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City Council to decide outcome of PP, QQ passages

Hillside protection measures PP and QQ both came out of Tuesday night election returns with decisive victories, leaving the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 14 comments | 1428 Views

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Hosterman lists top priorities: Hunkering down as weak economy hits city, Pleasanton downtown

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, re-elected to a third term Tuesday, said the City Council and city staff will start immediately...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 16 comments | 1463 Views

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Election: 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. 7, 2008
Last comment by chico, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 12 comments | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police haven't ruled out hate crime possibility

Reports of officials writing off the recent vandalism of a home on Kern Court may have jumped the gun, according to police....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:13 am | 16 comments | 2039 Views

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Dire straits

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Open Heart Kitchen, which serves hot meals to people in need, will host an...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:06 am | 12 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Pleasanton Express

Thanks for being an early reader of Pleasanton Express, a free twice-weekly "e-edition" that is being sent every Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Dick Wilkes, on Nov 21, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1702 Views

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Oak Grove developers sue city that approved their Pleasanton project

Developers of a 600-acre tract in the southeast hills that would include 51 "estate" custom homes and provide 496 acres free...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:51 am | 29 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student leaders wear Harvest Park's name on the backs of their heads

Talk about wearing your school's name on your sleeve, the eighth grade student body officers at Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by a, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 1736 Views

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Gov. Schwarzenegger visits Livermore Lab

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger toured the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Monday and said its work on laser technology...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 14, 2008 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 1343 Views

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Stirring things up

Running a catering company out of a classroom is a pretty daunting task. Yet when the culinary students at Village High School...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Becky H. Ecky, on Nov 16, 2008 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 1550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fake solicitors foiled in alleged burglary

Three suspects were recently arrested by Livermore police after allegedly trying to burglarize a Livermore home. According...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Ima Knutt, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 7 comments | 1651 Views

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Alameda County court judge again rules in favor of Oak Grove developers

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch ruled yesterday that Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho must sign a develoment...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Frog, on Nov 18, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 1404 Views

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Foothill defeats Amador 24-17

They call him the come-back kid and Foothill High's quarterback Sean Mannion proved it again Friday night, leading his team...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Results, on Nov 20, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 11 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Amador Class of '78 reunion a blast

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4825 posted Friday, November 14,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Class of 1977 Rules, on Nov 15, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

10-year old killed in crash near Ruby Hill

A boy who was killed in a crash in Livermore Saturday afternoon has been identified as 10-year-old San Jose resident Jonathan...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Carrrie, on Nov 27, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 34 comments | 2574 Views

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Will the real Jim Wolfe please show his face?

Jim Wolfe, Parks and Community Services director for Pleasanton, will retire Dec. 31 so members of the Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truth speaks, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 10 comments | 1509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Germain's case continued again

Henry Germain was back in court today, only to have his case continued again Dec. 16. The former Castlewood Country Club...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by miranda, on Dec 3, 2008 at 11:30 pm | 18 comments | 2018 Views

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Saturday vigil to honor slain horses

A candlight vigil for Choctaw and Lucky, two horses killed on a private Livermore ranch in October, hopes to bring attention...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by jkleitsch, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 1492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

12-foot cross vandalized

A 12-foot wooden cross on the property of R. Roman, was chopped down sometime between the evening of Nov. 6 and 7. The Happy...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 27 comments | 1889 Views

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City Council considering appeal of Oak Grove court order

The Pleasanton City Council will consider what action to take at its Dec. 2 meeting in response to an order by Alameda County...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Howard, on Nov 25, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 1645 Views
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