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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Bridge closure cost $1.9-million in toll revenue

The closure of the Bay Bridge for six days has resulted in a net loss of about $1.9 million in revenues on state-owned toll...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 1476 Views

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Wounded soldier back in U.S.

A Livermore Marine is back in the United States and undergoing a series of surgeries after being severely wounded in Afghanistan. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Catherine Napolitano, on Apr 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

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Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

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Fannie Mae to keep conforming mortgage loans at $625,000

The California Association of Realtors praised the Federal Housing Finance Agency this week for deciding to keep the 2014...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by SimpleMinds, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 1476 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 | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador vs. San Ramon football game re-scheduled for Saturday

The lights went out Friday night at the San Ramon Valley High School stadium forcing the postponement of the varsity football...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by And, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 7 comments | 1475 Views

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Letter: Support Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6922 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by full court press?, on May 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 20 comments | 1475 Views

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Living the American Dream: An Advertorial

Nestled comfortably in his Bishop Ranch office, Faraz Sattar surveys the activity of the financial market. The CEO of Accretive...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 26, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 1475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Have an opinion on Shadow Cliffs? Come to a scoping meeting May 4

The East Bay Regional Park District is in the process of making a new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1475 Views

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Friends set up 'thank you' fund for Danville Councilman Shimansky

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1475 Views

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Bank held up at gunpoint, says witness

A masked, gun-wielding man held up Comerica Bank on Crow Canyon Place in San Ramon on Thursday, according to police and a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gil, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:22 am | 11 comments | 1475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why can't pleasantonparceltaxinfo add or subtract?

They have a headline called "BREAKING NEWS - Federal Stimulus to Avert Cuts" but fail to mention the additional $6.8 - $9...

Original post made by Still waiting on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 29, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 1474 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal court orders state to reduce prison population by 40,000 inmates

A federal court panel ordered the state Tuesday to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons by up to 40,000 inmates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by CHARLES, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1474 Views

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Conservative Hatred Escalates

Secret Service Probing Facebook Poll That Asked Whether Obama Should Be Killed 'Should Obama Be Assassinated?' Poll...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:02 am | 31 comments | 1474 Views

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Just felt the earth move a bit

It felt like my house slightly shifted x2 anyone else? and no I am not drinking =)...

Original post made by kbenson on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 10 comments | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu and School Protocal

PUSD sending anyone to the conference? Someone posted about PUSD and lack of Swine Flu preparation of plan. Some responded...

Original post made by Nurse on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High hosts 6th annual 'Laws of Life' luncheon

Foothill High School hosted the sixth annual Laws of Life luncheon, honoring students who had done well in the essay and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 1473 Views

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Costco in Pleasanton??

Is there going to be a Costco built over by Club Sport or is this just a wishful rumor?...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:33 am | 6 comments | 1473 Views

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Berkeley now another city facing huge budget deficit

Berkeley City Manager Phil Kamlarz said Monday that his city faces a $14.6 million deficit for the fiscal year that begins...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 1473 Views

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Team brings home the gold

Debbie Ayres, coach of the USA Under-21 Women's Deaf Basketball Team, proudly announced that her team brought home the gold...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mike Wallace, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 1473 Views
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