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AROUND TOWN

Alumni Games raise most money since inaugural event

Foothill High School and Amador Valley High School soccer alumni met for the sixth year this past Sunday at Amador for the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by Curt G., on Jan 5, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at gunpoint in Stoneridge Mall parking lot

Pleasanton police reported that a man was robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot at Stoneridge Shopping Center Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Security Officers, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 34 comments | 2128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 1875 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Happy New Year?

For those worried about the economy and their investments, it may not seem like a very happy New Year. However, it is times...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 5 comments | 1236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area DUI arrests, fatalities up over same period year ago

California Highway Patrol officers have arrested 116 drunken drivers in the Bay Area so far during their maximum enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 13, 2009 at 6:51 am | 3 comments | 1571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A bloomin' good time

While a string or orchids are often found around the necks of tropical travelers, the flower will take center stage during...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 7, 2009 at 6:55 am | 2 comments | 1192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Incomplete background check foils bid to open new childcare facility in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council last night rejected for a second time a bid by a martial arts professional to operate a childcare...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by LeraJenkins, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 45 comments | 1986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panel finds Chowchilla kidnapper suitable for parole

A two-person panel has found one of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by A mom of three, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

News Digest

<B>Submit father-son look-alikes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4098 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 8, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

SPORTS

Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Yo, on May 14, 2009 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 2121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bring the gnomes home

In the 10 years John and Tracey Weber have put up their popular Christmas light display in their yard, they never had any...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by how sad, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Gov. Palin thanks woman for Afghan blanket

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5072 posted Friday, January 9,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 27 comments | 1480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 3170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Admissions 101

Learn how colleges evaluate applicants, discover how to find "best fit" colleges and find out how to prepare a strong application...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel restaurant relics for sale Wednesday

On Wednesday, Pleasanton residents will be able to purchase a piece of local history as auctioneers will be selling off antique...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1133 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Second Street chimney fire extinguished quickly Sunday

Quick action by firefighters extinguished a potentially dangerous chimney fire in a large two-story home at 4397 Second St....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel restaurant relics for sale Wednesday

On Wednesday, Pleasanton residents will be able to purchase a piece of local history as auctioneers will be selling off antique...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 12, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 22 comments | 1577 Views
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