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SPORTS

Raising the stakes

For Pleasanton horse trainer Jeff Bonde, it's pretty obvious why being successful during the Alameda County Fair is so important. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Luke Skywalker, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park district to hold Ridge meeting tonight

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Dublin doctor sentenced to 7 years in prison for sex abuse

A judge expressed skepticism Wednesday about whether a former Dublin physician has learned from his criminal behavior of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 1217 Views

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GM phase-out at NUMMI plant could affect Pleasanton workers

General Motors has announced that it plans to end its 25-year joint venture with Toyota to make cars at the New United Motor...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 13 comments | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Pleasanton resident Debbie Look has been named the director of legislation for the California State Parent Teachers Association...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Marti Scalise, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:27 am | 20 comments | 1546 Views

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Free outdoor movies start downtown on Thursday night

Drive-in movies are coming back to Pleasanton, but this time you don't need a car and can just walk into a park for an evening...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jenelle dronkers, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1516 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Fairgrounds horse races on Wednesday, July 8

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 8. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1851 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART talks making progress, but no settlement yet

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that negotiators for management and the transit agency's 2,824 union workers...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Jul 8, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

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Apartments proposed near new Pleasanton BART station

They call it TOD--transit-oriented development, and if built, it would be the first of its kind in Pleasanton. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Al, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 11 comments | 1433 Views

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City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 999 Views

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McNerney announces availability of small business loans

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) announced today that interest-free loans are now available to many small businesses...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Trish, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1290 Views

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Park district, BART offer trails event in Valley tomorrow

In honor of July being National Parks and Recreation Month, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has partnered with...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Support PPIE/PSEE

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5881 posted Friday, July 10, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Yo Kathleen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 40 comments | 1621 Views

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NAR, community groups work together to ease commercial crisis

Brought together by the National Association of Realtors, representatives from various commercial real estate and community...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 4146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1152 Views

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Vintage Hills center adding new tenants

An ice cream shop, jewelry store and day spa are the newest tenants in the recently-renovated Vintage Hills Shopping Center...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neencevulnemy, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 5 comments | 1107 Views

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Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for July 11

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 11. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2190...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by bobbi, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1052 Views

SPORTS

Huff's Ladies Day at the Races another success

Yesterday's Kay's Ladies Day at the Races attracted more than 100 women as the annual event organized by Kay Huff continued...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike Hosterman, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views

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New shops add to appeal of once nearly-deserted Vintage Hills center

An ice cream shop, jewelry store and day spa are the newest tenants in the recently-renovated Vintage Hills Shopping Center...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by P-Town Mama, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 23 comments | 1500 Views

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BART unions set to vote starting tomorrow on contract offers

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote starting tomorrow on a contract offer that management says is fair but...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1019 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Endorsement thoughts
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 611 views