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Pleasanton home prices start trending upward, Realtors' report shows

Pleasanton was among the top 10 cities in California with the highest median home prices and also one of nine cities in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ruby Hill, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 12 comments | 1768 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Why I'm voting 'no' on Prop. 8

I've been married over 25 years and I keep thinking about what marriage has meant to me. The wedding was about celebrating...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by noon8, on Nov 3, 2008 at 9:46 pm | 7 comments | 1702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measuring Measure WW

The East Bay Regional Parks District was formed during the Great Depression, so it's no secret that despite the similarly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Juley Hull, on Nov 3, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 18 comments | 1824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cashing in on Kolln

A majority on the Planning Commission went into last night's meeting convinced they wouldn't support the installation of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by !fereurora!, on Nov 3, 2008 at 6:22 am | 28 comments | 2117 Views

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Voting early? Turn in your ballot at the City Clerk's office

With the presidential election a week away, voters are coming out in droves to get their votes in early, elections officials...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2008 at 2:10 am | 7 comments | 1652 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police officer charged

Officer Kenneth Baxter, a 38-year-old resident of the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood, was charged last week with a felony...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Laura, on Nov 2, 2008 at 9:29 pm | 12 comments | 4819 Views

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Amador marching band takes first twice

The Amador Valley High School Marching Band and Colorguard nabbed first place in the Class 5A division at the Western Band...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 2, 2008 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 1744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Election Debate

Jerry of Oakhill, (This is sort of my response to you from the thread on "Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 2, 2008 at 6:40 am | 4 comments | 1377 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Pentin's advertising pollution

Much to my dismay, I awoke Saturday to the sound of a single engine airplane circling above my neighborhood. At first I just...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 2, 2008 at 12:52 am | 13 comments | 1927 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to people

Our City Council majority, Mayor Hosterman and councilmembers Thorne and Cook-Kallio have avoided talking directly to voters...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 22 comments | 1571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WaMu Bank robbed on Main Street

Washington Mutual's branch bank at 561 Main St. was robbed on Thursday afternoon by a man using a note who then fled on foot,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Careful DogWalker, on Oct 31, 2008 at 4:44 pm | 18 comments | 2692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Greetings, Sarah Palin

Pleasanton businesswoman Judy Lloyd, who is active in the Republican Party in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, recently...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Oct 31, 2008 at 1:03 am | 15 comments | 1502 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 puts discrimination in the Constitution

Dear Pleasanton Neighbors, After weeks of reading about Prop 8 in the news, I feel compelled to write. I know this is...

Original post made by Tara Walsh on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 7027 Views

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Weekly wins top award for public service stories

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by nb´blbljbiu, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:52 am | 8 comments | 1428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: Data shows little to no increase in criminal activity

Despite high-profile robberies of several Wells Fargo Banks in the downtown area, Pleasanton police say crime is about the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by raven, on Oct 30, 2008 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1792 Views

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Your Lawn Mower

I was walking my dog today and saw a man start up a gas powered lawn mower to mow his small lawn. The noise was deafening....

Original post made by Ellie on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Dennis, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:42 am | 41 comments | 2214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharks unit cancels plans to offer outdoor holiday skating downtown

A subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks that is seeking city approval to build a multi-million-dollar ice rink in Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Hello?, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:23 am | 10 comments | 1732 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign?

From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 17 comments | 1243 Views

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Hosterman political signs placed in downtown park

Several callers to the Pleasanton Weekly Saturday questioned the appropriateness of political campaign signs for Mayor Jennifer...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 30 comments | 1577 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 1,217 views

Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 999 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 793 views