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Pleasanton to fund major marketing survey, strategy to boost retail sectors

The city of Pleasanton's Economic Development department and its Economic Vitality Committee are preparing to kick off a...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Apr 6, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 1140 Views

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Obama's Stimulus Signs along Highways Cost up to $10,000 each!

Your Obama Admin at work! Article: "Rep. Issa Asks: ‘How Much Are Taxpayers Being Charged for Stimulus Propaganda Signs?’ Is...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 2, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 11 comments | 1140 Views

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'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kevin Martin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views

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All Measure E Supporters also Support Michelle Rhee

For an unknown reason supporters of the salary tax have linked it to Michelle Rhee. Nice try. I could also say that if...

Original post made by stick to the facts on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nona, on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 1140 Views

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Update: Pleasanton 100K Pension Club Grows

The 100,000 Dollar Pension Club list has just been updated. Pleasanton has a former employee that has just created a new...

Original post made by OCCUPY on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:09 am | 17 comments | 1140 Views

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ACE trains stopped for training exercise cause concerns

If you saw the police and firefighters on the ACE (Altamont Commuter Express) trains Tuesday morning -- don't worry, it's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New faces, politics in redistricting move

The California Citizen's Redistricting Commission is poised to issue its final maps Aug. 15 of congressional, Board of Equalization,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Informed, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1139 Views

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How to Get Organized- Speaker Jan 30th 7 pm

Jan 30 will be a special ClutterLess (CL) Meeting, same time and place. Emily Wilska will be our Guest Speaker, on...

Original post made by CLutterLess (CL) Speaker Jan 30 on Jan. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views

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Zuckerberg donates $500 million to foundation that supports Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

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Carpet Cleaning

In need of a good carpet cleaning company. Any suggestions of one you have used and were pleased with the results. ...

Original post made by Valerie on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Valerie, on Jul 12, 2013 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 1139 Views

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New library, civic center for downtown?

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council has taken...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1138 Views

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Obama's Katrina

For months we've heard about swine flu. In recent days several several in Obama administration have used "pandemic" which...

Original post made by Sue on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1138 Views

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Dublin leaders to discuss downtown plan tomorrow night

In a report in his "Around Dublin" column, John Zukoski notes that the Dublin City Council and Planning Commission will hold...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by eva, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1138 Views

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Water quality - nothing rinses clean?

Hi - I know there were earlier discussions on the fluctuations in minerals, chlorine, etc. in the water supply, depending...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 10 comments | 1138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Child Left Behind

http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/15/obamas-blueprint-for-california/ I've never been comfortable with No Child Left...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 16, 2010
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Weekly, pleasantonweekly.com win top awards in statewide competition

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:13 am | 4 comments | 1138 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorses Joan Laursen, Jeff Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed former PTA Council president Joan Laursen and businessman Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 8, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1138 Views

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Survey says: Riders want BART to focus on reliable, affordable service

A recent survey of 819 BART riders concluded that riders want the next general manager to focus on providing reliable, affordable...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 25, 2011 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 1138 Views

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Last day for book sale at Pleasanton library

Friends of the Pleasanton Library are holding the final day of their weekend-long Spring book sale today with 35,000-40,000...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1138 Views

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Obama Bullies in the Middle East: Forces Netanyahu to Say Uncle

There is little doubt that President Obama can deliver a memorable speech -- the kind that reminds us of why he won the...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 24, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views
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