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AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove feud moves toward court-ordered resolution

The legal fight over Oak Grove may be coming to an end. Opponents and supporters of a plan to build 51 estate homes in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 17, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 2140 Views

RESTAURANTS

Emergency Brownies-Dining at Home

I feel it is important that I share my recipe for Emergency Brownies with other Pleasantonians. They are not quite like...

Original post made by Ginger on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 16, 2008 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schedules two public meetings on Staples Ranch park plans

Two community meetings have been scheduled on Feb. 7 and Feb. 9 to gain comments from the public about plans for developing...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 2251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 2414 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

***New Devlopment Proposed for Dublin Canyon

PREV-570, Hamid Taeb/Lester Property Work session to review and receive comments on a preliminary application for a 42-unit...

Original post made by Canyon Creek Owner on Feb. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pages of Pleasanton's past

Who is this Kottinger guy? And what's this you hear about a Hearst's castle in Pleasanton? Why did San Francisco own Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by martin, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

BLINKING RED TRAFFIC LIGHT MEANS STOP AND YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY!

Today saw the possibility of perhaps two fatalities in Pleasanton except for the events taking place within about a half...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 11, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 3550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We the People' teams head to state finals tomorrow

Three Pleasanton teachers will again lead their government and civics classes to Sacramento tomorrow for two days of intense...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to Bach

Getting an invitation to play at the annual Junior Bach Festival is no easy task, which is why Christine Xu, 9, was ecstatic...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 8, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

OpinionPleasanton.com

Anyone here seen this site? Alternative views on Pleasanton politics: http://www.opinionpleasanton.com/...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 7, 2008 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 3590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Tuesday is the Presidential Primary Election Day, with California one of 22 states across the country now joining in the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton voters going to polls in record numbers

With 700,000 more Californians registered to vote today than there were two years ago, including a record-high total of nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:36 am | 4 comments | 1857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Response to editorial

I would like to thank Jeb Bing and the Pleasanton Weekly for the January 18 Editorial, “School district braces for state...

Original post made by John Casey, Superintendent on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 8 comments | 2269 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Children's Hospital seeks help on rebuilding through county-wide parcel tax

Children's Hospital of Oakland, one of the country's largest and the only hospital and research center serving children exclusively...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Problems surface with precinct locations, unwanted absentee ballots

Today's voting went smoothly in most parts of the city, but there were flaws. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=514...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by a friend, on Feb 5, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plesanton and Tri Valley Home Sales

Latest Tri Valley Home Sales information http://blog.moxleyteam.com/?p=198 <p> ...

Original post made by Tyler on Feb. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

It was somewhat disappointing, but not surprising, that the death of actor Heath Ledger was covered on the front page of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 1917 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local nonprofit helping Afghanistan

A local nonprofit organization that was organized following the 9/11 terrorists attacks in the U.S. will soon open a medical...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by ACarr, on Feb 4, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local nonprofit helping Afghanistan

A local nonprofit organization that was organized following the 9/11 terrorists attacks in the U.S. will soon open a medical...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by ACarr, on Feb 4, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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