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Big rig crash at I-580-Grant Line Road cleared at 6 a.m.

The California Highway Patrol has cleared an earlier big rig crash in Alameda County this morning that blocked a portion...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 26, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 2180 Views

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Tomorrow night's Planning Commission meeting cancelled

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening has been cancelled, city officials announced. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by J Henson, on May 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

All fired up

The countdown is on for one of the most exciting charity events in recent memory in the Tri-Valley. The "A Taste of Summer"...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on May 28, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill band director marches on after 41 years

Hundreds are expected to celebrate the 41-year musical legacy of Foothill High School's only band director Bob Moorefield,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1032 Views

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Building a vibrant downtown

Despite a recession and growing competition, downtown Pleasanton appears to be weathering the economic storm and, in fact,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by lifelong buddies, on Jun 8, 2009 at 8:43 am | 9 comments | 1260 Views

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Alamo man, 2 others arrested in regional workers' comp fraud

Three Bay Area residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a $5 million dollar workers' compensation insurance fraud...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sunflower, on May 28, 2009 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday that...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by maniac, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 1313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 53 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burned out house on Angela being cleaned up for possible teardown

Although the investigation by Pleasanton police continues into last December's house fire on East Angela Street, the burned...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Zuffa Supporter, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:34 am | 16 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Vote yes on G for children's sake

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5573 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ditto, on May 31, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 19 comments | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's Labrador mascot, dies at age 13-1/2

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died Tuesday at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1914...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ex P-town Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1270 Views

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Is your freeway commute getting better?

Traffic congestion on Bay Area freeways fell last year because of the economic recession and highway improvements but motorists...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by YaYa, on May 28, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outer space in the nearby hills

On any given day, the Chabot Space & Science Center is teeming with excited children. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2533...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Neat, on May 28, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1023 Views

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Callippe earns spot on Golfweek Magazine's list of best municipal courses

Callippe Preserve Golf Course has for the first time been named to Golfweek Magazine's list of the Best Municipal Golf Courses...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:08 am | 6 comments | 1137 Views

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Henry Germain sentenced to 15 years in prison

Henry John Germain closed his eyes in a Hayward courtroom as four women recounted the repercussions they faced after being...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Grandmother, on May 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school 'JamFest' kicks off concerts in the park at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Young musicians will show off their talents starting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at JamFest, a special youth concert that will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patricia, on May 29, 2009 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1103 Views

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World class laser facility to be dedicated at Livermore Lab today

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Lt. Gov. John Garamendi and other dignitaries will attend the dedication ceremony for the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 29, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 1043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Births

Ryan Pierce and Katherine Grace Schmalz Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5697...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 30, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1086 Views
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