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Pleasanton teen killed in snowboarding accident Monday

Services are slated for tomorrow with funeral home visitation starting at 5 p.m. today for a Pleasanton teen who died Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by A denise M., on Sep 18, 2011 at 7:41 am | 21 comments | 2958 Views

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Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Feb 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin teens arrested for robbing Family Deli

Two Dublin teens were arrested for allegedly robbing the Family Deli and Food, located at 3510 Old Santa Rita Road. Police...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by hahahahahahaha, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 15 comments | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:42 am | 105 comments | 2184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 2325 Views

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Enjoying the sunshine

A local painter this morning took advantage of a forecasted three-day break in the rain as he recreated a historic building...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Axis welcomes spacious, new behavioral health facility

Health specialists yesterday celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of cushy, new offices and meeting rooms for Axis Community...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marylou Santos, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 4697 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Pleasanton's housing cap: Do we need it?

Pleasanton's 29,000-unit housing cap, approved by voters in 1996, is under attack, both in the courts by an affordable housing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Feb 27, 2009 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support the Stoneridge extension

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5247 posted Friday, February 20,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 3, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 51 comments | 2461 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who spoke recently at a press club event, is quoted by KCBS' Larry Chiaroni as saying, "It saddens...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:53 am | 5 comments | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. On Tuesday night, the board will identify reductions...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mom also, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:47 am | 6 comments | 1454 Views

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Andal rules out 2010 congressional run against McNerney

Dean Andal, the former state Assemblyman from Stockton who challenged Congressman Jerry McNerney (d-Pleasanton) in last November's...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 25, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Vagina Monologues' hits stage Friday

The popular Eve Ensler production, "The Vagina Monologues," will open at Livermore's Bankhead Theater this Friday, Feb. 27,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by lynn, on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Billboard criticizes Simitian cell-phone law

A billboard on the Peninsula, financed by a Pleasanton man, criticizes state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, for authoring...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 1730 Views

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Buchanan talks about state budget OK'd early Thursday

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th), whose district includes Pleasanton, weary from the long and arduous state budget process,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by agreed, on Feb 24, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big decisions to be made at tonight's board meeting

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will face two hot issues tonight: budget cuts and a parcel tax. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 1538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Las Vegas police release mugshot of Ernest Scherer III, arrested in connection with parents' murders

Nearly a year after a couple was brutally slain in their Castlewood home, authorities have arrested the son for their murders....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by US_DOJ_Gov, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 11 comments | 3642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

Elmo Turner Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5197 posted Friday, February 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bud Barlow, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore

The City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to approve the extension of Stoneridge Drive as a four-lane thoroughfare to El Charro...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by NO STONERIDGE, on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:35 am | 193 comments | 5114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 2417 Views
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