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A bloomin' good time

While a string or orchids are often found around the necks of tropical travelers, the flower will take center stage during...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 7, 2009 at 6:55 am | 2 comments | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley High's band to march in London parade tomorrow

Amador Valley High School's marching band and Colorguard are in London, where they will join hundreds of other participants...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 1439 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Fatal I-580 accident not a hit-and-run

A 23-year-old Tracy woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a car on Interstate 580 in Livermore, the CHP reported....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 2112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attn: Ms. Channell-Allen

Ms. Channell-Allen, It looks like you are implementing a "registered user only" requirement for posting on the PW blogs...

Original post made by Rae on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Just curious, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 1562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alumni Games raise most money since inaugural event

Foothill High School and Amador Valley High School soccer alumni met for the sixth year this past Sunday at Amador for the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by Curt G., on Jan 5, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hosterman regains seat on LAFCo

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and Councilman Jerry Thorne have been named to key Bay Area posts in major organizations that serve...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 3, 2009 at 10:15 am | 10 comments | 1670 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

News Digest

<B>Senior Center closed next week Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5042 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hamas Attacked Israel 1st, on Jan 2, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

ClutterLess (CL) Self Help Group

ClutterLess (CL) is a nonprofit, peer-based, self-help, support group for people with difficulty discarding unwanted possessions....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by PleasantonClutterLess@Hotmail.com, on Jan 2, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 2001 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund: Restoring a quality of life

Area seniors are living on the edge. With a fixed income that's tighter than ever, many independent, elderly men and women...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area DUI arrests fluxuate

The number of arrests for drunken driving during the holiday season in Sonoma, Alameda and Santa Clara counties is down from...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 1, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bright streaking light Tuesday evening - meteorite?

Hmmm - I was driving home and looking east this evening a little before 7pm when a bright light moving quickly across the...

Original post made by Wondering on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 1396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commentary: State bankruptcy new concern for city

The city just closed its books on fiscal year 2007-08, realizing a $3-million surplus by under-spending its operating budget...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Jan 1, 2009 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zero Tolerance for Panhandlers

Please do not encourage the Panhandlers which have been working the corner of Trader Joe's and MacDonald's parking lots (at...

Original post made by Missy on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:55 pm | 21 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

A teenager's dream ends in Pleasanton

"Auld Lang Syne" will have a somber tone to it Wednesday night when it is sung by New Year's revelers for the last time in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1448 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ring in new year with new laws

With the new year just days away, the California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of a handful of new laws passed by...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 1407 Views

SPORTS

Coming soon: baseball on Bernal

Looking east from Interstate 680 near the Bernal Avenue exit, you can see the former hay fields beginning to take a new shape....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 30, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alleged WaMu robber arrested

The "well dressed" man believed to have robbed the Washington Mutual on Main Street Oct. 30, as well as two banks in Campbell,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Kramer, on Dec 30, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Ryan Gordon Amador/Foothill Alumni Soccer Games

6th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by trekmtb on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on Dec 30, 2008 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 1675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton couple sentenced for business loan fraud

A Pleasanton husband and wife who ran a chain of convenience stores in Northern California have been sentenced in federal...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:44 pm | 11 comments | 1801 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
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Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
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