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SkyWest flight from SFO to Canada's Ontario makes emergency landing

Any Tri-Valley passengers who were aboard Skywest Flight No. 6467 to Ontario, Canada are safe after the plane made an emergency...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on May 25, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 4 comments | 1407 Views

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A Speech Every American High School Principal Should Give

A SPEECH EVERY AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL SHOULD GIVE (If every school principal gave this speech at the beginning...

Original post made by Ruth on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by HHR, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:37 am | 16 comments | 1407 Views

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Bachmann Obama and Fairy Tales

Michelle Bachmann was scheduled to appear at the Waterloo, Iowa Straw Caucus event but was late. Now that's not unusual....

Original post made by Hummm! on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1407 Views

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What does fairness mean to you?

When you think of fairness, what comes to mind? Aside from the definition, what do you think it entails and consists of?...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 5 comments | 1407 Views

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BART seeks comments at Pleasanton meeting tonight on plans to extend service to Livermore

BART representatives will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the City Council Chambers to discuss long-range plans...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Mark Henesian, on Jan 7, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 11 comments | 1407 Views

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On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1407 Views

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COMMENTARY: An early look at health care legislation

While the country continues to sort out the details of the Health Care Reform bill that was passed by Congress last Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Educated, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 1407 Views

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San Joaquin GOP candidate withdraws to support Harmer in 11th Congressional District race

San Joaquin County businessman Robert Beadles has withdrawn as a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:21 am | 18 comments | 1407 Views

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Wente family estates achieves 'Sustainable Winegrowing' status

As a testimony to what has been a long-held tenet of the country's oldest continuously owned and operated family winery,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1407 Views

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March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 1406 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 | 1406 Views

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Safeway

Anyone know when the new Safeway store is opening? Also, what other shops/restaurants are planned for that shopping center?...

Original post made by Karen P. on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by slash, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1406 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 | 1406 Views

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Letter: Strange how luxury car blinkers don't work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5940 posted Friday, July 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by No, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:15 am | 5 comments | 1406 Views

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Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1406 Views

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Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm awake, on Mar 29, 2016 at 10:06 am | 15 comments | 1406 Views

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McNerney Votes AGAINST Creating Jobs and FOR Govt Interference...

No surprise here...but wanted you all to be very aware that your (mis-) representative and mine voted AGAINST the "Protecting...

Original post made by McNerneyAgainstJobs on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1405 Views

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West Coast Port Strike Settled!

Contrary to the fulminations of a previous poster, the intervention of the Obama Administration earlier this week has led...

Original post made by Joe Hill on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1405 Views

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If it's Tuesday, it must be another Oak Grove debate

Over the last couple of years, a regular contingent of opponents to the proposed 51-home development above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 1405 Views

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New Leaf

New Leaf is a very nice store but, unlike Whole Foods, they sell organic beef from South America instead of local, grass...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1405 Views
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