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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 | 1502 Views

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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 | 1361 Views

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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 | 1375 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 | 1416 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 | 1482 Views

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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 | 1351 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 | 1823 Views

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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 | 1480 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 | 2069 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 | 1382 Views

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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 | 2096 Views

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Parks district to hold meeting Wednesday on Pleasanton Ridge

The East Bay Regional Parks District will hold a meeting this coming Wednesday for anyone interested in learning about the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 24, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 15 comments | 1567 Views

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Rally planned in Sacramento today for state, community colleges

Students, faculty and administrators from colleges around the Bay Area plan to be in Sacramento today to participate in a...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Just another thought, on Mar 24, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1210 Views

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Local environmentalists, organizations plan court suit to stop Staples Ranch development

Two environmental groups in concert with a Pleasanton coalition that has opposed extending Stoneridge Drive to Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by June, on Mar 31, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 42 comments | 1877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

U.S. Attorney's Office arrests Vassallo in Ponzi scheme

In a late afternoon news conference in Sacramento, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced it has charged Anthony Vassallo for...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 23, 2009 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views

SPORTS

PASS Adult Soccer League Registration

Registration for the Pleasanton Adult Sunday Soccer League has begun for the spring season. Teams must submit their registration...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1920 Views

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UPDATE: Pleasanton community remembers slain Oakland police officer

Longtime Pleasanton resident and former Mayor Frank Brandes Jr.'s heart sunk when he learned one of the three Oakland police...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 1551 Views

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Environmental groups claim City Council erred in approving land-use plan for multi-million-dollar Staples Ranch project

The Center for Biological Diversity, Alameda Creek Alliance and an organization named "Safe Streets Pleasanton" delivered...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 12 comments | 1524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Livermore children dead, two women in custody

Livermore police are investigating two separate suspicious child deaths that occurred in the past week resulting in the arrests...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed at CofC's comment, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:31 am | 14 comments | 2021 Views

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Cyclists gear up for Pleasanton Ridge meeting Wednesday

When the East Bay Regional Parks District hosts a meeting Wednesday night on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge, a large...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by a hiker, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 12 comments | 1643 Views
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