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AROUND TOWN

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 | 1549 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 | 1769 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 | 1653 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 | 1636 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 | 1335 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 | 1611 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 | 1265 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 | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge agrees to visitation adjustment for Germain

Henry Germain appeared before Judge Hugh Walker Wednesday, this time in plainclothes, not in a Santa Rita Jail-issued jumpsuit....

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Emily West, on Oct 28, 2008 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1843 Views

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Hosterman political signs placed in downtown park

Several callers to the Pleasanton Weekly Saturday questioned the appropriateness of political campaign signs for Mayor Jennifer...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 30 comments | 1613 Views

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Weekly wins top award for public service stories

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by nb´blbljbiu, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:52 am | 8 comments | 1454 Views

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13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 2502 Views

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Attendance down as trains mar Foothill Band Review parade

It was the longest and probably the poorest attended Foothill Band Review parade ever, but still the 50 middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Nov 7, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 1453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: Data shows little to no increase in criminal activity

Despite high-profile robberies of several Wells Fargo Banks in the downtown area, Pleasanton police say crime is about the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by raven, on Oct 30, 2008 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1832 Views

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Pleasanton home prices start trending upward, Realtors' report shows

Pleasanton was among the top 10 cities in California with the highest median home prices and also one of nine cities in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ruby Hill, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 12 comments | 1807 Views

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Voting early? Turn in your ballot at the City Clerk's office

With the presidential election a week away, voters are coming out in droves to get their votes in early, elections officials...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2008 at 2:10 am | 7 comments | 1680 Views

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Amador marching band takes first twice

The Amador Valley High School Marching Band and Colorguard nabbed first place in the Class 5A division at the Western Band...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 2, 2008 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 1792 Views

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Letter: Pentin's advertising pollution

Much to my dismay, I awoke Saturday to the sound of a single engine airplane circling above my neighborhood. At first I just...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 2, 2008 at 12:52 am | 13 comments | 1967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WaMu Bank robbed on Main Street

Washington Mutual's branch bank at 561 Main St. was robbed on Thursday afternoon by a man using a note who then fled on foot,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1410 Views
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