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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 | 1190 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 | 1294 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 | 1833 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 | 2023 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 | 2882 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 | 1967 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 | 2576 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 | 2049 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 | 1764 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 | 2382 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 | 1690 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 | 1639 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 | 1349 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 | 1728 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 | 1865 Views

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Garamendi praises Obama speech, but wants Afghanistan war ended 'now'

Democratic Congressman John Garamendi said last night that he was generally pleased with President Obama's State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 6552 Views

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State Senate Republican leader says Brown's spending plans, tax extensions won't solve state's problems

Senate Republican Leader Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga) last night responded to Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Average Joe, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments | 1894 Views

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Brown pushes legislators to approve special election in June on budget/tax measures

Warning that California will not create the jobs it needs "unless we get our financial house in order," Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1608 Views

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Tulancingo Sister City exchange program looking for teens

The Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City group is starting the 2011 selection process for its 27th Student Exchange Program. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by David , on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:30 am | 7 comments | 2675 Views

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No. 100,000 on I-680 Express lane

Lab equipment technician Larry Uruquat of Pleasanton took the 100,000th trip on the new I-680 Express lane last month. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 2, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 4 comments | 1337 Views
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Walmart
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
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