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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 | 1208 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 | 1176 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 | 1425 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 | 1375 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 | 1217 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 | 1321 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 | 1176 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 | 1497 Views

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Mayor names Jerry Pentin to replace Anne Fox on Planning Commission

Anne Fox, a member of the city Planning Commission for the last 5-1/2 years, was booted off the commission Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by my turn, on Apr 11, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 50 comments | 2394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: East Angela Street house fire was arson

The Pleasanton Weekly has learned that a December house fire on East Angela Street that left one woman severely injured is...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on May 21, 2009 at 10:49 am | 47 comments | 2783 Views

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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 | 1853 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 | 1247 Views

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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 | 1430 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 | 1370 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 | 2022 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 | 1491 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 | 1191 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 | 1401 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 | 1738 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 | 1647 Views
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