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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 | 1292 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 | 2075 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 | 1943 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 | 1449 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 | 1640 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 | 1394 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 | 1921 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 | 2234 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 | 1255 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 | 1295 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 | 1592 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 | 1254 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 | 1206 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 | 1020 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 | 1346 Views

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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 | 2387 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County leaders say state budget cuts will be devastating

In a strongly-worded message issued by Alameda County officials today, they said the failure of five state budget-related...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John, on May 24, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 47 comments | 1866 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Campaign launched to create constitutional convention

The Bay Area Council, a collection of business leaders, joined a coalition of partners in Sacramento today to launch a campaign...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dana, on Jan 13, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 34 comments | 1326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mount Diablo school parcel tax fails; voters OK Hayward services tax

Bay Area voters who turned out to participate in Tuesday's statewide special election have unofficially determined the fate...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by polly, on May 23, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 28 comments | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Larry Annis, on May 21, 2009 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1181 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,229 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 907 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 765 views