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School district to receive $8M from federal government

The Pleasanton Unified School District is slated to receive about $8 million from the federal government, but it may not...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 19, 2009 at 9:12 am | 48 comments | 1667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 40 motorists now claim their vehicles hit by pellets on I-680 in Fremont area

More than 40 people have now reported their vehicles were shot with a BB gun within the past month on Interstate Highway...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on May 20, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 5 comments | 1430 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Three face charges in robbery, beating on Vineyard Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5606...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by unknown, on May 26, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 6 comments | 1512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pool fees reduced to $1 as Pleasanton braces for weekend heat wave

The city of Pleasanton cut its pool feels to $1 for today and tomorrow as Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley brace for temperatures...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 16, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 1520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

RV show opens Saturday at fairgrounds

Despite a troubled economy, organizers of Pleasanton's 21st annual Manufacturers' RV Show aren't worried about attendance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Keith Benson, on May 16, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

SPORTS

98th annual Bay to Breakers marathon Sunday

Some of the world's fastest runners from as far as Kenya sat together at a luncheon in San Francisco Friday to talk about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 18, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

On anniversary of marriage ruling, both sides await Prop. 8 decision

Today is the one-year anniversary of a California Supreme Court ruling that allowed same-sex marriage - only to be struck...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 26, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 41 comments | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sprucing up Shadow Cliffs

An interpretive center to educate children and adults about the ecological system and how the lake is replenished. A dog...

Original post made on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Dream on, on May 17, 2009 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1467 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hits drive, instead of reverse, crashes into athletic facility near Raley's

A woman with a child strapped in a car seat put her car in drive, stepped on the accelerator and drove the car forward into...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by .., on May 23, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 1649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Earthquake strikes near the Geysers; follows bigger quake in L.A. last night

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck this morning in Sonoma County. Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Megan S., on May 18, 2009 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 1409 Views

SPORTS

Kenyans dominate men's Bay to Breakers 12k run in hot San Francisco yesterday

An estimated 62,000 runners and rompers took over San Francisco's streets during a particularly hot Bay to Breakers 12k run...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 19, 2009 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 1936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 2252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen wins congressional art competition

Dong Seung Shin, a junior at California High School in San Ramon, was declared the winner of the 11th Congressional District...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by phil, on May 27, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1270 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Our recommendations for today's special election

Voters will decide today six special propositions. Here's a short summary of each. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1859...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2009 at 7:35 am | 31 comments | 1316 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where are the voters?

Wondering where the voters are, these four volunteers at Precinct No. 520230 at the Vineyard Villa mobile home park have...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 16 comments | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lights, camera, action

T Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3788 posted Friday, April 4, 2008, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Gina, on May 19, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back on solid ground

It's been six months since Open Heart Kitchen was facing closure due to lack of funds. And while the economy has sunk deeper...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Community with Heart, on May 19, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

5 of 6 statewide measures defeated; Pleasanton braces for revenue takeaways

With five of six propositions defeated at the polls statewide yesterday, Pleasanton officials will confer this morning on...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 9 comments | 1021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

5 of 6 statewide measures defeated; Pleasanton braces for revenue takeaways

With five of six propositions defeated at the polls statewide yesterday, Pleasanton officials will confer this morning on...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on May 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Sunday for woman killed in motor scooter crash

Services for Donna M. Bain-St. Germain, who was killed Saturday in a motorized scooter accident, will be held this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Person, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 2412 Views
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