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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Germain case continued again; to appear in court March 25

Accused child molestor Henry Germain was in court again to yesterday, only to have the case be continued to March 25. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Former friend, on Mar 24, 2009 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1427 Views

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Police officer, employees honored for service

Officer Joe Leonardo was named 2006 Officer of the Year by his peers in the Pleasanton Police Department. Joining the force...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1353 Views

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Coroner IDs man found dead in Dublin

The Alameda County coroner's bureau has identified a 47-year-old Roseville man who was found dead of an apparent drug overdose...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Big mike, on Mar 4, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

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Library sees surge in usage

If the library has seemed a little more inhabited than it used to, your suspicions are correct. Pleasanton's only library,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 11 comments | 1404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying for schools

School activists have joined to form Save Pleasanton Schools and will hold a rally Sunday to kick off a campaign to bring...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 35 comments | 1917 Views

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Planning Commission turns down condo conversion

The Planning Commission unanimously shot down a mobile home park owner's request to sell off the lots, saying they questioned...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by PJ, on Mar 3, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRV stuns Falcons in soccer loss

In a stunning upset, the Foothill girls varsity soccer team's Cinderella season ended Saturday night. Foothill coach Ron...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by A former ref, on Mar 7, 2009 at 8:30 am | 31 comments | 1541 Views

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Model United Nations

This program is a simulation of the "real-life" United Nations Assembly for middle school students and meets from 3:30-5...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 10, 2009 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 1265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax to be decided tonight

Tonight the PUSD school board will decide whether to move forward with a parcel tax. While it is likely they will vote in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 77 comments | 1706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:56 am | 29 comments | 1688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 233 comments | 3047 Views

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Letter: Socialism won't lift people out of poverty

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5297 posted Friday, March 6, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:41 am | 15 comments | 1242 Views

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Guest Opinion

The local impact from the breakdown of the financial system is painfully obvious. Our outstanding schools are facing a 9...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

On a roll!

Meet Navina Bernardi, Salinna Grant, Tiffany Garland-Martini and Megan Wiseman. These four young women from Pleasanton and...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Hi There, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

500 jam Valley Community Church for pro-parcel tax rally

More than 500 joined a rally Sunday sponsored by the newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools organization to support the $233-a-year...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 487 comments | 6478 Views

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Torrico wants legislature penalties if budget is late again

Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico (D-Newark) has introduced a good government reform package that would prohibit state...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 1245 Views

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Letter: Counselors are important, support parcel tax

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5296 posted Friday, March 6, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by IMO, on Mar 14, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sherry W, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

27 reports of tire slashings made with Pleasanton police

Police believe the slashing of several car tires in the northeastern part of Pleasanton happened in a half-hour timeframe...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by C, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 20 comments | 1755 Views

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Peace vigils continue one year later

Wednesday marks the year-anniversary of the Pleasantonians 4 Peace monthly candlelight vigil in front of the Museum On Main....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by E Blume, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:42 am | 8 comments | 1126 Views
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