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AROUND TOWN

Look at who is paying for QQ--builders!

Before I vote for a proposition, I always take a look at who is supporting it. The other day I got a fancy 4-page flyer for...

Original post made by Mary on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:52 am | 100 comments | 3454 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 2249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge agrees to visitation adjustment for Germain

Henry Germain appeared before Judge Hugh Walker Wednesday, this time in plainclothes, not in a Santa Rita Jail-issued jumpsuit....

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Emily West, on Oct 28, 2008 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1648 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton father and son to be in new reality show

Set your TiVo or prepare to plop in front of the television at 9 p.m. Feb. 18 because that's when you'll see a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by s, on Oct 27, 2008 at 5:49 pm | 10 comments | 1840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3-year-old injured after hit by truck on Muirwood Drive

A 3-year-old girl who was struck by a pickup truck in Pleasanton this afternoon is expected to survive her injuries, according...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 27, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 30 comments | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2008: Brozosky is back

After losing to Jennifer Hosterman by only 189 votes in the mayor's race two years ago, businessman Steve Brozosky will try...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Josh, on Oct 27, 2008 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 1536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hometown hall of fame hero

<B>Pleasanton's John Madden to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=308...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 27, 2008 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 1897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorials slated for 19-year-old woman killed in car crash

A visitation for Laurel Alice Williams, 19, who was killed Saturday in a car accident, will be held from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 26, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 13 comments | 2966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Traffic Signals Get Coordinated

Traffic in Pleasanton has been a concern for many residents in recent years. Anyone who has tried to drive across town has...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:22 pm | 8 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters' quick response saves $2-million Golden Eagle home

Fire caused significant damage to a $2-million home at 8044 Golden Eagle Way Saturday night, gutting part of the attic and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1361 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain's bail set at $1,080,000

Judge Hugh Walker set Henry John Germain's bail at $1,080,000 for 15 counts of alleged child molestation today. Five women...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by knowledge, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:39 pm | 202 comments | 4458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's Music Performance

Approx. fifteen local children from the ages of 5 yrs and up will be performing musically at the Pleasanton Public Library...

Original post made by Warren Darmsted on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by laaaa...., on Oct 25, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4.0 magnitude earthquake reported by USGS

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 struck at 9 p.m. today near Danville. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by FaTMollY, on Oct 25, 2008 at 8:38 am | 10 comments | 1692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Comparing the mayoral candidates

Let's examine Mayor Hosterman's achievements. While our streets are congested and our schools are overcrowded, she has aligned...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2008 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: PP, QQ not similar to 1992 citizen effort

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4661 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 33 comments | 1740 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 6770 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voter Fraud

I guess I'm just being naive... Why can't we just have a jar of ink at the voting booth that people have to stick a thumb...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 10 comments | 1588 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 Stacey, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly endorses Grant, Hintzke, Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly reported today that it is endorsing Chris Grant, Jamie Yee Hintzke and Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has anyone heard about the incident at Amador?

I've been checking periodically for a week trying to get details on an incident that occured at the last school dance held...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 18 comments | 1793 Views
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