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Swalwell again targets student loan debt

Local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell continues to set his sights on student loan debt, spending a week earlier this summer reintroducing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 17, 2017 at 10:51 am | 30 comments | 2519 Views

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County's public defender criticizes plan to hold most arraignments in Dublin

Alameda County Public Defender Brendon Woods on Thursday criticized the plan by the county's top judge to hold all in-custody...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Lee , on Jul 16, 2017 at 8:46 am | 22 comments | 2042 Views

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City moving forward with new outdoor seating area, bike corral downtown

Downtown Pleasanton is set to receive two new public amenities in the place of three roadside parking spots, at least in...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by cymru, on Jul 15, 2017 at 10:35 pm | 37 comments | 4338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman accused of using stolen credit cards in Pleasanton arrested in Nevada

Pleasanton police said Thursday that a woman accused of using stolen credit cards at Walmart in Pleasanton two months ago...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 2124 Views

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Livermore: '4 Wheel Bob' blazes a trail

Bob Coomber was walking on a beach at Lake Almanor in 1989 when, as he puts it, "my left leg just kind of blew up." Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Chris of V-O-CAL, on Jul 15, 2017 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2775 Views

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Wildlife officer recognized for Dublin Ranch investigation work

A California Department of Fish and Wildlife employee is being recognized nationally for her efforts to protect endangered...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by thanks, on Jul 14, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 1637 Views

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Bill to extend alcohol sales hours advances in state legislature

A bill that would allow local communities across California to extend alcohol sales hours past 2 a.m. is one step closer...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by John, on Jul 14, 2017 at 9:05 am | 21 comments | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Preps: Summer is critical time for high school athletes

Summer. The best time of the year for the high school student -- well, all students. Gone at least for a while are the pressures...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jason Maratsos, on Jul 14, 2017 at 6:05 am | 4 comments | 1184 Views

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Letters

Swalwell got the word Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/07/07/letters posted...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 13, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 261 Views

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Commission to debate Valley Trails neighbors' dispute over 2nd-floor addition

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is set Wednesday to wade into a disagreement between Valley Trails neighbors over one...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 13, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 13 comments | 2534 Views

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Senior Center set for maintenance closure

The Pleasanton Senior Center is set for a week-long closure toward the end of the month to allow for routine maintenance...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by wondering, on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1198 Views

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The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 12, 2017 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 3989 Views

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Union claims high infection rates in Stanford Hospital dispute

Members of the health workers union serving Stanford Hospital claim the high hospital-acquired infection rates are because...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by mike, on Jul 12, 2017 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in double-fatal Concord crash arrested previous weekend in Pleasanton

A man charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed two boys on Highway 4 in Concord last week was arrested...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jul 12, 2017 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 4347 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll returning to Pleasanton

More than two-dozen downtown businesses will turn into temporary tasting rooms one evening next weekend as the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
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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

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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

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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 | 3054 Views

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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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What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
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