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Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 1710 Views

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Letter: Academic scholarships for young women

Alameda County has not participated in the Miss Alameda County competition for over 20 years and the Dec. 17 story in the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lacey, on Jun 30, 2008 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 1828 Views

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Vote in our Readers Choice!

On your mark...get set...VOTE! Opening ceremonies for the Pleasanton Weekly's 2008 Readers Choice have begun. Vote for your...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Adrianne Weiss, on Jun 30, 2008 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2145 Views

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Pleasanton Home Sales for May

Created by the Moxley Team - sales of homes in Pleasanton for the month of May. Follow the link for the stats. http://moxleyteam.com/2008/06/tri-valley-sold-homes-for-june/ Also...

Original post made by Tyler on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Terri, on Jun 29, 2008 at 9:18 pm | 6 comments | 1621 Views

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Out of the gate

Wednesday was the first day of horse racing at the 2008 Alameda County Fair. The fair, and the racing, will continue through...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by Sue Connolly, on Jun 28, 2008 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 1439 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Funeral set for WWII Navy vet Joe Wolfenberger, 86

A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for Joe Wolfenberger, a well-known long-time...

Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Jun 27, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 1637 Views

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Weather the smoke by staying inside

While Pleasanton isn't one of the number of cities dealing with wildfires, it is affected in in the way of air quality. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by lbartholdi, on Jun 27, 2008 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 1545 Views

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Leading the 'Y' into the future

To parents and students, it may seem like any other summer for the Tri-Valley YMCA as it plans to kick off its summer program...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by ., on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 2067 Views

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Child care provider replaces YMCA center

Adventure Time, a private, nonprofit child care provider, will move into 4667 Bernal Ave., which was vacated in December...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by n/a, on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 2403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district stands by litigation over Neal School

After meeting in closed session Tuesday afternoon regarding the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 26, 2008 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 2052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City on lookout for new parks director

Jim Wolfe has a clock in his office that counts down the days, hours and minutes to retirement. That time will be running...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 1842 Views

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Council plans special meeting Thursday on impact of Ayala initiative

Pleasanton City Council members, after spending part of an opening hour at their June 17 meeting trying to find a suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 14 comments | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citizens' initiative cleared for Nov. 4 ballot

The City Council Tuesday accepted a ballot box initiative for voters to consider on the Nov. 4 that would block some steep...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm | 35 comments | 1793 Views

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Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 3311 Views

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Any one smell the smoke?

Its about 8 am on Sunday and sitting outside enjoying a cup of coffee and I smell smoke. Anyone know if there is a fire...

Original post made by Mark C on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 24, 2008 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 1530 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar Panels Stolen from Hearst Elementary

I heard that 30 or so of the brand-new solar panels that were installed on top of Hearst Elementary school on Case Ave. were...

Original post made by Concerned parent on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Jun 24, 2008 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton man leads 'Campaign to Restore the Original Dream'

Although Camp Loma Mar is nestled nearly 70 miles south of Pleasanton in the redwood forests by Half Moon Bay, it is a favorite...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 23, 2008 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County sheriff turns to gamblers' Web site for help in solving murders

The son of a Pleasanton couple that was killed in their Castlewood community home three months ago is now being investigated...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 1674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Presenting the class of 2008

Bayley Adams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4087 posted Friday, June 6, 2008,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 12817 Views
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