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After 18 years, popular crossing guard signs off

Look for some sad faces among the thousands around town who used to cross the busy Harvest Road-Black Avenue intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Jacqui Schrote, on Jul 4, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 2737 Views

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Drive launches against Staples Ranch initiative

A citizens' group led by civic and business leaders has launched a campaign urging residents not to sign a proposed voter...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sara G, on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2832 Views

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Guest Opinion

Pleasanton Unified School District has squandered a decade of opportunities. They now want the community to fund a parcel...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by S. G., on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 2500 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Teen driving to be discussed Thursday at town hall meeting

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's statistics have motivated Pleasanton police to hold a town hall meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by maartjekogel, on Sep 20, 2010 at 1:10 am | 4 comments | 2656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes the fair!

The Alameda County Fair kicks off today for a 17-day run of fun and excitement for all ages, special tributes for the men...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Jun 22, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 2327 Views

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What's with the flag?

Amid a mix of jeers and cheers from passing cars, Pleasanton resident Joe Onate, dubbing himself the "Lonestar Liberal,"...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Mason Wright, on Nov 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 7 comments | 2408 Views

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Talking points

Newsflash! We are living in an ever-changing, evolving media climate. How we get our news, when we get our news and who provides...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 4, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2475 Views

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Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Youth Sports Parent, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2227 Views

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Foothill senior still recovering after beating

A 17-year-old Foothill High School senior who suffered serious head trauma after being "viciously attacked" by several people...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 1, 2007 at 3:02 pm | 10 comments | 2787 Views

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Governor visits Safeway health center in Pleasanton

Calling the state's health care system "unacceptable and unsustainable," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told hundreds who gathered...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2007 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 2443 Views

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Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diamond Dogs take first

The Coldwell Banker Diamond Dogs celebrated their first place win June 2 for the Pleasanton Girls Softball League (PGSL)...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
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Council OKs plan to bring 4-rink ice skating, hockey arena to Staples Ranch

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 7 comments | 2936 Views

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Engagement

Shannon Helton & Thomas Durbala Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1741...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 4, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 2286 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>U16 Rage represents Nor Cal, beats Hawaii Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2627...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by cole, on Jul 20, 2007 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 2832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

18-year-old Pleasanton man arrested in teen beating case

Richard Christopher Cordova, an 18-year-old Pleasanton resident, is in Santa Rita Jail after he was arrested on charges of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by anonomous, on Dec 19, 2007 at 9:03 pm | 15 comments | 3317 Views

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You went, you saw, you read!

When Rhonda and Rick Hempy left for their 23-day trip through China and Tibet last July, they made sure to pack a copy of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Rick and Rhonda, on Jul 25, 2007 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

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Domestic dispute led to 9-hour SWAT standoff

Residents in the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood were evacuated out of their homes early Thursday morning as a suspect in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

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Weekly wins key California newspaper award

The Pleasanton Weekly has won the second place award for business reporting in 2006 in the annual, state-wide "Better Newspaper...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Jul 27, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2678 Views
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