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Don't die yet!

If you want to be buried in Pleasanton, don't die yet. The City Council voted last night to allow sales of burial plots once...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 13, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 11 comments | 1648 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Dec 22, 2008 at 10:34 pm | 4 comments | 1445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by No name!, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 26 comments | 2108 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Hotel restaurant to close New Year's Day

The restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel will close Jan 1 with an auction house coming in to sell off the furnishings Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by LEO Mc DONOUGH, on Jun 25, 2010 at 11:49 am | 52 comments | 3148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 23, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commentary: 'New' City Council could be the best

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been named to several important and prestigious positions, including as a member of the Alameda...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 24, 2008 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 1676 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's Talk Sports

TV30's "Let's Talk Sports" features sports memorabilia and the history of modern baseball with one of a kind artifacts, with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 1603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insurance officials begin their own investigation into fire

Pleasanton police are working through the holidays on what may become a criminal investigation in the house fire on East...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fox 2, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 99 comments | 3870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton couple sentenced for business loan fraud

A Pleasanton husband and wife who ran a chain of convenience stores in Northern California have been sentenced in federal...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:44 pm | 11 comments | 1965 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area DUI arrests fluxuate

The number of arrests for drunken driving during the holiday season in Sonoma, Alameda and Santa Clara counties is down from...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 1, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

For schools in Pleasanton, along with those in the rest of California, 2009 bodes to be a year of great challenge. Given...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 1797 Views

SPORTS

New voter registration card is more 'user-friendly,' state official says

Secretary of State Debra Bowen has unveiled a new California voter registration card that has been redesigned to make it...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jose Costello, on May 5, 2010 at 2:02 am | 4 comments | 2190 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ring in new year with new laws

With the new year just days away, the California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of a handful of new laws passed by...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 1517 Views

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Blankets delivered to NICU

The Blankets for Babies group recently headed to to Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford to deliver handmade...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 8, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 16 comments | 1631 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commentary: State bankruptcy new concern for city

The city just closed its books on fiscal year 2007-08, realizing a $3-million surplus by under-spending its operating budget...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Jan 1, 2009 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alleged WaMu robber arrested

The "well dressed" man believed to have robbed the Washington Mutual on Main Street Oct. 30, as well as two banks in Campbell,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Kramer, on Dec 30, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1458 Views

AROUND TOWN

A teenager's dream ends in Pleasanton

"Auld Lang Syne" will have a somber tone to it Wednesday night when it is sung by New Year's revelers for the last time in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley High's band to march in London parade tomorrow

Amador Valley High School's marching band and Colorguard are in London, where they will join hundreds of other participants...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 1564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Natural gas leak ruled out as cause of 'suspicious' fire

Police are eliminating a natural gas leak as one of the possible causes of an explosion and house fire on East Angela Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:12 am | 65 comments | 3250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hosterman regains seat on LAFCo

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and Councilman Jerry Thorne have been named to key Bay Area posts in major organizations that serve...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 3, 2009 at 10:15 am | 10 comments | 1802 Views
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