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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 | 4714 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 | 3072 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 | 2078 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 | 3408 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 | 4901 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 | 1731 Views

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10 in Pleasanton protest plans to cut Social Security

Ten people, largely senior citizens, showed up at the Pleasanton office of Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) last Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 3363 Views

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New home construction at fastest pace in last 4 years

Nationwide housing production rose by 6.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000 units in June, according to newly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1462 Views

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San Ramon backs out of Washington lobbying alliance to cut $20,000 from its budget

The San Ramon City Council has voted to cancel a contract with Jordan Associates, a consulting group that arranges the annual...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever, on May 15, 2013 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 1723 Views

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HGTV star seeks homes to promote in new book

Local realtors America Foy and Remy Weinstein are inviting East Bay homeowners to shine a light on an area of California...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by DR. JEAN BAPTISE CLEMES III , DR. B. PAINE-CLEMES, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

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Homes sales, prices up slightly throughout country

Existing-home sales across the country rose in April but remained below underlying demand because of limited inventory and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 17, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 11 comments | 1756 Views

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Feinstein names new Chief of Staff

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) announced the appointment Monday of Jennifer Duck as her new chief of staff. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 26, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1943 Views

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BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 6548 Views

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BART strike having little impact on commuters as Independence Day week begins

Although major freeways were crowded during the morning rush hours today, so far the BART strike that began this morning...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 30, 2013 at 11:53 am | 53 comments | 14710 Views

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Claiming their birthright

Every year, thousands of young Jewish people travel to Israel to learn more about their religion, culture and heritage. Through...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 16, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 16 comments | 4938 Views

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Traffic moving again on Bay Bridge after being closed 2-1/2 hours due to 'suspicious device'

Traffic began moving again on the San Francisco Bay Bridge this afternoon about two and a half hours after a suspicious device...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
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BART, unions take a breather after governor prevents strike

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees took a breather yesterday after Gov. Jerry Brown intervened...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 5381 Views

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Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 4504 Views

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Unemployment rates rise again in Bay Area

Unemployment rates rose in July in the Bay Area and statewide, even as the national unemployment rate declined, state officials...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by chemist, on Aug 20, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 21 comments | 1789 Views

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End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 3157 Views
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