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Parcel tax measure is a go

Registered voters, mark your calendars for another special election June 2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5321...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 17 comments | 1860 Views

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High dive removed from aquatic center

Anyone looking to cool off by taking a dip at the city's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center may notice some changes to the pool...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by BellyFlop, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 17 comments | 2225 Views

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Should federal stimulus money save NUMMI plant?

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi said Wednesday that he thinks federal stimulus money should be used as one of several steps to help...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1851 Views

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MaryAnn Butler, beloved local musician, dies at 71

MaryAnn H. Butler, beloved musician and wife of former Mayor Bob Butler, died Monday after a three-year battle with cancer....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn, on Jul 18, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 17 comments | 2227 Views

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Pleasanton named a top U.S. city for focus on environment

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has announced that Pleasanton has been named one of the top 34 cities among 1,040 that are part...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by doug, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 1942 Views

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Where was AVHS' Marching Band?

Doesn't Amador's marching band usually end the parade at the Foothill Band Review?...

Original post made by Judy on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 27, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 17 comments | 2283 Views

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Livermore Airport face-off

An ambitious plan to rezone and modernize the Livermore Municipal Airport (LVK) will go before city planners and eventually...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by a local, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:02 am | 17 comments | 1421 Views

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Foothill vs. Amador Valley in big game tonight

Amador Valley High and crosstown rival Foothill compete against each other in Pleasanton's equivalent of a college bowl at...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Peachy, on Feb 9, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 2393 Views

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Immigration service to check fingerprints of anyone arrested starting June 1

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Wednesday cast doubt on San Francisco's ability to be completely excluded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by fed up, on May 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm | 17 comments | 1534 Views

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UC Berkeley hikers' mothers return to U.S. without their children

The mothers of three University of California at Berkeley graduates who have been detained in Iran for more than nine months...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Roger Murdock, on May 25, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 17 comments | 1613 Views

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Letters: Hikers unite!

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7080 posted Friday, May 28, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Paulette, on Jun 7, 2010 at 8:55 am | 17 comments | 1803 Views

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Dublin pregnancy center, others targeted by pro-choice organization study

A pro-choice organization released the results of a two-year undercover investigation Monday examining more than 200 unlicensed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee Dodge, on Jul 27, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 17 comments | 2412 Views

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Pleasanton Councilman Thorne earns National League of Cities award

Pleasanton Vice Mayor Jerry Thorne will be recognized by the National League of Cities (NLC) for reaching the Bronze level...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 2692 Views

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Supervisor calls for state measure to track skydivers to safe landings

A Contra Costa County supervisor is calling for reforms to the skydiving industry after a Martinez resident took a fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Waterworld, on Oct 11, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 17 comments | 1837 Views

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Bowser prepared for difficult school board race during difficult times

Pleasanton school board candidate Jeff Bowser is hoping to bring his educational and business experience to the district....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 14, 2010 at 7:18 am | 17 comments | 1969 Views

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Mehserle sentenced to 2 years in prison for Oscar Grant shooting

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert Perry sentenced former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle to two years...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 17 comments | 2278 Views

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McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by vhdad, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 17 comments | 1756 Views

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Starbucks at Bart stations? New ruling could make that possible

BART directors have voted 7-1 to approve a new station retail policy that aims to bring more retail vendors within the free...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 21, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 17 comments | 2104 Views

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Sadeks to say goodbye as owners of Murphy's Paw tonight

The long-time owners of Murphy's Paw will hold a "Goodbye" reception starting at 6 p.m. tonight at their popular pet store...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 1982 Views

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Tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting, last one of the year, could be a whopper

The Pleasanton City Council will hold its final meeting of the year starting at 7 p.m. tonight and it could be a whopper. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by michaelfox, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 2049 Views
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