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AROUND TOWN

Top dogs

The winners for the fifth annual Pooch Parade have been anounced. Be sure to check this Friday's paper for a cover story...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NOT a cakewalk, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:10 am | 6 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Court of Appeal rejects Oak Grove developers' bid for a rehearing

The state Court of Appeal yesterday denied a bid by attorneys for developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic to have...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Debt Settlement, on Sep 2, 2009 at 1:41 am | 27 comments | 1270 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

MaryAnn Butler, beloved local musician, dies at 71

MaryAnn H. Butler, beloved musician and wife of former Mayor Bob Butler, died Monday after a three-year battle with cancer....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn, on Jul 18, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 17 comments | 1501 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Train operators union rejects contract offer, 2 other locals vote to accept

Negotiators from BART will head back to the bargaining table today in Oakland with the only union out of three that rejected...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tennesse Jed, on Aug 16, 2009 at 9:27 am | 23 comments | 1100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services tomorrow for young church counselor

While he had some rough times in his life, 20-year-old Jeremiah Murray had been on the right path and was helping others...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

SPORTS

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2004 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 2089 Views

AROUND TOWN

City traffic crews rewiring traffic signals at Hopyard/West Las Positas

The city's traffic engineering division started construction today on the signals at Hopyard Road and West Las Positas Boulevard....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Morning Coffee Chat With NYT Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Garth Stein will be reading excerpts and discussing his award-winning novel, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," which is currently...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 3694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

We applaud the summertime efforts of Pleasanton school supporters for their enthusiasm and some success in raising money...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 1217 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Young Pleasanton man killed in crash near the mall early this morning

A 23-year-old Pleasanton resident died early Friday morning after crashing into a large tree near Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Other Car's Sister, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 1422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton, Bay Area transportation systems prepare for BART strike

Pleasanton traffic planners, police and the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission are encouraging commuters to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 11 comments | 1765 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lark in the Park series canceled

The Museum On Main announced the cancellation of the monthly Lark in the Park program, do to the unexpected death of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Spellcheck?, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police fine 6 Pleasanton businesses for selling liquor to minors

Officers conducting an underage decoy sting in Pleasanton last Wednesday fined six businesses suspected of supplying alcohol...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barone's gets OK for live music, entertainment

After two dozen speakers and two and a half hours, the Planning Commission Wednesday night granted Barone's restaurant its...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 1419 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

We first met Jerry McNerney when he and his wife Mary stood at the corner of Farmers Market and Main Street seeking votes...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 19, 2009 at 12:32 am | 8 comments | 1183 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike averted 5 hours before scheduled shutdown

Pleasanton commuters were spared a traffic nightmare when BART's management and leaders of its second-largest union announced...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Fire Them, on Aug 18, 2009 at 10:18 am | 7 comments | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to decide tonight how to allot $459K raised by I Love Pleasanton Schools

It was a race to the finish line, but the supporters of the I Love Pleasanton Schools fundraising campaign finished Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:18 am | 32 comments | 1739 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Corral Hollow fire east of Livermore now 100% contained

The Corral Hollow fire burning along the border of Alameda and San Joaquin counties is fully contained, a fire spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Aug 19, 2009 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 1961 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,105 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 812 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 619 views