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Borders files for bankruptcy, closing Pleasanton store

Borders Group, the bookstore, announced today that it will close its Pleasanton store and many others across the country...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:29 am | 18 comments | 2118 Views

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13-year-old skateboarder killed in Livermore accident last night

Nathan William Strube, 13, was killed in a collision with a pickup truck in Livermore Tuesday evening. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on May 9, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whats Going On With Vintage Hills Shopping Center????

I can remember when Flair Market was the grocery store and then Romley's market. Even the old chinese place and the pizza...

Original post made by Donald on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Fotis, on May 17, 2010 at 2:27 am | 25 comments | 2117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 2117 Views

AROUND TOWN

New apartment complex planned for West Las Positas Boulevard

Another in a series of developers interested in building affordable high density apartment complexes in Pleasanton has had...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 6 comments | 2117 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 | 2116 Views

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'The Country Club Murders' to air on CBS at 10 p.m. tonight

A prediction made by Ernest Scherer III around the time he was on trial for murder has come true, but not in the way he'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Missy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 2116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills Shopping Center - Sushi Restaurant Grand Opening

Yeah!! Finally something is opening in the newly remodeled (in progress) Vintage Hills Shopping Center. Kokoro Sushi...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 3, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 4, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 2115 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2115 Views

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At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where are the bicycle riders?

It's high time we parents set an example and start riding our bikes around town. When the time is right, get your kids out...

Original post made by Two Wheeling on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ohforfsake, on Jul 31, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 14 comments | 2114 Views

SPORTS

Amador Girls Softball Defeats Top Ranked Cal Hi

Maggi Horn, late to the game due to an AP Stats test, decicded to take matters into her own hands to help her team beat the...

Original post made by Lori J. Rice on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dozens of cars hit in Val Vista Sunday night

There were dozens of cars burglarized in Val Vista on early Monday morning. They hit about 3 streets and a dozen houses...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Martin Meunsenbacher, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2114 Views

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San Ramon Regional, John Muir form hospital partnership

John Muir Health will invest nearly $100 million to acquire part ownership of San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian Capitalist, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 7 comments | 2114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 2113 Views

SPORTS

Amador girls softball team to 'Play for a Cure' game today

The girls varsity softball team at Amador Valley High School will hold its first Annual "Play for a Cure" game this afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by john, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 5 comments | 2113 Views
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