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Third time's a charm for Brown, Whitman at Dominican University

While it may not be any clearer who'll get the most votes for California's in November following their third and final debate...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1257 Views

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Another look at Tuesday's Whitman-Brown debate

Leaning on crutches, Tom Brokaw hopped into the center of the stage at Dominican University in San Rafael Tuesday night to...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 7 comments | 2434 Views

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Whitman rolls into Pleasanton in her "Take Back Sac" tour bus

That commotion on Main Street late yesterday afternoon was just a typical day for Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate for...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Oct 28, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 44 comments | 2335 Views

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Brown-Whitman debate presents few solutions

Leaning on crutches, Tom Brokaw hopped into the center of the stage at Dominican University on Tuesday night to open the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Devon, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

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A primer on the propositions: Nine choices before California voters

With nine statewide propositions on the ballot, Pleasanton voters have an opportunity to weigh in on a variety of issues...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Devon, on Oct 25, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 4 comments | 1094 Views

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Boxer doles out $6 million in federal funds to AC Transit

AC Transit, the financially beleaguered service operated by the Bay Area the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:05 am | 8 comments | 1130 Views

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Tri-Valley cities holding workshop Saturday for those concerned about home foreclosure

With the current economic situation affecting so many across California, the four cities in the Tri-Valley and the town of...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by No job, on Nov 1, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

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McNerney says he's won 11th Congressional District race

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Nov 17, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 9 comments | 1734 Views

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Vote margin between McNerney and Harmer holding at less than 1%

Secretary of State Debra Bower reported yesterday that the latest vote count in the 11th Congressional District race continues...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Nov 16, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 1923 Views

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Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as 11th Congressional District vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates in the Nov. 2 General Election are now in Washington, D.C. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Awwwwwwwwww, on Nov 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 35 comments | 2755 Views

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McNerney back in Washington after election results give him 1% edge over opponent

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) returned to Washington this morning for the final session of the 111th Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 15 comments | 1898 Views

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Harmer concedes; congratulates McNerney on re-election to 3rd term as 11th District's congressman

David Harmer, a San Ramon attorney and Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District, conceded defeat Friday in...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Elegant Ed, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 2420 Views

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GOP's Harmer issues concessionary statement in loss to McNerney in 11th Congressional District race

San Ramon attorney and Republican David Harmer has conceded defeat in his bid to unseat Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 16 comments | 1973 Views

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Letters

<B>Spend money on Americans Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7658 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Dec 10, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1734 Views

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Torlakson sworn in as new State Superintendent of Schools

Former Democratic State Senator and Assemblyman Tom Torlakson was sworn in today as California's 27th State Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 9, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 2279 Views

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Brown sworn in as California's governor, promising to eliminate government waste

A trio of Democratic Bay Area politicians is assuming the reins of the leadership of California. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 7, 2011 at 9:04 am | 14 comments | 1585 Views

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Motorcyclist critically injured on Tesla Road

A motorcyclist who crashed head-on into an SUV just outside of Livermore on Monday night remained in critical condition today,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Tango, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 5 comments | 1546 Views

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County officials have concerns over Brown's restructuring plan

Alameda County Administrator Susan Muranishi said Tuesday that she likes Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to have local governments...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Charlie Peters, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 1297 Views

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Report finds no proof of harmful effects of PG&E's 'Smart' meters

A report on PG&E's SmartMeters that was requested by a Marin County legislator and released Tuesday found that radiation...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by No Facebook, on Jan 22, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 6 comments | 1630 Views

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Students need whooping cough booster for 2011-12

More than 7,000 cases of whooping cough in California convinced state legislators to pass a law requiring students entering...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 7 comments | 1728 Views
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