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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fast-food workers "strike"

This week, fast-food workers in 100 cities nationwide participated in a one-day "strike" to show support for their demand...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 902 Views

AROUND TOWN

News Digest

<B>Submit father-son look-alikes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4098 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 8, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1723 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Corral Hollow fire east of Livermore now 100% contained

The Corral Hollow fire burning along the border of Alameda and San Joaquin counties is fully contained, a fire spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Aug 19, 2009 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1598 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Is Outraged by Obama Surveillance: Plans to Phone Justice Scalia and Others

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday that he has had it with government surveillance of his phone calls, and that he is...

Original post made by Can you spell Obamanation/Abomination? on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver drifts off I-680 with car landing in 12-foot-deep ditch

The unidentified driver was not injured in this single vehicle accident on southbound I-680 between the Bernal and Sunol...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scholarship gives Amador grad more than just financial help

When Stacey Wenzel was a Las Positas College student applying for scholarships to help advance her education, she never dreamed...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by MP, on Apr 13, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury selection to start Nov. 29 in Castlewood murder trial

A jury trial for a man charged with killing his parents in their Castlewood home nearly three years ago is expected to get...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Comic Book Day on May 7

Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world will give away comic books absolutely free to anyone...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by comicgeek, on May 18, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tomato planting time

Growing your own tomatoes can save money but, even better, your own garden can supply you with tasty produce. As the warm...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cornell, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

The world of magic

Alvin Lui may seem like the average man on the street, but his career is far from ordinary. Lui is an illusionist with 18...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by FancyP86, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water restored to Pleasanton apartment complex

After four consecutive days without water, residents of Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments now have their water supply restored....

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on Stoneridge & Springdale?

There are flowers & pictures & poems against a tree near Springdale on Stoneridge Drive. I have seen nothing in the paper....

Original post made by Puppetlady on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bumpy, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon man arrested in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist in Dublin

A San Ramon man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist in Dublin on Tuesday, police officials...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by What is it where 100 Attorneys are buried up to the neck? , on May 18, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2227 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland seeks help from Massachusetts-based agency, ex-L.A. police chief to solve growing crime problem

Looking for fresh ideas to solve Oakland's growing crime problem, Mayor Jean Quan and Police Chief Howard Jordan announced...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hopeful, on Jan 5, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Japanese team wins first Little League Intermediate World Series

The first Little League World Series for the new Intermediate Division ended last night in Livermore, with Izumisano Little...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 2344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 13092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views

SPORTS

Alameda County fire captain records dramatic rescue

Capt. Tom Pappas of the Alameda County Fire Department took part in a dramatic rescue Tuesday morning that was recorded by...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Friendly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man taking pictures at local park

I recently saw a man (possibly in his late 20s or early 30s) standing across the street by the apartment buildings taking...

Original post made by Stay Alert on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 19, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 641 views

Representing me or my money?
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