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Power out for 930 homes in northwest Pleasanton after car hits pole

More than 900 homes were without power tonight in far northwest Pleasanton after a driver lost control of his car and it...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Dec 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 9 comments | 1481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Pleasanton Weekly

To help us celebrate the holiday, Erin McDermott of Fremont Bank sent us these photos of Santa making an early visit to skaters...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kris Kringle, on Dec 27, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,200 drivers arrested in Bay Area for DUIs so far in holiday period

More than 1,200 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Millions of dollars in cuts made last year to the Pleasanton Unified School District budget are now being felt and parents...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:28 am | 261 comments | 3593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

47 possible violations recorded on Christmas Spare the Air Day

Nowhere in the Bay Area should chestnuts have been roasting on an open fire on Christmas due to a Spare the Air alert issued...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by pdullea, on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 28 comments | 1898 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressman McNerney in Afghanistan, meets with President Karzai

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is in Afghanistan today meeting with President Karzai and military leaders. He...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 15, 2010 at 2:24 am | 8 comments | 1110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs contract for superintendent search firm

The Pleasanton school board has officially signed with the search firm Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, Ltd. to help...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by fact checker, on Dec 31, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 11 comments | 1214 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Passengers praise heightened airport security despite longer waits

Passengers arriving on international flights at San Francisco International Airport Monday said they were glad for increased...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 19 comments | 1151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman McNerney in Afghanistan, meets with President Karzai

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is in Afghanistan meeting with President Karzai and military leaders. He sent the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 30, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 2300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dons to host 'Kick for the Cure' honoring boy's soccer volunteer

Susan Dawson was always someone who put a lot of time and effort in the Amador Valley High School boy's soccer program. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Toni Hume, on Dec 30, 2009 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peddler Shoppe at the Pleasanton Senior Center

The Peddler Shoppe in the lobby of the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. and is where talented local senior artisans...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peddler, on Jan 1, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 1522 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

NFL player, former Amador football star Rick Kane dies

When Dennis Georgatos thinks about Rick Kane, he remembers the best football player to ever come out of Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tim Trent, on Apr 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 1964 Views

SPORTS

Local dietician joins Walk to Wellness today -- New Year's Eve

Dietician Jill Daniels joins "Mr. Pedometer" W. Ron Sutton and others as they walk to wellness from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Allison, on Dec 31, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Of Note

<B>Project for home-bound seniors earns Wheaton Eagle Scout Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6532...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Brandon Hoya, on Dec 31, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 1073 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feinstein's committee to hold hearings on Christmas Day terrorist attack

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Kit Bond (R-Mo.), chair and vice chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 5, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton accident adds to mounting holiday crashes, injuries

New Year's Eve accidents injured several motorists, left one driver dead and blocked roadways in the Bay Area as law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jan 1, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Cops plan DUI checks for drivers leaving Raiders game tomorrow

Avoid the 21, Alameda County's law enforcement crackdown, has two words of advice for Oakland Raiders fans hoping to see...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Timmy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Celebration/Mexican Posada

Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Associations hosts a free family holiday event from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 927 Views
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