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Court blocks Schwarzenegger's plan to sell 11 state buildings--for now

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office has been ordered to hold off on the planned $2.3 billion sale of 11 state buildings until...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Mortgage our future, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

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Former TV news anchor named president of Golden Gate Bridge authority

Janet Reilly, a former TV news anchor and unsuccessful candidate for San Francisco supervisor last November, was been chosen...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views

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Editorial

When veteran newscaster Tom Morrison signed off last night for the last time as anchor of TV30's "Live at 4" news, he closed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 19, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

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Fourth annual Festivus Jubilee tonight at Bunjo's

Celebrate the fourth annual "Festivus" as declared by Frank Costanza tonight from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 23, at Bunjo's...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Seinfeld, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

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New law to crack down on online impersonators

A new law that will go into effect on Jan. 1 could bring online impersonators heavy fines or even jail time. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by How about Spam?, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

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Shoppers should have keys at the ready, police say

In the busy Christmas holiday season, Pleasanton police are urging motorists and shoppers to take extra precautions to protect...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 24, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

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Obituaries

Elliott Charnow Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7702 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2010
Last comment by George Peter Tingley, on Dec 26, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views

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Club 40 students empowered by helping others

A classroom at Lydiksen Elementary was abuzz Wednesday as members of Club 40 gathered to present goodie bags they'd made...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Dec 26, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1361 Views

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Schwarzenegger appoints 2 Alameda County prosecutors as Superior Court judges

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed two veteran Alameda County prosecutors to be judges on the county's Superior Court...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by kk, on Dec 27, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

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Bay Area transit agencies offering free service, extended hours for tonight's revelers

Transit agencies across the Bay Area--except for the Tri-Valley's Wheels bus service--are offering tonight's New Year's Eve...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Starfish, on Dec 31, 2010 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

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Valley Concert Chorale seeks residents with pipes

The Valley Concert Chorale is seeking experienced singers with sight-reading skills a. They will hold auditions for their...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 1, 2011 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1541 Views

SPORTS

What happened to the NYGiants?

Why did Eli throw so many interceptions? Why don't they fire the special teams coach? Should they draft John Clay from...

Original post made by Suzy BlueCheese on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Chico, on Jan 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

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Nearly 3 years after their murders, Pleasanton couple's accused son's trial gets under way today

Opening statements will be presented today in the trial of professional poker player Ernest Scherer III on charges that he...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Nutsac, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1091 Views

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New chief of staff chosen at ValleyCare

The ValleyCare medical staff has elected Dr. Valerie Chirurgi as Chief of Staff. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5867...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Eileen, on Jan 5, 2011 at 12:08 am | 1 comment | 1156 Views

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Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1036 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- Jan Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Abigail, on Oct 27, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 3550 Views

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See 'The Good Soldier' tomorrow at the IBEW Hall

What happens when a soldier returns from a conflict; does he/she get the support needed? These questions are asked and answered...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1050 Views

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Firecrackers popping?

There have been pop-bang-pops going on for 10 minutes in the vicinity of Muirwood Park/Lydiksen. Chinese New year isn't until...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 26, 2011 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 890 Views

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Register early for 'Idea to Entrepreneur' workshop

Patent attorney Gerald Prettyman will talk about "Idea to Entrepreneur" including how to create an inexpensive prototype,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 965 Views

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Danville soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday

Danville resident Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk, 47, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jan 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 998 Views
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