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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 | 943 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 | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 982 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. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Nov 17, 2009 at 10:36 am | 10 comments | 1751 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Rallies planned today at UC Berkeley, other campuses to protest budget cuts

Today is shaping up to be a day of rallies, walkouts and strikes on Bay Area higher education campuses as groups from public...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by m, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 4054 Views

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Livermore Airport back in the news again

Livermore Airport Manager Leander Hauri has his work cut out for him over the coming days, even the coming months. Tomorrow,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park student arrested for ecstasy possession, distribution

A 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after allegedly possessing and furnishing the drug ecstasy to some students, according...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:51 am | 58 comments | 2966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From eBay to the Statehouse?

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman announced Tuesday that she's seeking the Republican nomination for California's governor to succeed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 22 comments | 1199 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: We need other solutions than war

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6188 posted Friday, September 25,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:25 am | 5 comments | 956 Views

SPORTS

Amador Dons wallop Crescent City 62-8 in home opener

The Amador Valley Dons walloped Crescent City's Del Norte High Warriors Friday night, scoring 28 points in the opening quarter...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Give me a break, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 7 comments | 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hosterman named co-chair of U.S. Mayors' Conference water council

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been appointed to serve as the co-chair of the Mayors Water Council for the U.S. Conference...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 991 Views

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Pleasanton to use stimulus funds to develop Climate Action Plan

Stimulus funds totaling $107,216 have been allocated to Pleasanton for use in improving energy efficiency and creating jobs...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by you're right!, on Sep 29, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 1140 Views

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Brush fire burns 1.5 acres on Foothill Road hillside

A brush fire that ignited this morning charred 1.5 acres on a hillside along Foothill Road, south of Interstate 580. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by M, on Oct 4, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 9 comments | 1145 Views

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No bull at local credit union as Ferdinand goes home

Members and employees at UNCLE Credit Union's main branch in Livermore received quite a surprise recently when a bull from...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by heh, on Sep 29, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 922 Views

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Schwarzenegger sets March 30 as day to honor Vietnam vets

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Julie Nickels Schau, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 1065 Views

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Zone 7 celebrates new water demineralization plant with open house

Zone 7 Water Agency celebrated the recent opening of its Mocho Groundwater Demineralization Plant with an open house last...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Mr., on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 6 comments | 1070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMIGOS Volunteer Information Session

High school students can volunteer for 5 to 8 weeks next summer in Latin America with Amigos De Las Americas. Live with host...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by K2Mom, on Sep 30, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 967 Views

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Pleasanton schools focusing on flu prevention

With the number of flu cases increasing in some parts of the country, the Pleasanton Unified School District is focusing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by sj, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 15 comments | 1390 Views

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Livermore Lions Club names Haggerty 'Citizen of Year'

The Livermore Lions' Club has selected Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty as its Citizen of the Year for 2009. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by doozi, on Oct 1, 2009 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 1019 Views

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Sullenberger to fly today with co-pilot of plane that they landed in Hudson River

Danville pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will fly for the first time today since he deftly landed a plane into the Hudson...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
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