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State supreme court to hear arguments against Prop. 8

The California Supreme Court announced this week it will hear arguments on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the state's...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 10, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 35 comments | 1672 Views

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BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Feb 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1299 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Lady Falcons tally another win, remain undefeated

The Lady Falcons varsity soccer team has added another notch in their belts in the win category after shutting out Granada...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Sheraton owners default on loan

According to Alameda County property records, the financiers of the Sheraton Pleasanton Hotel filed a notice of default Jan....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 6, 2009 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concert pianist opens Inspire Academy

Pleasanton is now the home of Inspire Academy of Music and Arts. Founded by award-winning concert pianist and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1438 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Teachers should remain balanced

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5185 posted Friday, February 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by SD, on Feb 11, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 27 comments | 1655 Views

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Mortgage applications, refinances decrease

The Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jan. 2 that mortgage...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Dan Nelson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by aaron, on Feb 10, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton man found dead in house fire outside Boulder, Colo.

A Pleasanton man was found dead early this morning outside Boulder, Colo. after firefighters rushed to put out a house fire....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Frances and Don Hewitt, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:06 am | 105 comments | 3986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

The current discussion about the proposed parcel tax for schools in the Pleasanton Weekly thus far has me worried. For those...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Arijit De, on Mar 4, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 73 comments | 3466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Treasures of Main Street

It's easy to excite a kid. That's probably because they notice little things in life that mostly go unnoticed by adults....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by grumpy old man, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's civics team places first in statewide championship on Constitution, Bill of Rights

Amador Valley High School's competition civics team won the California state championship Friday at the statewide "We the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Jones, on Feb 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 14 comments | 1818 Views

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Freeze warnings issued tonight for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to have numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms today with freeze warnings...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by withheld by request, on Feb 12, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 11 comments | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Treasures of Main Street

It's easy to excite a kid. That's probably because they notice little things in life that mostly go unnoticed by adults....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:50 pm | 6 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting a head start on spring cleaning

Fifth graders from Ms. Ferreira's Walnut Grove Elementary School class recently took part in a service learning assignment....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Just a thought..., on Feb 11, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court orders reduction in prison population

A three-judge federal panel has tentatively ruled that the population of California's severely overcrowded prisons must be...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 19 comments | 1690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to identify $8.7M in school cuts tonight

While debate continues over a possible parcel tax, the school board must identify $8.7 million in reductions to maintain...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mother, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 1885 Views

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Colorado investigators say fire started in kitchen

Fire investigators believe the fire that killed Pleasanton resident David Patrick Ryan early Friday began in the kitchen,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markle, on Feb 13, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 1527 Views

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Alameda County assessor may lower taxes on 100,000 properties

The Alameda County Assessor's office is reminding property owners that it can reassess property at no charge to owners. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 4, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Germain's court case continued to Feb. 26

A court hearing for Henry Germain, the former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro who is accused of child molestation, has...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by nonameplease, on Feb 11, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views
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