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AROUND TOWN

Hatfield-McCoy feud comes to Pleasanton

We've all heard about the legendary Hatfield-McCoy family feud of the late 1800s that pitted two back-country West Virginia-Kentucky...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 29 comments | 1958 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Infant in critical condition after emergency brain surgery

Police are investigating the cause of a head injury of a 9-month-old Pleasanton boy taken to ValleyCare Medical Center around...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by p-town resident, on Apr 1, 2008 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1956 Views

AROUND TOWN

First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 1956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has anyone seen the Dilbert House lately?

As I walk my dog through the Hearst and Vintage Hills neighborhood area and observe the progress being made on the Adams...

Original post made by Perplexed on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:11 am | 23 comments | 1956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Hoga: The Not So Little Fireboat That Could

There was a ceremony on December 7, to honor the Hoga, the former Oakland Fireboat that is now the last operational Naval...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 honored with Community of Character awards

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church have been honored as this year's recipients of the Juanita Haugen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on May 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brothers Arrested for Meth Lab Released from Jail

Looks like these brothers were released from jail. See: http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_14665299 I hope...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:07 am | 9 comments | 1955 Views

SPORTS

Kids do the crazyist things

With all the stories lately about young people doing crazy things, I thought that I would tell the story about my youngest...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 28, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 4 comments | 1955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Juanita Haugen Scholarships awarded to Diane Hadley & Alice Deng

Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced Two high school seniors have been selected by the Community of Character...

Original post made by Ken mano on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Decking the streets

The decorators are at it again this year providing holiday displays even better than the years before. This year's decorations...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 1954 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voter Apathy?

Hopefully, voters in the 15th District will not fall prey to voter apathy and blindly vote for Pete Stark. He has shown...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge Has Ruled the Oak Grove Petition Invalid

At the Superior Court web site Judge Roesch has posted his rulings in this lawsuit. Basically, he points out that while...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 2, 2008 at 7:11 pm | 14 comments | 1953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Was I foolish to move back to Pleasanton?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5759 posted Friday, June 12, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by True?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 52 comments | 1953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury selection to start Nov. 29 in Castlewood murder trial

A jury trial for a man charged with killing his parents in their Castlewood home nearly three years ago is expected to get...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer takes the stand in his murder trial

Ernest Scherer III, a professional poker player accused of killing his parents for financial gain in March 2008, testified...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Alameda County Superior Court Frank Roesch Decision overturned

Looks like another California Appeals Court has thrown out a Frank Roesch verdict. In this case, the Appeals Court ruled...

Original post made by First Amendment on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton memorial service planned May 25 for Jack Dove, who would have turned 90 that day

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, for Jack Dove, a well-known Pleasanton community activist and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike Tassano, on May 23, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

***New Devlopment Proposed for Dublin Canyon

PREV-570, Hamid Taeb/Lester Property Work session to review and receive comments on a preliminary application for a 42-unit...

Original post made by Canyon Creek Owner on Feb. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1952 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boycott China

To any one who has seen or read about the tragedy involving the 2 year old girl who was run over I say this. Make no mistake....

Original post made by concerned citizen on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Mai, on Oct 25, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 45 comments | 1952 Views
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