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McNerney helps steer $5.2-million to San Joaquin transit district

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said yesterday that the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by watchdog, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 30 comments | 1085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alleged child pornographer arrested in Pleasanton

A Nebraska man already under federal indictment for child pornography is facing new charges involving an underage California...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Been there too, on Jul 19, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 2599 Views

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Day 26...No Word from McNerney on His Position on Ground Zero Mosque

I have politely inquired at one of his offices about what his position is on Ground Zero Mosque. Yet, I have received nothing....

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 15, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 30 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California teachers union (CTA) joins WI fray

CTA has joined with the California Labor Federation to hold a candlelight vigil in Sacramento on 2/22. http://www.cta.org/About-CTA/News-Room/Wisconsin.aspx Bring...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Feb 25, 2011 at 1:34 am | 30 comments | 2249 Views

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Prop 8 supporters seek to nullify ruling that struck down measure

The sponsors of California's Proposition 8 filed papers in federal court in San Francisco yesterday seeking nullification...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Rita, on May 2, 2011 at 8:56 am | 30 comments | 2072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board appropriates $2.4 million to add sections, maintain class size

The Pleasanton school board voted Friday evening to undo $2.4 million of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:29 am | 30 comments | 2222 Views

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Letters

<B>Get motorcycles off Main Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8336 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Biker Bruce, on Jul 16, 2011 at 10:42 am | 30 comments | 2441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man captured with local girl in critical condition after jailhouse jump

The man connected to a Pleasanton teen who went missing for several days last week is in critical condition following an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by TahoeIsBetter, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 30 comments | 2953 Views

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Pleasanton Council meets tonight to ratify high-density housing measures

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify tonight a final plan that will allow 73 acres in various parts of the city...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 30 comments | 5330 Views

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12 protest new Walmart grocery store planned for vacant San Ramon supermarket site

A handful of San Ramon residents gathered in front of a future Walmart Neighborhood Market Wednesday to protest the big box...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Daneva, on Feb 12, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 30 comments | 1412 Views

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Talking on the Cell Phone While Driving in Dublin

Here's a topic that I would like to hear from you about. Anybody get stopped by Dublin police and ticketed for driving while...

Original post made by franco on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Frederick, on Mar 22, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 30 comments | 1861 Views

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22 benches on Stanley Blvd

Any idea (other than a need to spend tax dollars) are there now 22 benchs on Stanley Blvd between Pleasanton and Livermore?...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:22 am | 30 comments | 2483 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigns

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watson, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 5801 Views

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Permit parking Only?

Why can't us people living across from he fairgrounds have permit parking only on the street? with the good guys coming next...

Original post made by D. Ragon on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stella, on May 31, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 30 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Options

We are new to the area. We have a high schooler and middle schooler. We are really disappointed in the high school for...

Original post made by New Mom on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Been there, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:04 am | 30 comments | 3324 Views

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Pleasanton candidates show support for new senior housing

For Chinese unable to speak or understand English, Pleasanton's first candidates' forum was the place to be. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by senior native, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:05 am | 30 comments | 2427 Views

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Lockout ends: Castlewood workers will return to work Oct. 16

The lockout of Castlewood workers is over. Workers will return to their old jobs at the country club Oct. 16 under terms...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 30 comments | 1430 Views

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STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman endorses Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday endorsed Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10342...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Middle of The Town Observer, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:27 am | 30 comments | 2314 Views

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Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 952 Views
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