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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge agrees to visitation adjustment for Germain

Henry Germain appeared before Judge Hugh Walker Wednesday, this time in plainclothes, not in a Santa Rita Jail-issued jumpsuit....

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Emily West, on Oct 28, 2008 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1731 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman political signs placed in downtown park

Several callers to the Pleasanton Weekly Saturday questioned the appropriateness of political campaign signs for Mayor Jennifer...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 30 comments | 1511 Views

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Weekly wins top award for public service stories

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by nb´blbljbiu, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:52 am | 8 comments | 1373 Views

AROUND TOWN

13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 2307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attendance down as trains mar Foothill Band Review parade

It was the longest and probably the poorest attended Foothill Band Review parade ever, but still the 50 middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Nov 7, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: Data shows little to no increase in criminal activity

Despite high-profile robberies of several Wells Fargo Banks in the downtown area, Pleasanton police say crime is about the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by raven, on Oct 30, 2008 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1720 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton home prices start trending upward, Realtors' report shows

Pleasanton was among the top 10 cities in California with the highest median home prices and also one of nine cities in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ruby Hill, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 12 comments | 1705 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Voting early? Turn in your ballot at the City Clerk's office

With the presidential election a week away, voters are coming out in droves to get their votes in early, elections officials...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2008 at 2:10 am | 7 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador marching band takes first twice

The Amador Valley High School Marching Band and Colorguard nabbed first place in the Class 5A division at the Western Band...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 2, 2008 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 1658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Pentin's advertising pollution

Much to my dismay, I awoke Saturday to the sound of a single engine airplane circling above my neighborhood. At first I just...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 2, 2008 at 12:52 am | 13 comments | 1843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WaMu Bank robbed on Main Street

Washington Mutual's branch bank at 561 Main St. was robbed on Thursday afternoon by a man using a note who then fled on foot,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1370 Views

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WaMu Bank robbed on Main Street

Washington Mutual's branch bank at 561 Main St. was robbed on Thursday afternoon by a man using a note who then fled on foot,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by bel, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 1590 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Why I'm voting 'no' on Prop. 8

I've been married over 25 years and I keep thinking about what marriage has meant to me. The wedding was about celebrating...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by noon8, on Nov 3, 2008 at 9:46 pm | 7 comments | 1650 Views

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The fur is flying

Douglas Kendall makes no apologies for his humorous books he self-publishes through iUniverse. And why should he? During...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 4, 2008 at 1:19 am | 3 comments | 1328 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs gym, parish buldings at Elizabeth Seton

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to allow the Catholic Community of Pleasanton to build its long-sought 22,296-square foot...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

A light at the end of the tunnel

It's been one year since Laurel Alice Williams' life was tragically taken in a drunken driving crash on Foothill Road. Ken...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 1732 Views

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A light at the end of the tunnel

It's been one year since Laurel Alice Williams' life was tragically taken in a drunken driving crash on Foothill Road. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 7, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 8 comments | 1434 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Summary of 12 state propositions on today's ballot

Following is a summary of the 12 state propositions on today's ballot. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=932...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by Melanie!, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman, Council members Sullivan, McGovern re-elected

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman was re-elected to a third term Tuesday with incumbent City Council members Matt Sullivan and Cindy...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 9, 2008 at 10:22 am | 47 comments | 2035 Views

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Grant, Arkin, Hintzke win school board seats

Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke were elected to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday in what was the first...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by I've Been Around Here a Long Time, on Nov 8, 2008 at 9:07 am | 12 comments | 2462 Views
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