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RESTAURANTS

Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 4680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Striking Fast Food Workers: "Power concedes nothing without a demand"

Wow! Get a load of this, everybody. And let's thank these folks for speaking truth to power in order to improve their own...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 26, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 26 comments | 999 Views

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Halloween Brew Crawl tonight on Main Street

The third annual Halloween Brew Crawl, hosted by the Pleasanton Downtown Association, will be held from 5-8 p.m. tonight. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Right , on Oct 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1502 Views

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Teacher hatred returning to this website?

I remember a couple years back, there was a fury of posts on here bashing teachers. What appeared to be even more annoying...

Original post made by Jackie on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 26, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Should Congress Be Held to the Same Standards?

Regardless of one's political beliefs, the following comments by Rand Paul seem to me to make a lot of sense. He has introduced...

Original post made by Daveg on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents push school board for class size cuts

About 30 parents turned out at the Pleasanton school board on Tuesday night to push once again for smaller class sizes. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by W. White, on Oct 25, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 8 comments | 1716 Views

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News digest

Get CERTified Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/10/25/news-digest posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable Care workshop at LPC Oct. 29

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16th) will host an Affordable Care Act information session from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Susie, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's rock & roll at Beth Emek installation

Rabbi Laurence Milder was installed as spiritual leader at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton last weekend in a Shabbat...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by srco, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man shot in I-680 road rage incident

Investigators are trying to locate a driver who shot a Pleasanton man in Fremont early this morning after a highway road-rage...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 3814 Views

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Former Alameda County judge, juvenile court referee pleads guilty to stealing charge

A former Alameda County Superior Court judge who faced 32 felony counts for allegedly stealing at least $1.6 million from...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by SR, on Oct 24, 2013 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Improvements coming to city's Pioneer Cemetery

Long-awaited improvements to Pleasanton's city-owned Pioneer Cemetery, including veterans memorial, are now more likely after...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 1555 Views

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Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta

I'm not sure if this is relevant. So I thought I'd throw it open to discussion. I was reading some background information...

Original post made by Thompson Thorpe on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Karl Bonner, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:18 am | 26 comments | 980 Views

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Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 22 comments | 6397 Views

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Operator of BART train that killed 2 in training

The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Did you expect BARTD Integrity?, on Oct 23, 2013 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed man robs Comerica Bank

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Comerica Bank in the 600 block of Main Street this morning at about...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 23, 2013 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 2740 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART strike over! Trains back in service today

Limited BART train service began about 6 a.m. today after unions and BART management reached an agreement to end the four-day...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Oct 22, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 1349 Views

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Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Oct 22, 2013 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2616 Views

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Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1

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

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm | 33 comments | 3403 Views

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Today's hot housing market to get even better in 2014

Buyers and sellers alike know that the California housing market has heated up, and now the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 6280 Views
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