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SPORTS

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2757 Views

AROUND TOWN

OAK GROVE DEVELOPER FILES LAWSUIT

Although not reported in the weekly, the Oak Grove developer has filed a lawsuit to block the referendum. Talk about big...

Original post made by iwasthereto on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Nicole, on Dec 23, 2007 at 7:51 pm | 13 comments | 2757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2756 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge dismisses Lin family lawsuit against Pleasanton

Pleasanton has won its legal battle with landowners Jennifer and Fredric Lin, who sued the city for the right to build 51...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 1, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 20 comments | 2756 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as 11th Congressional District vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates in the Nov. 2 General Election are now in Washington, D.C. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Awwwwwwwwww, on Nov 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 35 comments | 2755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 2755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued for today

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/28/winter-spare-the-air-alert-issued-for-today...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 2754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador high teen busted in drug dog sweep

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by dalmations, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garage Doors

Can someone enlighten me as to why I see people with their garage doors cracked open or even open a few inches to one foot?...

Original post made by ccwc on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 20 comments | 2753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open field fire in southwest Pleasanton quickly extinguished Saturday

A small grass fire in an open field on the southwest side of Pleasanton was quickly extinguished Saturday by firefighters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 2753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 2753 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 | 2752 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 2752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

poll shows support for prop 30 dropping

http://www.cbrt.org/initiative-survey-series-2012/initiative-survey-series-october-11th-2012/ This is a California Business...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by voter, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 2751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday

Heading to San Francisco this weekend? You'll need to take a different route or avoid going all together. That's because...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Ringwood, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 2751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 2750 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Just back from a global warming leadership conference at Robert Redford's Sundance (Utah) Village, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 2750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP officer in critical condition after being shot during I-680 traffic stop where suspect was killed

A California Highway Patrol officer critically wounded in a shooting that followed a traffic stop on I-680 Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by anti-arnold, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 2750 Views
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