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AROUND TOWN

Rock out in the park

Dust off your blankets and pull out your lawn chairs, because it's time for the first installment of the Concerts in the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 9, 2008 at 5:31 am | 37 comments | 2185 Views

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Judge gives McKewon sentence of 4 years

Kathy Williams said it took her months to get the strength to leave her home and begin doing normal things again. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by M Morgan, on Jun 3, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views

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Loser and Winner

H. Abram Wilson, San Ramon's mayor since 2002 and its first elected mayor, defeated three other well-known candidates to...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 9, 2008 at 6:06 pm | 19 comments | 1815 Views

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Voters agree to extend county utility tax

Alameda County voters decided by a 64.8 percent to 35.1 percent margin Tuesday that residents in unincorporated areas will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 9, 2008 at 7:48 pm | 5 comments | 1703 Views

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Voters make final choices in 3 key races

Three races were decided in Tuesday's primary, which was also an opportunity for political parties to pick the candidates...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 2140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cyclepath organizes free bike ride groups

Starting Saturday, Cyclepath Pleasanton will host free, no-drop (meaning no one gets left behind) group rides for both road...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Bikes 4 Dykes, on Jun 5, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1751 Views

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Turning fury into funny

"I have a lot of rage," Carrie Gilbert said with a laugh. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4082...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Celebrating Chinese culture

Pleasanton will be the center for Chinese cultural celebration in the Tri-Valley. Five years strong, the event is from noon...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Testing name, on Jun 20, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 2272 Views

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Rare cancer tests choral leader

What started out as a routine TB test required of all Pleasanton school district employees about every four years turned...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Mark Anderson, on Jun 7, 2008 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 2036 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letter: Pedestrians in danger on First Street

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4105 posted Friday, June 6, 2008,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 13, 2008 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 2009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2008

T Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4088 posted Friday, June 6, 2008, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 4:46 am | 52 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote in our Readers Choice!

On your mark...get set...VOTE! Opening ceremonies for the Pleasanton Weekly's 2008 Readers Choice have begun. Vote for your...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Adrianne Weiss, on Jun 30, 2008 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 4632 Views

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City Council meets tonight on ice rink, public park

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider a master plan for a 17-acre community...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1743 Views

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Men stabbed at downtown Shell station

Two men were reportedly stabbed at the Shell gas station at Vineyard Avenue and First Street around 6 p.m. Wednesday night....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 2675 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney hosting event Saturday at Richert Lumber

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host the next installment of his Congress at Your Corner series this Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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It's mediation for residents, senior living developer

Developers who want to build a senior living facility on the northwest side of town are now headed toward mediation with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Jun 16, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 2071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs Staples location for ice rink

The City Council Tuesday night approved by a vote of 4-1 a master plan for a 17-acre community park in Staples Ranch with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris G, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 2227 Views

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Alameda County sheriff turns to gamblers' Web site for help in solving murders

The son of a Pleasanton couple that was killed in their Castlewood community home three months ago is now being investigated...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 1976 Views

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Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2298 Views
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