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County board cuts stipend, puts 3-month time limit on aid to needy

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors, which is facing a $180 million budget deficit, voted 3-2 Tuesday to revise its general...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Finally, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Foothill High School, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 11 comments | 1602 Views

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Livermore mercury spill closes part of Kelly Street

Cleanup crews and toxic specialists from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Monday cautiously contained and covered...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

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With contract near end, union wants 'cooling off' period, BART officials don't

With less than three weeks remaining before BART's contract with its employees expires, management and labor unions have...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reposte, on Jun 13, 2009 at 8:46 am | 9 comments | 1157 Views

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Council to act on downsized $87.3 million operating budget Tuesday

Members of the Pleasanton City Council indicated Tuesday night that they will approve a downsized $87.3 million operating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's mascot, dies

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died last week at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5702...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 1414 Views

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School board tries to save some programs

With the defeat of a the Measure G parcel tax initiative, the Pleasanton Unified School District is looking at other ways...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 18 comments | 1533 Views

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Shaklee honored for corporate sustainability efforts

Pleasanton-based Shaklee Corporation announced recently that it has received two new environmental awards for 2009 that honor...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Scooder, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 1156 Views

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 | 1184 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 | 1285 Views

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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 | 1305 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 | 1489 Views

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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 | 1249 Views

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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 | 1447 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 | 2015 Views

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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 | 1567 Views

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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 | 1114 Views

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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 | 1118 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,092 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 784 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 604 views