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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman fights off motorist who grabs her on Andrews Drive

A 24-year-old woman walking to work was grabbed by a man who had pulled alongside her in a vehicle in Pleasanton Friday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 3 comments | 1975 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Double Standard

So the Obama Administration is upset that BP CEO Tony Hayward took the day off to see his yacht compete in race in England's...

Original post made by Mike S. on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 17 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is there a helicopter circling Shadow Cliffs on Fathers Day?

Anyone know?...

Original post made by nancy s. on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jun 21, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1301 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why is Kansas City Mayor's Opinion News?

Why is it newsworthy what the Kansas City Mayor thinks about our mayor? The recent headline in the Weekly's online edition...

Original post made by vintagehiller on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by James Van Dyke, on Jun 21, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 1788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for a challenged reader

has anyone found help for their child who is having trouble reading. My child is 12 and has been tutored, gone to summer...

Original post made by concerned parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gail Nott, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 20 comments | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Westbound I-580 lanes open as walkway installed to new BART station from Dublin side

All westbound lanes on I-580 alongside the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Foothill/San Ramon roads re-opened...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rotary's 17th annual Spirit Run set for next Sunday, Father's Day

More than 1,200 runners are expected next Sunday--Father's Day--when the Rotary Club of Pleasanton stages its 17th annual...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 1435 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 2956 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge hears final arguments in Prop. 8 case, but will announce decision later

Attorneys made their final arguments this week in San Francisco in a federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:50 am | 13 comments | 1453 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Study shows voters not swayed on same-sex propositions by campaign rhetoric

A San Francisco-based foundation released a study Tuesday that shows that voters nationwide don't change their minds during...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jun 20, 2010 at 2:49 am | 22 comments | 1934 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Cemetery is lovely Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7151 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by ??, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heading for upper San Mateo? Skyline Bridge to be closed for 3 years starting this August

Tri-Valley motorists who use the Skyline Bridge above San Mateo should plan on longer travel times starting late this summer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Zicky, on Jun 19, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1421 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1646 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mr. Prez...What's Taking You So Long?

This YouTube Explains A Lot &gt;&gt;&gt;http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6urJsX3KX4&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by A_ _ Kicker on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Buffy the GOP Slayer, on Jun 18, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 13 comments | 1395 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Freeway closures planned around new BART station for pedestrian walkway work

After being delayed more than a year by engineering problems, contractors are back at the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Nice one... not, on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 2171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union that represents locked-out Castlewood workers strikes Hyatt Regency hotel

About 400 hotel workers at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco are walking off their jobs Tuesday to highlight months of contract...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 18, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 33 comments | 2117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for suspect in armed robbery

Pleasanton police are searching for a young man in connection with an armed robbery and assault that took place around 10...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Grey Alien, on Jun 18, 2010 at 4:06 am | 28 comments | 2176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmer's Market Political Conversation

With the elections coming up, I thought I would talk with one of the red, while and blue people on the Main Street end of...

Original post made by Old Adage on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 8 comments | 2063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dilbert' cartoonist planning custom home here

In addition to crafting cartoons for his nationally-syndicated "Dilbert" comic strip or managing two local eateries, Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by cialis eli lilly, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 16 comments | 3585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Continuing the Iron Horse Trail

Plans are being made to close the gap in the Iron Horse Trail from the Pleasanton BART station to Santa Rita Road, and officials...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 8 comments | 2398 Views
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