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AROUND TOWN

Mommy and me

The bond between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. They share many personality traits, mannerisms and often an uncanny...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 27, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 10 comments | 2341 Views

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Editorial

At long last, the City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss if the city of Pleasanton and its taxpayers...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 29, 2008 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 1700 Views

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Ayala seeks to block hillside developments

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala was back before the City Council last Tuesday, this time with another 5,000 signatures on a...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2008
Last comment by Don, on May 10, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 20 comments | 2489 Views

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The joy of collecting

There are a lot of collectors in Pleasanton, but not all of them collect something really different and unusual. Some common...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Apr 28, 2008 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 2160 Views

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Council meets tonight on Oak Grove court appeal issue

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. today to discuss if it should appeal an Alameda...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by John, on Apr 30, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 1837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Planet Earth at Hearst school

When it comes to observing Earth Day next Tuesday, students and their parents at Hearst Elementary School have to go no farther...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by K Kumar, on Apr 30, 2008 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student-run garage sale to benefit Kenyan girls

High school seniors are putting on a garage sale to benefit an all-girls boarding school in Kenya. Shoppers are invited to...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Yeah!, on May 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1826 Views

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 | 1952 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 | 2409 Views

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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 | 1689 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 | 3524 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 | 1772 Views

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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 | 2016 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 | 1871 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 | 1658 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 | 2318 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 | 2160 Views

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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 | 3176 Views

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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 | 2085 Views
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