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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton man leads 'Campaign to Restore the Original Dream'

Although Camp Loma Mar is nestled nearly 70 miles south of Pleasanton in the redwood forests by Half Moon Bay, it is a favorite...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 23, 2008 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar Panels Stolen from Hearst Elementary

I heard that 30 or so of the brand-new solar panels that were installed on top of Hearst Elementary school on Case Ave. were...

Original post made by Concerned parent on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Jun 24, 2008 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Out of the gate

Wednesday was the first day of horse racing at the 2008 Alameda County Fair. The fair, and the racing, will continue through...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by Sue Connolly, on Jun 28, 2008 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 1648 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New hands-free law enforceable today

Two years since the state law was ratified, new laws will take effect today that only allow drivers to talk on a cell phone...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Leigh, on Jul 1, 2008 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attention potential American Idols!

American Idol auditions will be held in San Francisco on July 17. If you or someone you know is planning to audition, we...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Chip, on Jul 17, 2008 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1724 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 | 1632 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 | 1951 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2218 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 | 1837 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1648 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 | 2295 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 | 1946 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 | 2015 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 | 2491 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 | 1780 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 | 1780 Views
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