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What about Bob?

Bob is a cat on a mission. If all went according to plan, Bob arrived in New Jersey this morning and is purring in his...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by burt, on Sep 20, 2008 at 12:27 am | 2 comments | 2413 Views

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Blankets for Kids

Women from Ridgeview Commons celebrated four years of Blankets for Kids, which has distributed nearly 10,00 blankets to abused,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 21, 2008 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

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Editorial

Back in 1934, when the financial crisis on Wall Street was even worse than it is now, local voters nevertheless went to the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Oct 6, 2008 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 2112 Views

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General Plan, supporting EIR ready for review

After five years of public meetings, City Council and Planning Commission workshops and years of research, analysis and revisions,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Oct 16, 2008 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2366 Views

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Shelter asks residents to donate gifts

The pinch of economic hard times is being felt by everyone this holiday season, but nowhere is it more evident than at Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Donation Idea, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 2054 Views

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Holiday Fund: Restoring a quality of life

Area seniors are living on the edge. With a fixed income that's tighter than ever, many independent, elderly men and women...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 2048 Views

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No news is good news for TV30

No news is good news for TV30. By stripping the Tri-Valley's community broadcast station of its costly four-day-a-week live...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by nofrank, on Jan 9, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2257 Views

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Letter: School board mismanaged Neal School issue

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5045 posted Friday, January 2,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views

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A bloomin' good time

While a string or orchids are often found around the necks of tropical travelers, the flower will take center stage during...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 7, 2009 at 6:55 am | 2 comments | 1881 Views

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Bay Area representatives prepare for new president

Emboldened by an increased Democratic majority in both houses of Congress, the California legislature and the upcoming swearing-in...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 13, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1838 Views

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Brain Matters

Our brains are vital organs that deserve the same attention to care and maintenance as our hearts. Engaging in active learning...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1977 Views

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COMMENTARY: Daunting numbers for job losses

It was not like we were not warned. They were expected. Yet, the reality of the numbers was quite sobering. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 2058 Views

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Home Depot closures include EXPO Design Center in Dublin

Home Depot has announced plans to close several Bay Area EXPO Design Center and Yardbirds stores due to poor performance,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by patron of Main St, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 5178 Views

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Police name employees of the year

Officer Roy Gamez and Shannon Revel were recently recognized by the Pleasanton Police Department in its annual program honoring...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Steve Cordero, on Apr 21, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1748 Views

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BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Feb 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1894 Views

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Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Feb 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1924 Views

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Police officer, employees honored for service

Officer Joe Leonardo was named 2006 Officer of the Year by his peers in the Pleasanton Police Department. Joining the force...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1948 Views

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SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by OldFriend, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments | 2018 Views

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Commentary: Ponderosa project a benefit to seniors, local economy

Ponderosa Homes is "shovel-ready"--the current buzz-word--to start construction within the next few months of its multi-million-dollar,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Moxley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 2105 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund checks totaling $138,715 given to 7 nonprofits

Checks totaling $138,715 were distributed this week to seven local nonprofits that were beneficiaries of the 2008-09 Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views
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