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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 | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1419 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 | 1593 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 | 3828 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 | 1502 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 | 5265 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 | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to hold two parcel tax meetings next week

Pleasanton Unified School District announced they will meet Thursday, in addition to the public hearing Wednesday, to vote...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 28 comments | 1682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer asks for public defender at arraignment

Ernest Francis Scherer III asked for a public defender this afternoon at his arraignment for charges of double homicide with...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Gal, on Feb 28, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 10 comments | 1783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

The Pleasanton City Council, to its credit, voted Tuesday to extend Stoneridge Drive from its current barrier at Trevor Parkway...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by Amused, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Just one of the kids

When Michael and Pam Wallace were pregnant with their fourth child, everything appeared to be typical. The standard triple...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by glorialinda, on Feb 27, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coroner says snowboarder died of hypothermia

The Tuolumne County coroner has released results from the autopsy on Aline Christina Martins and ruled her death as a result...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by a mom, on Mar 3, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

Pleasanton is told that we live in a "bubble" that bears little resemblance to the rest of the state. This should be taken...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 22 comments | 1674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sales at a Glance

<B>Dublin Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5272 posted Friday, February 27, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Waiting, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:55 am | 1 comment | 1387 Views

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 | 1613 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1576 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1607 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 | 2153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1398 Views
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