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AROUND TOWN

Amador marching band takes first twice

The Amador Valley High School Marching Band and Colorguard nabbed first place in the Class 5A division at the Western Band...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 2, 2008 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 1742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Election Debate

Jerry of Oakhill, (This is sort of my response to you from the thread on "Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 2, 2008 at 6:40 am | 4 comments | 1377 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Pentin's advertising pollution

Much to my dismay, I awoke Saturday to the sound of a single engine airplane circling above my neighborhood. At first I just...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 2, 2008 at 12:52 am | 13 comments | 1925 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to people

Our City Council majority, Mayor Hosterman and councilmembers Thorne and Cook-Kallio have avoided talking directly to voters...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 22 comments | 1570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WaMu Bank robbed on Main Street

Washington Mutual's branch bank at 561 Main St. was robbed on Thursday afternoon by a man using a note who then fled on foot,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Nov 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Careful DogWalker, on Oct 31, 2008 at 4:44 pm | 18 comments | 2691 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Greetings, Sarah Palin

Pleasanton businesswoman Judy Lloyd, who is active in the Republican Party in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, recently...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Oct 31, 2008 at 1:03 am | 15 comments | 1501 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 puts discrimination in the Constitution

Dear Pleasanton Neighbors, After weeks of reading about Prop 8 in the news, I feel compelled to write. I know this is...

Original post made by Tara Walsh on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 7023 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly wins top award for public service stories

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by nb´blbljbiu, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:52 am | 8 comments | 1427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: Data shows little to no increase in criminal activity

Despite high-profile robberies of several Wells Fargo Banks in the downtown area, Pleasanton police say crime is about the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by raven, on Oct 30, 2008 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your Lawn Mower

I was walking my dog today and saw a man start up a gas powered lawn mower to mow his small lawn. The noise was deafening....

Original post made by Ellie on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Dennis, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:42 am | 41 comments | 2213 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharks unit cancels plans to offer outdoor holiday skating downtown

A subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks that is seeking city approval to build a multi-million-dollar ice rink in Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Hello?, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:23 am | 10 comments | 1731 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign?

From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 17 comments | 1241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman political signs placed in downtown park

Several callers to the Pleasanton Weekly Saturday questioned the appropriateness of political campaign signs for Mayor Jennifer...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 30 comments | 1576 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election 2008: Hosterman seeks re-election

With Pleasanton's new General Plan update nearing approval, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is asking voters to re-elect her to...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dane, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 22 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 8 -what are they saying at your church?

I am curious what different churches in the P-town community are saying or not about the Prop 8 debate? In the Mercury News,...

Original post made by Curious George on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 29, 2008 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1545 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The search for the missing

No one expects a loved one to go missing for any reason, so if it happens, the events that unfold are a shock. Most in this...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Ricrado Loa, on Oct 29, 2008 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 2534 Views

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Look at who is paying for QQ--builders!

Before I vote for a proposition, I always take a look at who is supporting it. The other day I got a fancy 4-page flyer for...

Original post made by Mary on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:52 am | 100 comments | 3817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 2694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge agrees to visitation adjustment for Germain

Henry Germain appeared before Judge Hugh Walker Wednesday, this time in plainclothes, not in a Santa Rita Jail-issued jumpsuit....

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Emily West, on Oct 28, 2008 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1805 Views
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