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Weekly's first president Bob Thomas dies

Bob Thomas, who was instrumental in launching the Pleasanton Weekly nearly nine years ago, died Saturday at his home in Burlingame...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 16, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smart and final

Does anyone know when the new smart and final will open? Its located by In and Out Burger...

Original post made by Pat on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 26, 2008 at 5:40 am | 1 comment | 1579 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alternative to Oak Grove Referendum, Hillside Initiative, Council Initiative, and Petty Politics

Buy the land from the Lins! I've mentioned this here months ago in another thread. I found an example of a group trying...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 27, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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Where are the Colors at Callipe Preserve?

Explain to me why, at a city operated golf course, the is no display for the US and State Flags. Please, let's correct this. My...

Original post made by Ray on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 30, 2008 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

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Please consider supporting this wonderful nonprofit.

Tri-Valley Special Needs Annual Golf Tournament Monday, August 18 2008 Sunol Valley Golf Club HOUSE Inc. and Tri-Valley...

Original post made by HOUSE Inc. and Tri-Valley Special Needs on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton at it's best!, on Jul 30, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

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Vintage Hills Shopping Center - Sushi Restaurant Grand Opening

Yeah!! Finally something is opening in the newly remodeled (in progress) Vintage Hills Shopping Center. Kokoro Sushi...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 3, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 4, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Column

It was 10 years ago this month that Jim Olson, a well-known Pleasanton landscaper, was driving the family van east on Interstate...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cherrie Malone Vanlangendonck, on Aug 5, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

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Pleasanton home sales from July

If you are interested in seeing what homes sold in Pleasanton last month, the link below will take you to the info. http://moxleyteam.com/2008/08/tri-valley-home-sales-update-aug...

Original post made by Moxley on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2008 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

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Ayala gets OK to move forward

City Attorney Michael Roush certified an initiative measure Wednesday that allows former Councilwoman and mayoral candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 10, 2008 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

If at least three of the five candidates currently holding filing papers for this year's Pleasanton school board elections...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2209 Views

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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 | 1871 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 | 1970 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 | 2411 Views

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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 | 1736 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 | 1719 Views

SPORTS

Spring sports underway in Pleasanton

Blizzard lacrosse crushes Burlingame, San Jose Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2266...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by blake staniford, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2345 Views

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Mayors credit unified efforts for quality of life advances in Tri-Valley

The mayors of the greater Tri-Valley—Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon—credited their unified...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 24, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's Music Performance

Approx. fifteen local children from the ages of 5 yrs and up will be performing musically at the Pleasanton Public Library...

Original post made by Warren Darmsted on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by laaaa...., on Oct 25, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 3100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New law blocks school newspaper censorship

Freedom of the press is always a choice topic in high school journalism classes, especially among those who have responsibility...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by UBC, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views
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