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State unemployment drops, but 1 out of every 8 eligible workers jobless

California's unemployment rate in November dropped from its record level the month before, but nearly an eighth of the state's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by BIg Poppa, on Dec 20, 2009 at 4:42 am | 3 comments | 919 Views

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St. Patrick's Day celebrations today, tomorrow in Dublin

Dublin's annual St. Patrick's Day festival gets under way this morning with a 7 a.m. firefighters' breakfast, a 9:30 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 919 Views

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WHERE WOULD LOW INCOME HOUSING GO...??

If the Housing Cap is "struck down" and does not survive an appeal then where would all of this "low income housing" go?...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michelcreek, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:14 am | 12 comments | 919 Views

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Save the Tassajara Valley from Urban Development

Letter to the Editor We are at a cross-road in San Ramon’s future Fifteen years ago the Tassajara Valley would have...

Original post made by Jim Gibbon on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 19, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 919 Views

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Passing of Obamacare May Result in Closing of Catholic Hospitals: (You can 'thank' McNerney)

"PA Catholic hospital closings are a sign of things to come..." The bad consequences of Obamacare are on full display...

Original post made by Brian on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Meddling & control, on Oct 20, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 5 comments | 919 Views

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Fremont Mayor Bob Wasserman dies at age 77

Fremont Mayor Bob Wasserman, who tried to bring the Oakland A's baseball team to his city and keep the NUMMI auto plant from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 4, 2012 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 919 Views

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Tri-Valley mayors team up to bring back federal money

Four Tri-Valley mayors are joining forces to gain federal funding for local projects during the U.S. Conference of Mayors...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Another junket?, on Jan 19, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 919 Views

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Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 918 Views

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Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tolls could rise another $1 on Bay Area bridges to pay for more seismic retrofits

The possibility of increasing tolls by $1 on all seven state-owned bridges in the Bay Area next July and an end to a free...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by How do you tell if a politician is lying?, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

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BART agrees to add Pleasanton in its Livermore expansion planning

In a welcome turnaround, BART officials this week agreed to include Pleasanton city representatives in planning an extension...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 918 Views

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Deadline today for Cards for Troops

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) hosts the third annual Holiday Cards for Our Troops program. Residents are encouraged...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 918 Views

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Last weekend of free Shakespeare

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 7-8, at Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 918 Views

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Little damage in Acadia Court attic fire

Quick response, quick action and a quick knockdown by fire crews are being credited with stopping an attic fire on Acadia...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by bitsy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 918 Views

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The rules don't apply to Harmer

What's with all the giant, ugly Harmer signs that just popped up all over town, mostly on City and State land? Wasn't someone...

Original post made by b on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by p-ridge-rider, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 918 Views

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Deadline today for filing state, federal income taxes

Taxpayers have until midnight tonight to file their 2012 federal and state income taxes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9088&e=y...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Di, on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 918 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 | 918 Views

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I have just about it with my own conservative Republican base!

Posted by Spencer, a resident of the Grey Eagle Estates neighborhood, 0 minutes ago I have just about it with my own conservative...

Original post made by Spencer on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 9 comments | 917 Views

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O'Malley will be Alameda County's first woman district attorney

Nancy O'Malley will become Alameda County's first woman district attorney on Friday after the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob123, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

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Campana Jazz Festival

The 35th Annual Campana Jazz Festival will from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by jazz lover, on Feb 12, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 917 Views
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Good news for downtown Livermore and the performing arts
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,107 views

November Ballot Prop 2 – Devils or Angels in the Details?
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 1,058 views

Why we need the Water Bond
By Roz Rogoff | 13 comments | 898 views