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Newsom says he has Bill Clinton's support in campaign for governor

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said this week that he has former President Bill Clinton's support in his campaign for California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Sep 21, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 8 comments | 1018 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Employees protest decision to close Superior, other state courts one day a month

Court workers from throughout the Bay Area expressed frustration at a rally in San Francisco Wednesday over a decision by...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 2:55 am | 6 comments | 920 Views

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County officials throw support behind state Constitutional Convention plan

The head of a regional business group said Thursday that a constitutional convention is the best way to reform California's...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joyce, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 958 Views

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Sister paper Danville Weekly converts to online-only publication

The Danville Weekly, a sister publication to the Pleasanton Weekly, will publish its last print edition Oct. 2 and shift...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Sep 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 1090 Views

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Arts season

The Amador Theater stage will play host to wild animals dancing ballet, teens acting on comedic impulse and Beethoven's Wig....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joanne Morrison, on Sep 18, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1025 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>BUSC U13s dominate SR Spartans Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6175 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by miles, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:48 am | 3 comments | 1675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expect traffic jams on Foothill Road this morning as high school closes senior student parking lot

Foothill High administrators are warning student drivers and motorists who travel past the school on Foothill Road that they...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 1280 Views

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Station to nowhere?

Pleasanton residents who have witnessed the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station taking shape in the middle of Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 21 comments | 1590 Views

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Bicyclist allegedly strikes car on way to school

A 14-year-old boy allegedly struck the side of a car Monday morning on the way to school, according to Pleasanton police....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 21 comments | 1229 Views

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Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 993 Views

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Military families thank Chris Miller

The Pleasanton Military Families Support Group, known for its boisterous welcome home celebrations for troops returning from...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Doug Buenz, on Oct 2, 2009 at 7:13 am | 23 comments | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air district declares 3rd consecutive 'Spare the Air' day as temperature soars

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a third consecutive Spare the Air day today due to anticipated...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1079 Views

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McNerney, others salute UC police specialist for work in capturing kidnap-rape suspect

UC Berkeley police specialist Lisa Campbell was honored Monday night by Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) and others...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by !, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 6 comments | 1104 Views

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Tattle Tales

This writing group is for those who have an "itch" to put down your thoughts for prosperity. Class dates are at 12:30 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by picky in p-town, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1001 Views

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Mold remediation plan still in the works at Hearst

A mold specialist spoke to parents at Hearst Elementary School Monday night in the first follow-up meeting since the discovery...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Merlin18, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:25 am | 6 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts year with $350,000 deficit

It's early in the school year, but the Pleasanton Unified School District is already talking about budget cuts. In the regular...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 1215 Views

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High-tech street lights beef up safety on Foothill Road

It's likely that the 18 new street lights to be installed on Foothill Road just outside the Golden Eagle gated community...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:24 am | 4 comments | 966 Views

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County officials cut short meeting with Chinese delegation here to look at NUMMI plant options

Alameda County supervisors Tuesday cut short their meeting with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by RedHead, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 929 Views

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Appeal on County Fair's gun show ban goes before 9th Circuit court today

A long-running challenge to Alameda County's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair in Pleasanton will go before a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 38 comments | 1971 Views

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Cub scouts join with LDS, Beth Emek members to clean arroyos

Local cub scouts and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Congregation Beth Emek joined forces...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 1, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 3 comments | 971 Views
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