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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 | 1143 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 | 989 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 | 996 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 | 1215 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 | 1130 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 Larry Linn, on Jun 2, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 50 comments | 3684 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 | 987 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 | 1096 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 | 1069 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed work rule changes snag BART management, unions settlement

BART and its five unions have spent nearly one-third of the year wrangling about contracts, and with just a day left until...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:07 am | 5 comments | 1110 Views

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Cigars, Margs, and Guitars

This benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation at 7 p.m. July 30 at the Blue Agave, 625 Main St., will include cigars, frosty...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1068 Views

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BART management 'intent' on reaching labor agreement by tonight

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said Wednesday that management is "intent on getting an agreement" with its 2,800-plus union...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 5 comments | 1120 Views

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Dinner up in flames as couple takes short walk

A Pleasanton police officer had pulled over a motorist on a traffic stop last night when he saw smoke coming from a house...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 12 comments | 1548 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Outdoor movie tonight is 'School of Rock'

"School of Rock", the ultimate Battle of the Bands movie, will be shown outdoors tonight starting at about 8:30 p.m. in Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 30, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 3795 Views

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Livermore wine festival back--with some changes

The 28th annual Harvest Wine Celebration will return to Livermore this Labor Day weekend but with some changes, organizers...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Doug, on Aug 10, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1007 Views

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State parks officials: budget cuts could mean park closures

California could be forced to close up to 100 state parks after last-minute line-item vetoes and other cuts in the state...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 983 Views

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Downtown set for lively events over next 8 days

Get set for a full week of events as the Pleasanton Downtown Association and merchants swing into overdrive with almost non-stop...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Aug 3, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views

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Strike averted as BART management, unions agree to tentative new 4-year contract

BART management and its three unions representing 2,800 workers announced this morning that they have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 1044 Views

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Private services planned for Pleasanton social worker

Since the news of the death of Michael Edward Rose, many people have recalled his good work in helping troubled young people...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 3, 2014 at 2:34 am | 35 comments | 1434 Views

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Red regulation

Noontime at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue is the diet version of the intersection, as compared to commuters clogging...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 1147 Views
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