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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 | 1131 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 | 1062 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 | 1578 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 | 1879 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1023 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 | 1476 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 | 1094 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 | 1566 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 | 1196 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 | 1033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again

Pleasanton Unified School District schools continue to excel well above the state's standard, according to Academic Performance...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Chris H., on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:47 am | 68 comments | 1720 Views

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Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky dies

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky died Tuesday, after coming down with bacterial meningitis Aug. 17. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike Elliott, on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1333 Views

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Bible Study Fellowship Day Women's Class

BSF is a 33-week, in-depth, interdenominational Bible Study at Cedar Grove Church, 2021 College Ave., Livermore. This year's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Sep 18, 2009 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 1274 Views

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O'Malley will be Alameda County's first woman district attorney

Nancy O'Malley will become Alameda County's first woman district attorney on Friday after the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob123, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1052 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin, Hayward police search Garrido's Antioch home

Hayward and Dublin police yesterday were searching the home in unincorporated Antioch where Phillip and Nancy Garrido allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 7 comments | 1885 Views

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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 | 1287 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 | 1043 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 | 1094 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 | 1235 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 | 1193 Views
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