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Plans for new Safeway store return to Planning Commission

Nearly a year and a half after South Bay Development Company introduced its plans for a new Safeway supermarket at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Where is Safeway?, on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 14440 Views

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Severe storm warnings for parts of Bay Area, but with less local impact

Although rain showers are expected to remain steady but light in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, other parts of the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 977 Views

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Police Bulletin

Police seize 2 in stolen car near Amador Valley High Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5416...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 15, 2009 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 1010 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton to stay after his announcement Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by PaintCan, on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 6 comments | 1445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Quake reported just south of Pleasanton

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck just south of Pleasanton Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:32 am | 8 comments | 3389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Marine comes home from Iraq

When it comes to Pleasanton military families, probably none is more committed in terms of numbers than Jenetha and Don Partridge,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on Oct 17, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 12 comments | 1125 Views

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Storm Tuesday ends with a bang--or a big shake as earthquake strikes near Tri-Valley

What a day! With the season's first rainfall causing some street flooding, a 3.7-magnitude erthquake near Sunol and a roof...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tina, on Oct 16, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley cities awarded $900,000 in stimulus funds

The cities of Pleasanton and Livermore have been awarded a $900,000 grant from federal stimulus funds, it was announced Wednesday....

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jhanine, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

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State Supreme Court rejects Oak Grove developers' plea

The California Supreme Court Wednesday denied without comment a petition by developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:26 am | 42 comments | 1206 Views

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City crews continue cleanup following Tuesday's storm

Crews from the city's Parks Maintenance and Operations Services Departments got an early start yesterday on cleaning debris...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perplexed, on Oct 17, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Why isn't Pleasanton banning plastic bags?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6273 posted Friday, October 16,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kris, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 11 comments | 1124 Views

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Mobile park owner sues city for $29 million

The owner of the Vineyard Villa Mobile Home Park on Vineyard Avenue has filed a $29-million lawsuit against the city of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 25, 2009 at 11:41 am | 13 comments | 1064 Views

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Prop. 8 argument heads to federal court trial in January

A federal judge in San Francisco refused Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Oct 16, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 925 Views

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Dublin's Lockhart back in the news to help schools

One of Pleasanton's favorite neighboring politicians--former Dublin mayor Janet Lockhart--has just been named executive director...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 11585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Four Pleasanton employers recognized by heart association Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6269...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

Foothill High celebrates its homecoming weekend starting tonight in its game against the Livermore Cowboys, and Amador Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Benjamin, on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search begins for new Pleasanton school superintendent

The search for Pleasanton school Superintendent John Casey's replacement was set in motion this week as the school board...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 1, 2009 at 1:01 am | 57 comments | 1920 Views

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Colorful ceremonies salute Fire Chief Cody as he retires

Fire Chief Bill Cody, who has been at the helm of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department for the last 4-1/2 years, retired...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 1224 Views

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Tri-Valley Democratic Club

Tri-Valley Democratic Club presents Web 2.0? "Citizen 2.0" Learn to use "social media" to build community and business. Adriehl...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Marc, on Oct 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 922 Views

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District reports no 'documented cases' of H1N1 in Pleasanton schools

Although no documented cases of H1N1 (swine flu) have been reported in Pleasanton schools, an increasing number of students...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 25 comments | 1025 Views
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Not so speedy trial
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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