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'TEA' time movement plans tax protest here next Wednesday

A local anti-tax display of the national TEA (Taxed Enough Already) party movement is planned from noon to 6 p.m. next Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 16, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 53 comments | 1824 Views

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Environmental groups lose bid to protect specific longfin smelt

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that the population of longfin smelt in the San Francisco Bay and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton robotics company asks McNerney for federal funding

Robotics engineering company Adept Technology Inc. played host to Congressman Jerry McNerney this week in the hopes that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by *, on Apr 10, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 6 comments | 1391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:17 am | 89 comments | 1943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reward now at $40,000 for information on condor shootings

Conservation groups have added to a reward worth tens of thousands of dollars for information relating to two California...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 14, 2009 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 1463 Views

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Stanley utility undergrounding moving forward

Plans to underground utility lines along a 3-mile stretch of Stanley Boulevard bordering the train tracks are moving full...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Freddie, on Apr 10, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 3 comments | 1157 Views

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Letter: Fighting the brave fight

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5450 posted Friday, April 10, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 12, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1364 Views

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Pleasanton launches new curbside garbage recycling program

The City Council Tuesday gave its unanimous approval to a more extensive curbside refuse recycling program that will parallel...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Where do I put it?, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:17 am | 15 comments | 1697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar Tasered, arrested on Meadowlark Circle

Pleasanton police arrested a 59-year-old man for allegedly burglarizing a home after a resident reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Rang my bell and ran, on Apr 18, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 14 comments | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Post offices to extend hours on tax day

Post offices throughout the Bay Area, including Pleasanton, will remain open late into the night on April 15 to extend the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tea Party Time, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 1508 Views

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Antioch man found dead near hiking trail in Sunol wilderness

The Alameda County coroner's bureau yesterday identified a 39-year-old Antioch man whose body was found near a creek in the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by K McClam, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 1365 Views

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Do you know these people?

A family treasure chest may have accidentally been donated to the Hospice Thrift Shoppe in Dublin. While it may not be filled...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by EarlD., on Apr 15, 2009 at 3:05 pm | 8 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Music Man

If you are among the fortunate spectators who get to see the annual Hometown Holidays parade tomorrow evening, watch for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Elaine, on Apr 17, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 5 comments | 1396 Views

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Save Money, Water and Help the Environment

Water is becoming a scarcer resource in California. Learn about how water is used, how we can use less to save our environment,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Apr 16, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 1280 Views

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'Art Critique and Coffee' Group

The group of local artists meets at 10 a.m., Fridays, at 349 Main St. near the Bibiane Bakery on the patio. Their work is...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views

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Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by today's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by What tea party? , on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 88 comments | 2285 Views

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Farmers' market implementing green measures

With Earth Day just days away (April 22), the Pleasanton Farmers' Market will soon roll out a new initiative to eliminate...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 17, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 1314 Views

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Council may grant $1.2 million loan to school district

At their next scheduled meeting Tuesday, the City Council may loan up to $1.2 million to the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just say NO!, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1435 Views

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99 Ranch, Panda Express, Fresh & Easy sign leases at Rose Pavilion

The owner of the Rose Pavilion shopping center on Santa Rita Road and Rosewood Drive announced this week that three new tenants--two...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1902 Views
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