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Boxer doles out $6 million in federal funds to AC Transit

AC Transit, the financially beleaguered service operated by the Bay Area the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:05 am | 8 comments | 932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 932 Views

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New home construction at fastest pace in last 4 years

Nationwide housing production rose by 6.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000 units in June, according to newly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garrido's Exact words to the press

Gariddo's EXACT words from his cell, during a call to the Press: “What’s kept me busy the last several years is I’ve completely...

Original post made by Jeremy on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 931 Views

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Medicare and Social Security benefits need to be increased

Whay do I say this? We are Taxed Enough Already, so where is the money going to come from? As usual the government and...

Original post made by Privatize on Dec. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 931 Views

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New emission rule to be delayed to avoid Port of Oakland work stoppage

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums will join officials from state and local agencies and various trucking and community organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote in our Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest

The eight finalists have been chosen for the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest. [http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2010.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 931 Views

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Mayors on U.S. Water Council to meet here in October

Mayors from around the country will converge on Pleasanton in mid-October for a meeting of the Mayors Water Council to discuss...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Mayor of what?, on Aug 3, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 931 Views

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Harmer's strange views on public education

Harmer who does not even live in our district has very strange views on our public education. Tea Party candidate David...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by mepartypatriot, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nazi death camp survivor to talk about his experiences in Pleasanton lecture

Philip Bialowitz, who was a member of a bold group of men who overpowered their Nazi captors and freed hundreds of slave...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Kelley, on Mar 7, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

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Great Video: Relationship Between Economic Freedom and the Quality of Life

Instructive video that shows the relationship between countries, ranked by their relative freedom, and the quality of life...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 931 Views

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Paragon Outlets

The most poorly designed shopping area for parking and pedistrians I have ever seen.They do not have enough entry and exit...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 931 Views

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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4½-hour interview from behind bars, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff told a San Francisco trial...

Original post made by LawStudent on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Open letter to the community

Open letter to the transplant and confused Patriot Radicals AND those who are SO distressed with the Presidency and more...

Original post made by Wake Up on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Mar 16, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 930 Views

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Loose chain on "Wacky Worm" ride injures 7 at Alameda County Fair

Five children and two adults suffered minor injuries at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton Thursday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by SUE, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Museum drama on Pleasanton's advance from its rowdy days to modern times on tap tomorrow

The Museum On Main's Ed Kinney Lecture Series will present "From Brothels & Bar Rooms to the City of Planned Progress" at...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Hey, on Jul 17, 2010 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 930 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

GOP congressional candidate challenges McNerney to public meetings

Republican candidate David Harmer has challenged Democratic Congressman Jerry McNerney of Pleasanton to a series of "town...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by jacob and Alma, on Aug 23, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 7 comments | 930 Views

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Chamber's candidates that sold out

I thought it was interesting that the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce thinks spending $10,000 or more on a glossy mailer will...

Original post made by Sharon G. on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by anonoymous, on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 930 Views

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Whitman and Fiorina can turn out the lights

This just about does it for these two Republican candidates in California: Three new polls on Wednesday show gubernatorial...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 930 Views

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580 East Off Ramp to Hopyard

Folks, if you take the Hopyard exit from 580 east, and you will be making a left onto Owens, please keep in mind that there...

Original post made by JoeJoe on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Paul M., on Dec 8, 2011 at 6:24 am | 5 comments | 930 Views
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