driver of fatal on Stanley

I am trying to figure out one thing with the history of Lauren Davis, the young drunk that murdered the 16 and seriously...

Original post made by Stacee Bloom on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Silverfox, on Nov 29, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 467 Views

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Editorial: Don’t sign that petition until you research

If 4,374 signatures are collected, Pleasanton could be headed for a second citywide vote in less than a year concerning building...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 29, 2017 at 7:53 pm | 76 comments | 5436 Views
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