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Register for Pleasanton Lacrosse

Registration is open for spring 2012 season for new and returning players ages U9, U11, U13, U15 and HSJV. Tryouts for team...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Park district get active! Teen art contest

The East Bay Regional Park District invites creative teens to enter the District's first Get Active! Youth Art Contest, now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Fair Fun, on May 14, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber closing for holidays starting at noon today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will close its offices starting at noon Friday and lasting through the holidays. The offices...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Dec 19, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1122 Views

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State Fund names Vernon Steiner new president, CEO

Vernon Steiner has been named president and chief executive officers of the State Compensation Insurance Fund, an organization...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 29, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1121 Views

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Kanye West makes Joe Wilson look girlie

Joe Wilson thinks he's all tough cuz he yelled out 'he lies' to the president during his big speech. Big deal. If he were...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 1121 Views

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Collecting for Haiti

It's been a busy past couple of weeks for a variety of outfits gathering items and goodwill for the country of Haiti. On...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Another Parent, on Feb 5, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 1121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Some Middle Schools Do Better

Here's the article: "Report: middle school success tied to high expectations" http://www.ocregister.com/news/schools-236351-middle-report.html "Middle...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

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Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1121 Views

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Food and wine expert to speak at Tri-Valley CVB's luncheon Thursday

The Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will hold its 15th Annual Partnership Meeting and luncheon starting at...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by megsdad, on Aug 19, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

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Breaking news! If you make over $200,000 per year or are a small business owners the Dems say you are a millionaire or a billionaire!!!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_tax_cuts...

Original post made by Pablo on Sep. 26, 2010
Last comment by ARealConservative, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:04 am | 18 comments | 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

County officials urge no vote on Prop 22

Proposition 22, which last week was endorsed by a number of local officials, including Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by From BOTH sides-no, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4th 'Spare the Air' alert issued for King holiday today

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for today, which bans burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1121 Views

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East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1121 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1121 Views

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100 degrees possible again today, but down into mid-90s on Monday

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley could see temperatures near 100 degrees again today with the thermometer dropping into the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1120 Views

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FYI : Help Defeat Health Care Bill

Colleagues, The U.S. Senate, under the cloistered actions of Harry Reid, will be attempting to ramrod through a 2000+...

Original post made by Ana on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Dec 20, 2009 at 12:10 am | 9 comments | 1120 Views

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What blessings did you receive this week, month, year etc.

I have been totally blessed with a loving family and friends. This year we were blessed with my husband getting a job after...

Original post made by blessyou on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pat, West of Foothill, on Jan 20, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views

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Call for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1120 Views
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