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House fire causes $250,000 in damage Wednesday near Val Vista Park

Firefighters were able to put out a first-alarm fire that started in a home on Mason Street Wednesday morning that claimed...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by uknown, on May 11, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Support our future leaders, pass Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5574 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Valley View Dad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: State to blame for PUSD situation

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5431 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by PTA member, on May 11, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 17 comments | 1460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

It's 'Spring Fling' downtown tonight

"It's a Spring Fling" will he held in downtown Pleasanton from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight, with shops, restaurants and businesses...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, Owner of Savvy Seconds, on May 16, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 1539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Regents raise UC tuition 9.3% for 2009-2010 school year

The results of Thursday's University of California Board of Regents meeting in which the board voted in favor of student...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on May 21, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 13 comments | 1685 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rotarians spend day sprucing up city's Pioneer Cemetery

Members of Pleasanton's Downtown Rotary Club spent Saturday cleaning up and improving the looks of gravesites at the city's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Mar 23, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAUW Local Scholarships

The AAUW Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications from Tri-Valley women who are college undergraduates achieving...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 11, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1331 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scores wear decorated bras in walk through downtown to raise funds for breast cancer research

Scores of women and men wearing decorated bras walked along Main Street Saturday night in the fourth annual Bras for the...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on May 16, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 1506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools to receive additional $4.2M from the federal government

The Pleasanton Unified School District is slated to receive about $4.2 million from the federal government's American Recovery...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on May 12, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 28 comments | 1696 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fremont councilman Wieckowski to seek 20th Assembly District seat

Fremont City Councilman Bob Wieckowski will launch his campaign for the 20th District State Assembly seat May 21 to succeed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Kay, on May 12, 2009 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 1650 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Digital TV transition just 30 days away

With 30 days to go before the final June 12 digital television transition, representatives from the Federal Communications...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on May 28, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 1556 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman dies after car strikes tree off I-680

A 39-year-old San Ramon woman died hours after her vehicle struck a tree near southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by parents know better?, on May 13, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 1458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three face charges in robbery, beating on Vineyard

Three of the five men arrested May 4 will face charges for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Member, on May 8, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 38 comments | 2121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organizers look for strong attendance at Pleasanton RV show opening this Friday for 10-day run

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

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 22, 2010 at 8:28 am | 10 comments | 2054 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton braces for state to grab $4 million of local revenues to pay down state deficit

Pleasanton officials said today they are bracing for another takeaway of municipal revenues aimed at paying down the state's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Can there be a bright side?, on May 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 12 comments | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan Commission OKs General Plan update

The Pleasanton Planning Commission Wednesday night approved the city's updated General Plan, sending the several-hundred-page...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 14, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 1328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1854 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 | 1546 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 | 2440 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 | 1634 Views
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