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Editorial

Save Pleasanton Schools Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5327 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 1333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Teen attends Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference </B> Ashley Rodondi, a junior at Amador Valley High School, attended...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Important to know, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1169 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's 'master craftsman'

Charles Bruce's client list reads like a who's who of Pleasanton yore. Considered the city's most prolific builder, Bruce...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 5 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pink Slip Friday

Hundreds of teachers, faculty, administrators, students and parents today showed their support for a school parcel tax on...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 22 comments | 1520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commentary: Ponderosa project a benefit to seniors, local economy

Ponderosa Homes is "shovel-ready"--the current buzz-word--to start construction within the next few months of its multi-million-dollar,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Moxley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sports Park filled as Pleasanton Little League teams open spring season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out for opening day of Little League baseball on Pleasanton Sports Park...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by ideseatield, on Sep 16, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 1779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Huge crowds jam streets in Dublin for 26th annual St. Pat's Day festival

Dublin ended its three-day celebration of St. Patrick's Day today with music, food, vendor booths, Irish dancers and more...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by dublinmike, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding driver killed on I-680 Saturday is identified

A man who died in a crash early Saturday morning on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville has been identified as 30-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 1459 Views

SPORTS

Sports Briefs

<B>Aqua Challenge coming to Del Valle this weekend Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2756...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Taylor Family Foundation postpones big fundraiser

The largest fundraiser for the Taylor Family Foundation, Day in the Park, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congresswoman Tauscher accepts state department post

Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, D-Alamo, today accepted an offer from the Obama administration to serve in a key post at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dominic Di Blasio, on Mar 23, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business Builder Networking

A breakfast meeting is held at 7 a.m., on the first and third Wednesday of every month, at the Radisson Hotel, 6680 Regional...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Local Artist, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 1176 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund checks totaling $138,715 given to 7 nonprofits

Checks totaling $138,715 were distributed this week to seven local nonprofits that were beneficiaries of the 2008-09 Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School supporters wear red today to show teacher appreciation

Last week teachers, students and parents donned pink to in a statewide showing of support for schools. Today, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 22, 2009 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

Here in the Bay Area, many of us realize that achieving true sustainability takes more than protecting our hills and open...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jon Harvey, on Mar 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing layoffs

School photos are usually memorable snapshots of the good times on campus. They are not like these shown on this issue's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 10 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise

<B>What are the benefits to residents if the parcel tax passes? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5361...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Agree w/Disagree w/B, on Mar 26, 2009 at 8:06 am | 12 comments | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C-SPAN surprises PMS students with award for StudentCam video entry

Pleasanton Middle School eighth graders Matt Hardwick and Taylor denBroeder were surprised Friday with an honorable mention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin man severely injured in 680 crash

California Highway Patrol has issued a SIG alert for northbound I-680 near Stoneridge Drive after a Dublin man reportedly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2009 at 7:53 am | 4 comments | 1950 Views
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