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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Councilwoman receives civic education award

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, who teaches AP Government at Irvington High School in Fremont, is one of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kurt, on May 15, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 1867 Views

SPORTS

Vote in our Mom-Daughter Lookalike Contest!!!

Follow this link http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2008.mothers_day/index.php to see photos of the 10 finalists and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by one eye, on May 1, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2315 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Council--preserve our rights

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3958 posted Friday, May 2, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2008 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Immigration arrests made at area El Balazo restaurants

Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) searched area El Balazo restaurants, including the Hopyard...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:12 am | 149 comments | 3381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Come to city's Open House tomorrow

For a fun-filled and close-up look at how Pleasanton operates, don't miss the city's open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 3, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High's civics champs make top 10 in nationals

Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics team was named one of the top 10 in the country last night after two days...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Announce To The World..., on May 10, 2008 at 5:49 am | 12 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART station apartments clear first hurdle

Planning Commissioners were on board with plans for a 350-unit apartment complex next to the future West Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Handmade holiday

For the holidays, kids want to give gifts but often don't know what to get. So they make things. That is what I like to do...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2008 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police to man DUI checkpoint tonight

From 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. police will be screening cars for sobriety and drivers licenses in an undisclosed location in Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on May 8, 2008 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Checkpoint leads to 4 DUI arrests

Four drivers were arrested Monday night for driving under the influence of alcohol during a DUI and driver's license checkpoint...

Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on May 16, 2008 at 8:01 pm | 9 comments | 2073 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan, Sierra Club join Oak Grove appeal effort

The Tri-Valley region of the Sierra Club has agreed to support an appeal by former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and her citizens'...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 21, 2008 at 6:21 pm | 53 comments | 3064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

We were stopped in our tracks twice Monday, first by traffic on westbound Bernal Avenue that was waiting to be processed...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on May 16, 2008 at 1:17 am | 8 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 13 comments | 1991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents asked to curb water usage by 10 percent

Pleasanton's main water supplier is asking residents to cut down on the amount of water they use in light of the situation...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 12 comments | 1636 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Clarence "Smitty" Schmidt Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3785 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by A Friend, on May 15, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Military moms

Sunday marks an especially meaningful Mother's Day for Sherry Yonker and her family. After being split by an ocean and many...

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jocelyn Yonker, on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman assaulted while walking downtown

Police are looking for a man who they say assaulted and attempted to stab a 29-year-old Pleasanton woman around 2:40 a.m....

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on May 29, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments | 1783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: DUI checkpoints are money well spent

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4024 posted Friday, May 16, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Justin Probert, on May 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 1692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weddings

Alison Weaver & Thomas Brown Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4033 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on May 16, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 5 comments | 1749 Views
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