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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 | 1673 Views

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Pleasanton-based Ross Stores reports July sales up 11% over 2007

Pleasanton-based Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) today reported sales of $499 million for the four weeks ended Aug., an...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 4 comments | 1443 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 2799 Views

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Deadline today to run for City Council, Pleasanton mayor

With the deadline for filing election papers set for 5 p.m. today, the mayoral and City Council races are down to the wire,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:36 pm | 25 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Brozosky vs. Hosterman- Again!

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman will face former councilman Steve Brozosky again in the mayor's race on Nov. 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 18, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 28 comments | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton man wins $1 million in state lottery's 'Big Spin'

A newlywed from Pleasanton won $1 million on the California State Lottery's "The Big Spin'' show that aired Saturday, lottery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 2017 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 | 1504 Views

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Court tells citizens group time is running out on its appeal

The state Court of Appeal has sent an advisory note to the law firm representing the Save Pleasanton's Hills coalition that...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 13, 2008 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1598 Views

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Wells Fargo Bank on Main Street robbed Tuesday at closing time

Two male suspects robbed Wells Fargo Bank's Main Street branch at 5 p.m. Tuesday, escaping with an undisclosed amount of...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 9:50 pm | 9 comments | 1933 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 | 2082 Views

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It's Brozosky v. Hosterman again

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman will face former councilman Steve Brozosky again in the mayor's race on Nov. 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1563 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 | 2792 Views

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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 | 1823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters: American flags torn down

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4378 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 1, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 12 comments | 1985 Views

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Assembly backs Senate bill to raise license fees by $1

The California State Assembly Thursday approved legislation that would reduce traffic congestion and auto pollution in the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2151 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 | 2332 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serial robbery suspect arrested after car chase

California Highway Patrol arrested a man in Manteca Tuesday morning suspected in several robberies in the Bay Area and Central...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by thanks for the enertainment, on May 12, 2009 at 2:43 am | 19 comments | 1961 Views

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Crowds jam Smart & Final's Pleasanton store opening

Smart & Final opened its newest Bay Area store Tuesday with grocery specials on the inside and kiosks outside serving hamburgers,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 1530 Views
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