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Nearly 3 years after their murders, Pleasanton couple's accused son's trial gets under way today

Opening statements will be presented today in the trial of professional poker player Ernest Scherer III on charges that he...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Nutsac, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1061 Views

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New chief of staff chosen at ValleyCare

The ValleyCare medical staff has elected Dr. Valerie Chirurgi as Chief of Staff. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5867...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Eileen, on Jan 5, 2011 at 12:08 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- Jan Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Abigail, on Oct 27, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 3490 Views

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See 'The Good Soldier' tomorrow at the IBEW Hall

What happens when a soldier returns from a conflict; does he/she get the support needed? These questions are asked and answered...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1023 Views

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Firecrackers popping?

There have been pop-bang-pops going on for 10 minutes in the vicinity of Muirwood Park/Lydiksen. Chinese New year isn't until...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 26, 2011 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 869 Views

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Register early for 'Idea to Entrepreneur' workshop

Patent attorney Gerald Prettyman will talk about "Idea to Entrepreneur" including how to create an inexpensive prototype,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 938 Views

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Danville soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday

Danville resident Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk, 47, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jan 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

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Onstage fun with 'Scoundrels'

Two con men vie for the "rights" to clean out the tourists on the French Riviera in the hilarious, fast-moving musical "Dirty...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by David Cannon, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Turn On Your Headlights

Fog in Pleasanton today lowered visibility to less then 500 feet. I was amazed at the number of cars that were driving the...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by great reminder, on Jan 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

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Pension Liability Workshop, Tuesday 6:30pm

Reminder to all citizens to attend the city's unfunded pension liability workshop this Tuesday, 6:30pm in the council chambers. City's...

Original post made by David Miller on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Aunt of accused Castlewood killer testifies

The actions of Ernest Scherer III following the murder of his parents led family members to suspect that he was responsible...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by CCap, on Feb 2, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1415 Views

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See the 'Look of Jazz' exhibit

Talented Bay Area artists are featured in an exhibit that celebrates the jazz music genre and how it inspires visual artists....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Claudette, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 809 Views

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'Ragin Cajun' Mardi Gras to help Sandra J. Wing organization

Some may have trouble connecting the Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation and "Ragin Cajun 2011," but it actually...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Claudia Hess, on Feb 3, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

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From mortgages to martial arts

When Anthony Morales was 6 years old and growing up in Union City, he often accompanied his father to the racetrack. He would...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 920 Views

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Amador Valley High School receives nearly $13,000 from Safeway schools' program

Amador Valley High School has received nearly $13,000 from Pleasanton-based Safeway, Inc. through that company's annual "10%...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by huh???, on Feb 5, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

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Perfect!

Josh Stevens made seven of seven half-court free throws during a practice for the Valley Christian JV team. Have a video...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Feb 6, 2011 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 951 Views

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SPORTS: Pleasanton Seahawks post new best times at Santa Clara meet

The cold, rainy weather didn't dampen the competition, as the Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) had a great showing at the recent...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Feb 8, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 motorists killed in separate accidents Thursday afternoon in Livermore, Castro Valley

Two motorists, one in an SUV and the other riding a motorcycle, were killed in separate accidents Thursday afternoon in Brentwood...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Allan, on Feb 11, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1648 Views

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McNerney urges governor to reconsider cuts to veterans programs

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has asked Governor Jerry Brown to reconsider proposed cuts he has made for programs...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Feb 14, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1149 Views
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