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SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Band director Moorefield signs off tonight at Foothill commencement

If you're among the fortunate in the graduation program tonight at Foothill High School, you'll also be among those applauding...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Follow the Weekly on Twitter

Can't get enough of the Pleasanton Weekly? Stay on top of the local news by following us ([http://www.twitter.com/pleasantonnews...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 14, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 5 comments | 1230 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton girl suffers major injuries in off-roading accident

A 17-year-old Pleasanton girl is facing major injuries following an off-roading accident that occurred yesterday around 1:30...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by AVFamily, on Jun 25, 2009 at 1:00 am | 24 comments | 1230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations to the class of 2009

Friday marked a major milestone for more than 1,000 students from Amador Valley and Foothill high schools. Walking across...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Pictures?, on Jun 15, 2009 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 1397 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan to launch her campaign for Congress at noon today

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose 15th District includes a part of Pleasanton, will launch her campaign for Congress...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gary Clift, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 9 comments | 1179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff's deputies raid marijuana camp gardens near Sunol

Alameda County sheriff's deputies found more than 22,000 marijuana plants this week at the biggest outdoor growing operation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 21, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 28 comments | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Was I foolish to move back to Pleasanton?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5759 posted Friday, June 12, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by True?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 52 comments | 1952 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2-bath, 2 bedroom home for $110,000

Hometown GMAC Realtor Pat Griffin raised eyebrows among fellow real estate agents last week when she told a Valley Marketing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Yvonne, on Jun 14, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Corvairs play for hundreds at Friday's Concert in the Park

he Corvairs brought '50's and '60s rock and roll band to a packed park Friday at the Pleasanton Downtown Association's weekly...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just wondering, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1068 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Westbound lanes on Hwy. 238 connector reopened after fatal crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on state Highway 238 this morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Tania, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:34 am | 5 comments | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a downsized $87.3 million operating budget for fiscal 2009-10 when it...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:48 am | 17 comments | 1210 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's management and union leaders trade barbs over negotiations

BART management and union leaders traded barbs Tuesday with only two weeks remaining before the contract for the transit...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 1394 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor: Prop. 8 lawsuit raises important issues

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has told a U.S. judge in San Francisco that a federal lawsuit challenging California's ban on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 8 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Appeal on Oak Grove development OK goes to court today

Opponents of a developer's plan to build 51 multi-million-dollar estate homes in the city's southeast hills will have their...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by frank, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

State charges Target Corp. with dumping hazardous wastes in local landfills

California Attorney General Jerry Brown and 20 district attorneys filed a lawsuit against Target Corp. in Alameda County...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorial set for Cal State East Bay music lecturer Lawrence Granger

A private memorial service will be held in San Francisco June 27 for Lawrence Granger, 57, of Pleasanton, who died June 14...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Misty, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1029 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'A breath of fresh air'

For Marsh Riggs, life has been pretty good in his 22 years as a director of tennis at various facilities throughout California...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on May 9, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be mostly sunny today. High temperatures in the mid 90s and west winds of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by What..., on Jun 19, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1017 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State unemployment rate now at 11.5 percent

California's unemployment rate rose to 11.5 percent in May, the highest rate in modern record-keeping history, a state Employment...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Answer:, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1162 Views
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