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Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1486 Views

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Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1486 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obama calls Fremont company 'testament to American ingenuity'

President Obama visited a solar panel manufacturing facility in Fremont Wednesday, calling the company and its workers...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 28, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 11 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school 'JamFest' kicks off concerts in the park at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Young musicians will show off their talents starting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at JamFest, a special youth concert that will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patricia, on May 29, 2009 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crash closes portion of Bernal Avenue Wednesday afternoon

A truck and a motorcycle collided around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, leading police to close westbound Bernal Avenue between...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 10 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney helps steer $5.2-million to San Joaquin transit district

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said yesterday that the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by watchdog, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 30 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sting nets five clerks for selling tobacco to minors

A tobacco sting in Pleasanton has led to citations against clerks at five city locations, a police report said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1485 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Superintendent John Casey says he'll retire next June

Superintendent John Casey announced his retirement today, saying that his last day with the school district will be June...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 13 comments | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway Today

Does anyone know what happened at the Pleasanton Safeway today? I was trying to get to hallmark and the whole parking lot...

Original post made by tjgtm on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BARTD Transportation Permanent Tax NOT good, NOT Fair

Tim Hunt's article on the Transportation Taxes (which is closed for comment) points out we already pay one-half-cent surcharge...

Original post made by Taxed already on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1485 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville councilman in intensive care with meningitis

Long time Danville Town Council member Mike Shimansky is listed in serious condition in a San Diego hospital, where he is...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 28, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1484 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi charged with shoplifting

Found an interesting story on the San Francisco Chronicle about our Assemblywoman (I believe she is still our Assemblywoman...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 28, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 4 comments | 1484 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Border Controls Enough? Texas Senator Warns of World War Z

Original post made by Liberty Before Death on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Under fire, BART spokesman defends decision to block cellphone acess

In a press conference Tuesday, BART spokesman Linton Johnson again defended the agency's decision to halt cellphone service...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 12 comments | 1484 Views

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San Mateo Bridge now open, no more weekend closures, Caltrans says

All lanes in both directions of the San Mateo Bridge are opened at 4 a.m. this morning after crews completed major resurfacing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Jersey Avoids Layoffs By Freezing Wages

Instead of deferring expenses, PUSD should just to what Governor Corzine did in New Jersey Check out the link http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSN0423097020090604...

Original post made by Cesar on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1483 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

David Harmer made the argument to kill public schools in a 2000 op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle. Here is the link to...

Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 20 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three local sites make 'Best Family Campgrounds' list

Three of the East Bay Regional Park District's campgrounds were named the best in the nation for park amenities, outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1483 Views

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Art, Critique & Coffee/ACC

Join us today and every other Friday in the back of the FireHouse Art Center to view and share your latest artwork. Not an...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1483 Views
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Bikes and Cars don't mix
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Religious freedom under attack in Sacramento
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