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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 | 3170 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 | 2375 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 | 2784 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 | 2902 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 | 3253 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 | 3915 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 | 3274 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 | 2690 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 | 3877 Views

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Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 3208 Views

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Letters: Referendum process in grave jeopardy

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3840 posted Friday, April 11, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 15 comments | 3792 Views

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Sen. Corbett holding town hall at Sunol flower festival Saturday

Senator Ellen Corbett, (D-San Leandro), will host a town hall meeting among the Sunol wildflowers tomorrow. From 12:30 to...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jacqueline, on Apr 11, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

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Purple potty making the rounds

A special purple-painted toilet is making the rounds and it's all in the name of fighting cancer. To the casual observer,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nancy, on May 26, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 27 comments | 3737 Views

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Mommy and me

The bond between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. They share many personality traits, mannerisms and often an uncanny...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 27, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 10 comments | 3318 Views

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Student-run garage sale to benefit Kenyan girls

High school seniors are putting on a garage sale to benefit an all-girls boarding school in Kenya. Shoppers are invited to...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Yeah!, on May 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 2655 Views

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Come to city's Open House tomorrow

For a fun-filled and close-up look at how Pleasanton operates, don't miss the city's open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 3, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

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BART station apartments clear first hurdle

Planning Commissioners were on board with plans for a 350-unit apartment complex next to the future West Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 2742 Views

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Handmade holiday

For the holidays, kids want to give gifts but often don't know what to get. So they make things. That is what I like to do...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2008 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2316 Views

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Police to man DUI checkpoint tonight

From 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. police will be screening cars for sobriety and drivers licenses in an undisclosed location in Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on May 8, 2008 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 3326 Views

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Checkpoint leads to 4 DUI arrests

Four drivers were arrested Monday night for driving under the influence of alcohol during a DUI and driver's license checkpoint...

Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on May 16, 2008 at 8:01 pm | 9 comments | 2888 Views
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