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Around Pleasanton

I haven't been to a property auction since I was a kid and used to watch the fast-talking auctioneers selling off farms from...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Dec 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 3487 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Don't censor Christmas Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3350 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 22, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 5066 Views

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Torrico honors downtown businesswoman as 'local hero'

State Assemblyman Alberto Torrico (D-20th) has honored local businesswoman Leslie Braga "for her tremendous contributions"...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Susie, on Jan 7, 2008 at 8:25 pm | 3 comments | 2630 Views

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Letter: Jill Buck contributes more than elected officials

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3430 posted Friday, January 11,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 11, 2008 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2729 Views

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Downpour pelts Pleasanton

For all those weeks without rain, it seemed Friday that Mother Nature may be making up for the recent dry weather. Heavy...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jon Suzukawa, on Jan 11, 2008 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2669 Views

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Letter: Provincial dragons

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3435 posted Friday, January 11,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 3062 Views

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Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during December 2007 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3471...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by tyler, on Jan 26, 2008 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 2823 Views

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McNerney's 'Corner Congress' in Pleasanton turns out to be private chat

A small crowd of 25 people turned out Saturday to meet and talk to Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) but only a few...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 3069 Views

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Letter: Animal Services should cite dog owners

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3466 posted Friday, January 18,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2741 Views

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The perfect fit

"It's not the most glamorous job," said fit model Rachel Felix, 12, of Pleasanton. Fit modeling is a different type of modeling,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Parent/Educator/Model Coach, on Aug 20, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 11 comments | 2668 Views

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Downtown's new sizzle

There's more than coffee brewing at Tully's Plaza in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3453...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Growing in Pleasanton, on May 18, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 3022 Views

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Pleasanton voters going to polls in record numbers

With 700,000 more Californians registered to vote today than there were two years ago, including a record-high total of nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:36 am | 4 comments | 2823 Views

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Problems surface with precinct locations, unwanted absentee ballots

Today's voting went smoothly in most parts of the city, but there were flaws. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=514...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by a friend, on Feb 5, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2623 Views

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Pages of Pleasanton's past

Who is this Kottinger guy? And what's this you hear about a Hearst's castle in Pleasanton? Why did San Francisco own Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by martin, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 2943 Views

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Letter: Academic scholarships for young women

Alameda County has not participated in the Miss Alameda County competition for over 20 years and the Dec. 17 story in the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lacey, on Jun 30, 2008 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 2780 Views

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Oak Grove feud moves toward court-ordered resolution

The legal fight over Oak Grove may be coming to an end. Opponents and supporters of a plan to build 51 estate homes in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 17, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 3400 Views

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Need for scholarships pushes pageant revival

It's been over 20 years since Alameda County has held a pageant, but that is about to change as a "Miss" will be crowned...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 20 comments | 2708 Views

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Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 4284 Views

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Judge delays Oak Grove ruling

It's not over yet for the opponents of the Oak Grove project after Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch delayed making permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 4, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 2704 Views

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City seeks to fill open commission, committee seats

Interested in the arts, economic vitality, parks or the library? There are a number of vacancies on city commissions and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 6, 2008 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2542 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
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