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Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1258 Views

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Computer Tutoring

One-on-one computer tutoring is available every day at the Pleasanton Senior Center. The tutor works with you on topics where...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1394 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chris Miller, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1561 Views

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Businesses encouraged to 'Spare the Air' with Great Race Challenge

The annual Spare the Air season has officially kicked off with four Spare the Air Days already declared by the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by *Laughing At AT&T Trophy*, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1351 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1432 Views

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Battered women's shelter needs funds before fiscal year ends

Shepherd's Gate, a Tri-Valley-based shelter for homeless and abused women and children, has announced it needs to raise $150,000...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 845 Views

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Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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County supervisors approve $2.4 billion budget, up 1.45%

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to approve a $2.4 billion budget for fiscal 2010 that...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1445 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

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BART contracts extended to July 9 for 2 of 3 unions

With two days before BART's union contracts expire, BART management has agreed to extend labor contracts with employees of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views

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1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 1, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

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Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1449 Views

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Park district, BART offer trails event in Valley tomorrow

In honor of July being National Parks and Recreation Month, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has partnered with...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views

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BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1362 Views

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BART management, unions meet over weekend, but no agreement reached

BART management and union negotiators met throughout the weekend but no agreements were announced when the talks closed down...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1294 Views

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Strike averted as BART management, unions agree to tentative new 4-year contract

BART management and its three unions representing 2,800 workers announced this morning that they have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 1390 Views

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Stegman named interim director of Contra Costa Humane Society

David Stegman, former director of the Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton, has been named the new interim executive director...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1836 Views

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Union leaders taking BART management proposal to their members for votes this week

The leaders of BART's two largest unions, SEIU and ATU, are taking BART management's latest proposal to save $100 million...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 1324 Views

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Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1507 Views

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Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1356 Views
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