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Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's 090909, last of the single-digit dates for almost a century

Today--and this date, particularly--represents the latest round of repeated, single-digit dates for almost a century, until...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Sep 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 7 comments | 1055 Views

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BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports August sales gains of 11%

Pleasanton-based Ross Stores, Inc. has reported that sales for the four weeks ended Aug. 29 increased 11 percent to $557...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by ShellyBeamony, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1010 Views

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UPDATE: Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 29 comments | 1012 Views

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Food Pantry at Valley Bible Church

The Food Pantry at Valley Bible Church has open pantry hours on from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at 7106 Johnson Drive. Since...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 10, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 917 Views

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8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Censored, on Sep 14, 2009 at 12:03 am | 12 comments | 1000 Views

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Group's demonstration riles downtown diners

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza during the Labor Day weekend were met with chants...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by I believe in Freedom of Speech, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 912 Views

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Group's demonstration riles downtown diners

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza during the Labor Day weekend were met with chants...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:52 am | 16 comments | 969 Views

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8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1164 Views

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Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by falcon mom, on Sep 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 10 comments | 921 Views

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City hosting grand opening celebration for Bernal Park Saturday

The city will host a grand opening celebration Saturday for the Bernal Community Park. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2553...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 972 Views

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The good ole days

Ever wonder what Pleasanton was like when silent movies were filmed or when bandits ruled the streets? The Museum On Main...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Museum Volunteer, on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

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Ponderosa breaks ground on 55-plus Ironwood community

Ponderosa Homes broke ground Tuesday on a new 110-unit gated senior home community in the Ironwood neighborhood off of Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by June, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 1198 Views

SPORTS

Foothill defeats Novato 17-14 in season opener

Foothill High defeated Novato 17-14 Saturday in a season opener at Novato that also saw the Falcon's strong Freshman team...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fan of James, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

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Public hearings planned on AC Transit bid to cut service 15%

Faced with a deficit that could grow to as much as $57 million by the end of the current fiscal year, the Alameda-Contra...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 893 Views

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Complaints made about 'preachers' shouting against homosexuality on downtown streets

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza are frequently facing chants from a religious group...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 46 comments | 1345 Views

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CHP urges drivers, passengers to buckle up

The California Highway Patrol is warning Bay Area residents to buckle up when driving and that it will hold a statewide campaign...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Darwin-esque, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 8 comments | 991 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Emergency responders prepare this week for a major earthquake

Emergency responders from California, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Washington are participating in a disaster exercise...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Electronic map could help at the library

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6128 posted Friday, September 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kumar Khasadian, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1106 Views

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Show time!

Some people may believe that "life is a cabaret," but for Shawn Ryan that saying is his reality. Ryan, 28, a former Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by His_wife33, on Oct 10, 2009 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 934 Views
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