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AROUND TOWN

Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 2636 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART operators work 4.5 hours and get paid for 8

From Zakhary Mallett, BART director. BART directors are an elected position. The overwhelming sentiment is that the unions...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 19 comments | 2635 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Brozosky vs. Hosterman- Again!

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman will face former councilman Steve Brozosky again in the mayor's race on Nov. 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 18, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 28 comments | 2634 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton men get prison time for Feb. BB gun assault

Two of the three Pleasanton residents charged with shooting a learning disabled man 20 or more times with BB guns will be...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Say What?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 2634 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton men, teen arrested for alleged felony assault of a disabled man

Two men and a 16-year-old girl from Pleasanton have been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, torture and...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by john wayne 2, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 108 comments | 2633 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What do Americans think about the mortgage industry?

A new survey of public sentiment by the National Association of Realtors marked some distinct changes in the way people feel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 31, 2008 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dyanne, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 2628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy a home for $78,600 - in Youngstown, Ohio

Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metropolitan areas in the second quarter with and national year-over-year...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hector, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Seymour Cagney, on May 21, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 15 comments | 2627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 2626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 2626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Biker killed on Tilden

Am I the only one who thinks these bikers are taking unnecessary risks with their lives as well as the lives of the drivers? When...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:33 am | 37 comments | 2626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malatesta new president of Pleasanton Downtown Association

Vic Malatesta, owner of Vic's All Star Kitchen on Main Street, was installed Tuesday as the new president of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mg, on Feb 13, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Around Pleasanton

If you think new police chiefs are being appointed more frequently in Pleasanton, you're right. This week, Capt. Michael...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by ray mccloud, on Aug 10, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2625 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 | 2625 Views

SPORTS

Coming soon: baseball on Bernal

Looking east from Interstate 680 near the Bernal Avenue exit, you can see the former hay fields beginning to take a new shape....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 30, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2625 Views
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