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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 | 1194 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 | 1223 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 | 1844 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1194 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 | 1241 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 | 1048 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 | 1091 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 | 1290 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 | 1214 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 | 3955 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 | 1065 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 | 1181 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 | 1124 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 | 1180 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 | 1138 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 | 1180 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 | 1629 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 | 3978 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 | 1088 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 | 1050 Views
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