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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 | 1873 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 | 1506 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 | 1934 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 | 2167 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 | 2675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney overwhelms Andal in 11th District Congressional race

First-term Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) easily defeated Republican challenger Dean Andal of Stockton Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 9, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 1496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandals appear to be racially motivated

A home in the 3900 Block of Kern Court was vandalized in the early hours of Nov. 5 and the owners believe it was politically...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by A Donlon Family, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 46 comments | 2820 Views

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Foothill students, faculty remember sophomore who died Tuesday

Foothill High School sophomore Chaitanya Gompa will be remembered by friends and family today at services in Walnut Creek. Chaitanya...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by ??, on Feb 19, 2009 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 1658 Views

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Ormond Eckley, known to many as General Pleasonton, dies

Ormond W. Eckley, who was known to many as General Alfred Pleasonton, died Oct. 31 at the age of 83. He also served many...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Paulette, on Nov 9, 2008 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1539 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 | 1566 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 | 2043 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 | 2138 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1580 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 | 1835 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 | 1760 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 | 1865 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 | 1449 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 | 1795 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 | 1737 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,092 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 773 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 603 views