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Oak Grove developers seek court OK to proceed

Developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic have asked the state Court of Appeal to deny a bid by a citizens' coalition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Natural, on Jan 19, 2009 at 7:26 am | 8 comments | 1496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 1222 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis Blog: California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration

California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration By Mark Curtis “Welcome to the Obama Express!” said the flight attendant,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 8971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis Blog: America Has a New Hero from Danville

By Mark Curtis - Posted on January 17th, 2009 (Danville, California) With all the excitement and fanfare surrounding...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1820 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis blogging from the Inauguration

Hi everyone! It's Mark Curtis...from www.MarkCurtisMedia.com. I will be reporting and blogging from Washington, DC for the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 22 comments | 1706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget tonight

School districts across the state are looking to cut millions of dollars from their budgets in face of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 17, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 1646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville pilot hailed as hero after landing US Airways jet in the Hudson

Quick thinking by Danville resident pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was credited with saving the lives of the passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where there's a need, there's a Y

The goal of the YMCA since beginning in 1844 is to meet the needs of the community. Despite its affluence, many people of...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Metzker, on Jan 16, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brain Matters

Our brains are vital organs that deserve the same attention to care and maintenance as our hearts. Engaging in active learning...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1371 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton horse trainers want golf balls off the racing track

In today's Tri-Valley Herald: http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/ci_11455032...

Original post made by PJ on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Pleasanton Hotel closure a product of greed

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5071 posted Friday, January 9,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Your joking?, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

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Use of Empty StoreFronts

Instead of letting the Downtown look so pathetic with the empty storefront Windows adding up, I think the city should make...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Kris, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 13 comments | 1746 Views

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Tickets go on sale for downtown wine tasting event

Tickets are now on sale for the Pleasanton Downtown Association's annual Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting event. Held from...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Great idea Soccermom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 8:42 am | 9 comments | 1384 Views

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Hayashi legislation prompts court ruling for prenatal care

The San Francisco Superior Court has struck down a state law requiring that low-income working women must have resided in...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ed Dantzig, on Jan 14, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly named sponsor for major 2009 downtown events

The Pleasanton Weekly will be this year's sponsor of major downtown events, including First Wednesday street parties and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Serenity Stoneworks Fountains & Decor, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1257 Views

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Don't die yet!

If you want to be buried in Pleasanton, don't die yet. The City Council voted last night to allow sales of burial plots once...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 13, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 11 comments | 1549 Views

SPORTS

SPORTSTRONG YOUTH BASKETBALL

SPORTSTRONG Youth Basketball Foundation is kicking off our Spring and Spring/ Summer season with evaluations starting January...

Original post made by Coach on Jan. 13, 2009
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CNN features letters by Carden West 3rd graders to Obama

Third graders at Carden West School in Pleasanton have been receiving national attention recently for their interest in national...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 13, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

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Bay Area representatives prepare for new president

Emboldened by an increased Democratic majority in both houses of Congress, the California legislature and the upcoming swearing-in...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 13, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1211 Views
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