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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 | 1114 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 | 1161 Views

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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 | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1193 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 | 1141 Views

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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 | 1115 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 | 1050 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 | 917 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 | 8403 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 | 1046 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 | 1189 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 | 1895 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 | 1202 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 | 910 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 | 1009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 1212 Views

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Tolls could rise another $1 on Bay Area bridges to pay for more seismic retrofits

The possibility of increasing tolls by $1 on all seven state-owned bridges in the Bay Area next July and an end to a free...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by How do you tell if a politician is lying?, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 926 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge blocks cuts in state's home care services

A federal judge in Oakland Monday blocked planned state budget cuts in home care services for 133,000 low-income senior citizens...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:05 am | 5 comments | 900 Views

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Willow tree topples at apartment complex

A large tree fell down at a Vineyard Avenue apartment complex Monday night, believed to be a victim of the recent rains,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Glad no one was hurt, on Oct 20, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views

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Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 2270 Views
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