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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 | 1046 Views

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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 | 1266 Views

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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 | 1101 Views

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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 | 1182 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 | 1106 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 | 1765 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 | 1996 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 | 1098 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 | 1569 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 | 1141 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 | 1636 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 | 1219 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 | 1071 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 | 1797 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 | 1405 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 | 1351 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 | 1114 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 | 1946 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 | 1343 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 | 1091 Views
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