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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 | 928 Views

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McNerney votes "YES" for largest tax increases in history, including Death tax,

FIRST WAVE (expiration of 2001 and 2003 Tax Relief) WAVE TWO (Obamacare) THIRD WAVE (Alternative Minimum and Employer Tax...

Original post made by NoChet on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 928 Views

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Valley Community Bank names Billen 1st vice president

Valley Community Bank has promoted Bernie Billen to First Vice President and Manager of its Pleasanton office, succeeding...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MICHAL, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 928 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 | 928 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 | 928 Views

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Santa Rita Road to close June 17-18 as Union Pacific installs new tracks at busy crossing

The Union Pacific Railroad will close its busy crossing at Pleasanton's downtown Santa Rita Road for two days June 17-18...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 928 Views

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Loud Boom & Power Outage

Called PG&E for power outage about 15 minutes ago. Sounds like a transformer blew up. It was a loud explosion and then...

Original post made by Maryann on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Back on , on Aug 10, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 6 comments | 928 Views

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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 | 927 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 | 927 Views

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Description of McNerney: "Anti-American, Traitor, Spineless, Sell-Out"...

McNerney, Your "yes" vote will destroy America. We cannot afford it. It will make healthcare much worse. It will bankrupt...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 21, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 21 comments | 927 Views

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UPDATE: Missing Livermore hiker found after left overnight in Ohlone wilderness

A 70-year-old Livermore man who disappeared while hiking in an East Bay park Wednesday has been found, a dispatcher with...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Hmm, on May 13, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 927 Views

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Jerry McNerney gives another payback to labor unions

The labor unions that operate Jerry McNerney's campaigns, staff Democrat HQ positions in DC, fund Jerry McNerney's election...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 927 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 | 927 Views

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McNerneynomics is Why There is No Recovery

Obamanomics = McNerneynomics = Pelosinomics = Demonomics. It all equals a failed economic stimulus and recovery. (Unless...

Original post made by Lynn on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 927 Views

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Schwarzenegger vetoes county's right to hike marriage fees to fund domestic violence programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Thursday night veto of legislation that would help fund domestic violence prevention programs...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ray2447, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 927 Views

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ClutterLess group meets tonight with guest speaker

Emily Wilska, will speak about Getting Organized at Work and at Home at a special open ClutterLess meeting at 7 p.m., Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by ClutterLess (CL) Speaker Jan 30, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 927 Views

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New Housing Element Adopted - What's Next?

State law requires local jurisdictions like Pleasanton to plan for their share of the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA)....

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 14, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 927 Views

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DeSaulnier, other state senators ask tough questions about faulty Bay Bridge bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions Tuesday of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on May 16, 2013 at 12:10 am | 4 comments | 927 Views

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Feinstein thinks not sending troops is putting our young men and women in jeopardy!

Looks like our weak in the knees President is now being pressured by members of his own party. Maybe he should get a poll...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 13, 2009 at 1:47 am | 5 comments | 926 Views

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How Industry Affects Legislation

"To understand how the pharmaceutical industry is helping to shape the nationís health care policies, it helps to understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 28, 2009 at 9:12 am | 6 comments | 926 Views
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