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Races set for June primary election

With the election less than two months away, candidate lists are set for federal, state and local positions to be contested...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by VIRGINIA FULLER, on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2939 Views

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Mothers With a Purpose Presents Authors of 'The Lost Years'

Bay Area mother-daughter team will discuss the powerful story of Kristina's battle with alcohol and drugs while a star athlete...

Original post made by Kimberly on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Kimberly, on May 14, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1291 Views

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Incomplete Ballots Passed Out at Polling Place

Did anyone else only get the first page of the 3 page ballot at your polling place this morning? I made them stop passing...

Original post made by Dedicated Voter on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 908 Views

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Legislators looking at California impact of Supreme Court ruling on abortion clinic protestors

After the U.S. Supreme Court last Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 2202 Views

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Pleasanton snags top recognition on Money Magazine survey

Just a week after Pleasanton was ranked No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live, two other national...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Henry, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 5658 Views

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New credit scoring could help home buyers

The National Association of Realtors this week praised a decision by FICO, the Fair Isaac Corp. credit monitoring agency,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by I pay my debts, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1385 Views

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Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 2346 Views

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Equality California endorses Joan Buchanan for State Senate

Equality California has announced its sole endorsement of Joan Buchanan in her campaign for State Senate. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 2493 Views

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Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 6906 Views

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Congregation Beth Emek introduces new prayer book for Rosh Hashanah

Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton introduced a new Reform Judaism prayer book at its Rosh Hashanah services. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2411 Views

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Despite the Paris Terrorist Attacks, Obama's Real Enemies Are...

Despite the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, remember OUR real enemies, according to Obama, Hillary, Kerry and other...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 14, 2015 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 597 Views

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Illegal Occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was established over 100 years ago by President Theodore Roosevelt “as a preserve...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 701 Views

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New smartphone apps could cut your medical bills

What if your next doctor's visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 5371 Views

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Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1591 Views

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Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2472 Views

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Communist Party USA Unites Behind Hillary

For those "on the fence" between voting for Hillary or Trump (or other), I hope that knowing the Communist Party USA is backing...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 26, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 399 Views

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Changes to FAFSA make it easier to apply for student aid

Do you have a high school senior who is knee deep in the college admissions process? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/09/changes-to-fafsa-make-...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by MarshalBlake, on Nov 28, 2016 at 4:44 am | 2 comments | 1955 Views

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Pleasanton school board not convening tonight

The Pleasanton school board, which regularly meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, will not be convening...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Union gaming the system, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

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Nice going California Democrats. Bullet train costs to rise exponentially. .

Surprise surprise (Not!). Another democrat boondoggle at the expense of hard working taxpayers. From this article linked...

Original post made by WakeUp CA on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 339 Views

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Local Resident Denied Service from Local Lumber Yard

I had to put something down, I was so steamed today. I called a local lumber yard/hardware store on Sunol Rd. because the...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 22, 2007 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 4181 Views
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