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Ice rink on Staples wins commission's OK

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 Thursday night to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 13, 2008 at 8:06 pm | 14 comments | 1955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

At least twice a month I end up in a conversation about the "media's liberal bent" with friends and family, and I staunchly...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Sep 13, 2008 at 7:58 pm | 4 comments | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Goodbye, for now

As I prepare to leave Pleasanton again for my final year at UC Davis, I wanted to take this opportunity to publicly thank...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2008
Last comment by Laura Ditto, on Sep 13, 2008 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering 9/11

Flags were erected in several areas around the city today, honoring those lost just seven years ago in the attacks on America....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Grandpa from New York, on Sep 13, 2008 at 5:34 am | 3 comments | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial

There were smiles all around last week after the City Council approved in a 5-0 vote the basic terms for a ground lease for...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Grow Old Waiting, on Sep 12, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

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Opening Brief Finally Filed in Oak Grove Referendum Appeal

I knew about this since Tuesday and was wondering if PW was going to report anything on it, or rely upon this blog for the...

Original post made by Stacey on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

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Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 1949 Views

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Nothing to read lately..

Anybody know when the Moxley Team plans to post the Aug. home sales?? There hasn't been anything interesting to read around...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous Too, on Sep 11, 2008 at 9:20 pm | 7 comments | 1523 Views

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August Home Sales in Pleasanton and Tri Valley

Follow the link below to see the Home Sales Update for September and the sold homes in the Tri Valley for the month of August. http://moxleyteam.com/2008/09/tri-valley-home-sales-u...

Original post made by Moxley Team on Sep. 11, 2008
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schools are still on top

The results are in and Pleasanton continues to excel among other schools in the state, according to data recently released...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Emily West, on Sep 11, 2008 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 11, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 30 comments | 1727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stay at Home Dads

Are Stay at Home Dad's accepted in our society? I have encountered many that are underachievers, boring/bored and generally...

Original post made by Mario on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 1593 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where were you 7 years ago this morning...

I woke up this morning and though it has been 7 years since that horrible day it still feels fresh...My daughter called from...

Original post made by chris on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by I remember, on Sep 11, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1628 Views

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Documents reveal details in alleged molestation case

Castlewood Tennis Director Henry John Germain remains in custody on charges of eight counts of sex crimes against children...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Sep 10, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 143 comments | 4205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 2198 Views

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CHOLO is a disgrace to this community

How is it a Cyber bully, who has way too much free time, can take over the Pleasanton Weekly web sight and get away with...

Original post made by steve on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 10, 2008 at 4:37 am | 34 comments | 1910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Grandpa Schlereth

When Howard E. Schlereth died last week at the age of 89--almost 90--there was no funeral, no flowers, no service, not even...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton tennis coach arrested for child molestation

The head tennis instructor at Castlewood Country Club has been arrested on multiple counts of child molestation and sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 9, 2008 at 6:39 am | 144 comments | 3711 Views

SPORTS

Rink skates closer to reality

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Lord Stanley, on Sep 8, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2139 Views

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motorcycle noise

An article regarding excessive motorcycle noise in the PW from April of 2004 states, in part, "We're going to start taking...

Original post made by downtown diner on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 8, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 40 comments | 2621 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,312 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 857 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 24 comments | 761 views