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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 | 1770 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2725 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2313 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castlewood in cold blood

The golf course community of Castlewood is in a state of shock after a husband and wife were discovered dead in what authorities...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mnkeller, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2189 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 | 2192 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 | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2489 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 | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2892 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 | 1574 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 | 2299 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 | 2084 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 | 1906 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 | 1711 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 | 1997 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 | 2129 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 | 3312 Views
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