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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 Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Gingerdog, on Dec 1, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 1512 Views

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Thomas Coyne Winery Winter Open House

The historical tasting room located at 51 E. Vallicetos Road in Livermore will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 27 to 29...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 994 Views

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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 Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 940 Views

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Plan to rebuild 2 low income housing complexes fails on first try

A recommendation to consolidate two 40-year-old Pleasanton housing projects into a new 150-unit facility for low-income seniors...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by What a colossal waste, on Dec 15, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 12 comments | 1163 Views

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Deadline today for Cards for Troops

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) hosts the third annual Holiday Cards for Our Troops program. Residents are encouraged...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 945 Views

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Divorce ban sponsor says measure a follow-up to Proposition 8

A Sacramento Web designer who launched a satirical initiative to ban divorce in California said today the effort feels like...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Atrontanodo, on Dec 22, 2009 at 5:27 am | 30 comments | 1784 Views

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Thursday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

The weather forecast for Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley is expected to remain mild for this time of year today, but watch...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 3, 2009 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Hometown Holiday Parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Saturday

A total of 73 parade entry groups are prepping for the Hometown Holiday Parade this Saturday, to be held in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Gina, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:40 pm | 32 comments | 2040 Views

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Climate change report calls for 23-member panel to focus on possible dangers

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger joined other political and business leaders on San Francisco's Treasure Island Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 1229 Views

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Sports Briefs

Long drive qualifies for Worlds Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4542 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by ME, on Dec 4, 2009 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2578 Views

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34-year old Pleasanton cold case solved

Alameda County Sheriff's investigators say they can now close the book on a 34-year-old cold case in Pleasanton. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Dec 6, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 1093 Views

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Big swim meet to attract thousands this weekend

Approximately 2,000 swimmers and their family and friends are expected this weekend at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Swimmer's Parent, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 1118 Views

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Man of the Year

Chris Miller was born on the fourth on July. As a retired lieutenant colonel and Vietnam veteran, father of two active soldiers,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike S, on Dec 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 9 comments | 1052 Views

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Bomb threat reported at Safeway market

A bomb threat was reported at the Santa Rita Road Safeway during the lunch hour today as SWAT officers, police and fire officials...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by NLJ, on Mar 30, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 1985 Views

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BART ridership drops nearly 10% in year's 3rd quarter

BART's average weekday ridership declined by nearly 10 percent in the most recent quarter compared to the same period a year...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by LiveStrong, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

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29 arrested in protest Monday at Chevron headquarters

Police arrested 29 people yesterday during a protest in front of Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 14 comments | 1179 Views

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Wineries ready for Holidays in the Vineyards

For 10 hours this weekend, 38 wineries are rolling out their respective welcome mats for holiday cheer -- wine tasting and...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

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Strokes of history

A peek into Pleasanton's past is coming alive through the hands of artists, the latest mural to surface in downtown as public...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 950 Views

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Popular downtown Chinese eatery Panda Restaurant to close

Panda Restaurant, a popular Chinese restaurant on West Angela Street, will be closing its doors later this month after the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 1620 Views

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Snow in Danville, Walnut Creek this morning as rain continues in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

It was snowing early this morning in Danville and Walnut Creek with snowy, slippery roads on Highway 24 leading to the Caldecott...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Pearl Price, on Dec 8, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 13 comments | 1513 Views
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