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Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2432 Views

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Pleasanton Planning Commission to consider downtown entertainment plans tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider, among other issues, changes in rule governing...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 16, 2012 at 12:24 am | 2 comments | 1205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 in Pleasanton victims of identity theft in past week

Three residents were the victims of identity theft over the last week, according to Pleasanton police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Balam Letona, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 3699 Views

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Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

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Enjoy free ice cream, bundt cakes as BART celebrates 40th anniversary

This month marks 40 years of BART service and the transit system is ready to celebrate with ice cream giveaways, free field...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Sep 21, 2012 at 2:50 am | 2 comments | 1487 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2301 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore man and woman plead no contest in drug lab explosion death

A Livermore couple who had been charged with murder for a drug-related explosion that killed a man last year have pleaded...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown parent, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 2020 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2161 Views

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World War II combat airman, 91, to tell his story at Las Positas College today

Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (Ret.), 91, will discuss his experiences as a member of the "greatest generation" at a public...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2338 Views

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grass fire?

There is a very strong smell of grass/wildfire on the west side of town this evening, around 9:15pm. I really hope not, but...

Original post made by hope not... on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

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Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1908 Views

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Lottery ticket worth $220,648 bought here last month remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1615 Views

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Mrs. Doubtfire lives on in Danville memories

Drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest and handsomest stars might have been a highlight of Mike Doyle's tenure...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 4758 Views

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Large meteor streaks across Bay Area, thrilling stargazers

A large meteor streaked across the night sky last night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by doug, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2224 Views

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Judge questions reliability of key witness in 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

A judge Wednesday questioned the reliability of a key prosecution witness in the murder of 14-year-old Pleasanton high school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Oct 18, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1324 Views

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City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 905 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 4, a week before the holiday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Erika, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 929 Views

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Food truck frenzy

The mafia has come to Pleasanton and there are plenty of people who are happy to hear it. Rest assured there'll be no godfathers...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Oct 26, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1864 Views

SPORTS

S.F mayor, Nancy Pelosi make bets with their Detroit counterparts that Giants will win World Series

Another San Francisco politician, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, is placing a bet with colleagues in Detroit over...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by take the hag, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1644 Views
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