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Talking Points

I am delighted to report I have many peeved readers. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3804...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home of Scherer son searched

The home of Ernest Scherer III has been searched by investigators, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has confirmed. Scherer...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marta, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board learns more about parcel tax, but decides to hold off

School board members learned more about what goes into crafting a parcel tax for the November ballot Tuesday night, but will...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by taxpayer, on Apr 13, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 15 comments | 1868 Views

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Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 2409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 2277 Views

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Letters: Referendum process in grave jeopardy

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3840 posted Friday, April 11, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 15 comments | 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sen. Corbett holding town hall at Sunol flower festival Saturday

Senator Ellen Corbett, (D-San Leandro), will host a town hall meeting among the Sunol wildflowers tomorrow. From 12:30 to...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jacqueline, on Apr 11, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ice rink on Staples wins commission's OK

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 Thursday night to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 13, 2008 at 8:06 pm | 14 comments | 2105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Peace group to hold another vigil next Wednesday

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will again sponsor a candlelight vigil in front of the Museum on Main Street in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:32 am | 19 comments | 1982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small fire leads to school evacuation

The gym roof at Phoebe Hearst Elementary School caught fire around 9:53 a.m. Friday morning when workers were installing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by happy, on Apr 25, 2008 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 1821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor highlights the positive in State of the City address

"We remain a force to be reckoned with," said Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, as she delivered the State of the City address Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman answers door at Vine Street home, punched in face

A man in a white tank top and jeans told a 68-year-old grandmother he was with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office and reportedly...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1912 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ice rink, hockey arena gets thumbs up from City Council

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 Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 2024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Who killed Tina Faelz?

Nearly a quarter of a century after Tina Faelz's lifeless body was found in a drainage culvert on a pathway behind Foothill...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 18, 2008 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 3116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Who killed Tina Faelz?

Nearly a quarter of a century after Tina Faelz's lifeless body was found in a drainage culvert on a pathway behind Foothill...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by orange soda, on Aug 31, 2011 at 1:26 am | 56 comments | 5079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School program closes Foothill Road Tuesday

As a part of the Every 15 Minutes anti-DUI program, a portion of Foothill Road near Foothill High School will be closed from...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 25, 2008 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 2093 Views

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Purple potty making the rounds

A special purple-painted toilet is making the rounds and it's all in the name of fighting cancer. To the casual observer,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nancy, on May 26, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 27 comments | 2517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Castlewood couple's killers continues

It's been six weeks since authorities discovered the bodies of Charlene Abendroth, 57, and her husband Ernest Scherer, Jr.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 2450 Views

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Mommy and me

The bond between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. They share many personality traits, mannerisms and often an uncanny...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 27, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 10 comments | 2228 Views
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