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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 | 2654 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by aaron, on Feb 10, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity near Amador not school related

Police arrested two men in front of Amador Valley High School this morning, but the incident was not school related. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Excitement in Ptown, on May 3, 2009 at 10:57 am | 17 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 Pleasanton middle schools earn top awards at music festival

Pleasanton Middle School and Harvest Park Middle School knew just the right notes to play to earn overall top awards at the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joseph Kaye, on May 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 2192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

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Pleasanton schools focusing on flu prevention

With the number of flu cases increasing in some parts of the country, the Pleasanton Unified School District is focusing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by sj, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 15 comments | 1697 Views

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Vigil scheduled for tomorrow for 3 hikers held by Iran

Relatives and friends of three American hikers detained in Iran are planning a vigil tomorrow to commemorate the trio's more...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 26, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 1390 Views

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Bill proposed to place social networking sites off limits to sex offenders

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris ia backing new legislation that would make it illegal for registered sex offenders...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 1181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 4213 Views

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Drug and alcohol use leads to more expulsions from Pleasanton schools

An increase in drinking and drugs on campus has led to 33 expulsions and 604 suspensions in the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 15, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 13 comments | 2175 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Former TV news anchor named president of Golden Gate Bridge authority

Janet Reilly, a former TV news anchor and unsuccessful candidate for San Francisco supervisor last November, was been chosen...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man's body found near Valley, Case avenues Monday

Pleasanton police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found Monday morning along an old...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

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Valley Humane Society broke, may close

The Valley Humane Society, a 25-year-old nonprofit animal welfare organization that just moved into a new $1.3-million building,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 11 comments | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school official sings budget blues

The Pleasanton school district is looking at "bad news and worse news" for the its 2012-13 fiscal year budget, Luz Cazares,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by sigh, on Jan 13, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 15 comments | 1703 Views

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Pleasanton Human Services Commission meets Wednesday

The Pleasanton Human Services Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at on the City Council Chambers at the Civic Center,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Mar 5, 2012 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers needed to help Bay Area homeless veterans

Caring citizens are invited to join in giving a "hand up" to our less fortunate men and women who have served honorably in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 2486 Views

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Letters

<B>Lunch period promotes bullying Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10191 posted...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:24 am | 16 comments | 2113 Views

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Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season on Saturday

The Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season with an all steam weekend April 6 and 7. Two trains will run between...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill Rudolph, on Mar 25, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Demolition work on 'old' Bay Bridge could take 3 years

With the new bridge finished, the question now is how to dismantle the 80-year-old bridge that's still standing. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 5, 2013 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 2294 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
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