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Re: Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

According to Mr. Bing: “a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular city employees that will...

Original post made by To: Jeb, City management, City Council on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | 7 comments | 863 Views

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Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 863 Views

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Obama: ‘It’s the Post Office That’s Always Having Problems’

Check out this video where Obama compares government-run national healthcare to the post office http://www.breitbart.tv/obama-its-the-post-office-thats-always-having-problems/ ...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Aug 11, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 862 Views

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McNerney's telephone town hall is rescheduled

Congressman Jerry McNerney's (Pleasanton, 11th) telephone town hall to talk about Medicare that was originally planned for...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 21, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 862 Views

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Seniors are admitted free to the fair on Thursdays

Alameda County Fair gives seniors ages 62 and older free admission to the fair on Thursdays. Also, Roy Clark will perform...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by O'Bama, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

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Myths about FHA

Acting FHA Commissioner Carol Galante Addresses Concerns, Myths about FHA. Despite negative comments from the Right,...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 29, 2012
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Pottery Show, Sunday, October 25

On Sunday, October 25, there will be a free pottery show at the Pleasanton Cultural Arts building next to the aquatic center...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Oct. 22, 2009
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Fact Checking

I agree with previous posts - the importance of fact checking cannot be underestimated: "It must have seemed so perfect....

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mariana, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 6 comments | 861 Views

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'Tea' Party. Oops, make that 'Effigy Burning' Party

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2009/11/13/tea-party-leader-vows-to-burn-pelosi-and-perriello-in-effigy/ WASHINGTON...

Original post made by My Goodness on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Nov 16, 2009 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 861 Views

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Audubon's annual national bird count starts tomorrow

Starting Monday, local volunteers will join bird enthusiasts across the country in measuring local bird populations as part...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Country, on Dec 16, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 861 Views

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Women share stories to help others

Eve Ensler's popular production, "The Vagina Monologues" is back at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore to help bolster the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by karen Hogan, on Apr 10, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 861 Views

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Farmer who put up sign claiming Democrats are ‘party of parasites’ has taken $1 million in farm subsidies.

Link : http://thinkprogress.org/2010/06/23/farmer-democrats-parasites-subsidies/ Missouri farmer David Jungerman has...

Original post made by glenn on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Both true, on Jun 26, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 861 Views

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Street closures today in Dublin due to high school homecoming parade

Village Parkway closure starts at 2:30 p.m. with parade starting at 3:45 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5308...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Not so steamed, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 861 Views

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Mothers with a Purpose

Mother's with a Purpose is holding it's first meeting of December this Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 pm at Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathy on Dec. 12, 2012
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Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tonight

The "Cash Mob" is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Amazing, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:39 am | 12 comments | 861 Views

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Retirement of Civil Servants

Is it just me, or does all the retirements of current government employees (ie. School Superintendents, Fire Chiefs,...

Original post made by common sense on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annie, on Sep 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 860 Views

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Fox News again accused of airing misleading video

They are so full of you know what! No wonder they are also known as "Faux" News. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_ts988...

Original post made by OJ on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 860 Views

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So very true!

QUOTE OF THE CENTURY!   Some people have the vocabulary to sum up things in a way you can understand them.  This quote...

Original post made by King of the Fools! on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jul 28, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 860 Views

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Jam with The Houserockers tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association presents live concerts throughout the summer from 7-8:30 p.m., Fridays, at Lions Wayside...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by jason rieger, on Jun 19, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Park District accepting bids on waterslides at Shadow Cliffs regional park

Wanted: Experienced concessionaire to develop, maintain and operate the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by oldtimer, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views
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Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 822 views