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SPORTS

Tentative agreement reached to extend Oakland Raiders' lease

The agency that oversees the Oakland Coliseum complex said yesterday that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Oakland...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by RaiderFan-NonCriminal, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:47 am | 7 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outdoor ice skating rinks open today in Pleasanton, Dublin for holidays

Pleasanton and Dublin residents can skate a figure eight beginning today when holiday ice rinks open for the winter season...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by J K Galliano, on Nov 22, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Sharks' outdoor ice rink opening

Several hundred bundled up in their warmest winter coats, mittens and beanies to help usher in the opening of the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Senior Library User, on Dec 1, 2009 at 11:26 am | 46 comments | 1122 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to Livermore plan brings out range of public opinion

A downtown Livermore BART station was panned by residents who attended a public hearing on extending the rail line, possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by bobp, on Nov 12, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 11 comments | 1591 Views

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Guns & Hoses Basketball Game

At 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Foothill High School Gym, 4375 Foothill Road, members of the Pleasanton Police Officers Association...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by fun time, on Nov 22, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 855 Views

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Special Needs Children Kidz Karnival

Joni and Friends and CrossWinds Church partner for families affected by disability. The "Kidz Karnival" is from noon to 2...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Special Needs Aide, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 772 Views

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Holiday Fund 2009

The 7th annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign kicks off this week, with the aim of raising several hundred thousand...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 909 Views

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Editorial

BART and the city of Livermore are moving forward quickly on a plan that could put elevated tracks across the northeast corner...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Isenburg, on Dec 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 915 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 836 Views

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Round Table Pizza closes its Main Street parking lot to downtown shoppers

Bah! Humbug! Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2989 posted Sunday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by shame on PW, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 1278 Views

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Skaters, shoppers keep downtown busy over sunny weekend downtown

Hundreds of skaters kept Pleasanton's new outdoor skating rink busy over the weekend as many families took advantage of free...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by FedUp, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 1053 Views

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Dirt biker rescued after falling down steep hill southeast of Livermore

A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assisted yesterday in the rescue of a dirt biker who fell off his vehicle on...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Virginia, on Nov 23, 2009 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support McNerney's healthcare reform

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5966 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 21 comments | 1071 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Ice rink on Staples gets commission's blessing

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan for a new 17-acre...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 3581 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rapid transit buses expected to reduce travel time, I-580 congestion

A new rapid bus transit system will travel from Pleasanton to Livermore and is expected to shave several minutes off of riders'...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by forex robot, on Nov 30, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 4 comments | 1125 Views

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Oakland has 3rd highest crime rate in U.S. CQ Press reports

Oakland has the third-highest crime rate in the U.S. and Richmond has the 14th-highest, according to an annual crime report...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 11 comments | 1238 Views

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Hope Hospice dedicates new community education, training facility

Hope Hospice, the Dublin-based end-of-life care provider, has opened its new headquarters in Dublin, more than doubling the...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 28, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 874 Views

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Decorated Niles Canyon 'Train of Lights' a special treat for everyone this holiday season

The holiday Train of Lights got under way with a preview for a few hundred lucky riders last night as the 12-car train chugged...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by der, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 965 Views

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Teens allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night as they were out walking near their homes off of Vineyard Avenue, police...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Red, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 58 comments | 1910 Views

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Air quality alert today rules out burning logs in fireplace Thanksgiving Day

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could face...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 19 comments | 1502 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,274 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 831 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 711 views