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Dublin to get government-paid electric car charging station

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Wednesday that it is funding more than 200 electric vehicle charging...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Smart Meters being rammed in place, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 16 comments | 1442 Views

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Jerry Brown announces run for governor

Promising to use his knowledge and skills to end "partisan bickering" in Sacramento and fix "this state I love," Attorney...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 20 comments | 1772 Views

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Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

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Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1531 Views

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Gavin Newsom to seek lieutenant governor's post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced this morning that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 1216 Views

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State's unemployment rate rose to 12.5% in January, report shows

California's unemployment rate in January rose slightly from the month before, with an eighth of the state's eligible workers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 1326 Views

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McNerney makes it clear: He'll vote for the national health care plan tomorrow

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)said today that he will join other Democrats in voting on the $940 billion health...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 134 comments | 2465 Views

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What Health Care Reform Package means for California families

In an analysis of the Health Care Reform Package and what it means for California families, the office of Congressman Jerry...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 23, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 56 comments | 2170 Views

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On again, off again state worker furloughs--now on again

A state appeals court Tuesday temporarily reinstated furloughs of three days per month for more than 70,000 state workers. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by itsme, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1284 Views

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March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 1306 Views

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State Assembly considering measure to strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children

A San Diego legislator has introduced a bill that would significantly strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Need new laws, on Apr 15, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 1298 Views

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McNerney to hold 11th District-wide student art competition

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has announced that this year's Congressional Art Competition will be held at Tracy's...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 1275 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 | 1334 Views

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McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans has been signed into law as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 11, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 27 comments | 1017 Views

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Schwarzenegger's budget proposal freezes school funding; cuts health, welfare programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed an $83.4-billion budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year that would freeze funding for Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 21 comments | 2142 Views

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Wednesday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy today with areas of patchy fog in the morning. High temperatures...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
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SkyWest flight from SFO to Canada's Ontario makes emergency landing

Any Tri-Valley passengers who were aboard Skywest Flight No. 6467 to Ontario, Canada are safe after the plane made an emergency...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Downtowner, on May 25, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 4 comments | 1378 Views

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Obama here for Boxer fundraiser, tour of Fremont solar panel manufacturer

President Obama arrived Tuesday at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area that will include...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by No stimulus for us, on May 27, 2010 at 12:22 am | 10 comments | 1584 Views

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McNerney to host Veterans History Project here today

Congressman Jerry McNerney (11th-Pleasanton), in advance of Memorial Day, will host a recording session for the Veterans...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on May 28, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

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Bay Area arrests up, but fatalities down so far this Memorial Day weekend

Arrests are up but fatalities are down in the Bay Area so far this Memorial Day weekend, according to statistics released...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 584 views