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Police seize 64 pounds of fireworks from Dublin home

Police seized more than 64 pounds of illegal fireworks from a home in Dublin Thursday, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views

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State Supremes rule juvenile convictions can qualify under '3 strikes' law

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Thursday that a previous juvenile court judgment can qualify as a "strike"...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1052 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

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Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1085 Views

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Independence Day in Pleasanton: It's worth staying in town

The three-day Independence Day weekend starts today and for Pleasanton and Tri-Valley residents, staying home doesn't get...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1217 Views

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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 | 1844 Views

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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 | 1114 Views

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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 | 1238 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 | 1448 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 | 1571 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 | 1544 Views

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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 | 1878 Views

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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 | 1227 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 | 1457 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 | 1024 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 | 1305 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 | 1101 Views

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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 | 1632 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 | 4158 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 | 1165 Views
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