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Let the music play: Barone's gets OK for live music, entertainment

After two dozen speakers and two and a half hours, the Planning Commission has granted Barone's restaurant its request to...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fund set up for son of mother killed in Vasco car crash

A trust fund is being set up for a 5-year-old boy whose mother was killed in a car crash on Vasco Road, south of Byron, Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

William F. Burns Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6045 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by quinn, on Jun 20, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 29 comments | 1798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 997 Views

SPORTS

16 players, coaches in Murray, Utah for Babe Ruth World Series competition

Sixteen players from the Tri-Valley left yesterday for the Babe Ruth World Series to be in Murray, Utah. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Brenda Dronkers, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1822 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Pass health care reform now

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6036 posted Friday, August 21,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gloria, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 863 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fairness online

Last June, both the State Assembly and Senate approved a budget containing an e-fairness provision, which would have clarified...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Ballon, Ph.D., Senior Policy Fellow, Technology Studies, Pacific Research Institute, on Aug 22, 2009 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 1327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County to turn San Leandro Hospital into rehab, urgent care facility

Alameda County Medical Center officials say they have signed a lease agreement that will ensure San Leandro Hospital remains...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by OSL Community, on Aug 27, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to launch search for new superintendent in October

The Pleasanton school board, already beleaguered by multi-million-dollar cutbacks in state aid for the current school year,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 129 comments | 3357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer to stand trial for parents' deaths

Ernest Scherer III sat emotionless in an Oakland courtroom Friday as Judge Jeffrey Horner ordered the defendant to stand...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, managing editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Aug 25, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 1470 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore guitar company to be featured on new ABC reality show

A Livermore guitar company will plead its case to a panel of judges this Sunday on ABC for the premiere of new reality show...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Mofo, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 36 comments | 1644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember these?

Among the 3,200 cars exhibited at this weekend's 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, these...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 983 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walnut Creek joins Tri-Valley cities in banning medical marijuana dispensaries

During a special meeting Tuesday, the Walnut Creek City Council passed an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1015 Views

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Work set to start on $136-million BART extension to Warm Springs

BART officials will give a green light to contractors today to begin construction on the Warm Springs extension project in...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Highway patrol to focus on cell phone users today

The California Highway Patrol on Tuesday will conduct the second zero-tolerance enforcement this month of the state's hands-free...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 24, 2009 at 10:08 am | 11 comments | 1368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opening day classes cancelled at Hearst Elementary School

Opening day classes at Hearst Elementary School have been canceled after elevated mold levels were found in several classrooms. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 40 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

70,000 attend 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals car show that closed yesterday

More than 70,000 car enthusiasts attended the 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 1210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two foil burglary attempt in their Pleasanton home on city's west side

A burglary plan was foiled Monday morning when a man entering a home in a Pleasanton neighborhood on the city's west side...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by JS, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:52 am | 17 comments | 1494 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal money and Congressional seat at stake in 2010 Census

The 2010 census will have critical ramifications to state residents with a congressional seat and billions of dollars in...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Bonnie, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nothing to discuss so tonight's Planning Commission meeting is cancelled

Tonight's regularly scheduled meeting of the Pleasanton Planning Commission has been cancelled, possibly a sign of the slow-down...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by The Minutes, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 20 comments | 1151 Views
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