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What's In A Name?

Discover the story and the people that started it all... Learn the history behind the names of the Tri-Valley cities we call...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

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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 | 942 Views

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Toyota says it will stop building cars at NUMMI plant in Fremont

State and local leaders expressed disappointment yesterday at Toyota Motors Corp.'s announcement that it won't order any...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 14 comments | 941 Views

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Crutches, Canes, Wheelchairs, and Walkers needed for Haiti

Local residents can clean out their garages and closets to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The Rotary Club of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Rotary on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rotary, on Jan 24, 2010 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 941 Views

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Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mumbo, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 941 Views

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Domus coming back?

I just read in the Mercury News that Domus is closing their store in downtown Los Gatos in late May. They also plan on opening...

Original post made by kathleen on Apr. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 941 Views

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Water/Sewage Charges up 50%

I used the same amount of water for 6/16 - 8/16 this year as I did last year, but my bill was 50% higher. Was this the "modest"...

Original post made by OldTimer on Aug. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 11 comments | 941 Views

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State Supreme Court now hearing arguments on Prop. 8 today

The California Supreme Court -- with two new members seated in the past year -- is set to hear arguments in San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 941 Views

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Vote Yes on 37 - Unregistered

This is a parallel conversation to the topic created by Susan Stasek in which she was asking people to vote for Prop 37,...

Original post made by Ngo Loon on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by VOTE NO, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 941 Views

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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 | 941 Views

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S.F supervisor drops plan to rename airport after Harvey Milk

A proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after assassinated Supervisor Harvey Milk is being dropped by its...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on May 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 941 Views

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Border Controls Enough? Texas Senator Warns of World War Z

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted the Senate’s border security amendment to its immigration bill, touted as a breakthrough...

Original post made by Liberty Before Death on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 941 Views

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THE FORUM IS ARRIVING

I really, really have thought a lot about this forum. I have laughed, been disgusted, enjoyed and intertwined with its conversations....

Original post made by m on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

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Unemployment now at 9.8% and expected to continue to climb

As our President is in Denmark trying use his speaking skills to bring the Olympics to his home town national unemployment...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by kids kids kids, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 940 Views

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Pet Co

As we approach Veterns day I wanted to point out a local establish who goes out of their way to not give a military discount...

Original post made by Mike on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by res, on Oct 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 940 Views

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Powerhouse Amador Valley defeats Livermore 34-7

Amador Valley High held Livermore High scoreless until the waning minutes of Friday night's varsity football game, with Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 12, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 940 Views

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The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week.

Why can't the Pleasanton Police Dept. provide the Pleasanton Weekly (Express) with a record of calls each week?...

Original post made by nancy s. on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Can do, on Jun 28, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 940 Views

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Explain this dublinmike

We all know that you always support the "politically correct official storyline". So explain what happened to the defused...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Aug 9, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 12 comments | 940 Views

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DUI arrest leads to revoked probation for man linked to fatal crash

The man who provided the alcohol that led to the death of Laurel Williams will serve the remainder of his sentence after...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Glenn, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 940 Views

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Rep. Jerry McNerney Keeping the money?

CA-11 Rep Jerry McNerney has taken donations from Craig Newmark, whose Craigslist classified ad website profited in part...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 10 comments | 940 Views
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