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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

12-foot cross vandalized

A 12-foot wooden cross on the property of R. Roman, was chopped down sometime between the evening of Nov. 6 and 7. The Happy...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 27 comments | 1998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Interstate 580 clear following injury crash

All westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 reopened in unincorporated Alameda County west of Pleasanton this morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Removing the clutter

A neglected pile of mail may seem harmless, but to the many who suffer from chronic clutter, the growing stacks of paper...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 30, 2008 at 6:38 pm | 4 comments | 1862 Views

AROUND TOWN

10-year old killed in crash near Ruby Hill

A boy who was killed in a crash in Livermore Saturday afternoon has been identified as 10-year-old San Jose resident Jonathan...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Carrrie, on Nov 27, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 34 comments | 2703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD budget cuts again?

We all realize that the budget crisis at the state level will impact our schools. We watched the PUSD board meeting tonight...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by grammar checker, on Nov 27, 2008 at 7:29 pm | 41 comments | 2666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Results of 2007 CHKS-Guns in our Pleasanton schools

I wanted to wait to post this thread until the new board was in place but the news headlines "Gun Discharged in Classroom...

Original post made by Paula Plunk on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 26, 2008 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 2127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council considering appeal of Oak Grove court order

The Pleasanton City Council will consider what action to take at its Dec. 2 meeting in response to an order by Alameda County...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Howard, on Nov 25, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 1738 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug rehabilitation

Drug rehabilitation (often drug rehab or just rehab) is an umbrella term for the processes of medical and/or psychotherapeutic...

Original post made by sandy2008 on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Nov 24, 2008 at 6:27 pm | 5 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skip Mohatt, long-time Amador Valley High teacher, coach dies in Auburn

Long-time Amador Valley High School teacher and coach Everett (Skip) Mohatt died Saturday night in Auburn, where he had lived...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Grayce Stratton, on Nov 24, 2008 at 12:52 pm | 4 comments | 1941 Views

SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2210 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Magical Evening

From 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21, the public will celebrate the holidays at Downtown Magical Evening. Downtown will come alive with...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Karen Cooper, on Nov 23, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2208 Views

AROUND TOWN

ComCast dropping Channels

Hello TV Fans, If you had not noticed ComCast dropped a few channels last Nov. This is for folks that have the basic...

Original post made by Don on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 22, 2008 at 8:00 am | 42 comments | 5427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2008--Letters to the Editor

<b>Confused about PP and QQ?</b> <pstyle:text>Dear Editor, Over 5,000 Pleasanton voters signed a petition to place a Measure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 22, 2008 at 7:50 am | 49 comments | 3954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Pleasanton Express

Thanks for being an early reader of Pleasanton Express, a free twice-weekly "e-edition" that is being sent every Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Dick Wilkes, on Nov 21, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student leaders wear Harvest Park's name on the backs of their heads

Talk about wearing your school's name on your sleeve, the eighth grade student body officers at Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by a, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 1852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill defeats Amador 24-17

They call him the come-back kid and Foothill High's quarterback Sean Mannion proved it again Friday night, leading his team...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Results, on Nov 20, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 11 comments | 1796 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections are over, but political signs are still littering our town

The elections are over but there are still quite a few political signs left around town. People have even placed them on...

Original post made by bel on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 19, 2008 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 1753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Where the League stands Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4072 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 19, 2008 at 8:19 pm | 7 comments | 1708 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 68 comments | 4466 Views
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