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TriValley Democrats Seasonal Party

The public is invited to our annual potluck dinner party Dec. 21 at the IBEW 595 Hall, 6250 Village Pkwy, Dublin. Bring family,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | 10 comments | 1158 Views

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Thousand have a Brain & will Vote NO on E

Oh please, of course the mayor, etc, will come out in support of taxing us for teacher raises. Can you say CTA? This...

Original post made by realistic mom on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by me has also brain, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 7 comments | 1158 Views

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Heavy rains topple tree in Pleasanton

Thursday's heavy rain took their toll on a tree -- and a car -- in Pleasanton. The tree, an ornamental pear, toppled onto...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 1158 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1158 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 | 1158 Views

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Letter: Where's news on McNerney's vote for Cap and Trade Bill?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5909 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1157 Views

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Oak Grove development plan back before City Council tonight

A plan to build 51 luxury homes in the hills above Kottinger Ranch will come back for consideration by the Pleasanton City...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 1157 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 | 1157 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court to review state law banning violent video game sales to minors

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this week to review a California law that would prevent the sale and rental of violent video...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on May 4, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 9 comments | 1157 Views

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Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

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Wild ride: woman holds onto minivan from Manteca to Pleasanton

The Manteca man accused of hitting speeds of 100 miles an hour with his wife on the hood of their minivan will get his day...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by hannah, on May 13, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

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Holiday Fund: Valley Humane Society -- purrrfect for our community

When Valley Humane Society takes in an animal, its life is guaranteed. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8934...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by volunteer, on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1157 Views

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San Mateo Bridge now open, no more weekend closures, Caltrans says

All lanes in both directions of the San Mateo Bridge are opened at 4 a.m. this morning after crews completed major resurfacing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

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Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

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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 | 1157 Views

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Development on W. Los Positas

What are the thoughts of this 2,3 and 4 story apt complex that is most likely going to be built at 5850 W. Los Positas. Its...

Original post made by Julius on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 19, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 8 comments | 1157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Linda B. , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 17 comments | 1157 Views

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18th winter 'Spare the Air' day alert issued for today

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Thursday, banning wood burning for the 18th time this season. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Terrie, on Jan 15, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE ELECTION IS OVER!

Can everyone please stop discussing the election itself? Posts about ways to support the teachers and schools, ideas about...

Original post made by Moving past the election on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 11 comments | 1156 Views

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Why You Should Read The Details of the Health Care Bill.

This is a post of an anaylsis of the first 500 or so pages of the currently proposed Health Care Bill..do we need or want...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 1156 Views
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