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Stegman named interim director of Contra Costa Humane Society

David Stegman, former director of the Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton, has been named the new interim executive director...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1169 Views

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2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mitch Thompson, on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

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Union leaders taking BART management proposal to their members for votes this week

The leaders of BART's two largest unions, SEIU and ATU, are taking BART management's latest proposal to save $100 million...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 999 Views

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Letter: Cell phone fine should be doubled, tripled

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5908 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1280 Views

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Woman motorist dies in accident on southbound I-680 in Milpitas

A woman died after a vehicle traveled off southbound Interstate Highway 680 and landed upside down on East Calaveras Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by jimwhenry, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton neighborhoods to celebrate 'National Night Out' tonight

Neighborhoods throughout the city are expected to block off parts of their streets and courts tonight to celebrate National...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 1013 Views

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After pardon, two journalists could return to Bay Area in next 24 hours

Two Bay Area journalists who have been jailed in North Korea could arrive back in California within the next 24 hours after...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 12 comments | 1115 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal court orders state to reduce prison population by 40,000 inmates

A federal court panel ordered the state Tuesday to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons by up to 40,000 inmates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by CHARLES, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1000 Views

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Granting Funds to Cancer Patients

The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation is granting funds to Tri-Valley cancer patients to use toward complementary...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1019 Views

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Should federal stimulus money save NUMMI plant?

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi said Wednesday that he thinks federal stimulus money should be used as one of several steps to help...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spark dancers get their kicks from The Rockettes on NYC visit

Dancers from Spark Dance Studio have returned from a trip to New York City, where they attended master classes at renowned...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by DanceMom, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 9 comments | 1347 Views

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Conversations

Join TV30 host Robin Fahr for "Managing Your Money" and "PowerCranks." Guests Steve Wilcox of Summit Financial Group discusses...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 956 Views

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Gotcha!

Owners proudly paraded a plethora of pooches during the Aug. 6 First Wednesday, sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association....

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by pooch parader, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1001 Views

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McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1000 Views

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Dublin Honda dealer concerned about payment in 'Cash for Clunkers' program

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve additional funding for the "Cash for Clunkers" vehicle trade-in program that has...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by jhenry, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1010 Views

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Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1009 Views

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Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent, school board bungled Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5988 posted Friday, August 7, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 68 comments | 2102 Views

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Downtown carnival tonight to help boost school fundraiser

Organizers for the I Love Pleasanton Schools fundraising campaign are counting on a carnival downtown tonight to help close...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 11, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 11 comments | 1529 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

What part of the $24-billion-and-growing state budget deficit and public agony over harsh cutbacks in services to the needy...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by What a laugh!, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 992 Views
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