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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown calls on CalPERS and CalSTRS to divest from Iran

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday called on the country's two largest public pension funds--the California Public...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Angry Pensioneer, on Feb 13, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 1344 Views

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Californians back tax extensions

A Reuters article reports on the results of a new Field poll at this http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/16/us-economy-california-budget-poll-idUSTRE72F44P20110316 "Califor...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Taxed enough, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 14 comments | 1344 Views

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Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

I am raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). As a participant in their Team In Training San Diego half...

Original post made by Candace on Feb. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

County officials urge no vote on Prop 22

Proposition 22, which last week was endorsed by a number of local officials, including Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by From BOTH sides-no, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free childcare at the library?

I am new to Pleasanton and made my first trip to the lovely library on Tuesday afternoon to get my daughter and I our first...

Original post made by new to Pleasanton on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Vice-Mayor pays tribute to veterans at Memorial Day service

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio paid tribute to the sacrifices and service of veterans at Memorial Day services...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Pam Hardy Alpert, on Jun 1, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed?

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed? Was it hurting people you support. Please answer or should...

Original post made by Lessismore on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Brothers Darryl, on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 1343 Views

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Official White House Staff Pay Report:

Check out the official July report to Congress on White House Staff Pay. Seems Obama has literally dozens of "council"...

Original post made by Annon on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 8 comments | 1343 Views

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The Federal Reserve Must Be Stopped

by Poliwonk USA Member since: August 21, 2007 The Federal Reserve Must Be Stopped July 14, 2009 03:54 PM EDT views:...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 18, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 1343 Views

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Water quality - nothing rinses clean?

Hi - I know there were earlier discussions on the fluctuations in minerals, chlorine, etc. in the water supply, depending...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 10 comments | 1343 Views

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How to Get Organized- Speaker Jan 30th 7 pm

Jan 30 will be a special ClutterLess (CL) Meeting, same time and place. Emily Wilska will be our Guest Speaker, on...

Original post made by CLutterLess (CL) Speaker Jan 30 on Jan. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly, pleasantonweekly.com win top awards in statewide competition

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:13 am | 4 comments | 1343 Views

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Wente Vineyards celebrates National Chardonnay Day tomorrow

Livermore Valley's Wente Vineyards will celebrate National Chardonnay Day from 5:30-7:30 p.m tomorrow at the Cresta Blanca...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Regina M. Lutz, on May 22, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

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Give States a Way to Go Bankrupt

The Weekly Standard advocates that states should be allowed to bankrupt. I wholeheartedly disagree with allowing States...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 25, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 9 comments | 1342 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 | 1342 Views

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Gold Medalist Appears at Pleasanton Special Olympics Event

Thanks to our Volunteers!!! We had a great Special Olympics Track Meet, it would not have been a success without such...

Original post made by Ken mano on May. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1342 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to rise by 6.1% July 1 with $2.50 hike in airport surcharge

BART directors voted Thursday to increase fares on July 1, but by less than the 10-percent level originally recommended by...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by ally, on May 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mitch Thompson, on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district"

"Pleasanton becomes just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district." Already...

Original post made by Good Feela on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Abby, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 13 comments | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents find $8M deficit hard to swallow

Pleasanton Unified School District is now preparing to make $8 million in reductions to next year's budget, and parents aren't...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Another Mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 11:46 am | 11 comments | 1341 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 548 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 427 views