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AROUND TOWN

Election 2008: Jerry Pentin wants to bring new blood to City Council

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Jerry Pentin decided to run for one of two open seats on the City Council to put his experience...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Wanda, on Oct 17, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1592 Views

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Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 1959 Views

SPORTS

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by ADAM GOMES, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foos Family Finds a Way to Make Things Fit

Ginny Foos, a substitute teacher in the Pleasanton Unified School District, is different. Her job as an educator isnít confined...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Danielle Savage, on Oct 16, 2008 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

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News Digest

<B>Public to meet for pedestrian master plan Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4651...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 17, 2008 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 1359 Views

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Weekly endorses Hosterman for mayor: Sullivan, Pentin for council

The Pleasanton Weekly reported today that it is endorsing Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election and Councilman Matt Sullivan...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Concerned for Pleasanton, on Nov 5, 2008 at 12:05 am | 28 comments | 1642 Views

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Editorial

Among the two candidates for mayor, we recommend the incumbent Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election to another two-year...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1224 Views

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Letter: PP, QQ not similar to 1992 citizen effort

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4661 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 33 comments | 1736 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Gay marriage doesn't weaken 'traditional' marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4657 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 67 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4658 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 6:32 am | 96 comments | 2903 Views

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3-year-old injured after hit by truck on Muirwood Drive

A 3-year-old girl who was struck by a pickup truck in Pleasanton this afternoon is expected to survive her injuries, according...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 27, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 30 comments | 1797 Views

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Easing Gridlock

Relief is finally coming for motorists who have been waiting years for some relief from traffic gridlock they encounter,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 21, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1387 Views

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Sharks unit cancels plans to offer outdoor holiday skating downtown

A subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks that is seeking city approval to build a multi-million-dollar ice rink in Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Hello?, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:23 am | 10 comments | 1573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly endorses Grant, Hintzke, Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly reported today that it is endorsing Chris Grant, Jamie Yee Hintzke and Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

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Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign?

From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1425 Views

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Letters: Comparing the mayoral candidates

Let's examine Mayor Hosterman's achievements. While our streets are congested and our schools are overcrowded, she has aligned...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2008 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1191 Views

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Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to people

Our City Council majority, Mayor Hosterman and councilmembers Thorne and Cook-Kallio have avoided talking directly to voters...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 22 comments | 1429 Views

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Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign?

From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 17 comments | 1170 Views

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Greetings, Sarah Palin

Pleasanton businesswoman Judy Lloyd, who is active in the Republican Party in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, recently...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Oct 31, 2008 at 1:03 am | 15 comments | 1388 Views

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Firefighters' quick response saves $2-million Golden Eagle home

Fire caused significant damage to a $2-million home at 8044 Golden Eagle Way Saturday night, gutting part of the attic and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1359 Views
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