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SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth Baseball Skills Clinic Sunday 9/8

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth will hold its Annual Fall Skills Clinic for baseball on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at its baseball facility...

Original post made by highlander on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 10, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views

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Big rig fire fills sky with smoke, snarls rush hour traffic Friday

Smoke billows from a vehicle fire on 580 West and Santa Rita Friday during the evening rush hour Friday. A big rig caught...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by One day, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 3054 Views

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Mount Diablo fire out, state park to re-open today

A fire that has burned more than 3000 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park over the past week has been 100% contained,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Suzie, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

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9th District Court upholds state's low-carbon fuel standard

A U.S. appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday upheld California's pioneering low-carbon fuel standard and set aside an...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ben J., on Sep 19, 2013 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive Status Report Request

Does any one know when the construction at the Stoneridge Drive and Santa Rita Blvd intersection is going to be finished....

Original post made by David on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 769 Views

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Chamber hosting meeting at 5 p.m. today for those interested in its new Young Professionals group

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host an open house from 5-7 p.m. today for those interested in joining its Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chollo, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3645 Views

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Book Donations

Do you have any books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle School? We are in...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 586 Views

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Santa Rita - Jail for the 21st Century

Here is an video,that is getting national attention, about the Santa Rita Jail. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/welcome-to-the-high-tech-jail-of-the-21st-century-KvQCy~kKSoaxhuPjqU2y...

Original post made by Bug Splat on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views

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BART trains running today; strike averted at least until Monday

In a message to city and county leaders tonight, a BART representative said BART negotiators "are currently at the table...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fire Them All, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3191 Views

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Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Max, on Oct 11, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Aladdin Junior,' a performing arts show for children, on stage at Livermore High today, Sunday

"Aladdin Junior," a stage production produced by SmARTSunlimited, will be presented at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by C.C. Kat, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2014 Campaign Primaries Getting Serious

Buoyed by the Tea Party's government shutdown victory and Ted Cruz's ascending popularity, within the Tea Party, which includes...

Original post made by Ed Schwartz on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 4360 Views

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Library offering free Excel classes tonight

The Pleasanton Library is presenting Excel classes at beginners and intermediate levels. Participants can gain skills for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by shannon, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 697 Views

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News digest

Get CERTified Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/10/25/news-digest posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 6594 Views

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Century of Honor with Boy Scouts of America

On Tuesday, October 29, at 6:00pm the Scouting Spectacular called "Century of Honor" will be shown at the Pleasanton LDS...

Original post made by Ken mano on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 28, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Adams, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 1616 Views

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Stoneridge Drive extension opens ?

"Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1" It will open tomorrow? Any update? ...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 486 Views

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Pleasanton's Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m.

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street today, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by geral, on Nov 9, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views
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