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Safeway reimburses "Rewards" members overcharged at gas stations

Safeway Inc. has agreed to reimburse some "rewards" members and pay a fine after overcharging customers at a gas station...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dknute, on Aug 26, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 11514 Views

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Are you ready for some football?

Labor Day weekend can mean a lot of things to people in Pleasanton with the start of high school football leading the list...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Quit whining Amador, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 3021 Views

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Warriors Watch Riders support local vets

At first glance, members of the Warriors Watch Riders may seem like a group of tough guys on motorcycles, with their leather...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by bt7376@yahoo.com, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 7621 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Presidents Should Be Held Accountable

Barack Obama has been quick to take credit for ACA (Obamacare), but he has yet to take responsibility for the federal government's...

Original post made by Angelo on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by medical, on Aug 25, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 3528 Views

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Bloom Energy closing manufacturing operation in California

Bloom Energy has announced that due to high costs of manufacturing and cash flow issues it will be moving its manufacturing...

Original post made by Ken on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by China, on Aug 25, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 16 comments | 2047 Views

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Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/us/01poll.html The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 1440 Views

AROUND TOWN

New homes vs. old house on Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton city planning staff and Ponderosa Homes will ask the City Council tomorrow to allow the construction of 12...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fredrick, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 3753 Views

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BART negotiations stalled by union

KTVU news reported this morning that contract negotiations have not resumed because the union is waiting for e negotiator/arbitrator...

Original post made by Right on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 1252 Views

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A different way to travel

Mules led by John Sears walked through Pleasanton last week on their way to Sacramento where the man who calls himself "Mule"...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

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 | 2056 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 | 2621 Views

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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 | 4731 Views

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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 | 42877 Views

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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 | 2504 Views

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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 | 2884 Views

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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 | 1162 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 | 2178 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 | 5917 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 | 3048 Views

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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 | 1511 Views
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