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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 | 754 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 754 Views

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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 | 754 Views

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Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have launched radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 28 comments | 753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City tweaking green building code

Pleasanton was in the forefront of going green, with requirements for new commercial buildings enacted in 2002 and expanded...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 8, 2010 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 753 Views

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Jeff Bordes to present jazzy soulful Christmas program Saturday

With the spirit of Christmas, jazz trumpeter Jeff Bordes will present a holiday celebration of New Orleans swing band and...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Howard Neely, on Dec 5, 2011 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 753 Views

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Our Lovely Sunrise This Morning

I took this pic this a.m. around 7:30 from our deck, looking east. Almost looks like we're overlooking a lake below that...

Original post made by Pat, West of Foothill on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney: Progressive

Representative Jerry McNerney calls himself a moderate, and has been trying to make the case in the media that he is one,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 9, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 752 Views

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Boxer, other senators to seek release of detained hikers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) and three other senators will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by J.G., on May 5, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 12 comments | 752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CFR Meeting: Zbigniew Brzezinski Fears The Global Awakening

Federaljacktube3 May 15, 2010 Zbigniew Brzezinski giving the CFR branch in Montreal a presentation discussing world government...

Original post made by mark on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by : 0, on May 28, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 6 comments | 752 Views

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New Safeway online site helps holiday planners

A recent survey by Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. shows that 75% of women find perfecting their holiday decor and meal menus...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 752 Views

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Pleasanton police cracking down on cyclists violating bike helmet laws affecting those under 18

Pleasanton students riding bicycles without wearing helmets can expect to get pulled over by police and could be issued courtesy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kids' police blotter , on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vacations and minimum wages are ruining America

If you're an American, it's likely been a while since your last paid vacation and your next one is probably a ways away....

Original post made by Genius on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Genius, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 11 comments | 752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Immigration reform something which I want!!!

This is something I want and will get. I believe that this will be the next major task ahead and then cap and trade. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_immigration_march...

Original post made by Pablo on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:16 am | 4 comments | 751 Views

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Kevin Jackson Answers to Tea Party "Violence"

This is Kevin Jackson, author of the "Big Black Lie", being interviewed by MSNBC about Tea Party "violence". http://www.breitbart.tv/the-big-black-lie-author-debates-msnbcs-shus...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 4 comments | 751 Views

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Republican Advantage in 2010 Voting Enthusiasm Shrinks

From the Gallup Poll website: http://www.gallup.com/poll/127700/Republican-Advantage-2010-Voting-Enthusiasm-Shrinks.aspx PRINCETON,...

Original post made by Leon on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 6, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 751 Views

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Rand Paul Underscores the Tea Party's Connection to Race

By Bob Cesca http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/rand-paul-underscores-the_b_583826.html I'll take Rand Paul at...

Original post made by Nation W on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 751 Views

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning to celebrate Domus re-opening

An official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. this morning will celebrate the re-opening of Domus, the kitchen and home...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 751 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber closing for holidays starting at noon today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will close its offices starting at noon Friday and lasting through the holidays. The offices...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Dec 19, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud boom!

Did anyone hear a loud boom off of bernal and vineyard...it was around 10 am on Sunday 10/27? Alot of my neighbors heard...

Original post made by pat on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Just me, on Oct 28, 2013 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 751 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
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Planning the "Pleasanton way"
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Getting rid of an old toilet
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Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
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