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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 | 2424 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 | 2745 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 | 2574 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 | 3141 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 | 2589 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 | 4011 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 | 2546 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 | 2391 Views

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Linking to the beyond

Irma Slage considers herself to be a human telephone--connecting the living to departed spirits. It all began one day...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 13, 2008 at 8:53 am | 22 comments | 2753 Views

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UPDATE: Fire brings $37,000 in damages

A house fire on Clovewood Lane, off of Muirwood Drive, was quickly contained as five Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by chris, on Mar 14, 2008 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 2259 Views

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Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 2992 Views

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Judge OKs Oak Grove project for homes, park in southeast hills

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch made permanent yesterday his earlier tentative ruling that rejected a citizens'...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Mar 27, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 39 comments | 2919 Views

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Scholarships available for college-bound students

Students heading to college and who have a heart for serving the community are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 21, 2008 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2170 Views

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2 picked as Police Department's employees of the year

Pleasanton Police Chief Michael Fraser announced Monday that police Officer Kurt Schlehuber and maintenance assistant Jay...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Theresa, on Mar 27, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2555 Views

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Man dies during arrest at Stoneridge Mall

Pleasanton police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old male Fresno resident who became unresponsive during a shoplifting...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 9, 2008 at 2:39 am | 38 comments | 2770 Views

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Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 2999 Views

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Child care provider replaces YMCA center

Adventure Time, a private, nonprofit child care provider, will move into 4667 Bernal Ave., which was vacated in December...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by n/a, on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 3641 Views

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Leading the 'Y' into the future

To parents and students, it may seem like any other summer for the Tri-Valley YMCA as it plans to kick off its summer program...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by ., on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 3021 Views

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New Marriott Hotel opens in Pleasanton

Hotel employees, executives and ambassadors from the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce celebrated this morning the renovations...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 10, 2008 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

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Talking Points

I am delighted to report I have many peeved readers. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3804...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 3628 Views
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