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The Healthiest and Unhealthiest States

An interesting article on the health of our country... http://health.yahoo.com/featured/67/the-healthiest-and-unhealthiest-states/ States...

Original post made by Greg Y. on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 1385 Views

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Does anyone know why there were 5 firetrucks

by the bridge on Bernal between Foothiil Road and Meadowlark Lane this morning? I must of saw 7 or 8 trucks and a inflatable...

Original post made by sam p on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

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Alameda County judge bars Target stores from illegal dumping of hazardous wastes

An Oakland judge has issued a preliminary injunction barring Target Corp. and employees at its 244 stores in California from...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by frequent Targeter, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shaklee honored for corporate sustainability efforts

Pleasanton-based Shaklee Corporation announced recently that it has received two new environmental awards for 2009 that honor...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Engagement

Katharine Stober & Robert Tuck Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6512 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Victoria Emmons, on Jan 3, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

18% of drivers call in sick as AC Transit struggles to keep buses rolling during contract dispute

AC Transit officials apologized to riders Monday after 18 percent of the district's bus operators allegedly called in sick...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Willo, on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 1385 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Van Jones Thrown Under the Bus

One down and 34 to go!...

Original post made by Cosmic-Charlie on Sep. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1384 Views

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Here is what is really destructive - 7 lies in less than 2 minutes

(Post removed because of derogatory racial slurs on YouTube commentary following the video.)...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 30 comments | 1384 Views

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County officials have concerns over Brown's restructuring plan

Alameda County Administrator Susan Muranishi said Tuesday that she likes Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to have local governments...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Charlie Peters, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 1384 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garamendi to introduce bill today calling for technology-share program between labs, local businesses

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) is hoping that developing green technology and clean energy sources can do for...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1383 Views

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Alameda County Board of Supervisors Redistricting Decision

Well, no big surprises out of the meeting today regarding Alameda County supervisorial redistricting. The proposal going...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1383 Views

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Is this true?

My husband and I just relocated to Pleasanton from Cincinnati Ohio. One of our neighbors here is a retired Livermore teacher...

Original post made by Deanna on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Salem Revisited, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 7 comments | 1383 Views

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McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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Wind advisory in effect for East Bay with temperatures only in upper 60s

A wind advisory is in effect this morning for the San Francisco Bay Area, including higher elevations in the East Bay, according...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Oct 29, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1383 Views

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Bay Bridge: problems at the S curve

CHP had this to say about the recent fatal accident on the Bay Bridge: "The California Highway Patrol said the primary...

Original post made by Qwerty on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Just Slow Down, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:52 am | 9 comments | 1383 Views

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Alamo man, 2 others arrested in regional workers' comp fraud

Three Bay Area residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a $5 million dollar workers' compensation insurance fraud...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sunflower, on May 28, 2009 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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British professor says children of same-sex parents 'well-adjusted'

A British professor testified in a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco Friday that children aren't hurt by having gay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1383 Views

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Local office opens for 2010 Census count

Ten questions will determine how much funding Pleasanton will receive for social services and transportation, whether or...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 891 views