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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA to investigate possible hate crime

Two men were arrested Aug. 27 for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Sep 7, 2009 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 1409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged car break-in at Larkspur Landing Hotel

A 26-year-old man was arrested in Pleasanton this morning after authorities saw him trying to break into a car parked in...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by elegant pheasant, on Sep 7, 2009 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 1583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 68 comments | 1571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No decision until 5 p.m. tonight on whether Bay Bridge will re-open tomorrow morning

It will be "quite a challenge" to repair a damaged part of the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in time...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversy continues over Obama's 10 a.m. video talk to students today

Controversy over President Obama's scheduled 10 a.m. address this morning to the nation's school children continued over...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 178 comments | 6841 Views

AROUND TOWN

A rousing welcome for Army Sgt. Aaron Dagger, just back from Iraq

Scores of well-wishers waved banners, flags and cheered Friday to welcome home Army Sergeant Aaron Dagger from Iraq, another...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by LtCol Finnefrock, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 2785 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1065 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 | 1103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1046 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1063 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1019 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 977 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1310 Views
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