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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin Remains Relevant: Skewers Obama and Mainstream Media

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps this nation's last remaining true patriot, continues to remind us of why we need...

Original post made by Dave Champion on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 1102 Views

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TV30 to broadcast Cal High's 45-21 win over Granada at 7 p.m. tonight

TV30 will air its play-by-play coverage of Friday night's game between California High at Granada High football game at 7...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1102 Views

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County board cuts stipend, puts 3-month time limit on aid to needy

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors, which is facing a $180 million budget deficit, voted 3-2 Tuesday to revise its general...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Finally, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's free Movies in the Park feature tonight is 'Wizard of Oz'

Pleasanton will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1929 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' at its Thursday night Movies in the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 1101 Views

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Solo Art Exhibits @the Berry Patch

Flying solo can be daunting but Poetry On Canvas Artists are taking the leap, some for the First Time and Others are Old...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1101 Views

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Any recommendation on a vendor/contractor for tankless water heater?

Hi - I am planning on installing a tankless water heater and am wondering if anyone here can recommend a reliable vendor/contractor...

Original post made by Jerry on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 19, 2010 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1101 Views

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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1101 Views

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DeSaulnier, other state senators ask tough questions about faulty Bay Bridge bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions Tuesday of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on May 16, 2013 at 12:10 am | 4 comments | 1101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The H1N1 flu virus could cause up to 90,000 U.S. deaths, mainly among children and young adults

What if anything is PUSD doing to educate about this potential Pandemic? I am concerned about a lack of any information coming...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 9 comments | 1100 Views

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Stunning Development: "Explosive new evidence shows ruling of AZ judge illegal"

"In a stunning development that could potentially send the nation into a Constitutional crisis, an astute attorney who is...

Original post made by Myra on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Myra, on Aug 12, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 1100 Views

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Is Jeb Bing Really Running for Mayor?

Is Jeb Bing Really Running for Mayor? Thoughts? If not, should we ask him to represnt us?...

Original post made by Ironic on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 3 comments | 1100 Views

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Walk 'n' talk

Artist Karen Fleschler is sometimes tempted to skip her 8 a.m. weekday walk and go directly to her studio to work. Or perhaps...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by SellAds, on Feb 25, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1100 Views

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Tri-Valley cities to keep funding Washington-savvy consultant despite San Ramon dropping out

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne said this week that he and other Tri-Valley mayors will keep working with a local consulting...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2013 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1100 Views

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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 | 1099 Views

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City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 1099 Views

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Democrats Sponsoring Bill for Defeat in Afghanistan...

It should come to no one's surprise that Democrats - the Party of Surrender -- are sponsoring HR3699 to withhold troop surge...

Original post made by not surprised on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 am | 16 comments | 1099 Views

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Man at library

I was at the library this afternoon and saw a man that had collapsed. A nurse was giving the man CPR and 911 was called....

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jan 10, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1099 Views

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone! I hope everyone is happy, safe, and able to be with who they would like to be with this holiday...

Original post made by Me Too on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 17, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 5 comments | 1099 Views
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