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Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 981 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voters to choose new 10th District congressman today, while 4 seek election to 2 seats on San Ramon's City Council

With the national focus on today's gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey and the special election in New York's...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:33 am | 5 comments | 943 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Bridge closure cost $1.9-million in toll revenue

The closure of the Bay Bridge for six days has resulted in a net loss of about $1.9 million in revenues on state-owned toll...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 1021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Staples Ranch environmental report out today

A draft of a supplemental Environmental Impact Report affecting development on Staples Ranch has been completed and will...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nona, on Nov 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1058 Views

SPORTS

Players needed for Ryan Gordon soccer games

It's that time of the year when people begin to start making their holiday plans. And for many local Pleasanton athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Curt Gordon, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1648 Views

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On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing boy found after 2-hour search in Rosepointe neighborhood

A 10-year-old boy was found hiding in bushes near his home on Arlington Drive just after dark tonight after his mother reported...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by not my kid, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1131 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garamendi wins 10th Congressional District race with 53% of votes

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi comfortably defeated his four opponents in a special general election yesterday for an open U.S....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 7, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 19 comments | 999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve 2 replacement parcel taxes with no expiration dates

Voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved replacement parcel taxes that have no expiration dates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 42 comments | 1574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district hosts H1N1 forum tonight

The public is invited to learn more about the H1N1 flu virus in a forum tonight sponsored by Amador Valley Adult Education...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crash closes portion of Bernal Avenue Wednesday afternoon

A truck and a motorcycle collided around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, leading police to close westbound Bernal Avenue between...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 10 comments | 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing boy found after 2-hour search in Rosepointe neighborhood

A 5th grade Hearst Elementary School student was found hiding in bushes near his home on Arlington Drive just before dark...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ed Saklak, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-NFL player and Pleasanton coach accused of slugging County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office is looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior Football League...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 39 comments | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after alleged anti-Christian fueled robbery, disturbance

Police arrested 22-year-old Abdul Walid Hamid of Hayward Wednesday evening after he reportedly robbed a man and scared others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by gmartinez, on Nov 22, 2009 at 11:38 am | 33 comments | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electronic Waste Recycling Fundraiser for Hart Middle School PFA

Hart Middle School, 4433 Willow Road, is hosting a drive-through electronic waste recycling fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council finalizes rezoning of 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council has finalized its decision two weeks ago to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 42 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Lover's Boutique

Help Tri-Valley animals while shopping for unique gifts for people and pets, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, Feline Medical...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 904 Views

SPORTS

District attorney opens investigation into charge Pleasanton coach slugged, injured County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office yesterday was looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by lulu, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tolls could rise to as much as $6 on 7 Bay Area bridges, by another $1 on the Golden Gate

Bridge authorities are considering toll increases of $1 on the Golden Gate Bridge and by as much as $2 on the seven other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART sets ridership records, works to keep 'new' passengers

BART set ridership records while the Bay Bridge was closed for repairs, and now that it has reopened the transit agency is...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 920 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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Backpacked with care is back
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