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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill band director marches on after 41 years

Hundreds are expected to celebrate the 41-year musical legacy of Foothill High School's only band director Bob Moorefield,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1070 Views

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Building a vibrant downtown

Despite a recession and growing competition, downtown Pleasanton appears to be weathering the economic storm and, in fact,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by lifelong buddies, on Jun 8, 2009 at 8:43 am | 9 comments | 1300 Views

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Alamo man, 2 others arrested in regional workers' comp fraud

Three Bay Area residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a $5 million dollar workers' compensation insurance fraud...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sunflower, on May 28, 2009 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday that...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by maniac, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 53 comments | 1372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burned out house on Angela being cleaned up for possible teardown

Although the investigation by Pleasanton police continues into last December's house fire on East Angela Street, the burned...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Zuffa Supporter, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:34 am | 16 comments | 1711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Vote yes on G for children's sake

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5573 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ditto, on May 31, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 19 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's Labrador mascot, dies at age 13-1/2

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died Tuesday at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1914...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ex P-town Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1321 Views

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Is your freeway commute getting better?

Traffic congestion on Bay Area freeways fell last year because of the economic recession and highway improvements but motorists...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by YaYa, on May 28, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1276 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 1576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outer space in the nearby hills

On any given day, the Chabot Space & Science Center is teeming with excited children. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2533...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Neat, on May 28, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Callippe earns spot on Golfweek Magazine's list of best municipal courses

Callippe Preserve Golf Course has for the first time been named to Golfweek Magazine's list of the Best Municipal Golf Courses...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:08 am | 6 comments | 1171 Views

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Henry Germain sentenced to 15 years in prison

Henry John Germain closed his eyes in a Hayward courtroom as four women recounted the repercussions they faced after being...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Grandmother, on May 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school 'JamFest' kicks off concerts in the park at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Young musicians will show off their talents starting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at JamFest, a special youth concert that will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patricia, on May 29, 2009 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1130 Views

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World class laser facility to be dedicated at Livermore Lab today

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Lt. Gov. John Garamendi and other dignitaries will attend the dedication ceremony for the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 29, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 1070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Births

Ryan Pierce and Katherine Grace Schmalz Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5697...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 30, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

DUI arrests down during holiday weekend Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5694...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by mistake, on Jul 14, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 1412 Views

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BART fares to rise by 6.1% July 1 with $2.50 hike in airport surcharge

BART directors voted Thursday to increase fares on July 1, but by less than the 10-percent level originally recommended by...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by ally, on May 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1010 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Supreme Court upholds Prop. 8, but allows 18,000 prior same-sex marriages to stand

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote Tuesday upheld the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1909 Views

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State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1128 Views
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