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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

With Gov. Schwarzenegger declaring a fiscal emergency to reduce a looming $14 billion debt, this is clearly no time to vote...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Jan 17, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 2482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pro ball's Mike Carter leads Open Heart

Talk about a diversified career. Michael Carter, the newly-hired executive director of Open Heart Kitchen, might take top...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joyce Strand, on Feb 19, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State recognizes Village High

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell recently named Village High School as a 2008 Model Continuation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To Munich and back for $273

I'm just back from a six-day "long weekend" trip to Munich, a quick turn-around visit with some of my family that included...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by I was there too, on Mar 1, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 4106 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Fire brings $37,000 in damages

A house fire on Clovewood Lane, off of Muirwood Drive, was quickly contained as five Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by chris, on Mar 14, 2008 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 1919 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

Darn. I had National Grammar Day marked on my calendar March 4 but was so busy working, it completely slipped my mind. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by get real, on Mar 19, 2008 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scholarships available for college-bound students

Students heading to college and who have a heart for serving the community are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 21, 2008 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 picked as Police Department's employees of the year

Pleasanton Police Chief Michael Fraser announced Monday that police Officer Kurt Schlehuber and maintenance assistant Jay...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Theresa, on Mar 27, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2161 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during February 2008 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3719...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Tyler, on Apr 1, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff investigators search for clues in couple's death

About 90 volunteer detectives from the Contra Costa County and Alameda County sheriff's offices scoured an area around the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor highlights the positive in State of the City address

"We remain a force to be reckoned with," said Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, as she delivered the State of the City address Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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Ice rink, hockey arena gets thumbs up from City Council

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 2301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The castlewood homicide

Hardly anything has been reported over the last few weeks at least that I've seen. Did I miss something somewhere? or are...

Original post made by Richard on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2106 Views

SPORTS

Vote in our Mom-Daughter Lookalike Contest!!!

Follow this link http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2008.mothers_day/index.php to see photos of the 10 finalists and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by one eye, on May 1, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2567 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Council--preserve our rights

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3958 posted Friday, May 2, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2008 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley We the People makes top 10 finals at Nationals!

The Amador Valley "We the People" competition civics team has just found out that they are in the 10 ten out of 50 competing...

Original post made by Civic Minded on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Announce To The World..., on May 12, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART station apartments clear first hurdle

Planning Commissioners were on board with plans for a 350-unit apartment complex next to the future West Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 2055 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: DUI checkpoints are money well spent

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4024 posted Friday, May 16, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Justin Probert, on May 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 1959 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citywide Memorial Day Service starts at 11 a.m. today

With this morning's special Memorial Day service at Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery commemorating prisoners of war who died...

Original post made on May. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 26, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views
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