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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to Foothill high???

2016 SAT score was so poor for Foothill High in comparison to Amador: Amador: Reading 607, Math 639, Writing 608, Total...

Original post made by Depressed Parent on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Concerned2, on Jul 31, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 492 Views

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Some new BART cars expected to be in service by September

New BART cars are expected to start carrying passengers in late September following final testing this summer, BART officials...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 31, 2017 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Farmers' Market: Fresh food, family, friends and fun

On a Saturday morning in downtown Pleasanton, West Angela Street is often filled with the musical stylings of local singers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 31, 2017 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2737 Views

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Contest opens to name Pleasanton's new dog park

Pleasanton will open its second dog park in October, an off-leash, fenced-in park on a two-acre site at the Lagoon Road/Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joe Streng, on Jul 30, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 3334 Views

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More parking in downtown Pleasanton? Think $12 million

Ever try to park downtown for lunch and can't find a space? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/08/07/more-parking-in-downtown-pleasanton-think-12-m...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jul 30, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 26 comments | 4627 Views

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Darlene Wiese remembered as longtime youth sports supporter

If you grew up in Pleasanton during the 1970's and 80's and you played youth sports, you knew "Mrs. Wiese." Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Jul 29, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 6 comments | 3749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Korea

I'm just back from a one-week trip to Washington, D.C. For me, it was a chance to revisit K Street and the Capitol where...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jul 28, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 371 Views

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Editorial: Tacos, anyone?

We're encouraged to hear that Nelly's taco truck owner Nelly Ramirez and representatives of Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 28, 2017 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

A different perspective on Spotorno Ranch development

After my recent column on the development proposal for the Spotorno Ranch near the Callippe Preserve Golf Course, I had the...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Jul 27, 2017 at 7:25 pm | 4 comments | 744 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man suspected of stealing high-end bicycle from Pleasanton store

Pleasanton police on Friday released photos of a man who allegedly stole a bicycle worth $8,400 from a shop in town last...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jul 27, 2017 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 3511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman killed in rollover on Niles Canyon Road

A 59-year-old Pleasanton woman was killed in a rollover crash on Niles Canyon Road in Fremont on Monday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 6711 Views

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Police investigating string of car break-ins in Livermore, Brentwood

A car reported to be connected with a string of vehicle burglaries in Livermore early Friday was reported stolen from a Hampton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by lisa Bradley, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

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Valley Avenue Sidewalk

Does anyone know if there are plans to re-open the north sidewalk of Valley Avenue opposite Harvest Park Middle school? A...

Original post made by Elementary Mom on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Another W.G. Parent, on Jul 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 483 Views

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Junipero-Independence traffic calming draft plan set for community review Monday

Pleasanton city officials are scheduled to hold a community meeting Monday evening to receive public input on the draft calming...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by LanceM, on Jul 21, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 13 comments | 2112 Views

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Local food truck forced to move from longtime spot, relocates across street

A food truck that has operated on Vineyard Avenue since the 1990s was recently forced to relocate -- albeit not far from...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 21, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 4377 Views

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Editorial: Fair attracts nearly half-a-million to Pleasanton

Despite an opening week with record-high temperatures, the Alameda County Fair closed out its extended 20-day run July 9...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 21, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACE Train stuck on track this morning?

Was driving from downtown and noticed the ACE Train stopped on the overpass over Bernal at Case Avenue? Any news on this?...

Original post made by K on Jul. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 267 Views

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School board signs off on law firm agreements

The Pleasanton school board has approved several new hires as well as contracts for next school year between PUSD and four...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jul 20, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 578 Views

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Food truck moved thanks to code enforcement etc....

well since when is blocking a city street legal? come on code enforcers of Ptown-every hot day a major gridlock on Neal...

Original post made by Taco lover on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by no name chosen, on Jul 20, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 363 Views

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City Council approves Alviso Adobe Community Park Implementation Plan

The Pleasanton City Council unanimously endorsed the Alviso Adobe Community Park Implementation Plan on Tuesday night, outlining...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 19, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1741 Views
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