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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Save our pristine hills and our park

We had planned to stay out of the debate over the Oak Grove referendum; however misinformation about the project and confusion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by noMansionOwner, on Dec 9, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 87 comments | 4795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

getting a forum for the kids

i think that getting a forum for kids in the pleasaton area would be nice. [make new friends] [meet people] [just......

Original post made by Bloodyrose on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Bloodyrose, on Dec 8, 2007 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home Depot loses bid for 2nd Pleasanton store

Home Depot lost its two-year-long bid Tuesday to build a second home improvement store in southeast Pleasanton as part of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Holly, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Make an informed decision on Oak Grove Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3264...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by karen, on Dec 6, 2007 at 11:49 am | 11 comments | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why we won't sign the Save Pleasanton's Hills petition

I'm interested in reading other people's reasons for why they won't sign the petition. Here is mine: I won't sign the...

Original post made by Shelley on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by i was there, on Dec 5, 2007 at 9:29 pm | 44 comments | 3318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clock is ticking on group's effort to block Oak Grove housing, open space project

Opponents of a City Council-approved plan to allow the construction of 51 estate homes on the hilltop above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 5, 2007 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 3202 Views

SPORTS

Bee-ing good at spelling

Thirty-six students at Walnut Grove Elementary studied a spelling booklet that had 42,000 words, then did their best to correctly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by haha, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 2463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mural in time

Video of local artist Gary Winter painting the mural that now graces the side of Strizzi's restaurant on Main Street is up...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:20 pm | 8 comments | 3623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elderly Care Facility in neighborhood

The home located at 6839 Singletree Court is being turned into a State ran elderly care facility. This will no doubt lower...

Original post made by Joseph S DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Edna Giannotti, on Dec 3, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 79 comments | 5735 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKewon court hearing rescheduled for Jan. 9

Judge Hugh Walker granted the driver involved in a head-on collision that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams a continuation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2007 at 9:42 am | 81 comments | 3036 Views

RESTAURANTS

Staceys - How I love it

Not all my restaurant posts will be nagative, but we usually get noticed for negative news anyway. I was at Staceys last...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Erin, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 2529 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Hooter's in Downtown Pleasanton??? What!!??

This morning I was driving down Main Street to enjoy the farmer's market when I noticed the construction progress on the...

Original post made by Katie Moe on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by Tracy, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 3890 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Abused by Priests' group urges church to reverse local parish appointment

A national organization whose mission is to identify abusive priests and warn congregations where they are still practicing...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 28, 2007 at 2:55 am | 11 comments | 2166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1968 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3043 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Abused by Priests' group urges church to reverse local parish appointmernt

A priest who allegedly committed an indecent act in front of an Oakland police officer at a park frequented by children shouldn't...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:33 am | 73 comments | 3484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Report on the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene

The following is the text of the official police report on the arrest of the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene by the Oakland...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 4:35 am | 9 comments | 8132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Main Street business busted for alleged prostitution

Tranquility Health Center on 739-E Main St. was closed in July after an undercover prostitution operation revealed illicit...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 24, 2007 at 7:30 am | 21 comments | 3054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charity worker nabbed for Pleasanton bank robbery

Pleasanton police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a local Washington Mutual bank branch. Masala James, 39, of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by clyde barrow, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 2726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:02 am | 219 comments | 6837 Views
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