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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 | 1148 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 | 3817 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 | 1272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1362 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2054 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1687 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Torrico brings his campaign for AG here

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton the other...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 29, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 14 comments | 948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 25-year-old on charge of distributing fake drivers' licenses

Pleasanton police arrested a 25-year-old San Ramon man Wednesday on suspicion of producing fake driver's licenses that investigators...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline tomorrow for applications to many Cal State colleges

With tomorrow the deadline for applying for admission to many of California's state colleges, admissions are becoming increasingly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Chola Sista, on Dec 3, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 19 comments | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big turn-out for Torrico's bid to become next state attorney general

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:22 am | 10 comments | 1007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 900 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART agrees to add Pleasanton in its Livermore expansion planning

In a welcome turnaround, BART officials this week agreed to include Pleasanton city representatives in planning an extension...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Dec 1, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 8 comments | 1091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big turn-out for Torrico's bid to become next state attorney general

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dominic, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 1157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATED: Police recommend charges against woman in Angela Street house fire

Pleasanton police have recommended to the Alameda County District Attorney's office that they press charges against a woman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:18 am | 14 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest passenger in pickup truck parked alongside Hart Middle School today

Pleasanton police arrested a woman passenger but released the male driver after searching their pickup truck that was parked...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Solicitors need a license, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 19 comments | 1610 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman's purse snatched

An elderly woman pushing a shopping cart Sunday near Red Robin had her purse snatched, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Dec 2, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 14 comments | 1756 Views
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