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Oakland officials, police end talks with layoffs to start today

Oakland City Administrator Dan Lindheim said talks aimed at averting looming layoffs for 80 of the city's 776 police officers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by It's a crime, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 5 comments | 1257 Views

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Re: Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

Original post made by To: Jeb, City management, City Council on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | 7 comments | 1257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4th 'Spare the Air' alert issued for King holiday today

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for today, which bans burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador Valley in "We the People" state finals today

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools were among five that advanced to the championship round of the "We the People" state...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Austin, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kevin Martin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reverse racism isn't racism to the mainstream media

Then candidate Sen Barack Obama took his campaign to a New Black Panther Party rally and march in 2007. If you are unfamiliar...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1256 Views

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Help Needed

THE FOOD PANTRY AT VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH NEEDS YOUR HELP The Food Pantry at Valley Bible Church first opened in March of...

Original post made by Teresa on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Alameda County Native, on May 19, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1256 Views

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"Only" 17 cents a day

I realize that Pleasanton Weekly doesn't seem to be able to cover costs with advertising, but 17 cents/day to subscribe seems...

Original post made by seniorgrump on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by ???, on Jun 23, 2011 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

British professor says children of same-sex parents 'well-adjusted'

A British professor testified in a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco Friday that children aren't hurt by having gay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Green regulation in CA: Academic fraud, retaliation, and science denial

This article and video are extremely revealing regarding the fraud and retaliation that is occurring against the "producers"...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Moderate Liberal/Independent, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1255 Views

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Farmers Market

Island Earth's farmers market is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by der, on Dec 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 1255 Views

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Watch 'Hairspray' tonight at the park

Residents are invited to enjoy "Hairspray" tonight at dusk Aug. 12 at Amador Valley Community Park, 4301 Black Ave. The park...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 12, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

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Cannonball damages Dublin home in Discovery Channel taping stunt

A cannonball damaged a home and vehicle in Dublin late Tuesday afternoon when a "MythBusters" stunt went awry, according...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Editor around?, on Dec 7, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

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Stop the Massive East Pleasanton Housing Project NOW

How does the City of Pleasanton keep this a secret? A massive housing project - I have read it is the biggest housing project...

Original post made by Fred Clancy on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 1255 Views

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BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1255 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 | 1255 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Where's news on McNerney's vote for Cap and Trade Bill?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5909 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1254 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 423 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 285 views