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RESTAURANTS

A Hooter's in Downtown Pleasanton??? What!!??

This morning I was driving down Main Street to enjoy the farmer's market when I noticed the construction progress on the...

Original post made by Katie Moe on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by Tracy, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 3902 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Abused by Priests' group urges church to reverse local parish appointment

A national organization whose mission is to identify abusive priests and warn congregations where they are still practicing...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 28, 2007 at 2:55 am | 11 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1977 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3053 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Abused by Priests' group urges church to reverse local parish appointmernt

A priest who allegedly committed an indecent act in front of an Oakland police officer at a park frequented by children shouldn't...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:33 am | 73 comments | 3509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Report on the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene

The following is the text of the official police report on the arrest of the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene by the Oakland...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 4:35 am | 9 comments | 8172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Main Street business busted for alleged prostitution

Tranquility Health Center on 739-E Main St. was closed in July after an undercover prostitution operation revealed illicit...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 24, 2007 at 7:30 am | 21 comments | 3067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charity worker nabbed for Pleasanton bank robbery

Pleasanton police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a local Washington Mutual bank branch. Masala James, 39, of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by clyde barrow, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 2740 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:02 am | 219 comments | 6864 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: 21-year-old Brentwood man arrested for providing alcohol

A 21-year-old Brentwood man is facing charges of purchasing and knowingly supplying alcohol to Laurel Williams before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm | 12 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 2792 Views

AROUND TOWN

A birthday for the history books

Orville Nightingale, Pleasanton's oldest living man, recently celebrated his 103rd birthday with daughter Marilyn and grandsons...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Nancy Lyness, on Nov 20, 2007 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 2487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brentwood man arrested as suspect in providing 19-year-old driver liquor

A 21-year-old Brentwood man was arrested Monday for allegedly providing the alcohol a 19-year-old woman drank before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 16, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 14 comments | 2246 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove wins council approval in 4-1 vote

The City Council voted 4-1 to give final approval to the Oak Grove project Tuesday, which will allow the landowners to build...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Concerned about Growth, on Nov 16, 2007 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 3837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locking the thread on Amador behavior

Interesting that this subject is locked when the messages in the editors mind were becoming less that "community of character"...

Original post made by raven on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Wendy, on Nov 16, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 4758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found: Silver Bracelet

We found a silver bracelet near downtown on Saturday, 11/3. If it's yours, please call 925.462.1218, and describe it....

Original post made by Annette on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Amador parent, on Nov 15, 2007 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2170 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2315 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

19-year-old driver arrested in fatal Foothill Drive crash

Katie McKewon, the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a head-on collision that killed her friend Laurel...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by everyones to blame, on Nov 13, 2007 at 9:07 am | 321 comments | 5186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Anybody remember the Scare Fair???

I was just curious as to what happened to the Scare Fair thing Pleasanton use to have in the back of the fairgrounds. I was...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by raven, on Nov 10, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views
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