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Enjoying the sunshine

A local painter this morning took advantage of a forecasted three-day break in the rain as he recreated a historic building...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1536 Views

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Coroner IDs man found dead in Dublin

The Alameda County coroner's bureau has identified a 47-year-old Roseville man who was found dead of an apparent drug overdose...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Big mike, on Mar 4, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 3 comments | 1808 Views

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Taylor Family Foundation postpones big fundraiser

The largest fundraiser for the Taylor Family Foundation, Day in the Park, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1822 Views

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Home Sales in PW?

Just curious why the last couple Pleasanton Weeklys have not included recently sold homes? It is always interesting to see...

Original post made by Homeowner on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Moxley, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1451 Views

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Guest Opinion

Here in the Bay Area, many of us realize that achieving true sustainability takes more than protecting our hills and open...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jon Harvey, on Mar 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 1807 Views

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Editorial

Sitting side by side the other day at a joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and school board, City Manager Nelson...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1587 Views

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Bay Area universities are preparing to expand stem cell research

Bay Area universities are preparing to expand stem cell research programs as federal funding restrictions are lifted and...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1967 Views

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Stanley utility undergrounding moving forward

Plans to underground utility lines along a 3-mile stretch of Stanley Boulevard bordering the train tracks are moving full...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Freddie, on Apr 10, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 3 comments | 1490 Views

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New Poet Laureate Search

On Saturday mornings after the business of getting my children and husband out the door for their very many events, I love...

Original post made by Poetic Justice on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 20, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 1594 Views

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Council OKs downtown ice rink for holidays

The City Council Tuesday night approved a five-year contract with a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks to operate an outdoor...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ragweed, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 1429 Views

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Bay Area home sales improve, price drop slows

Recent reports show Bay Area home buyers were more active in March than the previous two months as prices continue to drop. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1445 Views

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Pool fees reduced to $1 as Pleasanton braces for weekend heat wave

The city of Pleasanton cut its pool feels to $1 for today and tomorrow as Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley brace for temperatures...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 16, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 1815 Views

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Is your freeway commute getting better?

Traffic congestion on Bay Area freeways fell last year because of the economic recession and highway improvements but motorists...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by YaYa, on May 28, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1477 Views

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State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

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Pleasanton's Measure G one of 4 school measures on Bay Area ballots today

Four measures that would provide money to local school districts will appear on Bay Area ballots in a special election today,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by finally, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1292 Views

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State park advocates argue against proposed cuts, closings

Advocates of California's state park system packed a budget conference committee meeting in Sacramento this week to argue...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 9, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1353 Views

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Tuesday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to have areas of low clouds this morning before becoming partly cloudy in the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1396 Views

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Corvairs play for hundreds at Friday's Concert in the Park

he Corvairs brought '50's and '60s rock and roll band to a packed park Friday at the Pleasanton Downtown Association's weekly...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just wondering, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1352 Views

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A place to turn to

It's not easy to leave an abusive relationship--especially if it involves children. But the women who have found the courage...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:59 am | 3 comments | 1469 Views

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SFO wants BART's fare increase waived--for its employees

San Francisco International Airport representatives have asked that a BART-to-SFO surcharge that recently increased by $2.50...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Reader, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 1309 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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