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Housing crisis or window of opportunity?

It seems like each morning when I open my paper I find more alarmist headlines that paint a bleak picture of the country's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 3170 Views

RESTAURANTS

the RedCoat

Everyone go and try out the new Restaurant Downtown, The RedCoat! The food is great. ...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Myrna, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:31 am | 14 comments | 5355 Views

AROUND TOWN

OpinionPleasanton.com

Anyone here seen this site? Alternative views on Pleasanton politics: http://www.opinionpleasanton.com/...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 7, 2008 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 3723 Views

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Home prices are down, now is the time to buy!!!

OK, just kidding. Prices have a LONG WAY TO GO DOWN - 40% by some estimates. Don't buy now and watch your value drop. See...

Original post made by Homeowner on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1941 Views

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Judge Has Ruled the Oak Grove Petition Invalid

At the Superior Court web site Judge Roesch has posted his rulings in this lawsuit. Basically, he points out that while...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 2, 2008 at 7:11 pm | 14 comments | 2007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ice rink on Staples wins commission's OK

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 Thursday night to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 13, 2008 at 8:06 pm | 14 comments | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Properties v. school district case trial begins

After more than five years of very-public dispute, another—and possibly decisive phase of the litigation between the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on May 24, 2008 at 11:34 am | 14 comments | 2001 Views

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Council plans special meeting Thursday on impact of Ayala initiative

Pleasanton City Council members, after spending part of an opening hour at their June 17 meeting trying to find a suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 14 comments | 1958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man charged with wife-beating, attempted murder

A 51-year-old man was arrested on charges of attempted murder and domestic violence after he allegedly beat his wife at their...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Brianna, on Jul 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 1869 Views

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Where are the bicycle riders?

It's high time we parents set an example and start riding our bikes around town. When the time is right, get your kids out...

Original post made by Two Wheeling on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ohforfsake, on Jul 31, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 14 comments | 2144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's only Thursday but blankets are ready

It's only Thursday afternoon and already Candy Sheldon and others are claiming blanket space at Lions Wayside Park for the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 14, 2008 at 7:28 am | 14 comments | 2037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domus to close Pleasanton store next Thursday

Domus, a popular downtown gift and housewares store, will close next Thursday, July 31 after nearly 10 years of doing business...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 1, 2008 at 6:58 am | 14 comments | 2524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 2419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

I have a motto that if half the readers aren't ticked off at us, we're not doing our job. We can't please everyone, nor do...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 10:30 am | 14 comments | 1714 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 | 1774 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police go back to black-and-white patrol cars

Pleasanton police cars will have a new look starting tomorrow when the department rolls out its new black-and-white patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by RR, on Dec 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 14 comments | 1972 Views

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Finding charity items are being stolen in Vintage Hills

Dear neighbors in Vintage Hills, Is anyone else finding that their items put out for charities are being stolen? Last...

Original post made by Lisa-Touriga Drive on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 20, 2008 at 1:39 am | 14 comments | 1842 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 1951 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WaMu Bank robbed on Main Street

Washington Mutual's branch bank at 561 Main St. was robbed on Thursday afternoon by a man using a note who then fled on foot,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by bel, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 1670 Views
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