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The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by reg&boys, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 22 comments | 2441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uneven Pavement Sign - W. Las Positas

I travel W. Las Positas westbound between Hopyard and Foothill Rd quite frequently. I have to always remember to stay in...

Original post made by Anna on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:30 am | 7 comments | 6509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Travelers Note: Northbound I-680 at 242/680 split closes one more time at midnight tonight

Caltrans will close the northbound lanes of I-680 at the Highway 242/680 split in Pleasant Hill one more time at midnight...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by David, on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Assemblywoman's teacher-firing bill passes Legislature

The state Legislature passed a locally authored bill Friday that aims to protect and ensure the safety of children. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by local, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:52 am | 14 comments | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

RAIN at Tully's on Main

Need to cool down a bit from all the heat? Cool down with RAIN Art at Tully's. A new exhibit hanging each month brings with...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Sep. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cody Hall's charges upgraded to murder, now on "no bail" status

I'm sure PW is writing this story up now, but I know many in this community are following this and want justice for the woman...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by really?, on Sep 17, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 1743 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare Board Game: Everybody Pays, Nobody Wins

Good idea from an entrepreneur. A new board game about Obamacare. Everybody pays and nobody wins. It is almost reflective...

Original post made by ! on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by member, on Sep 17, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 1106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP motorcycle officer injured in Pleasanton crash

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured Monday when he was hit by a car on I-580 in Pleasanton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 1145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McDonald's manager busted in Pleasanton heist

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive in Pleasanton for an Aug. 28 armed...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime O., on Sep 17, 2013 at 11:31 am | 5 comments | 1615 Views

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Amador Class of 1978 Reunion

The Amador Valley High School class of 1978 will be holding their 35th reunion on Saturday October 19th, 2013 from 7pm-midnight...

Original post made by Rob Flores on Sep. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1082 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

In their quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail system, California officials have been banking on a wide range...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 51 comments | 3321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 1982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency at Pleasanton Convalescent Hospital?

There were over 10 emergency vehicles in front of and across the street from the Pleasanton Convalescent Hospital on Neal...

Original post made by Downtowner on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Sep 16, 2013 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1503 Views

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Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevoort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:58 am | 38 comments | 2176 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time To Stand Up To The BART Unions

With the fast approaching end of the 60 day cooling off period for BART, lets hope that the general population lets the BART...

Original post made by Davidg on Sep. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 630 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Italians are here

They say variety is the spice of life, but that does not seem to be true when it comes to cuisine in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear demographer's call for 2 new elementary schools at tonight's meeting

A new elementary school will be needed in the Pleasanton school district in the next 10 years, according to a demographer's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Sep 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 7040 Views

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City CarShare opens 24-hour service at Hacienda Business Park ceremony today

City CarShare, the largest nonprofit car-sharing organization in North America will be announce a new car-sharing program...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by johannsf, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:25 am | 6 comments | 1959 Views
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