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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 | 1419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1357 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 | 1369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1248 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 | 1312 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 | 1414 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 | 1457 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 | 1281 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 | 1610 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1248 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 | 1275 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 | 1641 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 | 1260 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 | 1230 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 | 1494 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 | 1454 Views

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Letter: Building community takes a village

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5423 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 7, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

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Like mother, like daughter

In light of Mother's Day on May 10, the Pleasanton Weekly is celebrating the special bond between mothers and daughters with...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 1383 Views

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Hayward company's egg rolls recalled in salmonella outbreak

Egg rolls from a Hayward manufacturer are now being recalled after state health officials warned Tuesday they contain pepper...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by HM, on Apr 10, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 4 comments | 1230 Views

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Pleasantonians 4 Peace

Pleasantonians 4 Peace sponsors a candlelight vigil in front of the Museum on Main, 603 Main St., the second Wednesday of...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 1564 Views
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