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Dire straits

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Open Heart Kitchen, which serves hot meals to people in need, will host an...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:06 am | 12 comments | 1536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Pension Obligations

According to Steve Brozosky the City has a present value of 120 million in pension obligations owed to city workers and...

Original post made by Ceaser on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Boomer, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:21 pm | 19 comments | 2772 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 funding - very interesting

The SF Chronicle has the link on their website to search the public-record database of where the funding both for and against...

Original post made by Grace on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Robyn, on Nov 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 15 comments | 2048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stirring things up

Running a catering company out of a classroom is a pretty daunting task. Yet when the culinary students at Village High School...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Becky H. Ecky, on Nov 16, 2008 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 1642 Views

SPORTS

Experience the best of Pleasanton

For anyone looking for an inexpensive and fun night out, Friday night is the "Battle of Pleasanton" at Amador Valley High...

Original post made by Don Fan on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 15, 2008 at 6:02 pm | 23 comments | 2353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Amador Class of '78 reunion a blast

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4825 posted Friday, November 14,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Class of 1977 Rules, on Nov 15, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paul Stonebarger

Does anyone know what happened at Paul Stonebarger's court hearing last Friday?...

Original post made by curious on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 15, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 2101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandals appear to be racially motivated

A home in the 3900 Block of Kern Court was vandalized in the early hours of Nov. 5 and the owners believe it was politically...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by A Donlon Family, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 46 comments | 2745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election: Grant, Arkin, Hintzke win school board seats

Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke were elected to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday in what was the first...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by chico, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 12 comments | 1973 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lin Petition Was Granted Today Regarding Oak Grove Development Plan

A short time ago I checked the Superior Court web site and the Petition for Writ of Mandate has been granted. Therefore,...

Original post made by frank on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Huh?, on Nov 14, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 4 comments | 1355 Views

RESTAURANTS

Love of the Navy runs in local restauranteur's family

Pleasanton's Mike Gutierrez has reason to be proud. His Emilio's El Portal restaurant on Main Street is now the oldest, continuously...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by Don Person, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 3316 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gov. Schwarzenegger visits Livermore Lab

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger toured the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Monday and said its work on laser technology...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 14, 2008 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the flag?

Amid a mix of jeers and cheers from passing cars, Pleasanton resident Joe Onate, dubbing himself the "Lonestar Liberal,"...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Mason Wright, on Nov 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 7 comments | 2363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to decide outcome of PP, QQ passages

Hillside protection measures PP and QQ both came out of Tuesday night election returns with decisive victories, leaving the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 14 comments | 1490 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To the homosexual members of our community: I'm sorry

I'm terribly disappointed in the citizens of our state. Constitutional amendments should be used to enshrine rights, not...

Original post made by Jill on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:16 am | 149 comments | 3842 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman lists top priorities: Hunkering down as weak economy hits city, Pleasanton downtown

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, re-elected to a third term Tuesday, said the City Council and city staff will start immediately...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 16 comments | 1521 Views

RESTAURANTS

Helping Down Town business

Just a heads up for those reading on this thread. I posted an idea about the slow down in business and how to help down...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 10, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day?

Rumors around of Senior Ditch Day tomorrow, 11/10 for Foothill. Any parents with more information about what might be hatching...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

A light at the end of the tunnel

It's been one year since Laurel Alice Williams' life was tragically taken in a drunken driving crash on Foothill Road. Ken...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 1802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney overwhelms Andal in 11th District Congressional race

First-term Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) easily defeated Republican challenger Dean Andal of Stockton Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 9, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 1440 Views
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