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Out of the gate

Wednesday was the first day of horse racing at the 2008 Alameda County Fair. The fair, and the racing, will continue through...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by Sue Connolly, on Jun 28, 2008 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2256 Views

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Troubled market

Jim Lavey has seen it all. A Realtor for the last 35 years in Pleasanton where he has lived since 1959, he has represented...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Lily, on Jul 31, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 2193 Views

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Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 3565 Views

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New traffic light going in at Main Street

Starting Monday, the city will activate a new traffic signal that is expected to alleviate some of the usual downtown backup...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Jul 7, 2008 at 7:53 am | 3 comments | 2319 Views

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Letter

<B>Mayor didn't consult residents on votes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4216...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Jul 4, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 2062 Views

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"Sex and the City" actress to be in Pleasanton Thursday

"Sex and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker will be in Pleasanton Thursday. The actress will be at the Macy's women's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by lauging, on Aug 11, 2008 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 2388 Views

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Hello Lover: Sarah Jessica Parker wows Pleasanton fans

Hundreds of women donned their most fashionable attire for a chance to get within a stone's throw of Sarah Jessica Parker,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Key, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 2524 Views

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Reader's Choice

With 29,358 confirmed votes from 1,550 voters across the globe, our readers truly chose their favorite parts of Pleasanton--from...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bad news, on Jul 25, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 37923 Views

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Letter--Train complainers should fund crossings

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4292 posted Friday, July 25, 2008,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 2471 Views

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21st annual Tri-For-Fun series kicks off this weekend

This year's Tri-For-Fun Triathlon Series will begin this Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park. One-thousand registered...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by , on Jul 30, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 2632 Views

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First Wednesday party canine, bovine-themed

Kicking off the First Wednesday Street Party this month, the Pleasanton Downtown Association will feature a canine and bovine-themed...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by ambulance torres, on Aug 1, 2008 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 2239 Views

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Brozosky considering another try for mayor's post

Former City Councilman Steve Brozosky may try again to unseat Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elected post in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2008
Last comment by angela ramire holmes, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:40 am | 65 comments | 3562 Views

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Houserockers rock the house

The Houserockers an 11-piece rock 'n' roll band played to a full house Friday as part of the Concerts in the Park series....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Mike Williams, on Aug 5, 2008 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 2276 Views

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It's Brozosky vs. Hosterman- Again!

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman will face former councilman Steve Brozosky again in the mayor's race on Nov. 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 18, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 28 comments | 3268 Views

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Pleasanton man wins $1 million in state lottery's 'Big Spin'

A newlywed from Pleasanton won $1 million on the California State Lottery's "The Big Spin'' show that aired Saturday, lottery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 2885 Views

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Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 3858 Views

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Letters: Can Pleasanton expand plastics recycling?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4411 posted Friday, August 22,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 31, 2008 at 8:34 pm | 2 comments | 2339 Views

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As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 14 comments | 2558 Views

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Down-home touch keeps new golf/tennis business booming

Beth Logan has advice for all small business owners in Pleasanton who sometimes feel overwhelmed by the chain store and corporate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by a, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:37 am | 3 comments | 2498 Views

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Report: some Pleasanton apartment complexes discriminate

A new study released by ECHO Housing, a nonprofit housing counseling agency, says 30 percent of Pleasanton apartment complexes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 2160 Views
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