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  1. Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton school board member Jamie Hintzke has announced that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Hintzke, who was first elected to the school board in November 2008, is one of three school board members whose terms expire this year. Board member Valerie Arkin announced her re-election plans earlier this month.

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  2. Pleasanton: Stricken boy inspires nonprofit groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pleasanton Weekly

    Dillon O'Leary was ready to return home to Pleasanton after almost seven months at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, where he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and began treatments. When Dillon O'Leary, 11, collapsed with a major brain hemorrhage just before walking onto a baseball field May 6, 2015, he was airlifted to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

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  3. Bicyclist dies in collision with vehicle at Valley-Bernal-Stanley intersectionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Pleasanton Weekly

    An adult woman bicyclist died this morning in a collision at 7:07 a.m. this mornng at the intersection of Bernal and Valley avenues and Stanley Boulevard. Pleasanton police Officer Monique Limon said the cyclist was killed in the accident.

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  4. CHP arrests erratic driver in Pleasanton after chase, hit-and-run crashesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Pleasanton Weekly

    California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man in Pleasanton after he allegedly caused several hit-and-run crashes in Newark, Fremont and the Tri-Valley and drove the wrong way on I-680 on the Sunol Grade before being stopped on Sunol Boulevard last Saturday. The man, whose identity was not released, was taken into custody after CHP officers hit his Chevy Tahoe to stop his erratic driving near the Sunol Boulevard and Sonoma Drive intersection, according Sgt.

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  5. Fireworks go on sale in Dublin June 28Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Pleasanton Weekly

    "Safe and Sane" fireworks will go on sale in Dublin at noon June 28, one of the few cities in the Bay Area where such sales are allowed to be sold by local non-profit organizations. Those with fireworks can use them only between the hours of 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Monday, July 4 only.

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  6. Ira Stein Trio at St. Augustine Catholic Church tomorrow nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Ira Stein Trio play from 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday night in a public concert at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 3999 Bernal Ave. in Pleasanton. The trio features Ira Stein on piano, Joe Hebert on cello and Dann Zinn on soprano saxophone.

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  7. Pleasanton hosting open house on new civic center/library plansRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton city officials are hosting an open house tomorrow morning to provide updates and solicit feedback from the public about proposals for a new Civic Center and library. The open house, planned as informal and interactive, will give residents the chance to exchange ideas with city staff, a consulting team and a Civic Center/Library Task Force about the proposed project.

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  8. Alameda County Fair: You can call me 'Big Al'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Allen "Big Al" Aldrich and wife Karen Isbell pose with She's a Tiger, the young award-winning filly that would help put Pleasanton native Aldrich on the horse-racing map nationally and worldwide. The town wasn't that big, and it seemed half the people in Pleasanton were involved with horses in some capacity.

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  9. Tri-Valley water wholesaler eliminates mandatory water cutbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Tri-Valley's water wholesaler decided to remove mandatory water conservation rules in light of a rainy winter season. The Zone 7 Water Agency board voted unanimously Wednesday night to eliminate the agency's mandatory 25% conservation rate, asking residents to adhere to a 10% voluntary conservation rate.

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  10. Anti-Costco group files petitions for Nov. 8 vote to ban store on Johnson DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Karen Gonzales, Pleasanton's deputy City Clerk, holds stack of petitions filed by a citizens' coalition seeking to place an initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot to ban Costco and other large stores from locating on Johnson Drive. Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only retail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton filed a petition with the City Clerk's office yesterday to place an initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot that would ban stores that large from being built there.

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  11. Arkin to seek re-election to Pleasanton school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton school board member Valerie Arkin announced yesterday that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Arkin, who was first elected to the school board in November 2008, is one of three school board members whose terms expire this year. The two others, Chris Grant and Jamie Hintzke, have yet to say is they will seek re-election..

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  12. Old Stanley Boulevard to close Monday for reconstructionRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Stanley Boulevard between Sunol Boulevard and Main Street in downtown Pleasanton will be closed starting Monday to all traffic for up to six weeks for reconstruction. The aging street, often referred to as "old" Stanley, is a major link from where the same section of roadway called Stanley becomes Sunol and continues through Pleasanton to I-680 and Castlewood.

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  13. Alameda County Supervisor Miley dominates re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley controlled Election Night in his bid to continue representing Pleasanton and the rest of District 4 on the Board of Supervisors. The four-term incumbent finished Tuesday with 27,119 votes, or 61.78%, well ahead of lone challenger Bryan Parker, a former Port of Oakland commissioner and former Oakland mayoral candidate who received 37.55% of the vote in the supervisor race at the end of Election Night.

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  14. Incumbents win big in Zone 7 Water Agency board raceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Pleasanton Weekly

    In the race for the Zone 7 Water Agency board of directors, incumbents Sandy Figuers, Angela Ramirez Holmes and Dick Quigley clinched the three available seats, securing their spots for another four years. Each of the incumbents have careers that complement the board's responsibilities.

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  15. Community college district poised to pass $950 million facilities bond measureRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District appears on track to pass a new $950 million facilities bond measure with 64% of voters approving of the bond issuance at the polls, as of midnight Election Night. The bond measure, which requires 55% voter support, received 64.13% support from voters in Alameda County's portion of the district, with 73% of precincts reporting as of midnight Election Night.

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  16. Magic glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Rainbow photos show what colorblind people see with and without the EnChroma glasses, which enable them to see reds and greens. Farhan Sareshwala, a 23-year-old software developer from Pleasanton, didn't know he was colorblind until he was tested in school as a young teen.

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  17. Youth flag football league player evaluations set for next Saturday in PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Tyler Campbell runs through the defense during a Pleasanton Junior Football League flag football senior division game last year. Registration is underway for the 2016 season of the Pleasanton Junior flag football league with player evaluations set for June 11 at Hart Middle School.

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  18. Police: Man robs Pleasanton bank, leads officers on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton police say this person robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at Hopyard Road and Stoneridge Drive on Friday morning. An unidentified man robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in Pleasanton and eluded police during a brief car chase Friday morning, according to a police department spokesman.

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  19. Amador Valley alumnus killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Pleasanton Weekly

    A 25-year-old Pleasanton man died after his truck slammed into a pole on Stanley Boulevard early Sunday morning. Sean Ketner, an Amador Valley High School graduate, died shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday after his Toyota Tacoma pickup truck crashed into a metal pole on Stanley Boulevard near Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area, according to authorities.

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  20. Finance workshop Monday for veterans in PleasantonRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Pleasanton Public Library is hosting a one-hour workshop Monday afternoon aimed at introducing military veterans to financial planning strategies. "Everyone has challenges with planning successfully for their financial futures, and some veterans find the task a particular challenge," city officials said in a statement ahead of the workshop.

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