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AROUND TOWN

City seeks to fill open commission, committee seats

Interested in the arts, economic vitality, parks or the library? There are a number of vacancies on city commissions and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 6, 2008 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 82 comments | 3819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coupe Welcomes Calls Per Pleasanton Weekly

Here is the publication's take on the meeting held on 1-28-08. **************************** Friday, February 1, 2008 ...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 5, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 10 comments | 2197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home prices are down, now is the time to buy!!!

OK, just kidding. Prices have a LONG WAY TO GO DOWN - 40% by some estimates. Don't buy now and watch your value drop. See...

Original post made by Homeowner on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge delays Oak Grove ruling

It's not over yet for the opponents of the Oak Grove project after Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch delayed making permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 4, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Relatives, Friends,Clergy, Coaches, etc. The Real Risk to Children

I am frustrated with adults, we don't want to face the real threat to our children, which is people they know and trust....

Original post made by Jan on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Mar 4, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 2586 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Jazzed About Pets

Jefferson Starship guitarist Craig Chaquico will perform at Valley Humane Society's "Jazzed About Pets," from 7 to 10:30...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Funtime, on Mar 2, 2008 at 10:20 pm | 10 comments | 3991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

59-year-old man shot in attempted car jacking

A 59-year-old Pleasanton man was shot after he refused to give a gunman his car keys, according to police. The incident...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 7 comments | 3078 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did Barbara Bush Really Say That?

I just read this today, and I thought it was a joke. Unforunately, it's not. Barbara Bush actually said, on March...

Original post made by Taylor on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 3239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tentative Ruling by Judge Declares Referendum Illegal

The following is an excerpt that appeared this morning on the Superior Court website: "This Tentative Ruling is issued...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Tired of the whiners, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:52 am | 16 comments | 2536 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To Munich and back for $273

I'm just back from a six-day "long weekend" trip to Munich, a quick turn-around visit with some of my family that included...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by I was there too, on Mar 1, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 3597 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman can keep her hawk

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman won her 15-month battle to keep her red-tail hawk Ariel in a backyard cage at her Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Yeah Hosterman!, on Mar 1, 2008 at 6:54 am | 11 comments | 3211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools find alternate beef supplier

Beef has returned to Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) school menus following what is being called the largest meat...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 29, 2008 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 1650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need for scholarships pushes pageant revival

It's been over 20 years since Alameda County has held a pageant, but that is about to change as a "Miss" will be crowned...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 20 comments | 1771 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 2011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 facing financial fight for its life

The four Tri-Valley mayors who have taken control of TV30, the area's pioneer and only independent community television system,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Lou, on Feb 28, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 2721 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Finance

Keep Our Park Committee Press Release Feb 4, 2008 OPPONENTS OF THE OAK GROVE PROJECT VIOLATE STATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS,...

Original post made by Angela on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:32 am | 65 comments | 2975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young Female Falls down stairs

What happened at the apartment complex on Rose Ave Saturday and she past away on Sunday?????????? I'm so sorry for the families...

Original post made by concern on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Concern, on Feb 24, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2095 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Radical left contempt

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3621 posted Friday, February 22,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 1818 Views
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