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Voters agree to extend county utility tax

Alameda County voters decided by a 64.8 percent to 35.1 percent margin Tuesday that residents in unincorporated areas will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 9, 2008 at 7:48 pm | 5 comments | 4454 Views

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Loser and Winner

H. Abram Wilson, San Ramon's mayor since 2002 and its first elected mayor, defeated three other well-known candidates to...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 9, 2008 at 6:06 pm | 20 comments | 5020 Views

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The lap dog of luxury

Being owned by a dog is a special privilege enjoyed by those who welcome canine companions into their hearts and homes. These...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 9, 2008 at 8:55 am | 5 comments | 4257 Views

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Rare cancer tests choral leader

What started out as a routine TB test required of all Pleasanton school district employees about every four years turned...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Mark Anderson, on Jun 7, 2008 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 4871 Views

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Voters make final choices in 3 key races

Three races were decided in Tuesday's primary, which was also an opportunity for political parties to pick the candidates...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 5834 Views

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Turning fury into funny

"I have a lot of rage," Carrie Gilbert said with a laugh. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4082...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 4737 Views

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Judge gives McKewon sentence of 4 years

Kathy Williams said it took her months to get the strength to leave her home and begin doing normal things again. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by M Morgan, on Jun 3, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 3564 Views

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Experts to analyze housing market for buyers, sellers

Three experts in the local housing market will be featured speakers next Wednesday at a special town hall public meeting...

Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jun 3, 2008 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 4056 Views

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Planning Commission to take first look at new Safeway proposal tonight

The city's Planning Commission will meet tonight to consider a bid by South Bay Development Company for a new office building...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Charles, on May 31, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 4995 Views

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Pedestrian critical after collision with car

A 55-year-old Pleasanton woman is still listed in critical condition this evening after she was struck by a car while crossing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Lani, on May 31, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 5440 Views

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Katie McKewon to be sentenced tomorrow

Katie Amanda McKewon, 20, is scheduled to be sentenced at the Hayward Hall of Justice at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow after pleading...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by stan, on May 29, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments | 5564 Views

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Woman assaulted while walking downtown

Police are looking for a man who they say assaulted and attempted to stab a 29-year-old Pleasanton woman around 2:40 a.m....

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on May 29, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 9 comments | 4757 Views

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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 | 6624 Views

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Citywide Memorial Day Service starts at 11 a.m. today

With this morning's special Memorial Day service at Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery commemorating prisoners of war who died...

Original post made on May. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 26, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 4621 Views

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Sullivan, Sierra Club join Oak Grove appeal effort

The Tri-Valley region of the Sierra Club has agreed to support an appeal by former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and her citizens'...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 21, 2008 at 6:21 pm | 53 comments | 6096 Views

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Just say no to more initiatives

We've said before that we're generally opposed to ballot box initiatives that should best be left to paid city staff to research...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by shelley, on May 17, 2008 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 3728 Views

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Residents asked to curb water usage by 10 percent

Pleasanton's main water supplier is asking residents to cut down on the amount of water they use in light of the situation...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 12 comments | 4930 Views

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Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 15 comments | 5484 Views

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Letter: DUI checkpoints are money well spent

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4024 posted Friday, May 16, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Justin Probert, on May 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 4292 Views

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Town Hall meeting to look at local housing market

A town hall meeting aimed at providing the public with objective, timely and accurate information about the residential real...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Faran, on May 16, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 4093 Views
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