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Pleasanton council to consider employee contract, affordable homes in Hacienda at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton City Council will decide tonight if it wants to proceed on signing a two-year contract with the union representing...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Upset, on Feb 15, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 4 comments | 973 Views

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Mother's Day rescue just ducky

Firefighter Paramedic Brandt Jorgenson was part of the team that rescued eight ducklings rescued from the bottom of a storm...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

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5,900 motorists in Bay Area cited for cell phone violations last month, CHP reports

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by me, on May 17, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 973 Views

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Pleasanton man denies charges he attacked friend, stole car

A Pleasanton man who allegedly used a rusted metal cylinder he found on the ground to smack his friend before stealing his...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

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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 | 972 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. 972 Views

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Candlelight vigil tonight in front of the museum

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in front of the Museum On Main,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by What, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 972 Views

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Join local artists in Friday morning discussions at Vintage Hills shopping center

Local artists gather and share their latest work with coffee in hand when they meet on Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon each week....

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on May 31, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

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Here's My Grandparents, Let Government Take Care of Them

The extent of socialism and communism is this country grows every time a Democrat Party comrade opens his mouth. Get a load...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 972 Views

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When does it open

The new Walmart grocery that is. Anyone know? It will be nice to have a grocery option close enough to walk to....

Original post made by Ben on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 13 comments | 972 Views

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Biden Speaks Out on Russia

Check out this piece of diplomacy from our VP Joe Biden: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/27/AR2009072701154_pf.html I'm...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 971 Views

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What To READ on health care Bill:

Please take the time to read the analysis of the heath Care Bill: http://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/legislation?id=0327 Scroll...

Original post made by Read The Analysis on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

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Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says

Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says By Edwin Chen Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- President...

Original post made by Good News! on Aug. 7, 2009
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Todays Obama hit piece is from the New York Times

Yes, the Gray Lady, "All the News That's Fit to Print" has a not-so-favorable take on President Obama's Asia trip -->...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 12 comments | 971 Views

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Thomas Coyne Winery Winter Open House

The historical tasting room located at 51 E. Vallicetos Road in Livermore will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 27 to 29...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 971 Views

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Saluting those who work on Christmas

When I was a cub reporter at the Chicago Tribune, I generally worked the Christmas holidays. Along with a skeleton crew of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Retired and Earned It, on Dec 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 971 Views

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Letter: Don't mar our ridgelines

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6954 posted Friday, April 30, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 3, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 971 Views

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Obama's Position on Zakat

What is "zakat," you ask? link >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQG8PIqLp7k McNerney enables Obama enable...

Original post made by Brian on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 971 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

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Letter: McNerney, colleagues stood up for the people

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6366 posted Friday, November 13,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by JP, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 970 Views
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