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AROUND TOWN

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 | 835 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1207 Views

SPORTS

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 | 2495 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 844 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 903 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 932 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 | 1590 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 | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

(As printed in our Dec. 7, 2007 edition) "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by History Buff, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 987 Views

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Pleasanton man reportedly missing after solo camping trip

Jay Lafontaine, a 48-year-old Pleasanton resident, is believed to be missing after failing to return home last week from...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Wife of another solo camper, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 13 comments | 1806 Views

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Major hikes proposed for 7 Bay Area toll bridges

Staff members of the agency that oversees the Bay Area's state-owned bridges Wednesday recommended raising car tolls by at...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1066 Views

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Figurative work by Barbara Stanton

Figurative work by Barbara Stanton will be featured at the Wild Vine, 2187 First St., Livermore from Dec. 10 to 31. An artist...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S&P downgrades school district's credit rating

Standard and Poor's Rating Services recently announced a drop in the financial ratings of the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Atrontanodo, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:13 am | 108 comments | 1980 Views

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Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 2194 Views
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