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Westbound I-580 lanes open as walkway installed to new BART station from Dublin side

All westbound lanes on I-580 alongside the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Foothill/San Ramon roads re-opened...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1621 Views

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Rotary's 17th annual Spirit Run set for next Sunday, Father's Day

More than 1,200 runners are expected next Sunday--Father's Day--when the Rotary Club of Pleasanton stages its 17th annual...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 1542 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 3072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge hears final arguments in Prop. 8 case, but will announce decision later

Attorneys made their final arguments this week in San Francisco in a federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:50 am | 13 comments | 1542 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Study shows voters not swayed on same-sex propositions by campaign rhetoric

A San Francisco-based foundation released a study Tuesday that shows that voters nationwide don't change their minds during...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jun 20, 2010 at 2:49 am | 22 comments | 2061 Views

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Letters

<B>Cemetery is lovely Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7151 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by ??, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heading for upper San Mateo? Skyline Bridge to be closed for 3 years starting this August

Tri-Valley motorists who use the Skyline Bridge above San Mateo should plan on longer travel times starting late this summer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Zicky, on Jun 19, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1877 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mr. Prez...What's Taking You So Long?

This YouTube Explains A Lot &gt;&gt;&gt;http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6urJsX3KX4&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by A_ _ Kicker on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Buffy the GOP Slayer, on Jun 18, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 13 comments | 1499 Views

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Freeway closures planned around new BART station for pedestrian walkway work

After being delayed more than a year by engineering problems, contractors are back at the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Nice one... not, on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 2322 Views

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Union that represents locked-out Castlewood workers strikes Hyatt Regency hotel

About 400 hotel workers at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco are walking off their jobs Tuesday to highlight months of contract...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 18, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 33 comments | 2252 Views

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Police searching for suspect in armed robbery

Pleasanton police are searching for a young man in connection with an armed robbery and assault that took place around 10...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Grey Alien, on Jun 18, 2010 at 4:06 am | 28 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmer's Market Political Conversation

With the elections coming up, I thought I would talk with one of the red, while and blue people on the Main Street end of...

Original post made by Old Adage on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 8 comments | 2176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dilbert' cartoonist planning custom home here

In addition to crafting cartoons for his nationally-syndicated "Dilbert" comic strip or managing two local eateries, Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by cialis eli lilly, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 16 comments | 3879 Views

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Continuing the Iron Horse Trail

Plans are being made to close the gap in the Iron Horse Trail from the Pleasanton BART station to Santa Rita Road, and officials...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 8 comments | 2727 Views

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Kansas City mayor praises Hosterman for work at U.S. mayors conference

Mayors from throughout the country are gathered at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Oklahoma City, including Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Jun 17, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 36 comments | 2219 Views

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SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Trisha, on Jun 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 36 comments | 14720 Views

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Finance reports show new high in Pleasanton campaign spending

Campaign finances in the battle over the Oak Grove development show two totally different types of approaches. The would-be...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 26 comments | 2020 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shhhh... (not taught in public schools and may soon be gone)

Shhh... Don't tell anyone you've seen the following because it may be too controversial. You'll be mocked by liberals wherever...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:05 am | 34 comments | 3409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing mail

***Warning to everyone*** Mail has been missing from my and other mail boxes. I expected tickets and a check. Both never...

Original post made by Keith on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 14 comments | 2907 Views
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