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McNerney bags it for Safeway's MDA Fundraiser

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) works with checkout associate Maria Montes to bag groceries for customers at Safeway's...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 1551 Views

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Jill Brierley services set for next week

Jill Martine (Schirm) Brierley died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday evening at the age of 54, four years after being diagnosed with...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by jenni gonzalez, on Sep 26, 2010 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1972 Views

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Brown, Whitman show differences on how they would govern in last night's debate

State Attorney General Jerry Brown and Republican candidate Meg Whitman clashed in their first gubernatorial debate Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 18 comments | 2186 Views

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Kidango closes daycare facility so employees can rally in Oakland

Employees and others representing Kidango, a private, nonprofit child development agency that offers daycare on Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 2, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1661 Views

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Schwarzenegger vetoes county's right to hike marriage fees to fund domestic violence programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Thursday night veto of legislation that would help fund domestic violence prevention programs...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ray2447, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1351 Views

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'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kevin Martin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1311 Views

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State Supreme Court hears arguments on governor's power to declare furlough days

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's power to furlough state workers for two or three days per month in response to the state's budget...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 7, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 4 comments | 1202 Views

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PROPOSITION NEWS: S.F.'s Newsom opposes Prop. 23 that would curb greenhouse emissions law

An initiative on the November statewide ballot that is funded by two Texas-based oil companies and would roll back California's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 10 comments | 1282 Views

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Attorney General asks banks to suspend foreclosure actions

Following his office's negotiations with the state's top loan servicers and Friday's announcement by Bank of America that...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Barnstormer, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 1561 Views

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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 | 1303 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 | 2580 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 | 2419 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 | 1069 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 | 1122 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 | 1170 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 | 1280 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 | 1814 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 | 2004 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 | 2853 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 | 1938 Views
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