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To Munich and back for $273

I'm just back from a six-day "long weekend" trip to Munich, a quick turn-around visit with some of my family that included...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by I was there too, on Mar 1, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 5118 Views

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Rep. McNerney reads Dr. Seuss to Donlon third-graders

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) visited Donlon Elementary school Monday to read to Donlon Elementary School third-graders....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Dr Seuss, on Mar 14, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 3178 Views

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Peace group to hold another vigil next Wednesday

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will again sponsor a candlelight vigil in front of the Museum on Main Street in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:32 am | 19 comments | 2967 Views

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Ice rink, hockey arena gets thumbs up from City Council

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 3042 Views

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Councilwoman receives civic education award

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, who teaches AP Government at Irvington High School in Fremont, is one of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kurt, on May 15, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 2796 Views

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Editorial

There are only two initiatives on the statewide June primary ballot. Both are constitutional amendments that restrict the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2696 Views

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McNerney hosting event Saturday at Richert Lumber

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host the next installment of his Congress at Your Corner series this Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2729 Views

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California first state to ban trans fat

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill Friday that made California the first state in the nation to ban trans fat in all...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 2503 Views

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Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 25487 Views

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Letter: Why I'm voting 'no' on Prop. 8

I've been married over 25 years and I keep thinking about what marriage has meant to me. The wedding was about celebrating...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by noon8, on Nov 3, 2008 at 9:46 pm | 7 comments | 2442 Views

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Summary of 12 state propositions on today's ballot

Following is a summary of the 12 state propositions on today's ballot. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=932...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by Melanie!, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 2858 Views

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News Digest

<B>Senior Center closed next week Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5042 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hamas Attacked Israel 1st, on Jan 2, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2355 Views

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High-speed rail officials to hold local scoping meetings

Plans for California's 800-mile high-speed rail system are about to get specific, according to an announcement made Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hi Speed rail won't help Tri valley, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 2244 Views

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INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 3284 Views

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2nd installment of county property taxes due Monday

Alameda County tax officials are reminding property owners that the second installment of their 2008-09 property taxes, unless...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 2541 Views

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Take Us Along

Inside a cage in shark-infested waters. In the hand of a wakeboarder on Lake Shasta. With President Barack Obama (okay, so...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 2506 Views

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Letter: McNerney another Pelosi puppet

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5328 posted Friday, March 13, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 34 comments | 2576 Views

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Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 2150 Views

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Congressman hosting art competition with deadline May 1

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold his annual 11th Congressional District Art Competition. The contest is...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 5 comments | 2491 Views

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Post offices to extend hours on tax day

Post offices throughout the Bay Area, including Pleasanton, will remain open late into the night on April 15 to extend the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tea Party Time, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 2583 Views
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