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2 dogs adopted out from 10 rescued from hoarders

Little Bear is a sweetheart. She's a large black dog, apparently a Labrador-chow mix, who loves to take walks and get attention...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sara, on May 17, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

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Tri-Valley cities seek 'community' recognition in redistricting

Five Tri-Valley cities are petitioning a redistricting commission to keep their municipalities together as new legislative...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kelley, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 am | 12 comments | 2200 Views

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Haggerty disappoints Pleasanton leaders in 'State of County' remarks

Alameda County Supervisor delivered what was billed as a "State of the County" address Tuesday, but it was more like a chat...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 26, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 27 comments | 1730 Views

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Hundreds gather in Pleasanton to pay tribute to veterans

Hundreds turned out for Monday's Memorial Day observance in Pleasanton, many carrying small flags and all joining in singing...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 1, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 10 comments | 1996 Views

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Brown cuts 400 'positions' in prison system to reduce costs

Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Tuesday announced "long overdue" personnel and program restructuring at the California Department...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Wesley G., on Jun 2, 2011 at 6:56 am | 3 comments | 1566 Views

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State sales tax drops by 1% tomorrow

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease by a full percentage point starting tomorrow, July 1. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 6:15 am | 17 comments | 5824 Views

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Controller publishes state government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang today updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other compensation for 256,222...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:05 am | 26 comments | 2175 Views

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Cal State raises fees 12%, hikes one new president's salary by $100,000

California State University trustees approved a 12% tuition hike Tuesday that will take effect at Cal State East Bay and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Freddy, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 16 comments | 1940 Views

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Candlelight vigil tonight in front of the museum

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in front of the Museum On Main,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by What, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

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Police Report

July 13 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8385 posted Friday, July 22, 2011,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
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Transportation commission, other government units to leave Alameda County for San Francisco

In a blow to Oakland, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission voted 12-2 at a marathon meeting this week in favor of relocating...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 1572 Views

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Protest rally at LLNL tomorrow

There will be a major protest rally to commemorate the anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, from 6-9...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Aug 9, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 39 comments | 2258 Views

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Students to present commercialization plans for Livermore Lab

Sixteen students from two California universities will present their final commercialization plans for Lawrence Livermore...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 10, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

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Redistricting complaints continue, except here

With the final vote of the 14-member California Citizens Redistricting Commission last week, Pleasanton will be part of the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Kay, on Aug 31, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 1770 Views

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Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 7465 Views

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Local legislators seek state support for solar companies

Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) and Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) called on the Legislature...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by stevereeeno, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 1723 Views

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Hurricane, heavy rains show importance of flood insurance

As homeowners across the East Coast weathered Hurricane Irene and the heavy rains that followed, the importance of flood...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by R. Jensen, on Sep 21, 2011 at 5:37 am | 3 comments | 1326 Views

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Demonstrators block Port of Oakland entrances

Thousands of Occupy Oakland protesters demonstrated at the Port of Oakland Wednesday night as part of a general strike, effectively...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 3, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 6 comments | 1593 Views

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Welcome back Pacific Standard time

Pacific Standard Time came back at 2 a.m. this morning, ending more than six months of daylight saving time that found most...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Farmer Now Slicker, on Nov 7, 2011 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 1591 Views

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'Occupy' protests continue

Police arrested 95 protesters who stormed a Bank of America branch in downtown San Francisco Wednesday afternoon and refused...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 38 comments | 2240 Views
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