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AROUND TOWN

Letters: Can Pleasanton expand plastics recycling?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4411 posted Friday, August 22,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 31, 2008 at 8:34 pm | 2 comments | 1856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Longs Drug Store sold to CVS Caremark for $2.9 billion

Longs Drugs' Rosewood Pavilion store could soon have a name change Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=790...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 6, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1764 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Grandpa Schlereth

When Howard E. Schlereth died last week at the age of 89--almost 90--there was no funeral, no flowers, no service, not even...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Brief Finally Filed in Oak Grove Referendum Appeal

I knew about this since Tuesday and was wondering if PW was going to report anything on it, or rely upon this blog for the...

Original post made by Stacey on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schools are still on top

The results are in and Pleasanton continues to excel among other schools in the state, according to data recently released...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Emily West, on Sep 11, 2008 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial

There were smiles all around last week after the City Council approved in a 5-0 vote the basic terms for a ground lease for...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Grow Old Waiting, on Sep 12, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Household tips to help you save

As gas prices hit record highs and impending summer vacations drain our wallets, many consumers are searching for new ways...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by chris, on Sep 16, 2008 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1688 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1787 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Palin Email

Looks like Hosterman and Brozosky aren't the only public officials who get in trouble with their email. http://www.adn.com/sarah-palin/story/526281.html "Palin...

Original post made by Stacey on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Sep 18, 2008 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened at Amador

Any one know what happened at Amador high school today? At about 3:30 there were 3 fire trucks in front of the school....

Original post made by marie on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 1921 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1636 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1743 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Economy

Just a thought... Perhaps what would restore confidence in the markets would be for Congress is pass legislation introducing...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Easing Gridlock

Relief is finally coming for motorists who have been waiting years for some relief from traffic gridlock they encounter,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 21, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1724 Views

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Firefighters' quick response saves $2-million Golden Eagle home

Fire caused significant damage to a $2-million home at 8044 Golden Eagle Way Saturday night, gutting part of the attic and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 mac, on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paul Stonebarger

Does anyone know what happened at Paul Stonebarger's court hearing last Friday?...

Original post made by curious on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 15, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Amador Class of '78 reunion a blast

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4825 posted Friday, November 14,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Class of 1977 Rules, on Nov 15, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Interstate 580 clear following injury crash

All westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 reopened in unincorporated Alameda County west of Pleasanton this morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1958 Views
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"Swirling" to earn college credit
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 346 views

More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 325 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 294 views