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RESTAURANTS

Sorry, We're Out

This refers to places like TOGO's and Noah's Bagels, etc. Noah's is often out of poppy seed bagels, TOGOs is often...

Original post made by Steve on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sandra, on Dec 30, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 11 comments | 2464 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman McNerney in Afghanistan, meets with President Karzai

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is in Afghanistan meeting with President Karzai and military leaders. He sent the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 30, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare schedules H1N1 clinics, beginning Tuesday

ValleyCare Health System announced it will begin a series of H1N1 vaccination clinics, with its first one slated for this...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kay, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 12 comments | 1877 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Failure of Airport Security - What Happened?

Will anyone know what happened to airport security or to our unprecedented government watch over us? If the parents of the...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dee, on Dec 30, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police detective, dispatcher receive top year-end recognitions

Detective Eric Fredgren's tireless work to clear criminal cases and dispatcher Betsy Jones' penchant for a strong work ethic...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 7933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jonathan Lowell takes oath of office as Pleasanton's new City Attorney

Former San Luis Obispo City Attorney Jonathan Lowell was sworn in Monday night as Pleasanton's new city attorney at a special...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:32 am | 11 comments | 2009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dons to host 'Kick for the Cure' honoring boy's soccer volunteer

Susan Dawson was always someone who put a lot of time and effort in the Amador Valley High School boy's soccer program. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Toni Hume, on Dec 30, 2009 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to tax your water meters?

Trustee Hintzkee is exploring taxing water meters to pay for schools. View the Dec 16 school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/webcasts/bmDec162009.cfm) 2010...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 30, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big community turn-out for Army Capt. Jared Miller as he returns home from Afghanistan

Several hundred well-wishers from around Pleasanton joined in a rally to welcome home Army Capt. Jared Miller, 25, from a...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Janis Mulhall, on Dec 29, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 1556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2 - Fact or Fiction?

Recent writers to the Town Square have repeatedly stated that there is no parcel tax. True. As long as the PUSD Board of...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by MK, on Dec 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 137 comments | 2719 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Alternative Expense Reductions?

The first of several "Special Board Meetings" is scheduled for January 5, 2010. Agenda and Board Packet is posted here (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgend...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 32 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quo Warranto, Mr. Kernan?

Here's an official California Attorney General opinion on another instance of a school district trustee who failed to retain...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 23 comments | 1640 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Power out for 930 homes in northwest Pleasanton after car hits pole

More than 900 homes were without power tonight in far northwest Pleasanton after a driver lost control of his car and it...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Dec 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 9 comments | 1918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,200 drivers arrested in Bay Area for DUIs so far in holiday period

More than 1,200 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1855 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government-Run Health Care Plan Worse Than Anyone Imagined

(from http://www.cfif.org/htdocs/freedomline/current/in_our_opinion/Government-Run-Health-Care-Plan-Worse-Than-Anyone-Imagined.html...

Original post made by Jeff on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Haica, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:54 am | 16 comments | 2113 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Kick for the Cure" soccer game Jan 2, 2010

Amador Valley High School Men's soccer will be playing the "Kick for the Cure" soccer game on January 2nd vs Richmond HS....

Original post made by Joe Carlucci on Dec. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hamid's pretrial continued

The pretrial for Abdul Walid Hamid, a 22-year-old Hayward man arrested for a disturbance at Stoneridge Shopping Center, was...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by lisa, on Dec 27, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 9 comments | 1351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Pleasanton Weekly

To help us celebrate the holiday, Erin McDermott of Fremont Bank sent us these photos of Santa making an early visit to skaters...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kris Kringle, on Dec 27, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views
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