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Advice for Parcel Tax 3.0

From the perspective of an outsider who has been following this saga from not-too-afar, drawing liberally from comments made...

Original post made by javadoc on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by javadoc, on May 6, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1337 Views

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Free Comic Book Day on May 7

Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world will give away comic books absolutely free to anyone...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by comicgeek, on May 18, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

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Renaissance woman

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D., Pleasanton) presented Amador Valley High School sophomore Claire Williams with bronze and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dave & Mary Young, on May 23, 2011 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 1629 Views

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The Weekly closes issues just because they can?

For what reason die the weekly close the New city employee contract unanimously Blog? If people are interested enough...

Original post made by Why close the new city employee contract unanimously blog on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 24, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1126 Views

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2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

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Last BART cars reserved for firefighter mourners this morning

BART officials are designating the last car of each train for the hundreds of fire personnel expected to ride the trains...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1206 Views

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More shops, restaurants add to Pleasanton's business environment

While the economy is not yet coming up roses, it's looking a lot better for downtown merchants and restaurants and for the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 4, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1928 Views

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Crowds fill Pleasanton street to welcome home Marine corporal from Afghanistan

More than 75 well-wishers filled Gerard Court off Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton Saturday to welcome home Marine Lance Corporal...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 16, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 2267 Views

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State controller releases more government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang Monday updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other employee compensation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1747 Views

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The fair is closed today

The Alameda County Fair is closed every Tuesday. It will re-open tomorrow at 11 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. And Wacky Wednesdays...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by respect my property, on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 1129 Views

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County fair breaks attendance record with nearly a half-million fair-goers

A total of 452,746 fairgoers poured through the gates of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton during its 18-day run that...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 1711 Views

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Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

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Replica of Vietnam Veterans Wall will be in Fremont

DeVry University will host the moving Vietnam Veterans Wall from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 10-13, on its campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mirabelle, on Aug 3, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2239 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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BART police chief condemns another wave of cyber attacks

BART Deputy Police Chief Ben Farrow Wednesday condemned a cyber attack in which hackers broke into the website of the union...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1260 Views

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Proposed law could stop gouging of condo, townhouse owners

The California Association of Realtors is sponsoring AB 771, a state bill that would prevent home buyers in a common interest...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by AR, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1462 Views

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Summer interns bring a fresh perspective

Here's one more reason to Support Local Journalism: The Pleasanton Weekly has a real office when we gather to work and produce...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 20, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1840 Views

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Safeway recalls Signature Cafe grilled chicken salad

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. yesterday recalled Signature Cafe grilled chicken Caesar salad because the packages include...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1965 Views

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BART protestors, now numbering about two dozen, demonstrate again

About two-dozen anti-BART protesters marched along San Francisco's Market Street Monday evening in the fifth consecutive...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Sep 13, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

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Regional employment essentially unchanged since July 2010, survey shows

The number of jobs in the Bay Area has remained flat over the past year, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report released...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jimbob, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 2 comments | 1355 Views
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