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SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2924 Views

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New law blocks school newspaper censorship

Freedom of the press is always a choice topic in high school journalism classes, especially among those who have responsibility...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by UBC, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hometown hall of fame hero

<B>Pleasanton's John Madden to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=308...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 27, 2008 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2031 Views

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Election 2008: Matt Sullivan runs for second term to represent the people

With a goal to provide representative government to the people, Councilman Matt Sullivan is running for a second term on...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jolene, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 9 comments | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2008--Letters to the Editor

<b>Confused about PP and QQ?</b> <pstyle:text>Dear Editor, Over 5,000 Pleasanton voters signed a petition to place a Measure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 22, 2008 at 7:50 am | 49 comments | 3492 Views

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Election 2008: Jerry Pentin wants to bring new blood to City Council

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Jerry Pentin decided to run for one of two open seats on the City Council to put his experience...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Wanda, on Oct 17, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1686 Views

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Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 2069 Views

SPORTS

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by ADAM GOMES, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 1884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foos Family Finds a Way to Make Things Fit

Ginny Foos, a substitute teacher in the Pleasanton Unified School District, is different. Her job as an educator isn’t confined...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Danielle Savage, on Oct 16, 2008 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

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News Digest

<B>Public to meet for pedestrian master plan Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4651...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 17, 2008 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Weekly endorses Hosterman for mayor: Sullivan, Pentin for council

The Pleasanton Weekly reported today that it is endorsing Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election and Councilman Matt Sullivan...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Concerned for Pleasanton, on Nov 5, 2008 at 12:05 am | 28 comments | 1721 Views

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Editorial

Among the two candidates for mayor, we recommend the incumbent Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election to another two-year...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1292 Views

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Letter: PP, QQ not similar to 1992 citizen effort

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4661 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 33 comments | 1831 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Gay marriage doesn't weaken 'traditional' marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4657 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 67 comments | 2452 Views

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Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4658 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 6:32 am | 96 comments | 3110 Views

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3-year-old injured after hit by truck on Muirwood Drive

A 3-year-old girl who was struck by a pickup truck in Pleasanton this afternoon is expected to survive her injuries, according...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 27, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 30 comments | 1867 Views

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Easing Gridlock

Relief is finally coming for motorists who have been waiting years for some relief from traffic gridlock they encounter,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 21, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1454 Views

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Sharks unit cancels plans to offer outdoor holiday skating downtown

A subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks that is seeking city approval to build a multi-million-dollar ice rink in Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Hello?, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:23 am | 10 comments | 1675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly endorses Grant, Hintzke, Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly reported today that it is endorsing Chris Grant, Jamie Yee Hintzke and Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

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Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign?

From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1521 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,003 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 387 views