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Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 2182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton man leads 'Campaign to Restore the Original Dream'

Although Camp Loma Mar is nestled nearly 70 miles south of Pleasanton in the redwood forests by Half Moon Bay, it is a favorite...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 23, 2008 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1756 Views

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City on lookout for new parks director

Jim Wolfe has a clock in his office that counts down the days, hours and minutes to retirement. That time will be running...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 2010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar panels stolen from Hearst Elementary School

Thirty-nine solar panels valued at $31,200 were stolen from Hearst Elementary School over the weekend, according to the school...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by What a joke, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:33 am | 12 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather the smoke by staying inside

While Pleasanton isn't one of the number of cities dealing with wildfires, it is affected in in the way of air quality. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by lbartholdi, on Jun 27, 2008 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 1666 Views

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Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 2773 Views

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TV30's last live news show airs tonight

When veteran newscaster Tom Morrison signs off for the last time this afternoon as anchor of TV30's "Live at 4" news, he'll...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 5:45 am | 17 comments | 2179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Abducted boy found in West Oakland

An Amber Alert issued for a 5-year-old Dublin boy has been called off. The boy, Justin Nottingham, was located in West Oakland...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Preserve our way of life, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Out of the gate

Wednesday was the first day of horse racing at the 2008 Alameda County Fair. The fair, and the racing, will continue through...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by Sue Connolly, on Jun 28, 2008 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Troubled market

Jim Lavey has seen it all. A Realtor for the last 35 years in Pleasanton where he has lived since 1959, he has represented...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Lily, on Jul 31, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 1561 Views

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Severe fire dangers lead to increased fireworks patrolling

Lingering haze in the air from hundreds of Northern California fires serve as a reminder of the increased fire danger heading...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 1953 Views

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Pleasanton man charged with wife-beating, attempted murder

A 51-year-old man was arrested on charges of attempted murder and domestic violence after he allegedly beat his wife at their...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Brianna, on Jul 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 1869 Views

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New hands-free law enforceable today

Two years since the state law was ratified, new laws will take effect today that only allow drivers to talk on a cell phone...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Leigh, on Jul 1, 2008 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

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Hope Hospice Shoppe gets ready to close its doors

For the past 18 years, the Hope Hospice Shoppe, located at Main and Angela streets, has sold used clothing, books and other...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Jul 8, 2008 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2573 Views

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And they're off...to Japan

Four Pleasanton teens are off in Japan this week, meeting with leaders of eight countries and presenting their solutions...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by sneha Jariwala, on Oct 8, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 8 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

New traffic light going in at Main Street

Starting Monday, the city will activate a new traffic signal that is expected to alleviate some of the usual downtown backup...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Jul 7, 2008 at 7:53 am | 3 comments | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter

<B>Mayor didn't consult residents on votes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4216...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Jul 4, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 1542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

Superintendent John Casey wisely took consideration of a possible parcel tax off the school board's table last week, saying...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 6, 2008 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 1684 Views

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School district files objections to Signature case ruling

The school district has filed objections to a judge's recent ruling in favor of Signature Properties over the construction...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cover Up, on Jul 7, 2008 at 10:45 am | 7 comments | 1560 Views
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