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RESTAURANTS

WE NEED A GREAT BURGER PLACE ON MAIN ST

So tired of all the Italian restaurants! We need a great burger place that has a some great salads too, fun atmosphere and...

Original post made by becky whitaker on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Allen, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:49 am | 26 comments | 1774 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 2357 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART to run trains around-the-clock starting tonight

BART will offer limited round-the-clock service starting tonight through the morning of Labor Day Monday while the Bay Bridge...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by john, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 4419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workday, company founder donate new DARE program vehicle to Pleasanton police

Workday, Inc. and its co-chief executive officer Dave Duffield have donated a new Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ptown Parent, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 39527 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Armed with a furry friend

Photographer Mike Sedlak was one of several hikers to come across this hairy tarantula at about 6 pm. Monday while hiking...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smoke grenade sparks fire at Army base in Dublin

Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 3:20 am | 2 comments | 2533 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 989 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Run-down 1912 house stalls new home development

What on earth were the members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission thinking when they voted 4-0 to reject a bid by longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jorge P, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 1897 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three Pleasanton residents reported credit card, check cashing fraud

Three people reported being victims of felony frauds in recent days. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11798...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 5009 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2706 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates rise again in Bay Area

Unemployment rates rose in July in the Bay Area and statewide, even as the national unemployment rate declined, state officials...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by chemist, on Aug 20, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 21 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major apartment project for Bernal-Stanley goes to Pleasanton Council Aug. 6

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public hearing Aug. 6 to consider a developer's bid to build a 345-apartment unit...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mcdaddy, on Aug 20, 2013 at 9:54 am | 52 comments | 2346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anybody in Court to See the Latest Cody Hall Episode?

Just wondering if anyone was there to see if the judge granted bail. Sure hope not as Cody never complied with the previous...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by right, on Aug 20, 2013 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 1810 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Harry Potter Readers Show Advanced Cognitive and Argumentative Skills

“Harry Potter” fans already have in common their ability to rattle off obscure trivia like character Ron Weasley’s favorite...

Original post made by Zoilo Versailles on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Zoillo Versailles, on Aug 19, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall is Getting his 15 minutes of Fame, and then some

Just heard on NPR a news story about Cody being charged with murder. All the details were included and the announcer stated...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Trace, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

27th annual Goodguys car show ends today at Fairgrounds

The 27th annual Goodguys West Coast Nationals ends at 3 p.m. today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1574 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2254 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Party Seeks Genuine Intellectual Leadership: Limbaugh, Levin, and Palin Are on Tap

The Republican National Committee, expressing its dismay at the kinds of questions asked during nationally televised Republican...

Original post made by Intrepid on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 9530 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Brown Does BART Management a Favor

For weeks BART management has waged a PR campaign in the corporate media which, in turn, has uncritically reproduced BART...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 95 comments | 1523 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Abram Wilson pulls bid in San Ramon mayoral race

Former San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson said he is no longer in San Ramon's mayoral race, allowing Mayor Bill Clarkson to seek...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 11211 Views
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