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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 | 1354 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 | 1679 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 | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1684 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 | 1424 Views

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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 | 1664 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2921 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 | 3436 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1411 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 | 4031 Views

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class

City of Pleasanton will offer an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Ann, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 1718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pretrial hearing set in supplying alcohol to minors case

A pretrial hearing has been set for Feb. 25 in the case against Paul Stonebarger, 22, who was charged with supplying alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by romleys, on Dec 18, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 14 comments | 1755 Views

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Now open: nearly 1,100 acres of open space at Pleasanton Ridge

If you like hiking, biking or riding horseback atop the Pleasanton Ridge, you can now enjoy an additional 5 miles of trails...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by JXL39, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:02 am | 13 comments | 1987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Chris Amick Schlytter

Last Saturday, Kelly Amick Hilton did what every loving daughter does for her mother on her birthday, especially a benchmark...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sam Amick, on Dec 19, 2008 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 2165 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4th Tracy torture suspect arrested where he works in Pleasanton

A fourth suspect was arrested Tuesday at his Pleasanton job in the Tracy torture case that's made national headlines of a...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by jj, on Jan 8, 2009 at 10:49 am | 13 comments | 1895 Views

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Blanketing babies

In its sixth year, Blankets for Babies hopes to meet their goal of giving each baby in the neonatal intensive care unit a...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2008 at 9:53 am | 11 comments | 1729 Views

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Police searching for two female robbery suspects

Pleasanton police were notified of two robberies in the early hours of the morning. One incident led to an arrest, while...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2008 at 8:50 pm | 19 comments | 1966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton's Motel 6 robbed at gunpoint

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who robbed a motel at gunpoint Saturday evening. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1059...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 17 comments | 1734 Views

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Germain's court hearing pushed to January

A court hearing for Henry Germain, the former Castlewood Country Club tennis director charged with several counts of child...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 19, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 10 comments | 1670 Views
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