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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 | 1662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Angela Street Fire

Back in Decenber the story of this fire made all the headlines for a while. The cause of the fire was listed as "suspicious"...

Original post made by curious george on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 7, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thursday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy and have fog this morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1429 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters, police salute along Interstate 580

Members of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and local police saluted along Interstate 580 overcrossings this morning...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anybody know if this applies to Pleasanton?

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Original post made by Resident on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Disagree w/B, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Videogames Bad Kids/Teens?

well i've asked a few people and all of them condemned videogames as being nothing but a waste of time that melts your brain...

Original post made by schnorres on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 2, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water content from Sierra snowpack now at 81% of normal

The water content of the snowpack in the state is 81 percent of normal for this date, the California Department of Water...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Apr 3, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CONTINUED -- Newspaper - Conflict of Interest?

Posted by Sensibly Save Our Schools, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, 15 hours ago Mike, I...

Original post made by Another Gatetree Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:41 am | 2 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

Robert C. Greene Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4171 posted Friday, June 20,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 5, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final decisions nearing on new San Ramon Valley school buses

Guess with the current budget fiasco the PUSD faces, considering something like San Ramon schools is out of the question?...

Original post made by tiredoftraffic! on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Socrates Cafe

This club has an open discussion group following a Socratic format meeting from 7-9 p.m., on the first and third Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 1395 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Environmental groups lose bid to protect specific longfin smelt

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that the population of longfin smelt in the San Francisco Bay and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill High - Class of 1979 30 Reunion

The FHS Class of 1979 Class Reunion will be held Saturday, November 7th in Pleasanton. We are trying to locate ALL of our...

Original post made by w84wind on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Apr 13, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters fight two-alarm blaze at Pleasanton drug company

Firefighters donned special protective clothing Friday night to put out a fire at SuperGen, Inc., a drug development company...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 18, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 2 comments | 1968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car vs. Bicyclist accident at Rose Hotel 8:00AM 4/20/2009

Does anybody know more details about the accident in downtown Pleasanton around 8:00 AM on 4/20/2009 near Rose Hotel. All...

Original post made by GN on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wheels (school route) bus collision w/ tan SUV?

Saw the aftermath of this around 3:30 this afternoon on Muirwood, just north of W. Las Positas. Police car, two police motorcyles,...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steam Engine #844

It appears that UP #844 is moving from Oakland to Stockton via Pleasanton on Wed. April 22nd. Does anyone know a schedule?...

Original post made by Clint on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1554 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assembly aides see salary hikes

More than 120 Assembly aides were granted salary increases recently despite a rocky state economy and projections of a multibillion-...

Original post made by concerned taxpayer on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1414 Views
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