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RESTAURANTS

Check out the comedy at the Pleasanton Hotel

For those of you not aware The Pleasanton Hotel has a great comedy show every Wednesday. My wife and I were driving by and...

Original post made by David Burns on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by Janine, on Dec 27, 2007 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 3289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sports Briefs

<B>U14 Ballistic place third in Napa Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2906 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by jessica, on Sep 26, 2007 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2194 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2256 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 | 2332 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 | 2699 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2638 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 | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton resident named to new city PR position

Joanne Hall has been named the community relations manager/public information officer for the city of Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Susan May, on Nov 1, 2007 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 2178 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New details emerge about Foothill crash

New details are coming out about a car crash that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams, a 2006 Foothill High School graduate. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2406 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 | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home Depot loses bid for 2nd Pleasanton store

Home Depot lost its two-year-long bid Tuesday to build a second home improvement store in southeast Pleasanton as part of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Holly, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Janie Haile-Taylor, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Skyline.....

I have lived in and enjoyed Pleasanton for almost 39 years. Pleasanton has grown tremendously in those years. It has been,...

Original post made by Alice Morrison on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 14, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 2106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bill Berck: Still helping others after years as superintendent

It's hard to recall all the schools and organizations former Pleasanton School Superintendent Bill Berck has served, but...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Evelyn Borner, on Dec 17, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman has appealed Planning Commission's hawk ruling

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is appealing the Planning Commission's decision to deny an application to house her hawk in a backyard...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Laurella Desborough, on Dec 20, 2007 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

In the spirit of the season: Gift ideas for journalists

The spirit of the season may get journalists in a bit of an awkward situation. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3348...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downpour pelts Pleasanton

For all those weeks without rain, it seemed Friday that Mother Nature may be making up for the recent dry weather. Heavy...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jon Suzukawa, on Jan 11, 2008 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1787 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heath Ledger autopsy results due in 10-14 days

The sudden death of film star Heath Ledger stunned fans and family from Hollywood to Australia on Wednesday as New York City's...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2008 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

National Grants is a Scam

For all of you that have seen the National Grand COnference AD on TV, DON'T BELIEVE THAT!!! IT'S A SCAM... Very good hype...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1970 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Us Along!

From all its traveling, the Pleasanton Weekly newspaper would appear to be weathered, but it hasn't skipped a beat. Over...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Jan 30, 2008 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1906 Views
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