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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 | 3864 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 | 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1015 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1149 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 | 1075 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 | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services to be held tomorrow for Museum On Main education director Mark Lester

Memorial services will be held at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow for Mark Lester, who was education director at the Museum on Main. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by CS, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:42 am | 6 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Are sidewalk curb replacements really necessary?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5962 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cee, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 15 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking limit extends to three hours beginning Monday

In a move to encourage shoppers to stay downtown longer, the city will extend the parking limit from two to three hours beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 997 Views

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The Houserockers

The Houserockers will perform at Concerts in the Park from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 31, at Wayside Park, at the corner of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Joe, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking limit extends to three hours beginning today

In a move to encourage shoppers to stay downtown longer, the city will extend the parking limit from two to three hours beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by 32yr pleasanton resident, on Aug 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1001 Views

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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 | 1238 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 | 1080 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 | 1039 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 | 1301 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 | 1133 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 | 1048 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 | 1141 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 | 1047 Views
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