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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skip Mohatt, long-time Amador Valley High teacher, coach dies in Auburn

Long-time Amador Valley High School teacher and coach Everett (Skip) Mohatt died Saturday night in Auburn, where he had lived...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Grayce Stratton, on Nov 24, 2008 at 12:52 pm | 4 comments | 1826 Views

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Skip Mohatt, long-time Amador Valley High teacher, coach dies in Auburn

Long-time Amador Valley High School teacher and coach Everett (Skip) Mohatt died Saturday night in Auburn, where he had lived...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Andrew Finn, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 25 comments | 2641 Views

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Council votes 3-2 to sign Oak Grove development agreement

The City Council voted 3-2 today against appealing a Superior Court order that City Manager Nelson Fialho sign a development...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 21 comments | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 1881 Views

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Removing the clutter

A neglected pile of mail may seem harmless, but to the many who suffer from chronic clutter, the growing stacks of paper...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 30, 2008 at 6:38 pm | 4 comments | 1766 Views

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Local Marine back from Iraq to festive homecoming

More than 70 well-wishers waved American flags and "Welcome Home" banners Saturday night to celebrate the return of Marine...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by P Ellis, on Dec 4, 2008 at 6:42 pm | 14 comments | 1562 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Interstate 580 clear following injury crash

All westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 reopened in unincorporated Alameda County west of Pleasanton this morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1588 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 2166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taco Bell on Springdale Drive robbed

Pleasanton police are investigating the robbery of a Taco Bell restaurant by two men Monday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on Dec 4, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 14 comments | 1584 Views

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City now collecting batteries for recycling

The city of Pleasanton will now accept used and unwanted batteries for recycling in the name of going green. Mayor Jennifer...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Dec 4, 2008 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 1304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mall purse snatcher arrested

An alleged purse snatcher was arrested this morning after two witnesses chased after him and kept him from driving off in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by bel, on Dec 4, 2008 at 6:31 pm | 5 comments | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove developers seek court OK to proceed

Developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic have asked the state Court of Appeal to deny a bid by a citizens' coalition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Natural, on Jan 19, 2009 at 7:26 am | 8 comments | 1460 Views

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Mayor, 2 Council members sworn in to new terms of office

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and City Council members Cindy McGovern and Matt Sullivan were sworn in—again—Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 10, 2008 at 8:38 am | 13 comments | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Claus comes to town in Main Street parade at 5:30 tonight

The popular Balloon Platoon, car clubs, dog clubs, the City Council, the mayor and Congressman Jerry McNerney and finally...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 13, 2008 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas trees, RV style

Ever wonder what those people who have brightly lighted Christmas tree lots do the rest of the year? I did, so I asked Kimberly...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Kimberly & Jerry, on Dec 8, 2008 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 1612 Views

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Duffield is back

Dave Duffield, the charismatic billionaire founder of PeopleSoft, is back in Pleasanton again with a new human resources...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dorothy, on Dec 8, 2008 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 2440 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Middle school, youngest boy's friend start donation efforts for family displaced by house fire

Pleasanton Middle School is spearheading a donation drive for the Zuffa family, which has been displaced by a house fire...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by BobSmith Charles, on Feb 11, 2009 at 6:51 am | 50 comments | 3351 Views

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Vintage Hills man arrested for threatening neighbor

A Pleasanton man was arrested Friday evening after allegedly making threats against his neighbor at his home in Vintage Hills,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Dec 18, 2008 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 1725 Views

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Shelter asks residents to donate gifts

The pinch of economic hard times is being felt by everyone this holiday season, but nowhere is it more evident than at Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Donation Idea, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district agrees to pay Signature, Standard Pacific $2.6 million to settle suit

The Pleasanton school district announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 million to local developers Signature Properties...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 58 comments | 3974 Views
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