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Fundraising completed to restore Mount Diablo's historic beacon

Donations from local organizations have finally netted the $100,000 needed to complete restorations on the 85-year-old "Eye...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by wilrob, on Jun 30, 2013 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 760 Views

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Still closed, Monday's uncertain for a Bay Bridge opening

Work to repair a collapsed section of the Bay Bridge is continuing today with still no estimate about when it will reopen,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 759 Views

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The first ad that made Massachusetts take notice of Scott Brown...

Thought you'd like to see this. By the way, Scott Brown's message of lowering taxes to improve the economy is what our CA...

Original post made by Roy on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cosmo, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 759 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 Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by der, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 759 Views

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McNerney to hold 11th District-wide student art competition

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has announced that this year's Congressional Art Competition will be held at Tracy's...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 759 Views

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New path opening to Health Care 1st step in national Health Care reform

California will open a new high-risk health insurance plan in September for people who have medical conditions that make...

Original post made by Chet on Aug. 8, 2010
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Those Liberal media Folks!

"Yeah! The lamestream media somehow also neglected to run a story about how the heads of Halliburton, Enron,Worldcom,...

Original post made by Worth a new topic here: on Sep. 23, 2010
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Bands on parade

Seventy-six trombones, possibly more, will march through town tomorrow morning as Pleasanton welcomes middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Band Publicity- Steffi Gross, on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 759 Views

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Chamber honors Tom Fox for global philanthropy

Pleasanton Realtor Tom Fox has been recognized by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for philanthropic and community contributions...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Forcier, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 759 Views

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Health care can be solved without rushing to socialized medicine

Regarding Congressman Jerry McNerney's opinion piece published Aug. 28, "Reform must be built on current system, let people...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 758 Views

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BART ridership drops nearly 10% in year's 3rd quarter

BART's average weekday ridership declined by nearly 10 percent in the most recent quarter compared to the same period a year...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by LiveStrong, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

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Brentwood, Dublin lead in commission's report on quality roadways

The quality of the pavement on an average street or road in the Bay Area has improved slightly in recent years, but the struggle...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 758 Views

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Jobs recovery is stronger than pass recessions

Chris Isidore, senior writer, On Thursday September 2, 2010, 6:26 am EDT A jobless recovery? Hardly. By historical...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:57 am | 4 comments | 758 Views

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Baby & Kidz Expo to hold one-day show tomorrow at Fairgrounds

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host the California Baby & Kidz Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The expo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 758 Views

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Is the Holiday Hometown parade tonight going to be televised?

I remember seeing the parade on channel 30 in previous years - but can't find any info on it for this year. My kids want...

Original post made by Erika Beratlis on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

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Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

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Pledge Allegiance

There is seriously something wrong with how we treat our wounded. For all of you who proselytize the grandiose nature of...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 757 Views

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DID ANN COULTER HITS REPUBS BELOW THE BELT???

In case you are wondering about the vacillation between party leadership you may want to check out Ann Coulter's latest column...

Original post made by m on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Oooh, please put the link up!, on May 24, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 757 Views

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BART to delay scheduled fare increase in 2012

BART directors voted Thursday to delay the agency's next regularly scheduled fare increase in 2012 after receiving unexpected...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2010 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 757 Views

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Reverse mortgages aren't for everyone

You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They're touted as a great tool for cash-strapped...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Reverse, on Sep 5, 2011 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 757 Views
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