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Brown to introduce his 2013-14 state budget at 10 a.m. today

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will introduce his 2013-14 budget proposal at a news conference at 10 a.m. Thursday in Sacramento....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by jack, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 2169 Views

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U.S. District Court judge to rule on S.F.'s nudity ban in two weeks

Nudists in San Francisco have only two weeks left to cover up or face consequences unless a federal judge, who heard arguments...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 21, 2013 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2385 Views

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Nomination period to fill Pleasanton City Council vacancy closes Friday

The nomination period to fill a City Council vacancy at a Special Election is now open, closing at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 29, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 9 comments | 1877 Views

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Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 4058 Views

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Governor to deliver 'State of State' address this morning

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver his State of the State address before a joint session of the California legislature...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Meyer on target !, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 22 comments | 1990 Views

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Federal court hearing today on S.F.'s nudity ban

The fate of San Francisco's recently passed ban on public nudity could be decided in a federal court hearing today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 23, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 2310 Views

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Obama delivers his fourth State of the Union address at 6 p.m. tonight

President Obama delivers his fourth State of the Union address tonight, a high-profile opportunity to lay out his plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:16 am | 10 comments | 1802 Views

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Brown calls for re-examination of state laws, regulations that may be hampering housing market

Gov. Jerry Brown said at a housing summit in Oakland Tuesday that California has a "very vibrant" housing market but it needs...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 14, 2013 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 3904 Views

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MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 12102 Views

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Obama administration joins fight to overturn Prop. 8 same-sex marriage ban that voters approved

The Obama Administration called on the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by George, on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 16 comments | 1546 Views

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All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 4454 Views

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High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 2018 Views

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Swalwell introducing first bill today that could help depressed downtown areas

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will hold an outdoor news conference in downtown Hayward today to announce that he is...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1708 Views

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State mourns death of California Transportation Commission director Bimla Rhinehart

Bimla G. Rhinehart, executive director of the California Transportation Commission who retired just last month, died Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2936 Views

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Alameda County felons among dozens receiving governor's pardon on Easter weekend

On the day before Easter, Gov. Jerry Brown issued full pardons to 65 convicts who have "demonstrated exemplary behavior"...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 4918 Views

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State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Kaiser is Superior, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 8 comments | 3256 Views

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Dublin mayor enters race for State Assembly

The race for 16th Assembly District in 2014 looks to be a heated race among local mayors, as Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti officially...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ratbert, on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 2218 Views

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Swalwell asks Homeland Security to reverse policy allowing knives on airplanes

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Homeland Security agency to reverse its decision to allow passengers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vern, on Apr 21, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 3532 Views

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Swalwell applauds reversal of TSA knives policy

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) Monday praised the decision by TSA to delay implementation of its revised prohibited...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by billy bob thornton, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:36 am | 11 comments | 5034 Views

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2 bills approved by State Senate committee to make prescriptions safer

Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) has passed the Senate Business, Professions...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 25, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views
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