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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 | 2016 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 | 1649 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 | 1645 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2041 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 | 1957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1580 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 | 1678 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 | 2698 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1951 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 | 1728 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 | 1604 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 | 1774 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotions of Sergeants Craig Eicher and Michael Elerick to the rank of lieutenant...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 11, 2008 at 1:44 am | 4 comments | 2005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Column

Time will tell if the four mayors who voted to ax TV30's "Live at 4" news show, the Tri-Valley's only local television news...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by N. Nona Miss, on Jul 8, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 1594 Views

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It's only Thursday but blankets are ready

It's only Thursday afternoon and already Candy Sheldon and others are claiming blanket space at Lions Wayside Park for the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 14, 2008 at 7:28 am | 14 comments | 2137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Column

Longtime school board member Pat Kernan has been taking it on the chin lately in both the media and at a recent school board...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 1, 2008 at 11:56 am | 65 comments | 3195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

If you haven't read through the 36-page response by the Pleasant school district to Judge George C. Hernandez's tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2008
Last comment by Strange loyalties, on Jul 13, 2008 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 1806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Pleasanton man charged with domestic violence, attempted murder Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4225...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Deanna, on Sep 5, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 2120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman clarifies climate protection action at mayors' conference

In a story online June 25 that also ran in our print edition June 27 the Pleasanton Weekly credited Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Carbon Footprint, on Jul 18, 2008 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 1650 Views
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