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Letter--Train complainers should fund crossings

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4292 posted Friday, July 25, 2008,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1666 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alternative to Oak Grove Referendum, Hillside Initiative, Council Initiative, and Petty Politics

Buy the land from the Lins! I've mentioned this here months ago in another thread. I found an example of a group trying...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 27, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

For mayor of Pleasanton: now there are three

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox and former commissioner Mary Roberts plan to challenge Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 26, 2008 at 9:53 pm | 20 comments | 1905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds jam Golfsmith Superstore at Pleasanton grand opening in Rose Pavilion

Golfsmith, a nationally-known golf and tennis retailer, opened its new 28,500 square foot Pleasanton superstore Friday morning...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Wondering..., on Jul 26, 2008 at 6:04 am | 3 comments | 1494 Views

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Smart and final

Does anyone know when the new smart and final will open? Its located by In and Out Burger...

Original post made by Pat on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 26, 2008 at 5:40 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Reader's Choice

With 29,358 confirmed votes from 1,550 voters across the globe, our readers truly chose their favorite parts of Pleasanton--from...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bad news, on Jul 25, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 16825 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Coffee, Beans & Bistro Closed too?

I have seen the windows boarded/papered up in the last few weeks, Charlie always had a hard time in that spot...What a prime...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Isabelle, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 2344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tell Congress to Repeal "Don't ask don't tell"

Discrimination is discrimination. Last I checked, ALL Americans are equal under the law... Concerned, contributing, patriotic,...

Original post made by holly blash on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by consider, on Jul 23, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 1778 Views

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Hello Lover: Sarah Jessica Parker wows Pleasanton fans

Hundreds of women donned their most fashionable attire for a chance to get within a stone's throw of Sarah Jessica Parker,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Key, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 1712 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2477 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizza Resaurants

Recently a friend and I went to have pizza downtown. We have ate there in the past and always love the food, but the past...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 10 comments | 3374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man charged with wife-beating, attempted murder

A 51-year-old man was arrested on charges of attempted murder and domestic violence after he allegedly beat his wife at their...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Brianna, on Jul 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 1788 Views

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Anonymity or Illusion?

PW, Yesterday I had a conversation with someone who had an interesting perspective on one of the current topics. I suggested...

Original post made by Anonymity or illusion? on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 21, 2008 at 1:13 pm | 27 comments | 1863 Views

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Editorial

For hundreds of Pleasanton residents--perhaps even thousands--who live within earshot of the Union Pacific railroad trains...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Xman, on Jul 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 49 comments | 2542 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Competing hillside initiatives head to Nov. 4 ballot box

Councilman Matt Sullivan Tuesday criticized three of his colleagues on the council, including Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, of...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Jul 19, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 1756 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin growth gives local Realtors an earful

Pleasanton Realtors and those in related fields sat wide-eyed and alert last week as Dublin's Economic Development Director...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by SAV, on Jul 19, 2008 at 1:42 pm | 19 comments | 2093 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman clarifies climate protection action at mayors' conference

In a story online June 25 that also ran in our print edition June 27 the Pleasanton Weekly credited Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Carbon Footprint, on Jul 18, 2008 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 1508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fine The Businesses Who Employ Illegals

I just read the story about El Balazo being hit by the Immigration Dept. Maybe if they get fined enough they will hire...

Original post made by Immigrate Legally on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 18, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 9 comments | 1818 Views

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Don't cut down the tall trees in Pioneer Cemetery

May 17, 2008 I thought the city was going to preserve and beautify the Pioneer Cemetery in Pleasanton? I live next to...

Original post made by Jim Brice on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 18, 2008 at 2:07 am | 11 comments | 2216 Views

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Attention potential American Idols!

American Idol auditions will be held in San Francisco on July 17. If you or someone you know is planning to audition, we...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Chip, on Jul 17, 2008 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,063 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 726 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 649 views