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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 2066 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Magical Evening

From 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21, the public will celebrate the holidays at Downtown Magical Evening. Downtown will come alive with...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Karen Cooper, on Nov 23, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2185 Views

SPORTS

Back on track

Donning roller skates, the SF Bay Bombers will fly around the banked track with a vengeance in a battle over San Diego Firebirds...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jack Jones, on Dec 5, 2008 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 2009 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab alleged hotel TV thieves

Police have arrested four people believed to have stolen flat screen TVs, as well as other goods, from several hotels in...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joy, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 1810 Views

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 | 1911 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2742 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1721 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 | 2035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1838 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1641 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 | 1675 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 | 2260 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 | 1663 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1382 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 | 1705 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 | 1534 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 | 1715 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 | 1455 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 | 1697 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 | 4316 Views
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