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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 | 1297 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 | 1152 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 | 1092 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 | 1125 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 | 1431 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 | 1027 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 | 1953 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 | 1153 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Play ball...soon

The San Francisco Giants have their spectacular view of the Bay. Now we have ours of the sweeping, uninterrupted views of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by A PTown Coach and Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 1552 Views

SPORTS

Livermore judo instructor arrested for allegedly molesting teen girl

A Livermore judo instructor was arrested Wednesday for allegedly molesting a teenage girl in a New York City hotel room while...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by chandler, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:50 am | 39 comments | 4320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Senior citizens support Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5678 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 1124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Parcel tax would fund 'We the People'

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5663 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by bottom line, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 1416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Cuts will radically affect our community

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5666 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 1, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 27 comments | 1434 Views

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Obituaries

Barbara Jane McWilliams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5644 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on May 31, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 2166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote Yes on Measure G'

Vote "yes" on Measure G to provide the local control we need to protect vital education programs, including counseling services,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 29 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Taste of Summer brings together Hacienda companies for competition, charity

First ever "A Taste of Summer" benefits Hacienda Helping Hands charitable giving campaign through fun BBQ competition. Six...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1230 Views

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Pleasanton's Measure G one of 4 school measures on Bay Area ballots today

Four measures that would provide money to local school districts will appear on Bay Area ballots in a special election today,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by finally, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1066 Views

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Banks get OK to take unpaid fees out of depositors' Social Security, other government funds

The California Supreme court ruled in San Francisco Monday that banks can take overdraft fees out of Social Security and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Me too, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 5 comments | 1324 Views

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73 layoffs planned in Alameda County's Superior Court

Alameda County Superior Court officials said Monday that they will lay off 73 court employees as a result of the state's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Bradford, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 1410 Views
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