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New Marriott Hotel opens in Pleasanton

Hotel employees, executives and ambassadors from the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce celebrated this morning the renovations...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 10, 2008 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1700 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 | 1897 Views

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Talking Points

I am delighted to report I have many peeved readers. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3804...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 1905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: City needs do-over on Oak Grove vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3805 posted Friday, April 4, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2231 Views

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Man stabbed at his home by uninvited guest

A 22-year-old Pleasanton man is recovering, listed in stable condition, after sustaining three stab wounds Saturday at his...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 9, 2008 at 2:03 pm | 7 comments | 2283 Views

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Man dies during arrest at Stoneridge Mall

Pleasanton police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old male Fresno resident who became unresponsive during a shoplifting...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 9, 2008 at 2:39 am | 38 comments | 1952 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Iron Horse Trail segment

I like the idea of the Iron Horse Trail. It seems amazing to me that it cost $1.6 million dollars to build that 1 mile segment....

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 1900 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Getting the best value in a today's market

The current real estate market presents great opportunities for anyone shopping for a home in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Aaron, on Apr 8, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 1797 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART AT STONERIDGE

Doesn't anyone else see this as a bad idea? at the owens location, not too many homes or businesses. but along stoneridge,...

Original post made by aaron on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 8, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 72 comments | 7286 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dear Concerned Pleasanton Voter

In today's Independent, Bill Rasnick's letter to the editor got published expressing his opinion on the Oak Grove lawsuit....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Apr 8, 2008 at 8:23 am | 29 comments | 1868 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton bucking trend in housing crisis

With better financing options now available, interest rates down and housing prices stabilizing, this could be an opportune...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner - D.I., on Apr 7, 2008 at 4:35 pm | 9 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are helmets the law for scooters/skateboards?

I wanted to bring attention to the subject of helmets, after reading the previous post about bicycle safety. About 2 weeks...

Original post made by Mom on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 3387 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City hosts thousands for events over 3 consecutive weekends

When it comes to fun-filled weekends, it doesn't get much better than this. Thousands are descending on Pleasanton for rallies,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on Apr 6, 2008 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 1619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax thread

I have been reading the blogs about the parcel tax issue becausesome folks were posting good informatin about how schools...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 5, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 27 comments | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 2671 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

How about a moderated forum regarding the double homicide

There are at least a few of us that would like to discuss this in a rational manner. Can we have a moderated forum? That...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident-QWERTY on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by Snoopers57, on Apr 2, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 42 comments | 3562 Views

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Judge Has Ruled the Oak Grove Petition Invalid

At the Superior Court web site Judge Roesch has posted his rulings in this lawsuit. Basically, he points out that while...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 2, 2008 at 7:11 pm | 14 comments | 1908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More than 100 gather for peace vigil

About 100 people gathered at the Museum On Main Street downtown Wednesday night on the fifth anniversary of the War in Iraq...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by A Grateful Citizen, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 2213 Views

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Alameda County Mosquito Assessment

I'm not seeing anything in the papers about the Mosquito and Disease Control Assessment. Is it really something that has...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by Milt, on Apr 2, 2008 at 5:09 am | 5 comments | 1595 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 953 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 34 comments | 875 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 600 views