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AROUND TOWN

Ghostly encounter

Shirley Ann Garcia has always known she had a psychic ability. Possibly passed down from her mother, she claims to have the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie, on Oct 31, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 1105 Views

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Divers find body of San Ramon duck hunter whose boat capsized

Divers found the body of a San Ramon man in Franks Tract State Recreation Area near Bethel Island yesterday after he went...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 8, 2009 at 12:47 am | 7 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tough act to follow

In their search for a successor to school Superintendent John Casey, who will retire next June, members of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Puhleese, on Nov 15, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 146 comments | 3860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador vs. San Ramon football game re-scheduled for Saturday

The lights went out Friday night at the San Ramon Valley High School stadium forcing the postponement of the varsity football...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by And, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 7 comments | 1105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Still closed, Monday's uncertain for a Bay Bridge opening

Work to repair a collapsed section of the Bay Bridge is continuing today with still no estimate about when it will reopen,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 850 Views

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Obituaries

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 | 1045 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 | 983 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 | 1060 Views

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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 | 1090 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 | 1712 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 | 1055 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 | 1179 Views

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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 | 1039 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 | 1644 Views

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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 | 1101 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 | 1058 Views

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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 | 1067 Views

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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 | 2214 Views

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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 | 1407 Views

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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 | 934 Views
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