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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cyclepath organizes free bike ride groups

Starting Saturday, Cyclepath Pleasanton will host free, no-drop (meaning no one gets left behind) group rides for both road...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Bikes 4 Dykes, on Jun 5, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge gives McKewon sentence of 4 years

Kathy Williams said it took her months to get the strength to leave her home and begin doing normal things again. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by M Morgan, on Jun 3, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1514 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Experts to analyze housing market for buyers, sellers

Three experts in the local housing market will be featured speakers next Wednesday at a special town hall public meeting...

Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jun 3, 2008 at 10:26 am | 3 comments | 1600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE Plan Flawed

Everyone is talking about cutting administrators. I agree! Look at the GATE plan or the school site plans. How much money...

Original post made by Peter on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 1, 2008 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2147 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission to take first look at new Safeway proposal tonight

The city's Planning Commission will meet tonight to consider a bid by South Bay Development Company for a new office building...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Charles, on May 31, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 1582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pedestrian critical after collision with car

A 55-year-old Pleasanton woman is still listed in critical condition this evening after she was struck by a car while crossing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Lani, on May 31, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks@County Fair Friday, June 20th 9:15p.m.

Mark your calendar Folks. Come experience the Fairsí spectacular fireworks display opening night June 20, 2008. Best viewing...

Original post made by Anne on May. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1518 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes on 99, if you're in favor of governmental control and property confiscation

Confused about Prop 98 and 99? Well of course you are, and thatís intentional. Most of what you hear is designed to take...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by DCM, on May 30, 2008 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1824 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

There are only two initiatives on the statewide June primary ballot. Both are constitutional amendments that restrict the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 30, 2008 at 12:48 am | 54 comments | 3540 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Katie McKewon to be sentenced tomorrow

Katie Amanda McKewon, 20, is scheduled to be sentenced at the Hayward Hall of Justice at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow after pleading...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by stan, on May 29, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 1781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman assaulted while walking downtown

Police are looking for a man who they say assaulted and attempted to stab a 29-year-old Pleasanton woman around 2:40 a.m....

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on May 29, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments | 1698 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1842 Views

RESTAURANTS

Much in store for Stoneridge mall

Changes are afoot at Stoneridge Shopping Center. If you've frequented the mall over the past couple of weeks, you may have...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by chris, on May 29, 2008 at 10:50 am | 20 comments | 2975 Views

SPORTS

Letter: Praise for CYO sports programs

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4051 posted Friday, May 23, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on May 29, 2008 at 3:01 am | 1 comment | 2416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Purple potty making the rounds

A special purple-painted toilet is making the rounds and it's all in the name of fighting cancer. To the casual observer,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nancy, on May 26, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 27 comments | 2329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citywide Memorial Day Service starts at 11 a.m. today

With this morning's special Memorial Day service at Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery commemorating prisoners of war who died...

Original post made on May. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 26, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 1522 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Landlords paying big $$$$$ to push 98 out & 99 in

On June 3rd 2 IMPORTANT propositions are on your ballot. > California RENTERS need to be aware: Proposition 98 and Proposition...

Original post made by Pleasanton RENTER on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Carol, on May 24, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

List of those opposed to Prop 98...impressive names

The Pleasanton Weekly is NOT listed pro or con. They attended the meeting held in our park clubhouse and the city council...

Original post made by Sharon - renter on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Sharpon - renter, on May 24, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 4011 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 2641 Views
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