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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

AROUND TOWN

Animal Lover's Boutique

Help Tri-Valley animals while shopping for unique gifts for people and pets, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, Feline Medical...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 953 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama/PelosiCare: "Buy a $15k Policy or Go To Jail" (!)

Unbelievable. Is this the America you're familiar with? Does a big, bad insurance company have the power to do this?...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton/YouTube video competing for grand prize in contest!

Hey Pleasanton, I'm an elementary school teacher here in town who loves Pleasanton. I made a short video about Pleasanton...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ken and Susan, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newly Elected NY Congressman, Bill Owens, Breaks 4 Campaign Promises in 1st Hour After Swearing In......

Could be a record for breaking promises from yet another mis-representative... http://www.gouverneurtimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7623:owens-to-break-cam...

Original post made by Jeff on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 903 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 quake strikes North Bay, 3rd small tremblor in region yesterday

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Sonoma County last night, the third small quake to strike the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Quaking in my boots, on Nov 9, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 911 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fort Hood Outrage

November 12, 2009 An Officer's Outrage Over Fort Hood By Major Shawn Keller As an officer in the United States Army,...

Original post made by Angered American on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 956 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Domestic Spending Freeze

How 'bout them apples? WASHINGTON The Obama administration has alerted domestic agencies to plan for a freeze or even...

Original post made by Obama Democrat on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Nov 13, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 832 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

American Drug Wars

On Saturday, November 14th, at 7:00 PM, the IBEW Hall will host a film event featuring the documentary, "American Drug Wars."...

Original post made by Paulette on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 3087 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board chooses search firm

After being granted additional time to choose one of three search firms, the school board chose Hazard, Young, Attea and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1095 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Vulva Chronicles

I saw the post on The Vagina Monologues. If you've read or seen the play, you know that the characters are talking about...

Original post made by Mulva on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1024 Views

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Outdoor ice skating rinks open today in Pleasanton, Dublin for holidays

Pleasanton and Dublin residents can skate a figure eight beginning today when holiday ice rinks open for the winter season...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by J K Galliano, on Nov 22, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1606 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Special Needs Children Kidz Karnival

Joni and Friends and CrossWinds Church partner for families affected by disability. The "Kidz Karnival" is from noon to 2...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Special Needs Aide, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 police cars this morning...

Kind of surprising to see 5 police cars, with their lights on all lined up behind a WHEELS bus this morning, pulled over...

Original post made by Earlybird on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patsy, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2250 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 985 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 | 960 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

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BANG!

Did anyone hear a bang last night in the vintage hills area. It was just one pop but it was loud!...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1185 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 | 971 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 | 2514 Views
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