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What is the party affiliation of local candidates?

We just moved here recently and I have a difficult time assessing the local candidates without knowing their party affiliation....

Original post made by Jean on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 20, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 22 comments | 1728 Views

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Dennis Miller's racing picks for Friday

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his day three Alameda County Fair horse racing picks. Click on the headline above for his...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 1728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I went to Harvest Park a long time ago but it still has one great teacher I know is still there

Mr. Bowen was a science teacher when my 'I don't need school since I'm going to be a professional baseball player' attitude...

Original post made by Harvest Park Alum on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Betsy, on May 19, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 1727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote on what?

The Governor wants the voters to decide on tax extensions/increases. What a lame choice. He won't tell the voters what an...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area Council supporting governor's controversial state budget proposal

The Bay Area Council Friday said it is supporting Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial budget proposal to extend temporary tax...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Californian, on Mar 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1727 Views

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PDA board names Laura Olson as its new executive director

Laura Olson, last year's chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and an executive with UNCLE Credit Union, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sonu, on Jun 9, 2010 at 7:36 am | 5 comments | 1727 Views

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Staples Ranch development agreement goes to City Council Aug. 24

Development of the 124-acre Staples Ranch property at Pleasanton's northeast corner could get under way early next year following...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Fairlands Park Neighbor, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 1727 Views

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Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1727 Views

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Kathy Narum for City Council

In endorsing candidates for the Pleasanton City Council, we have most often supported those with a strong record of commitment...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 12, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 1727 Views

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OPINION: Good times are back as city revenues soar past $106 million

Newly hired Pleasanton Finance Director Tina Olson just presented her first full-year municipal budget to the City Council,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by M.William, on Jun 16, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 3 comments | 1727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Budget

http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/Downloads/GenFundBudget0708.pdf http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetFAQ090130.cfm Above...

Original post made by TMI on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1726 Views

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Tom Campbell for Govenor?

I saw this as a link on PW website and thought I'd check it out. We're in such a mess, I'd like to see us really get a...

Original post made by Ptown Voter on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by thomasfromtracycity, on Aug 11, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 5 comments | 1726 Views

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Notice how McNerney is not campaigning on his record...but campaigning by bashing his opponent

McNerney's not campaigning on his record of voting YES ... for TARP (rendering generations into massive debt) OBAMACARE...

Original post made by StopMcNerneysDestruction on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 17 comments | 1726 Views

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Big rig crash on I-580 yesterday sends vehicle onto BART tracks

BART trains were delayed Thursday afternoon because of a crash involving a big-rig and another vehicle on eastbound I-580...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shannon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 1726 Views

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Popular children's author at Pleasanton Library tomorrow

Popular picture book author and illustrator Jon Agee will make a special summer visit to the Pleasanton Library at 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleased Parent, on Jul 5, 2016 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1726 Views

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Pleasanton post office to stay open late tonight for tax filers

Unfortunately, I actually relied on correct information from this article. Unlike many people, I refuse to give the government...

Original post made by Tea Party Time on Apr. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1726 Views

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Oakland Airport shooting birds to ensure passenger safety

Gulls, cormorants and pelicans have been flocking to a spot near the end of Oakland International Airport's runway recently,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by CA Strikes 2009, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 1726 Views

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Want to appeal your tax assessment? Go online

Beginning Thursday, Alameda County will offer a new online application process for assessment appeals applications. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 200 meet to discuss school finances

Standing crowds wound around bookshelves and back to the fiction section of the Amador Valley High School library for a community...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1725 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1725 Views
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