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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 | 1299 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 | 2392 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 | 2119 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 | 1226 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 | 1266 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 | 1259 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 | 1222 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 | 1271 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 | 984 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 | 2083 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 | 1358 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 | 1558 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 | 1176 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 | 1111 Views

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Feds offer $19 million 'emergency grant' to help unemployed NUMMI workers

East Bay elected officials yesterday welcomed a $19 million emergency grant from the federal government to help workers affected...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by non union white guy is 100% right, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 4429 Views

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Prop. 8 judge lists 39 questions for response in trial's closing arguments

The federal judge presiding over a trial on California's Proposition 8 has issued a list of 39 wide-ranging questions to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 1441 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court to review order to reduce state's prison population

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to review a lower court order requiring the state of California to reduce the population...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 1373 Views

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Study shows voters not swayed on same-sex propositions by campaign rhetoric

A San Francisco-based foundation released a study Tuesday that shows that voters nationwide don't change their minds during...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jun 20, 2010 at 2:49 am | 22 comments | 1764 Views

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Federal judge hears final arguments in Prop. 8 case, but will announce decision later

Attorneys made their final arguments this week in San Francisco in a federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:50 am | 13 comments | 1345 Views
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