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Gym parking lots, hospitals are burglary hot spots

For the past four weeks, automotive burglaries in Pleasanton have been on the rise. In December, police reported 67 thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by james, on Jan 28, 2008 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 2655 Views

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Letter: City should protect citizen's rights

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3469 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Angela, on Jan 24, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 2768 Views

RESTAURANTS

New British pub opens downtown

You don't have to cross the pond for authentic British fare anymore. A new pub that recently opened downtown offers anything...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Silly Bugger, on Mar 25, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 52 comments | 5133 Views

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Hosterman can keep her hawk

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman won her 15-month battle to keep her red-tail hawk Ariel in a backyard cage at her Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Yeah Hosterman!, on Mar 1, 2008 at 6:54 am | 11 comments | 5315 Views

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Lin family wins court order to block Oak Grove petition

An Alameda County Superior Court judge Tuesday blocked the Pleasanton City Council from hearing the results of a petition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by H. Guo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 12 comments | 2629 Views

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Committee oversees bicycle, pedestrian plan

"Bicycles should be equal to cars," is how Bill Rose sees it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3459...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 3367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during December 2007 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3471...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by tyler, on Jan 26, 2008 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney's 'Corner Congress' in Pleasanton turns out to be private chat

A small crowd of 25 people turned out Saturday to meet and talk to Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) but only a few...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Animal Services should cite dog owners

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3466 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Economic stimulus plan will offer tax filers refunds of $600-1,200

Congressional leaders and the White House have forged a deal to stimulate the U.S. economy by offering tax filers refunds...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Plaudits to Frank, on Feb 3, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 2314 Views

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Tri-Valley mayors request federal aid to help struggling homeowners

The mayors of the Tri-Valley are asking Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)to seek $2.6 million in federal aid to help...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Darwinian Economist, on Feb 3, 2008 at 2:38 pm | 16 comments | 2769 Views

AROUND TOWN

The perfect fit

"It's not the most glamorous job," said fit model Rachel Felix, 12, of Pleasanton. Fit modeling is a different type of modeling,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Parent/Educator/Model Coach, on Aug 20, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 11 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown's new sizzle

There's more than coffee brewing at Tully's Plaza in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3453...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Growing in Pleasanton, on May 18, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 2566 Views

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Pleasanton schedules two public meetings on Staples Ranch park plans

Two community meetings have been scheduled on Feb. 7 and Feb. 9 to gain comments from the public about plans for developing...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 2652 Views

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Children's Hospital seeks help on rebuilding through county-wide parcel tax

Children's Hospital of Oakland, one of the country's largest and the only hospital and research center serving children exclusively...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2328 Views

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Take Us Along!

From all its traveling, the Pleasanton Weekly newspaper would appear to be weathered, but it hasn't skipped a beat. Over...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Jan 30, 2008 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2828 Views

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Editorial

Tuesday is the Presidential Primary Election Day, with California one of 22 states across the country now joining in the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 2091 Views

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Talking Points

It was somewhat disappointing, but not surprising, that the death of actor Heath Ledger was covered on the front page of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 2383 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local nonprofit helping Afghanistan

A local nonprofit organization that was organized following the 9/11 terrorists attacks in the U.S. will soon open a medical...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by ACarr, on Feb 4, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views
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