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ClutterLess (CL) Self Help Group

ClutterLess (CL) is a nonprofit, peer-based, self-help, support group for people with difficulty discarding unwanted possessions....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by ClutterLess Pleasanton, on Mar 31, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Lawsuit seeks to stop Staples Ranch development, Stoneridge Drive extension

Two environmental groups and a citizens' coalition called "Safe Streets Pleasanton" have asked the Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Almost Under Water, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 43 comments | 1638 Views

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Small earthquake hits near Lake Tahoe; second in three days

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck this morning near Lake Tahoe. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by hotsand, on Apr 2, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 4 comments | 1134 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressman hosting art competition with deadline May 1

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold his annual 11th Congressional District Art Competition. The contest is...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 5 comments | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budding young scientists star at Science Fair

If you like science projects at the elementary level, the Alameda County Fairgrounds is the place to be next Tuesday night....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by been there, on Apr 5, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 1280 Views

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Chamber endorses Measure G parcel tax proposal

At its regular meeting last Thursday, the Chamber of Commerce board of directors unanimously decided to support Measure G....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 11 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday night fire destroys trailer at new Zone 7 plant

A fire in a construction trailer at a new Zone 7 desalinization plant at the corner of Santa Rita Road and Stoneridge Drive...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:59 am | 12 comments | 1218 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>City needs a cemetery Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=795 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Foxie, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

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Editorial

Sitting side by side the other day at a joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and school board, City Manager Nelson...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1177 Views

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Rough road ahead?

A rift that's been brewing for years between mountain bikers and the East Bay Regional Park District hit a boiling point...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by bluenos, on Apr 10, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 24 comments | 1257 Views

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COMMENTARY: The haves and the have-nots

Sitting side by side the other day at a joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and school board, City Manager Nelson...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1286 Views

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Water content from Sierra snowpack now at 81% of normal

The water content of the snowpack in the state is 81 percent of normal for this date, the California Department of Water...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Apr 3, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers agree to a 2-day layoff if parcel tax passes

The Association of Pleasanton Teachers--the teachers' union--has announced that its members have voted by a two-thirds majority...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 5:59 am | 12 comments | 1460 Views

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Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during February 2009 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5359...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don't buy Schaefer, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1110 Views

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Obituaries

Robert C. Greene Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4171 posted Friday, June 20,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 5, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek information on fatal hit-and-run on I-880

California Highway Patrol investigators are searching for the driver of a light-colored Nissan Sentra who possibly witnessed...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 8 comments | 1490 Views

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General Plan delayed again by housing cap dispute

Community and city leaders started updating the Pleasanton General Plan in 2003, a hoped-for three-year process that is now...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia Schultz, on Apr 7, 2009 at 3:03 am | 1 comment | 1121 Views

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Socrates Cafe

This club has an open discussion group following a Socratic format meeting from 7-9 p.m., on the first and third Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 1095 Views

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City to expand recycling program for homeowners

Pleasanton homeowners could soon be recycling more of their waste materials at home than sending it all to Pleasanton Garbage...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by nuka george, on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 1330 Views

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Bay Area universities are preparing to expand stem cell research

Bay Area universities are preparing to expand stem cell research programs as federal funding restrictions are lifted and...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1279 Views
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