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Morgan fire on eastern slope of Mount Diablo now 45% contained

The Morgan Fire, which has blackened the slopes of Mount Diablo and caused the evacuation of dozens of homes, is now 45%...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by republicrat, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:00 am | 5 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin City Manager to retire at year's end

Dublin City Manager Joni Pattillo announced Friday that she will retire at the end of the year, marking an end to 25 years...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Of course, on Sep 10, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 6 comments | 998 Views

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 | 1000 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

When is college debt too much?

Sometimes a college education doesn't pay. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9495...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary Alt, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 19 comments | 1872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police seize 2 men at scene of stolen copper wire coils on Rheem Drive

Pleasanton police yesterday arrested two men on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a business in the 2100 block of Rheem...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by goldie, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:24 am | 10 comments | 1966 Views

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New online tool can help eliminate energy waste

Pleasanton homeowners wondering why their energy bills are so high or wanting to eliminate energy wasters in their homes...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by customer, on Sep 10, 2013 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 911 Views

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6 cars burn in fire at Livermore Premium Outlets

Six vehicles were damaged Saturday in a parking lot fire at Livermore Premium Outlets in a blaze and column of smoke that...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by spread, on Sep 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 1022 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton couple leading effort to give back to veterans

A Pleasanton couple is spearheading the local arm of a national campaign to create Freedom Day, a day in which local businesses...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Hey Mike, on Sep 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs 9-building apartment complex next to I-680 freeway

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved a developer's plan to build nine three-story-high apartment buildings and 97...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 8, 2013 at 8:45 am | 22 comments | 1879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'University' founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new Pleasanton campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another unaccredited...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Clueless?, on Sep 7, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 1923 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney General steps in -- shutters Pleasanton city mgr/planning dept approved University

Seems that the Attorney General has had to step in and nix the over-the-counter permit approval that Nelson Fiahlo (city...

Original post made by Deja Vu on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Deja Vu, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:02 am | 8 comments | 1274 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Demolition work on 'old' Bay Bridge could take 3 years

With the new bridge finished, the question now is how to dismantle the 80-year-old bridge that's still standing. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 5, 2013 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 1191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tonight's East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force meeting postponed to next Thursday

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force meeting scheduled for tonight has been postponed to next Thursday, Sept. 12....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 4, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone have an update on the Aaron Hall case?

I'd love to hear his bail has also been revoked. We don't need convicted felons charged with more felonies and the father...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:13 am | 17 comments | 2340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart Once Again Under Scrutiny

Workers who've been fired by Walmart for their activism set a Labor Day deadline for Walmart to rehire them and raise wages...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:05 am | 6 comments | 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless on Valley Ave

Today I noticed a homeless man near the corner of Valley and Santa Rita - Safeway side, by the gas station. He had a cardboard...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by franco, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 24 comments | 990 Views

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Bay Bridge opens as drivers compete for 'first' trips across new eastern span

Hundreds of motorists followed CHP patrols cars and motorcycles starting at 10 p.m. last night to be among the first to cross...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 5392 Views

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Plan for 9 apartment buildings, 97 homes goes to Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider a developer's plan tonight to build nine three-story-high apartment buildings and...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 3, 2013 at 10:12 am | 23 comments | 1811 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Dignity of Work, and Those Who Deny It

On this day when we can reflect upon labor's heroic contributions to our country, Rush Limbaugh has spoken out. Asserting...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 16 comments | 1002 Views
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