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Brown signs Corbett bill for more exits on limos

A bill that aims to improve safety for limousine passengers in the wake of a fatal limousine tragedy that killed five women...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bad Bill, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Aladdin Junior,' a performing arts show for children, on stage at Livermore High today, Sunday

"Aladdin Junior," a stage production produced by SmARTSunlimited, will be presented at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by C.C. Kat, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress must 'find a bipartisan way out' of shutdown, Swalwell says

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), Congress has been "taken hostage" by a handful of Republicans who want...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Oct 14, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 2181 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miley talks up taxes, regulations and still gets loud applause

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told members of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton last week that they may have to pay more...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hotslide, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 3754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fleet Week canceled, but S.F., Pier 39 planning other events

The cancellation of numerous San Francisco Fleet Week events has disappointed many businesses on Fisherman's Wharf on what...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by sfca73, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:45 am | 8 comments | 5291 Views

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Dublin woman arrested in Prague on bribery plot charges

A woman who lives part-time in Dublin has been arrested in Prague on charges of conspiring to bribe a U.S. Air Force contracting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Latvian Connection LLC, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 2094 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FIRE THEM ALL - Don't Forget on election day

It's time for a change in Congress, the American people are finally waking up and realizing that ALL of Congress has to go....

Original post made by Tired of Congress on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Everi Mann, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 6 comments | 614 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will BART Management Wake Up to Reality?

Other posters, after salivating over the so-called lavish lifestyle of BART workers, then rather gutlessly close off response...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 89 comments | 6947 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton commuters advised to brace for BART strike tomorrow

Pleasanton commuters are being advised to prepare for another BART strike as early as just after midnight tomorrow. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 16 comments | 3798 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Raucous Caucus: Inheriting the Wind

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 12, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 12 comments | 8124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly launches new website design today

Welcome to the new PleasantonWeekly.com! The revamped website introduces new section pages for news, art & entertainment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ennis, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:37 am | 13 comments | 2284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Max, on Oct 11, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Walk to School' week wraps up today at 2 Pleasanton elementary schools

Students and many of their parents will walk to school today at Alisal and Hearst elementary schools as Pleasanton wraps...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 4588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opt for LED lights and Save Everything at Home

It is a known fact that saving money will not just happen when a business or home reduces the amount of power that they consume....

Original post made by gracedan on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 1724 Views

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BART trains running today; strike averted at least until Monday

In a message to city and county leaders tonight, a BART representative said BART negotiators "are currently at the table...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fire Them All, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3654 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Playing Games

We have a few days left before the end of the world as we know it, so why not play a game? Itíll be alMOST as much fun as...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 10, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wente concert tonight to support wounded warriors

A benefit concert to raise funds to support the ongoing needs of wounded veterans in the Tri-Valley will be held tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 2701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive

When is the Stoneridge Drive extension set to open. It appears complete but is fenced off....

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 553 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 5035 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,109 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 819 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 622 views