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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4th Tracy torture suspect arrested where he works in Pleasanton

A fourth suspect was arrested Tuesday at his Pleasanton job in the Tracy torture case that's made national headlines of a...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by jj, on Jan 8, 2009 at 10:49 am | 13 comments | 1999 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: School board mismanaged Neal School issue

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5045 posted Friday, January 2,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 1667 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Happy New Year?

For those worried about the economy and their investments, it may not seem like a very happy New Year. However, it is times...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 5 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton and Tri - Valley Home Sales from December '08

If you are curious what home sales did in Pleasanton and the Tri- Valley last month, follow the link below. http://moxleyteam.com/2009/01/tri-valley-home-sales-january-2009/ ...

Original post made by Moxley on Jan. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1348 Views

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A bloomin' good time

While a string or orchids are often found around the necks of tropical travelers, the flower will take center stage during...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 7, 2009 at 6:55 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley High's band to march in London parade tomorrow

Amador Valley High School's marching band and Colorguard are in London, where they will join hundreds of other participants...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Fatal I-580 accident not a hit-and-run

A 23-year-old Tracy woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a car on Interstate 580 in Livermore, the CHP reported....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 2173 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attn: Ms. Channell-Allen

Ms. Channell-Allen, It looks like you are implementing a "registered user only" requirement for posting on the PW blogs...

Original post made by Rae on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Just curious, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 1597 Views

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Alumni Games raise most money since inaugural event

Foothill High School and Amador Valley High School soccer alumni met for the sixth year this past Sunday at Amador for the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by Curt G., on Jan 5, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1646 Views

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Hosterman regains seat on LAFCo

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and Councilman Jerry Thorne have been named to key Bay Area posts in major organizations that serve...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 3, 2009 at 10:15 am | 10 comments | 1719 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

News Digest

<B>Senior Center closed next week Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5042 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hamas Attacked Israel 1st, on Jan 2, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1515 Views

AROUND TOWN

ClutterLess (CL) Self Help Group

ClutterLess (CL) is a nonprofit, peer-based, self-help, support group for people with difficulty discarding unwanted possessions....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by PleasantonClutterLess@Hotmail.com, on Jan 2, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 2066 Views

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Holiday Fund: Restoring a quality of life

Area seniors are living on the edge. With a fixed income that's tighter than ever, many independent, elderly men and women...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area DUI arrests fluxuate

The number of arrests for drunken driving during the holiday season in Sonoma, Alameda and Santa Clara counties is down from...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 1, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1684 Views

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Bright streaking light Tuesday evening - meteorite?

Hmmm - I was driving home and looking east this evening a little before 7pm when a bright light moving quickly across the...

Original post made by Wondering on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 1441 Views

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Commentary: State bankruptcy new concern for city

The city just closed its books on fiscal year 2007-08, realizing a $3-million surplus by under-spending its operating budget...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Jan 1, 2009 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1623 Views

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Zero Tolerance for Panhandlers

Please do not encourage the Panhandlers which have been working the corner of Trader Joe's and MacDonald's parking lots (at...

Original post made by Missy on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:55 pm | 21 comments | 1727 Views

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A teenager's dream ends in Pleasanton

"Auld Lang Syne" will have a somber tone to it Wednesday night when it is sung by New Year's revelers for the last time in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1500 Views

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Ring in new year with new laws

With the new year just days away, the California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of a handful of new laws passed by...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 1452 Views
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