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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 | 2249 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 | 2454 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 | 2064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1642 Views

SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2207 Views

SPORTS

Hacienda Business Park getting sporty

The only newspapers circulating at the Tri-Valley Herald's former building on Willow Road will be the ones exercisers will...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 4409 Views

SPORTS

Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2224 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 | 1677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: No kids allowed is unfair

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4373 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 1601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 1970 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

I have a motto that if half the readers aren't ticked off at us, we're not doing our job. We can't please everyone, nor do...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 10:30 am | 14 comments | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 14 comments | 1800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 2881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Down-home touch keeps new golf/tennis business booming

Beth Logan has advice for all small business owners in Pleasanton who sometimes feel overwhelmed by the chain store and corporate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by a, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:37 am | 3 comments | 1698 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 | 1589 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 | 1773 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 | 1866 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 | 1736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton tennis coach arrested for child molestation

The head tennis instructor at Castlewood Country Club has been arrested on multiple counts of child molestation and sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 9, 2008 at 6:39 am | 144 comments | 4159 Views

AROUND TOWN

No bail set for Castlewood tennis coach facing molestation charges

No bail has been set for Henry John Germain, the director of tennis programs at Castlewood Country Club, who was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by apparent, on Sep 30, 2008 at 7:36 am | 37 comments | 2920 Views
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