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SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2200 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Magical Evening

From 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21, the public will celebrate the holidays at Downtown Magical Evening. Downtown will come alive with...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Karen Cooper, on Nov 23, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2197 Views

AROUND TOWN

ComCast dropping Channels

Hello TV Fans, If you had not noticed ComCast dropped a few channels last Nov. This is for folks that have the basic...

Original post made by Don on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 22, 2008 at 8:00 am | 42 comments | 5410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2008--Letters to the Editor

<b>Confused about PP and QQ?</b> <pstyle:text>Dear Editor, Over 5,000 Pleasanton voters signed a petition to place a Measure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 22, 2008 at 7:50 am | 49 comments | 3941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Pleasanton Express

Thanks for being an early reader of Pleasanton Express, a free twice-weekly "e-edition" that is being sent every Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Dick Wilkes, on Nov 21, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student leaders wear Harvest Park's name on the backs of their heads

Talk about wearing your school's name on your sleeve, the eighth grade student body officers at Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by a, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill defeats Amador 24-17

They call him the come-back kid and Foothill High's quarterback Sean Mannion proved it again Friday night, leading his team...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Results, on Nov 20, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 11 comments | 1786 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2161 Views

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 | 1744 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 | 1698 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 | 4438 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 | 3257 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 | 1489 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 | 2230 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 | 1745 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 | 2550 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 | 1956 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 | 2115 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 | 1560 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 | 2799 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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