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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 | 1160 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 | 1110 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 | 1153 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 | 1112 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 | 1167 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1596 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 | 3899 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 | 1054 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 | 1038 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 | 1164 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 | 1098 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 | 1532 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 | 1227 Views

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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 | 1354 Views

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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 | 1201 Views

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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 | 1013 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 | 1192 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 | 1021 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 | 1288 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 | 1108 Views
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