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Ice rink, hockey arena gets thumbs up from City Council

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 2803 Views

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Councilwoman receives civic education award

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, who teaches AP Government at Irvington High School in Fremont, is one of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kurt, on May 15, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 2536 Views

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Editorial

There are only two initiatives on the statewide June primary ballot. Both are constitutional amendments that restrict the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2470 Views

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McNerney hosting event Saturday at Richert Lumber

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host the next installment of his Congress at Your Corner series this Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2477 Views

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California first state to ban trans fat

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill Friday that made California the first state in the nation to ban trans fat in all...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 2280 Views

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Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 25103 Views

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Letter: Why I'm voting 'no' on Prop. 8

I've been married over 25 years and I keep thinking about what marriage has meant to me. The wedding was about celebrating...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by noon8, on Nov 3, 2008 at 9:46 pm | 7 comments | 2224 Views

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Summary of 12 state propositions on today's ballot

Following is a summary of the 12 state propositions on today's ballot. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=932...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by Melanie!, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 2637 Views

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News Digest

<B>Senior Center closed next week Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5042 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hamas Attacked Israel 1st, on Jan 2, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2091 Views

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High-speed rail officials to hold local scoping meetings

Plans for California's 800-mile high-speed rail system are about to get specific, according to an announcement made Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hi Speed rail won't help Tri valley, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 2053 Views

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INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2974 Views

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2nd installment of county property taxes due Monday

Alameda County tax officials are reminding property owners that the second installment of their 2008-09 property taxes, unless...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 2202 Views

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Take Us Along

Inside a cage in shark-infested waters. In the hand of a wakeboarder on Lake Shasta. With President Barack Obama (okay, so...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 2281 Views

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Letter: McNerney another Pelosi puppet

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5328 posted Friday, March 13, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 34 comments | 2368 Views

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Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 1963 Views

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Congressman hosting art competition with deadline May 1

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold his annual 11th Congressional District Art Competition. The contest is...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 5 comments | 2255 Views

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Post offices to extend hours on tax day

Post offices throughout the Bay Area, including Pleasanton, will remain open late into the night on April 15 to extend the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tea Party Time, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 2355 Views

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Editorial

Has there ever been an election, special or otherwise, with such a uniformly unpalatable set of choices? All six special...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 10, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 11 comments | 1860 Views

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Arthritis fundraiser walk set for Saturday

ValleyCare Health System will host a walk to raise money for the national Arthritis Foundation starting at 8 a.m. Saturday...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Paul Blake MH, on May 8, 2009 at 4:38 am | 1 comment | 1861 Views

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Fremont councilman Wieckowski to seek 20th Assembly District seat

Fremont City Councilman Bob Wieckowski will launch his campaign for the 20th District State Assembly seat May 21 to succeed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Kay, on May 12, 2009 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 2026 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,413 views

Bikes and Cars don't mix
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 339 views