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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spark dancers get their kicks from The Rockettes on NYC visit

Dancers from Spark Dance Studio have returned from a trip to New York City, where they attended master classes at renowned...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by DanceMom, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 9 comments | 1688 Views

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Conversations

Join TV30 host Robin Fahr for "Managing Your Money" and "PowerCranks." Guests Steve Wilcox of Summit Financial Group discusses...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1129 Views

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Gotcha!

Owners proudly paraded a plethora of pooches during the Aug. 6 First Wednesday, sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association....

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by pooch parader, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

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McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1193 Views

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Dublin Honda dealer concerned about payment in 'Cash for Clunkers' program

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve additional funding for the "Cash for Clunkers" vehicle trade-in program that has...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by jhenry, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1166 Views

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Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

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Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent, school board bungled Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5988 posted Friday, August 7, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 68 comments | 2294 Views

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Downtown carnival tonight to help boost school fundraiser

Organizers for the I Love Pleasanton Schools fundraising campaign are counting on a carnival downtown tonight to help close...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 11, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 11 comments | 1823 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

What part of the $24-billion-and-growing state budget deficit and public agony over harsh cutbacks in services to the needy...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by What a laugh!, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

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Letter: City is smart not to buy into red-light cameras

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5990 posted Friday, August 7, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Aug 11, 2009 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1316 Views

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Crowds give Marine Lance Cpl. Andy Bowen a rousing welcome home

Marine Lance Corporal Andy Bowen came back home to Pleasanton Friday night from a seven-month deployment aboard the USS New...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by The Lundells, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 7 comments | 1718 Views

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BART's largest union accepts contract offer, another rejects it

BART's second-largest union announced last night that its members have voted against a proposed contract agreement reached...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. G. P. Keller, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 8 comments | 1093 Views

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Downtown restaurant petitions for outdoor music and entertainment

In lock step with the Pleasanton Downtown Association's goal to create a dynamic flavor downtown, Barone's Restaurant is...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 18 comments | 1150 Views

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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 | 1291 Views

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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 | 1434 Views

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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 | 1804 Views

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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 | 1234 Views

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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 | 1706 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 | 2482 Views
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