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AROUND TOWN

It's another First Wednesday street party in downtown Pleasanton tonight

The June edition of the First Wednesday Street Party will kick off at 6 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Chas Bell, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted near Mohr Elementary School

A resident reported seeing a mountain lion at lunchtime Tuesday behind Mohr Elementary School, according to Pleasanton police. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 5, 2009 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 1544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest teens on burglary charges

Three teenagers were arrested Tuesday after they allegedly committed a burglary at an apartment complex near City Hall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Not surprised, on Jun 7, 2009 at 11:50 am | 11 comments | 1142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oakley man arrested for smash and grab burglaries at mall parking lot

A 36-year-old Oakley man was arrested Tuesday night and charged with a pair of auto burglaries that occurred at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by More Pictures, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 1670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 4, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:17 am | 120 comments | 3607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

9-year-old Concord girl is Bay Area's first swine flu death

A 9-year-old Concord girl who had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus died Friday, marking the Bay Area's first swine flu-related...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 1961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Music studios, private schools providing jobs

Your April 24 editorial regarding private schools and other cultural uses in business parks misses the mark on several counts...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 23, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 1020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As new recycling program prepares for launch, city asks residents to choose trash bin size

As Pleasanton launches its new recycling program, it's asking residents to choose which size trash bin they will use at home....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bunbury Recycling Service, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 52 comments | 1791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax fails

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

When reporters asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to comment on complaints about major cuts to state services and education following...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 23 comments | 1376 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi wants part of I-580 named for slain Oakland officer

A resolution was introduced in the California State Assembly Wednesday to designate a portion of Interstate Highway 580 in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts in the Park series start tonight with The Cooltones

For some, summer begins when the weather gets warmer or the moment the bell rings on the last day of school. For hundreds...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area mounts campaign for federal stimulus funds

Bay Area government and business leaders hope a prepared, unified approach to economic recovery planning can help secure...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Recycling changes good lesson for kids

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5544 posted Friday, May 1, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 14, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 1270 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Unique toy store opens in downtown Pleasanton

A new toy store that promises to be as unique in its merchandising as its owners, Dee and Rob Nitzsche, are in their concepts...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bob S., on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 12 comments | 1373 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney hosting office hours to assist with DTV switch

The local office of Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host briefings tomorrow and again on Thursday in advance...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:45 am | 17 comments | 1270 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Computer Tutoring

One-on-one computer tutoring is available every day at the Pleasanton Senior Center. The tutor works with you on topics where...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1007 Views
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