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Weekly's first president Bob Thomas dies

Bob Thomas, who was instrumental in launching the Pleasanton Weekly nearly nine years ago, died Saturday at his home in Burlingame...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 16, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 5154 Views

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It's only Thursday but blankets are ready

It's only Thursday afternoon and already Candy Sheldon and others are claiming blanket space at Lions Wayside Park for the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 14, 2008 at 7:28 am | 14 comments | 5402 Views

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Column

Time will tell if the four mayors who voted to ax TV30's "Live at 4" news show, the Tri-Valley's only local television news...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by N. Nona Miss, on Jul 8, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 3736 Views

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Hope Hospice Shoppe gets ready to close its doors

For the past 18 years, the Hope Hospice Shoppe, located at Main and Angela streets, has sold used clothing, books and other...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Jul 8, 2008 at 6:24 pm | 7 comments | 3627 Views

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School district files objections to Signature case ruling

The school district has filed objections to a judge's recent ruling in favor of Signature Properties over the construction...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cover Up, on Jul 7, 2008 at 10:45 am | 7 comments | 3872 Views

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New hands-free law enforceable today

Two years since the state law was ratified, new laws will take effect today that only allow drivers to talk on a cell phone...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Leigh, on Jul 1, 2008 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 4151 Views

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Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 5 comments | 6418 Views

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Funeral set for WWII Navy vet Joe Wolfenberger, 86

A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for Joe Wolfenberger, a well-known long-time...

Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Jun 27, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 4832 Views

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Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 7 comments | 5388 Views

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City on lookout for new parks director

Jim Wolfe has a clock in his office that counts down the days, hours and minutes to retirement. That time will be running...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 5452 Views

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Citizens' initiative cleared for Nov. 4 ballot

The City Council Tuesday accepted a ballot box initiative for voters to consider on the Nov. 4 that would block some steep...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm | 35 comments | 5501 Views

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Alameda County sheriff turns to gamblers' Web site for help in solving murders

The son of a Pleasanton couple that was killed in their Castlewood community home three months ago is now being investigated...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 5121 Views

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Men stabbed at downtown Shell station

Two men were reportedly stabbed at the Shell gas station at Vineyard Avenue and First Street around 6 p.m. Wednesday night....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 7398 Views

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DA finds school board member within law

School board trustee Pat Kernan appears to be off the hook, for now, after recently being accused of maintaining a primary...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Jun 22, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 10 comments | 4568 Views

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Guest Opinion

Assemblyman Bill Maze introduced legislation this session that could potentially affect how you transport your dog(s). If...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Jun 19, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 3931 Views

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Denied

Calling an agreement between the school district and a developer to build Neal Elementary School "ambiguous," a judge this...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 4400 Views

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TV30 exec quits after being cleared on harassment charges

Glenn Davis, executive director of TV30 since July 2005, has resigned, leaving the station with a shrinking staff with only...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by CB, on Jun 17, 2008 at 9:39 pm | 8 comments | 7679 Views

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Monterey vegetable processor makes record-setting donation to county food bank

The Alameda County Community Food Bank has received a truckload of 5,780 cases--or nearly 70,000 cans--of diced tomatoes...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 17, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 5407 Views

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It's mediation for residents, senior living developer

Developers who want to build a senior living facility on the northwest side of town are now headed toward mediation with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Jun 16, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 6533 Views

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City Council meets tonight on ice rink, public park

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider a master plan for a 17-acre community...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 4967 Views
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