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Longs Drug Store sold to CVS Caremark for $2.9 billion

Longs Drugs' Rosewood Pavilion store could soon have a name change Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=790...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 6, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Military moms

Sunday marks an especially meaningful Mother's Day for Sherry Yonker and her family. After being split by an ocean and many...

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jocelyn Yonker, on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California first state to ban trans fat

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill Friday that made California the first state in the nation to ban trans fat in all...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 1598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Pleasanton man charged with domestic violence, attempted murder Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4225...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Deanna, on Sep 5, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman Contradictions - Bias at the Weekly???

Interesting that the 'Hosterman Contradictions' blog has mysteriously disappeared. Is this the Weekly Playing politics?...

Original post made by iwastheretoo on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by DeDeDee, on Sep 3, 2008 at 6:15 pm | 10 comments | 1498 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student hit by La Petite Bus

Any news on the young lady that was hit at dismissal by the La Petite Academy bus in front of AVHS on Wednesday? Many kids...

Original post made by Anne on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Sep 2, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Can Pleasanton expand plastics recycling?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4411 posted Friday, August 22,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 31, 2008 at 8:34 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian struck, killed by SUV

A 59-year-old woman died Monday after she was hit by an SUV at the intersection of Rosewood Drive and Old Santa Rita Road,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jewels, on Aug 30, 2008 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: some Pleasanton apartment complexes discriminate

A new study released by ECHO Housing, a nonprofit housing counseling agency, says 30 percent of Pleasanton apartment complexes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 1470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill seniors cheer first day of their final year

Many of Foothill High School's 593 seniors who make up the Class of 2009 donned Falcon tops, cheered and waved banners at...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by mom of 2, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

William Heffelfinger Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4343 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by Panya Wilson, on Aug 28, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 4385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cholo

I have read many PW threads and Cholo appears in each one, no matter the subject. I think Cholo is really a retired dot...

Original post made by Senorita on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Dublin BART Parking Garage

I am amazed that Dublin thinks that the Bart Parking Garage they have allowed to be built is ugly. With all of the ugly stuff...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:51 pm | 11 comments | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom Sells Rule-Breaking Son's Car

Thought some parents may be interested... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080109/ap_on_fe_st/odd_car_ad Mom sells rule-breaking...

Original post made by Karen on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 1926 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2107 Views

SPORTS

Michael Vick sentence fair?

Michael Vick is sentenced for 23-month jail imprisonment for "animal cruelty" as what other people utter for being the instigator...

Original post made by MrNiceGuy on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 11 comments | 2915 Views
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