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AROUND TOWN

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 | 2156 Views

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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 | 2058 Views

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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 | 2549 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 | 2449 Views

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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 | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1793 Views

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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 | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1851 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 | 1984 Views

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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 | 1694 Views

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City Council to decide outcome of PP, QQ passages

Hillside protection measures PP and QQ both came out of Tuesday night election returns with decisive victories, leaving the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 14 comments | 1517 Views

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City Council considering appeal of Oak Grove court order

The Pleasanton City Council will consider what action to take at its Dec. 2 meeting in response to an order by Alameda County...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Howard, on Nov 25, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 1730 Views

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Local Marine back from Iraq to festive homecoming

More than 70 well-wishers waved American flags and "Welcome Home" banners Saturday night to celebrate the return of Marine...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by P Ellis, on Dec 4, 2008 at 6:42 pm | 14 comments | 1656 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taco Bell on Springdale Drive robbed

Pleasanton police are investigating the robbery of a Taco Bell restaurant by two men Monday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on Dec 4, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 14 comments | 1678 Views

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Pretrial hearing set in supplying alcohol to minors case

A pretrial hearing has been set for Feb. 25 in the case against Paul Stonebarger, 22, who was charged with supplying alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by romleys, on Dec 18, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 14 comments | 1798 Views

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Unathorized Solicitations at Stoneridge Mall

Has anyone been approached at the mall by someone claiming they could put their kids in movies? We have been approached...

Original post made by concerned parent on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Torrenz, on Sep 7, 2012 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 3053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panel finds Chowchilla kidnapper suitable for parole

A two-person panel has found one of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by A mom of three, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2217 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Keep Hope Alive: Response to "We all Woke Up With Hope"

This is a highly ironic choice of words for the PW headline Friday Jan 23rd. Why? Because on this day, President Obama, chose...

Original post made by Candyce Roberts on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 30, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 14 comments | 1806 Views

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Wheels bus fares to increase

The board of directors for the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority approved fare increases to Wheels bus routes Monday....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by SF Transit Planner, on Mar 3, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 14 comments | 1559 Views
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