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Judge OKs Oak Grove project for homes, park in southeast hills

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch made permanent yesterday his earlier tentative ruling that rejected a citizens'...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Mar 27, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 39 comments | 2173 Views

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Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2211 Views

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Scholarships available for college-bound students

Students heading to college and who have a heart for serving the community are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 21, 2008 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1664 Views

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Friends, family pay tribute to slain couple at Mormon service

Several hundred relatives, friends and neighbors gathered Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by San Ramon Citizen, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 4493 Views

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2 picked as Police Department's employees of the year

Pleasanton Police Chief Michael Fraser announced Monday that police Officer Kurt Schlehuber and maintenance assistant Jay...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Theresa, on Mar 27, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

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Pleasanton bucking trend in housing crisis

With better financing options now available, interest rates down and housing prices stabilizing, this could be an opportune...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner - D.I., on Apr 7, 2008 at 4:35 pm | 9 comments | 1771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 teens seized in string of robberies investigation

Five Dublin teenagers were arrested in Pleasanton early Thursday morning for their alleged involvement in a string of robberies...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 31, 2008 at 9:38 pm | 11 comments | 2076 Views

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Goodguys rolls into town this weekend

The Goodguys 26th All American Get-Together is back this weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Area gearheads and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 31, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 2041 Views

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Man dies during arrest at Stoneridge Mall

Pleasanton police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old male Fresno resident who became unresponsive during a shoplifting...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 9, 2008 at 2:39 am | 38 comments | 2076 Views

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Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during February 2008 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3719...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Tyler, on Apr 1, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1710 Views

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Sheriff investigators search for clues in couple's death

About 90 volunteer detectives from the Contra Costa County and Alameda County sheriff's offices scoured an area around the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views

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Red camaro sought by investigators of Castlewood death

Sheriff's investigators have reportedly asked Castlewood Country Club residents if they've seen a red Chevy Camaro around...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by LOORNPREORI, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 11 comments | 2425 Views

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Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 2313 Views

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UPDATE: Infant in critical condition after emergency brain surgery

Police are investigating the cause of a head injury of a 9-month-old Pleasanton boy taken to ValleyCare Medical Center around...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by p-town resident, on Apr 1, 2008 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2013 Views

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Letter: City needs do-over on Oak Grove vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3805 posted Friday, April 4, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2409 Views

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City hosts thousands for events over 3 consecutive weekends

When it comes to fun-filled weekends, it doesn't get much better than this. Thousands are descending on Pleasanton for rallies,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on Apr 6, 2008 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 1735 Views

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Hundreds gather to support education

About 350 people rallied in front of Amador Theater Friday afternoon to show support for increased state funding for education....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by VHMom, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 35 comments | 2326 Views

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Child care provider replaces YMCA center

Adventure Time, a private, nonprofit child care provider, will move into 4667 Bernal Ave., which was vacated in December...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by n/a, on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 2664 Views

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Leading the 'Y' into the future

To parents and students, it may seem like any other summer for the Tri-Valley YMCA as it plans to kick off its summer program...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by ., on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 2260 Views

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New Marriott Hotel opens in Pleasanton

Hotel employees, executives and ambassadors from the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce celebrated this morning the renovations...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 10, 2008 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1844 Views
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