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SFO wants BART's fare increase waived--for its employees

San Francisco International Airport representatives have asked that a BART-to-SFO surcharge that recently increased by $2.50...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Reader, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 984 Views

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Camaro enthusiast testifies about video purportedly showing Scherer's car in Castlewood

Two days after investigators believe Ernest Scherer Jr. and Charlene Abendroth were killed in their Castlewood Country Club...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 980 Views

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City Council unanimously approves new General Plan

The City Council last night unanimously approved a new General Plan that will serve as the blueprint for continued and future...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Carolyn, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 11 comments | 1189 Views

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Mother, son found dead on Mt. Diablo in suspected murder-suicide

A Walnut Creek woman and her teenage son were found fatally shot Friday night on top of Mount Diablo in a case that appears...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by allyn, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 18 comments | 1758 Views

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Scherer was leading double life, according to former friend

In Las Vegas, he was Ernie Scherer, a single guy in Sin City playing in the professional poker circuit and going on double...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Picture Attached, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1436 Views

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BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 878 Views

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City's free Movies in the Park feature tonight is 'Wizard of Oz'

Pleasanton will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1929 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' at its Thursday night Movies in the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 915 Views

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3-year-old boy sustains minor injuries after fall from third story hotel window

A 3-year-old boy reportedly suffered minor injuries after falling from a third story window in at the Larkspur Landing Hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1031 Views

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Items being collected for soldiers overseas

The Parkview Assisted Living Community of Pleasanton is collecting items to send monthly "care packages" to our soldiers...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 1060 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man carjacked in Dublin theater parking lot

A 53-year-old Pleasanton man was carjacked around 10:30 p.m. Sunday near the Regal Cinemas in Dublin, according to Dublin...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Jul 27, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 23 comments | 1628 Views

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Letter: Strange how luxury car blinkers don't work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5940 posted Friday, July 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by No, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:15 am | 5 comments | 1068 Views

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500 spend the night watching the 'yellow brick road' at Delucchi Park

At least 500 sat on blankets, chairs and some even stood last night to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1939 classic...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Laurie K, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

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BART management, unions resume face-to-face talks

Negotiators for BART management and its 2,800-plus union workers resumed face-to-face talks at 3 p.m. yesterday following...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 27, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 5 comments | 901 Views

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Tesla Vintners Wine and Salmon Pairing

The winery will host a wine and salmon pairing event from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd.,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 901 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State legislature approves budget deal after long debate

California's long budget negotiations have finally come to a close as the state Senate and Assembly passed a package of bills...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by John Stein, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1102 Views

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Pleasanton man killed in fatal crash on I-680 in Danville early Saturday

Michael Rose, 46, of Pleasanton, was killed in a collision early Saturday morning that blocked most of Interstate Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Dec 7, 2009 at 10:03 am | 8 comments | 1032 Views

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Pleasanton driver killed in early Saturday morning crash on I-680 in Danville

The Contra Costa County coroner's office reported Sunday that Michael Rose, 46, of Pleasanton, was the driver killed in a...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Dec 7, 2009 at 10:06 am | 51 comments | 3070 Views

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BART management, unions meet over weekend, but no agreement reached

BART management and union negotiators met throughout the weekend but no agreements were announced when the talks closed down...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 911 Views

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La Ventana: Hot band for a cool night at Concert in the Park

The night was cool and the band was hot at Friday's Concert in the Park. La Ventana performed Latin rock and salsa music...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 991 Views

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BART talks continuing, but hit 'significant snag'

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that management is continuing to negotiate with union leaders representing more...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 29, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 979 Views
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