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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bank and Fed Shenanigans

Original post made by GX on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Register for tomorrow's Red Cross volunteer orientation

American Red Cross will host a volunteer orientation from 4-5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12, at its Pleasanton Blood Donation Center,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by WhatIf, on Aug 11, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

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Valley Community Bank names Billen 1st vice president

Valley Community Bank has promoted Bernie Billen to First Vice President and Manager of its Pleasanton office, succeeding...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MICHAL, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

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Mothers with a Purpose group meets at Foothill High tonight

Host guest speaker, Bradley Dehaven author of "Defining Moments." A suburban father's journey into his son's Oxy addiction....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 10 comments | 1318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin Honda dealer concerned about payment in 'Cash for Clunkers' program

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve additional funding for the "Cash for Clunkers" vehicle trade-in program that has...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by jhenry, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1318 Views

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Council signs off on agreement to scuttle housing cap

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to pay $1.9 million in legal fees to two affordable housing coalitions in a 4-0...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 22, 2010 at 7:28 am | 7 comments | 1318 Views

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BART statement on negotiations

In a memorandum to city and regional leaders, BART General Manager Grace Crunican expressed disappointment that negotiations...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate committee approves health care plan

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091013/ap_on_go_co/us_health_care_overhaul...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 14, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 11 comments | 1317 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A terrible waste of State money

Many Californians are upset about how much money the State wastes each year. Many residents of San Ramon were upset by City...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1317 Views

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Does anyone know why there were 5 firetrucks

by the bridge on Bernal between Foothiil Road and Meadowlark Lane this morning? I must of saw 7 or 8 trucks and a inflatable...

Original post made by sam p on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1317 Views

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Is getting fit your New Year's resolution?

Keep your resolution to get healthy and give back to your community in 2011! Join The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1317 Views

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Long-time politician Jean Quan takes office as mayor of Oakland

Newly confirmed Mayor Jean Quan said this week that her highest priority is to "put children at the heart of the politics...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 7, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 1317 Views

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ELECTION ROUNDUP: New mayors for Livermore, San Ramon as Kamena, Wilson lose bids for City Council seats

The mayors of both Livermore and San Ramon, both longtime top political voices in their communities, lost their bids for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1317 Views

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power out

Power is out in neighborhood by rale ys. Anybody know what from?...

Original post made by power out on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 5 comments | 1317 Views

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Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1317 Views

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Editorial

Nearly a decade of debates, committee meetings and frequent complaints over the future of the Livermore Airport may have...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by donotforget, on Apr 2, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

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Pleasanton's 'Walk to Wellness' set for this morning in Kottinger Park

Walk to Wellness is holding its weekly Saturday walk starting at 8:30 a.m. today in Kottinger Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:33 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amazing we haven't seen this in the PW...

By Ron McNicoll, The Independent Absentee ballots are already sent to voters. The polls will be open June 2 for...

Original post made by Good Article on G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 25, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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Colleges You Ought to Know
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Nearly seduced by Bernie, but coming home to Hil
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