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AROUND TOWN

Elections are over, but political signs are still littering our town

The elections are over but there are still quite a few political signs left around town. People have even placed them on...

Original post made by bel on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 19, 2008 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 1632 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Where the League stands Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4072 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 19, 2008 at 8:19 pm | 7 comments | 1563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 68 comments | 3863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4658 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 6:32 am | 96 comments | 2902 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County court judge again rules in favor of Oak Grove developers

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch ruled yesterday that Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho must sign a develoment...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Frog, on Nov 18, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bubbling Cauldron

The Bubbling Cauldron is not a restaurant....yet! But its the next best thing!!! At the farmers Market in Livermore on Sundays...

Original post made by Mekagirl on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 18, 2008 at 10:13 am | 6 comments | 2084 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers sue city that approved their Pleasanton project

Developers of a 600-acre tract in the southeast hills that would include 51 "estate" custom homes and provide 496 acres free...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:51 am | 29 comments | 1609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping Down Town business

After reading the article in this weeks PW it state that the mayor and council want to help the down town as the economy...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 2374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Join the Impact

why isn't Pleasanton participating in this????? Do we all really support the passage of prop 8? come on folks, hit the...

Original post made by noon8supporter on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police haven't ruled out hate crime possibility

Reports of officials writing off the recent vandalism of a home on Kern Court may have jumped the gun, according to police....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:13 am | 16 comments | 1971 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1410 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 | 2628 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 | 1935 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 | 1411 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 | 2163 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 | 1602 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 | 1939 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 | 2434 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 | 1852 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 | 1272 Views
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