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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Something burned in p-town tonight

Us neighbors were outside and heared lots of sirens around 7 or later. Wind blew and we smelled some kind of chemicals or...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Nothing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 1745 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 1925 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Weekly shouldn't 'advertise' gay marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4529 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by fyi, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 75 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New state law bans text messaging while driving

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation yesterday that prohibits drivers from using text messaging devices while...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by DocFeelGood, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 1909 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Among the two candidates for mayor, we recommend the incumbent Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election to another two-year...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident at Muirwood Park

I'm hoping and praying that the person (child?) injured this afternoon on Muirwood Drive right in front of the park will...

Original post made by Sad and concerned on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by unknown, on Oct 21, 2008 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 1686 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 | 1495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Candidates

I just received the "County of Alameda sample ballot and voter information" Not all the candidates for school board are...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Prasad Rallapalli, on Oct 21, 2008 at 11:44 am | 27 comments | 1965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Airport Noise Complaints

Saw this recently... "Airport Statistics for August 2008" Regarding noise complaints "46.7% of the total complaints...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 1530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election 2008: Matt Sullivan runs for second term to represent the people

With a goal to provide representative government to the people, Councilman Matt Sullivan is running for a second term on...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jolene, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 9 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding charity items are being stolen in Vintage Hills

Dear neighbors in Vintage Hills, Is anyone else finding that their items put out for charities are being stolen? Last...

Original post made by Lisa-Touriga Drive on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 20, 2008 at 1:39 am | 14 comments | 1819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 2122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney or Andal - any arguments?

I'll lay the groundwork by saying that I am a Democrat and my spouse is a Republican. In the last race, my spouse was a...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by William S. Walsh, on Oct 19, 2008 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1796 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2008 Election

<B>Steve Brozosky</b> Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4612 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:34 am | 26 comments | 1975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2008: Jerry Pentin wants to bring new blood to City Council

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Jerry Pentin decided to run for one of two open seats on the City Council to put his experience...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Wanda, on Oct 17, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1724 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

News Digest

<B>Public to meet for pedestrian master plan Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4651...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 17, 2008 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foos Family Finds a Way to Make Things Fit

Ginny Foos, a substitute teacher in the Pleasanton Unified School District, is different. Her job as an educator isnít confined...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Danielle Savage, on Oct 16, 2008 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1833 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 | 1526 Views
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