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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 | 2134 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 | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton voters going to polls in record numbers

With 700,000 more Californians registered to vote today than there were two years ago, including a record-high total of nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:36 am | 4 comments | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Problems surface with precinct locations, unwanted absentee ballots

Today's voting went smoothly in most parts of the city, but there were flaws. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=514...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by a friend, on Feb 5, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We the People' teams head to state finals tomorrow

Three Pleasanton teachers will again lead their government and civics classes to Sacramento tomorrow for two days of intense...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 2748 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 3649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton father and son to be in new reality show

Set your TiVo or prepare to plop in front of the television at 9 p.m. Feb. 18 because that's when you'll see a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by s, on Oct 27, 2008 at 5:49 pm | 10 comments | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pages of Pleasanton's past

Who is this Kottinger guy? And what's this you hear about a Hearst's castle in Pleasanton? Why did San Francisco own Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by martin, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Academic scholarships for young women

Alameda County has not participated in the Miss Alameda County competition for over 20 years and the Dec. 17 story in the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lacey, on Jun 30, 2008 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 2282 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2601 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club gets Stealth-y

Tuesday's Pleasanton Lacrosse Club practice wasn't ordinary by any means. Two players from indoor lacrosse team, the San...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 7, 2008 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 3216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third continuance issued in drunk driving case

A judge in the case against 19-year-old Katie McKewon granted a request to continue the case to April 11. In the hearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2008 at 7:47 am | 15 comments | 3132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove feud moves toward court-ordered resolution

The legal fight over Oak Grove may be coming to an end. Opponents and supporters of a plan to build 51 estate homes in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 17, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 2690 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Martial arts studio kicked out for good

A martial arts studio on Quarry Lane has been shut down indefinitely after the Planning Commission ruled 5-0 its owner would...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 3129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need for scholarships pushes pageant revival

It's been over 20 years since Alameda County has held a pageant, but that is about to change as a "Miss" will be crowned...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 20 comments | 2246 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 2607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pro ball's Mike Carter leads Open Heart

Talk about a diversified career. Michael Carter, the newly-hired executive director of Open Heart Kitchen, might take top...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joyce Strand, on Feb 19, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 2425 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 2629 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buying in Phoenix, and you don't even have to go there

A Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2305 posted Friday, April 6, 2007, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Feb 20, 2008 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 3494 Views
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