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Remembering Irene Pons

When Irene Pons began high school at Amador Valley, it was called Amador Valley Joint Union High School. It was 1923, one...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Cathy Mills, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Negative stories about real estate often miss the mark

On April 12, there was an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled, "Hot Homes Get Cold," that gave Dave Walden the chills. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Oct 24, 2007 at 8:42 am | 7 comments | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank near mall robbed Friday

Around 1:12 p.m. Friday a man reportedly robbed a Washington Mutual Bank on Stoneridge Mall Road. Police said the man threatened...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 22, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 2592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs homes atop Kottinger Hills--Again!

Ending four years of community meetings, public hearings and countless land use, geotechnical and architectural studies,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by I really want the park that I can actually use, on Oct 20, 2007 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 3324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kidnap Attempt in Pleasanton

From the S.F. Chronicle.... http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/13/BAVJSPNCM.DTL&tsp=1 (10-13)...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 13, 2007
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 19, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 3675 Views

RESTAURANTS

Vinny's 2 Go - when and why did this place close?

I loved going to Vinny's 2 Go for panini sandwiches and pizza. I hadn't been there in a couple of months, and when I drove...

Original post made by Tom on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Angela, on Oct 18, 2007 at 7:36 pm | 5 comments | 3439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Pleasanton voting underway!

Balloting for Best of Pleasanton will run through Aug. 24! Vote now! CLICK HERE http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/best_of/voting/form.php Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Robert E. Garcia, on Oct 16, 2007 at 6:54 pm | 4 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV30 airs live medical show

The phrases "medical experts" and "free of charge" are rarely used together these days, at least without a catch. But that's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Dinah Hurst, on Oct 16, 2007 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosts Open House at Firehouse Arts Center

I am inviting the community to join me at a Community Open House at the planned Firehouse Arts Center. Saturday, October...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Oct. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Just back from a global warming leadership conference at Robert Redford's Sundance (Utah) Village, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Office Hours with Assemblymember Torrico

I am so pleased that Assemblymember Torrico is joining me for office hours. This is a great opportunity for the community...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Oct. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 7285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents drive toward kids crossing streets

I have been observing this phenomenon every day for the past 7 years. I drive past three Pleasanton schools as I drop...

Original post made by Louise on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Kristina, on Oct 15, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 3229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weddings

Shannon Helton and Thomas Durbala Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3047 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elaine DeSantiago, on Oct 14, 2007 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 2368 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise--California's electoral votes

Should California's electoral votes be split up as the GOP has made an effort to do? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3043...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Oct 12, 2007 at 3:43 am | 9 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor and Council Votes Itself A Raise

The Pleasanton Mayor and City Council is voting itself a gigantic pay raise up from $600 to $1050 a month for the mayor and...

Original post made by Jack Hovingh on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 10, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 2669 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home builders' association chief wants action on economy

Brian Catalde, president of the National Association of Home Builders, told his association's Board of Directors this week...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Oct 5, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chlorine spill causes traffic snarl

If you were traveling to work on either interstates 580 or 680 Wednesday morning, you were probably dealing with the fallout...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 5, 2007 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 2093 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letters to the Editor

<B>Labor Day Streetwise lacking wisdom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3011...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 4, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 2557 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,356 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 909 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 814 views