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Troubled market

Jim Lavey has seen it all. A Realtor for the last 35 years in Pleasanton where he has lived since 1959, he has represented...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Lily, on Jul 31, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 1440 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7 join Republicans-for-McNerney political team

Seven prominent Republicans from the 11th Congressional district have joined the reelection effort of U.S. Representative...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1635 Views

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Who's Runnin??

Does anyone know who's running for Mayor and City council? I heard Bozosky pulled papers, but didn't hear if he filed. ...

Original post made by Vinelander on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 1574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Please-No More Locks of Love Stories

I just read in a different local newspaper another heartwarming story about a little girl who donated the hair from her...

Original post made by Irma on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Charity, on Jul 30, 2008 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 1527 Views

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Where are the Colors at Callipe Preserve?

Explain to me why, at a city operated golf course, the is no display for the US and State Flags. Please, let's correct this. My...

Original post made by Ray on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 30, 2008 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views

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Please consider supporting this wonderful nonprofit.

Tri-Valley Special Needs Annual Golf Tournament Monday, August 18 2008 Sunol Valley Golf Club HOUSE Inc. and Tri-Valley...

Original post made by HOUSE Inc. and Tri-Valley Special Needs on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton at it's best!, on Jul 30, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

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Domus is closing?!

Say it ain't so! The TriValley Herald is reporting that Domus is "quitting business" (something about the end of the lease)....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by sad shopper, on Jul 30, 2008 at 1:41 pm | 16 comments | 1851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 1982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice Recorders in the Classroom

I think all classrooms should have a recording device that we can be reviewed if a student reports unprofessional...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by I can't believe it, on Jul 30, 2008 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 1898 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter to Editor Regarding Last Week's Cover Story

I just read a letter to the editor by Kristin McAfee regarding last week's cover story on two girls who were molested...

Original post made by Margery on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 30, 2008 at 6:53 am | 41 comments | 2915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

15 added to the Class of 2008

Matt Campbell, principal of Pleasanton Unified School District's high school summer school program, addressed the graduates...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 29, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

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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 | 1585 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 | 1745 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 | 1809 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 | 1405 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 | 1444 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 | 7325 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 | 2296 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 | 1737 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 | 1641 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
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