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AROUND TOWN

Measuring Measure WW

The East Bay Regional Parks District was formed during the Great Depression, so it's no secret that despite the similarly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Juley Hull, on Nov 3, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 18 comments | 2174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 68 comments | 5072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hope to continue safety statistics this month

In observance of National Crime Prevention Month, the Pleasanton Police Department is providing crime prevention packs to...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Sal, on Oct 7, 2008 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 1968 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Front yards again a place for political signs

Political campaign signs are starting to dot the Pleasanton landscape as candidates and their supporters work the precincts,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 3055 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Back in 1934, when the financial crisis on Wall Street was even worse than it is now, local voters nevertheless went to the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Oct 6, 2008 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flu shots readily available this year

There are more flu vaccines now than have ever been produced, according to Art Woo, program director of Sutter infusion and...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by finance software, on Aug 10, 2010 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2788 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 21486 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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. 4, 2008
Last comment by B, on Oct 7, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 36 comments | 3126 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Measure A funds paying dividends locally

A new report out on Measure A shows that the half-cent sales tax is making a difference in Alameda County. Locally, the tax...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 9, 2008 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2008: Brozosky is back

After losing to Jennifer Hosterman by only 189 votes in the mayor's race two years ago, businessman Steve Brozosky will try...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Josh, on Oct 27, 2008 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 1874 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election 2008: Hosterman seeks re-election

With Pleasanton's new General Plan update nearing approval, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is asking voters to re-elect her to...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dane, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 22 comments | 2020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

General Plan, supporting EIR ready for review

After five years of public meetings, City Council and Planning Commission workshops and years of research, analysis and revisions,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Oct 16, 2008 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2008 Election

<B>Steve Brozosky</b> Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4612 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:34 am | 26 comments | 2291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 3787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Boosters raise big bucks for sports

In this time of fiscal cutbacks in Pleasanton schools, the hundreds signed up for athletic-related programs at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 19, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 2455 Views

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 | 3481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2066 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 | 2582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2382 Views
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