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UPDATE: Power outage affecting 1,200 has been restored

About 1,200 PG&E customers were without power for about an hour Friday afternoon in northern Pleasanton, according to the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 6306 Views

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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 | 5154 Views

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Domestic dispute led to 9-hour SWAT standoff

Residents in the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood were evacuated out of their homes early Thursday morning as a suspect in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 5 comments | 5996 Views

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Man robs woman at mall, later tries to carjack another woman

Shortly after a woman was robbed by force at Stoneridge Shopping Center Sunday morning, a man was arrested following an attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Doug West, on Aug 2, 2007 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 5745 Views

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All-female troupe performs "Romeo and Juliet"

In what has become an annual tradition, all-female Shakespeare troupe Woman's Will stops in Pleasanton tomorrow night to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Erin Merritt, on Jul 30, 2007 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 5154 Views

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Weekly wins key California newspaper award

The Pleasanton Weekly has won the second place award for business reporting in 2006 in the annual, state-wide "Better Newspaper...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Jul 27, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 5924 Views

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Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 5634 Views

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Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Youth Sports Parent, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 4011 Views

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Governor visits Safeway health center in Pleasanton

Calling the state's health care system "unacceptable and unsustainable," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told hundreds who gathered...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2007 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 5853 Views

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Talking points

Newsflash! We are living in an ever-changing, evolving media climate. How we get our news, when we get our news and who provides...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 4, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 5226 Views

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After 18 years, popular crossing guard signs off

Look for some sad faces among the thousands around town who used to cross the busy Harvest Road-Black Avenue intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Jacqui Schrote, on Jul 4, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 5239 Views

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BART planning to eliminate non-stop Pleasanton line connection to SFO

The board of directors for BART will decide Thursday whether to approve a plan that would eliminate the connection of the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 21, 2007 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 5994 Views

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Staples Ranch initiative--smart move or a blunder?

As you may have heard by now, Planning Commission Chairwoman Anne Fox has dropped off an initiative at the city clerk's desk...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 20, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 18 comments | 5235 Views

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Helping rookie teen drivers

I saw this post at WearyParent.com about keeping new teen drivers safe and thought it was interesting. The idea is to identify...

Original post made by jill on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by , on Jun 18, 2007 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 4928 Views

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Guest Opinion

Pleasanton Unified School District has squandered a decade of opportunities. They now want the community to fund a parcel...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by S. G., on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 5267 Views

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Drive launches against Staples Ranch initiative

A citizens' group led by civic and business leaders has launched a campaign urging residents not to sign a proposed voter...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sara G, on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 6055 Views

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Jones, Gibbs complete 565-mile ride to L.A. in AIDS/LifeCycle bicycle fundraiser

Pleasanton Housing Commission member Joe Jones (left) and businessman Rob Gibbs read the Pleasanton Weekly story about their...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by jennifer gibbs, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 6119 Views

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Pleasanton water supplier forced to tap into emergency reserves

Zone 7 Water Agency has for the past five days been tapping into its emergency water supply after it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by amy, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 6047 Views

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Which movie theaters stack up?

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing: Blockbuster movie time. Highly anticipated movies like "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by hill, on Jun 4, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 6282 Views

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Guest Opinion

I support the Stoneridge Drive extension and the "Open Space, Park Lands, and Green Belt Initiative." Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2007
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2007 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 4991 Views
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