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Dirt biker rescued after falling down steep hill southeast of Livermore

A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assisted yesterday in the rescue of a dirt biker who fell off his vehicle on...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Virginia, on Nov 23, 2009 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Irony

From http://www.ocregister.com/news/district-220623-teachers-capistrano.html "We want the school board to do all it can...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Susan Anthony, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1041 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

$100 billion in annual health care savings!

Why the Congress will not touch it in Health Care Reform: Tort Reform. http://www.physicianspractice.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=articles.details&articleID=1399 An...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 880 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did You Be's Pizza close?

Ok, we haven't been picking up pizza lately, but I was sad tonight to learn that You Be's Pizza is not opened any more. Does...

Original post made by Sad on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2036 Views

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 | 855 Views

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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 | 864 Views

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Is the Holiday Hometown parade tonight going to be televised?

I remember seeing the parade on channel 30 in previous years - but can't find any info on it for this year. My kids want...

Original post made by Erika Beratlis on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 852 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hey, Rambo, ixnay on the waray

Jon Stewart has once again given the most insightful analysis out there of President Obama's words. Obama reminded the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

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Oakland Airport could see direct passenger rail service in 4 years

An elevated rail connector between BART's Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport could be in service in four...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shell OIL and Iraq!

Aha, Shell Oil in Iraq~! Knew this years ago! Go figure, the benefits of WAR! OIL! Shell secures vital toehold in ‘the...

Original post made by Go Figure! on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 795 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6,000 vaccinated against H1N1 at Alameda County clinics yesterday

The Alameda County Public Health Department vaccinated more than 6,000 people against the H1N1 virus at five clinics throughout...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brian McConnell, on Dec 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views

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Cinderella

Cinderella is a fun-filled version of a "fabulously fractured" fairy tale. The audience will be invited to cheer, clap and...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Erika Beratlis, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 869 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chihuahua pups heading east to new homes in the Big Apple

Chihuahua pups will be strolling down a red carpet at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday morning as they hop...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie K. Torres, on Dec 20, 2009 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Year In Review

What a year! From hunkering down as 2009 started when the economy and employment tumbled to the good news as hundreds turned...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 21, 2009 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1302 Views

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Swimming, ice skating, shopping, parade--all happening today in Pleasanton

If you like parades, holiday shopping bargains, outdoor ice skating and a major swim meet all at the same time, you'll surely...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by friend, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 948 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 | 962 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 | 1230 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 | 1168 Views
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