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Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 5 comments | 5043 Views

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More than 100 gather for peace vigil

About 100 people gathered at the Museum On Main Street downtown Wednesday night on the fifth anniversary of the War in Iraq...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by A Grateful Citizen, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 7280 Views

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Home Sales

This week's data represents homes sold during February 2008 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3719...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Tyler, on Apr 1, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 4189 Views

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Goodguys rolls into town this weekend

The Goodguys 26th All American Get-Together is back this weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Area gearheads and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 31, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 5482 Views

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Friends, family pay tribute to slain couple at Mormon service

Several hundred relatives, friends and neighbors gathered Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by San Ramon Citizen, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 10281 Views

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Talking Points

Darn. I had National Grammar Day marked on my calendar March 4 but was so busy working, it completely slipped my mind. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by get real, on Mar 19, 2008 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 6131 Views

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Blog Bashing 101

Okay, I want to address and issue people seem to have on this blog site. Each time a post is made it seems like people...

Original post made by a fellow writer on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 18, 2008 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 4495 Views

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Pleasanton hires Vallejo development director to head expanded planning group here

Brian Dolan, most recently the director of development services for Vallejo, has been hired as Community Development Director...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Mar 15, 2008 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 7406 Views

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Council tables Oak Grove hearing until judge rules

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday postponed indefinitely a possible public hearing on a citizens' coalition's request for...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by think big, not small, on Mar 9, 2008 at 9:42 pm | 7 comments | 5008 Views

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Editorial

California cities are watching closely the outcome of the legal battle in Alameda County Superior Court over a referendum...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 6, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 8 comments | 5485 Views

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Hosterman can keep her hawk

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman won her 15-month battle to keep her red-tail hawk Ariel in a backyard cage at her Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Yeah Hosterman!, on Mar 1, 2008 at 6:54 am | 11 comments | 9748 Views

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Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 6324 Views

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TV30 facing financial fight for its life

The four Tri-Valley mayors who have taken control of TV30, the area's pioneer and only independent community television system,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Lou, on Feb 28, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 6430 Views

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City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 5833 Views

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Letter: Radical left contempt

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3621 posted Friday, February 22,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 4505 Views

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Buying in Phoenix, and you don't even have to go there

A Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2305 posted Friday, April 6, 2007, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Feb 20, 2008 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 4499 Views

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Pro ball's Mike Carter leads Open Heart

Talk about a diversified career. Michael Carter, the newly-hired executive director of Open Heart Kitchen, might take top...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joyce Strand, on Feb 19, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 4722 Views

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Pleasanton schedules two public meetings on Staples Ranch park plans

Two community meetings have been scheduled on Feb. 7 and Feb. 9 to gain comments from the public about plans for developing...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 9 comments | 5455 Views

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Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 6926 Views

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Editorial

Tuesday is the Presidential Primary Election Day, with California one of 22 states across the country now joining in the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:53 am | 5 comments | 4225 Views
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