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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Quick clerk catches credit card con

A suspicious clerk who called police to the Hyatt Summerfield Hotel regarding an attempt to use fraudulent credit cards helped...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Al-Leigh R., on Jul 25, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

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$1-million worth of marijuana plants found growing in East Bay Regional Park

East Bay Regional Park police officers recovered about $1 million worth of marijuana plants early Friday morning when they...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by OMG, on Jul 16, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 959 Views

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Valley Humane wants $125,000 how much is new Exec paid?

The Contra Costa Times reports that the Valley Humane Society needs $135,000 in the next thirty (30) days or it may close...

Original post made by Ptown taxpayer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mal, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 950 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: "We've got to pass (Obamacare) to see what's in it." Well...

More layoffs to Americans and more jobs to China is one of the many negative outcomes of Obamacare. We now see yet another...

Original post made by NoBama on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sharlene, on Aug 1, 2011 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: They've got their mojo working

The Mojo Softball 14U and 12U teams won the Fastpitch Shootout held at the Pleasanton Sports Park this weekend, held under...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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Downtown Store Come & Gone?

What hapened to the small "florist" shop that moved into the former Little Valley Wine Shop? We saw the sign for the grand...

Original post made by Dave on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Little Mikey, on Aug 3, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 859 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Replica of Vietnam Veterans Wall will be in Fremont

DeVry University will host the moving Vietnam Veterans Wall from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 10-13, on its campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mirabelle, on Aug 3, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 997 Views

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BART police chief condemns another wave of cyber attacks

BART Deputy Police Chief Ben Farrow Wednesday condemned a cyber attack in which hackers broke into the website of the union...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 979 Views

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Proposed law could stop gouging of condo, townhouse owners

The California Association of Realtors is sponsoring AB 771, a state bill that would prevent home buyers in a common interest...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by AR, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1197 Views

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Summer interns bring a fresh perspective

Here's one more reason to Support Local Journalism: The Pleasanton Weekly has a real office when we gather to work and produce...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 20, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT scores show increases for most high schools in area

SAT scores rose last year for five of the eight local high schools with the percentage of area scores over 1500 -- a state...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

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Movie theaters

Wasn't the Dublin regal theater the one that bought out our (Pleasanton) theater then closed it down thus gaining a pretty...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by TV?, on Aug 28, 2011 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 894 Views

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Safeway recalls Signature Cafe grilled chicken salad

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. yesterday recalled Signature Cafe grilled chicken Caesar salad because the packages include...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views

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BART protestors, now numbering about two dozen, demonstrate again

About two-dozen anti-BART protesters marched along San Francisco's Market Street Monday evening in the fifth consecutive...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Sep 13, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 872 Views

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FOOTHILL FALCONS FOOTBALL

Foothill Falcon Fest Paint the town blue at Foothill's fifth annual Falcon Fest from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16, at Foothill...

Original post made by Foothill Family on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Sep 14, 2011 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1341 Views

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Regional employment essentially unchanged since July 2010, survey shows

The number of jobs in the Bay Area has remained flat over the past year, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report released...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jimbob, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

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dealership shuts it's doors.

Yes I know Groth Bros. is in Livermore but doesn't anyone know why they have shut there doors? Is it for good finally? I...

Original post made by George Jungle on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by about time, on Sep 15, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 995 Views

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Big rig crash on I-580 yesterday sends vehicle onto BART tracks

BART trains were delayed Thursday afternoon because of a crash involving a big-rig and another vehicle on eastbound I-580...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shannon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 1084 Views

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helicopters

helicopters around for long time today 9/17, any reason?...

Original post made by Judy on Sep. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anne, on Sep 17, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 972 Views
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