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Pleasanton braces for state to grab $4 million of local revenues to pay down state deficit

Pleasanton officials said today they are bracing for another takeaway of municipal revenues aimed at paying down the state's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Can there be a bright side?, on May 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 12 comments | 2021 Views

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Commentary: Our recommendations for today's special election

Voters will decide today six special propositions. Here's a short summary of each. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1859...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2009 at 7:35 am | 31 comments | 2082 Views

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5 of 6 statewide measures defeated; Pleasanton braces for revenue takeaways

With five of six propositions defeated at the polls statewide yesterday, Pleasanton officials will confer this morning on...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on May 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 1873 Views

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Alameda County leaders say state budget cuts will be devastating

In a strongly-worded message issued by Alameda County officials today, they said the failure of five state budget-related...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John, on May 24, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 47 comments | 2511 Views

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Joan Buchanan---resign your Assembly seat

Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly, "California's budget is a mess! Performance Not Politics. Joan Buchanan...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on May 27, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 2226 Views

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Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 3142 Views

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Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 2374 Views

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State Supreme Court upholds Prop. 8, but allows 18,000 prior same-sex marriages to stand

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote Tuesday upheld the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 2628 Views

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Play ball...soon

The San Francisco Giants have their spectacular view of the Bay. Now we have ours of the sweeping, uninterrupted views of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by A PTown Coach and Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 2137 Views

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Schwarzenegger sees crisis as opportunity to make government more efficient, innovative

Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday urged legislators to put aside their idelogical differences in order to make tough decisions...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by FreeDumb, on Jun 4, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 8 comments | 1801 Views

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Bay Area mounts campaign for federal stimulus funds

Bay Area government and business leaders hope a prepared, unified approach to economic recovery planning can help secure...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

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2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Foothill High School, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 11 comments | 2076 Views

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2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Scooder, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 1494 Views

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Buchanan to launch her campaign for Congress at noon today

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose 15th District includes a part of Pleasanton, will launch her campaign for Congress...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gary Clift, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 9 comments | 1692 Views

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BART's management and union leaders trade barbs over negotiations

BART management and union leaders traded barbs Tuesday with only two weeks remaining before the contract for the transit...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1682 Views

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State unemployment rate now at 11.5 percent

California's unemployment rate rose to 11.5 percent in May, the highest rate in modern record-keeping history, a state Employment...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Answer:, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1639 Views

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BART talks making progress, but no settlement yet

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that negotiators for management and the transit agency's 2,824 union workers...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Jul 8, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1632 Views

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BART unions set to vote starting tomorrow on contract offers

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote starting tomorrow on a contract offer that management says is fair but...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1345 Views

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Letter: Where's news on McNerney's vote for Cap and Trade Bill?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5909 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1381 Views

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State legislature approves budget deal after long debate

California's long budget negotiations have finally come to a close as the state Senate and Assembly passed a package of bills...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by John Stein, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1661 Views
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