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Second Street chimney fire extinguished quickly Sunday

Quick action by firefighters extinguished a potentially dangerous chimney fire in a large two-story home at 4397 Second St....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1514 Views

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CNN features letters by Carden West 3rd graders to Obama

Third graders at Carden West School in Pleasanton have been receiving national attention recently for their interest in national...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 13, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly named sponsor for major 2009 downtown events

The Pleasanton Weekly will be this year's sponsor of major downtown events, including First Wednesday street parties and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Serenity Stoneworks Fountains & Decor, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

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Hayashi legislation prompts court ruling for prenatal care

The San Francisco Superior Court has struck down a state law requiring that low-income working women must have resided in...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ed Dantzig, on Jan 14, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

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Where there's a need, there's a Y

The goal of the YMCA since beginning in 1844 is to meet the needs of the community. Despite its affluence, many people of...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Metzker, on Jan 16, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1461 Views

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Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

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Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1410 Views

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Of Note

<B>Help for the hungry Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5041 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1449 Views

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Livermore Lab unit gives $5,000 awards to local schools

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has given $5,000 to the Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and San Ramon Valley school...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 28, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

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BART discusses increasing fares, parking fees

Bay Area Rapid Transit directors Thursday discussed the possibility of increasing fares and parking fees as a way of coping...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Bartd doesn't serve those who are forced to pay for it, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

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School forum puts financial crisis at forefront

Many educational buzz words were used during Tuesday night's school board candidates forum as hopefuls vied for votes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views

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Twilight magic

Living in Pleasanton since she was four, resident artist Debbie Wardrope has long known the romanticism that settles over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Goelzer, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

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Downtown wine stroll starts at 6 p.m. tonight, rain or shine

The popular downtown wine stroll will be held in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m. tonight even with rain forecast for...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Mr., on Feb 5, 2009 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1496 Views

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Amador Valley and Foothill High School - We the People

The California state semi-finals for the We the People constitutional debate was held Thursday in Sacramento. Only four...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1626 Views

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Pleasanton Sheraton owners default on loan

According to Alameda County property records, the financiers of the Sheraton Pleasanton Hotel filed a notice of default Jan....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 6, 2009 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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Mortgage applications, refinances decrease

The Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jan. 2 that mortgage...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Dan Nelson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

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BUSC and Rage Placement of local children in Div 1

Below is the criteria used for selecting boys for division 1. I think this is similar to Rage (correct me if wrong) From...

Original post made by SoccerParent on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by It's a joke, on Feb 11, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

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Germain's court case continued to Feb. 26

A court hearing for Henry Germain, the former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro who is accused of child molestation, has...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by nonameplease, on Feb 11, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1333 Views

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General Plan delayed again by housing cap dispute

Community and city leaders started updating the Pleasanton General Plan in 2003, a hoped-for three year process that is just...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Why, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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SPCA, veterinary center partner to offer free spay/neuter day for dogs, cats

The East Bay SPCA and Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care, located in San Ramon, have teamed up to offer 100 free...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Dorothy, on Feb 12, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1719 Views
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