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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are BART's unions different than others?

The SEIU, the largest union in Santa Clara County, approved a new contract giving workers a 5% raise over two years. The...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Employees protest decision to close Superior, other state courts one day a month

Court workers from throughout the Bay Area expressed frustration at a rally in San Francisco Wednesday over a decision by...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 2:55 am | 6 comments | 965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Now BART riders can talk under the Bay

BART riders can now enjoy wireless access for mobile phones and other devices as they pass underneath the Bay in the Transbay...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 24, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 965 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHEELS awarded quarter-million-dollars in federal stimulus funds

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced that California will receive $83.9 million in stimulus funds for...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Deva, on Apr 24, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher's Retirement Fund Wants You - The Taxpayers!

““…the state will have to increase CalSTRS funding by $3.8 billion a year for 30 years for a total of more than $114 billion.”” “Spokespersons...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by to: stacey, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State rules PG&E can charge ratepayers for part of $2.2 billion needed for pipeline upgrades

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by falcon mom, on Sep 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 10 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Severe storm warnings for parts of Bay Area, but with less local impact

Although rain showers are expected to remain steady but light in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, other parts of the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 964 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fort Hood Outrage

November 12, 2009 An Officer's Outrage Over Fort Hood By Major Shawn Keller As an officer in the United States Army,...

Original post made by Angered American on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hope Hospice dedicates new community education, training facility

Hope Hospice, the Dublin-based end-of-life care provider, has opened its new headquarters in Dublin, more than doubling the...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 28, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 964 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 | 964 Views

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Local office opens for 2010 Census count

Ten questions will determine how much funding Pleasanton will receive for social services and transportation, whether or...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 964 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Welcome To The Biggest Tax Increase In U.S. History

Considering the fact that the U.S. economy is already on the verge of economic collapse, the last thing we need is a massive...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:42 am | 22 comments | 964 Views

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Thursday morning drunken driver wreaks havoc

There is no mention in today's Pleasanton Weekly Online (nor in the Valley Times) regarding the DUI driver who was involved...

Original post made by Virginia on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 23, 2010 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 964 Views

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Garamendi's Family Could Not Vote For Him in CD-10 Either!

Why did the Pleasanton Weekly CENSOR my earlier posting, yet keep Chet's "CHEAP SHOT" at Harmer??? There will be BIG trouble...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 964 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 | 964 Views

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We all need to take a step back and try and respect one another as fellow citizens

Of all people me, Mr. left Winger himself, need to express to you that it is time to let go, or at least work towards letting...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sallie, on Jul 27, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 963 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the president of some

President of Some of the People Posted By Kim Priestap On August 12, 2009 @ 12:00 am In . Column1 01, . Positioning, Health,...

Original post made by Pablo on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:38 am | 10 comments | 963 Views

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BART sets ridership records, works to keep 'new' passengers

BART set ridership records while the Bay Bridge was closed for repairs, and now that it has reopened the transit agency is...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 963 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,148 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 854 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 668 views