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Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 2221 Views

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IRS warns about phone scams, phishing as 2015 tax season gets underway

The IRS is kicking off the Dirty Dozen tax scams campaign for 2015 this week with pervasive phone scam and phishing the first...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 4338 Views

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Baker introduces legislation to prevent future BART strikes

State Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) introduced legislation today that would prevent future strikes by unionized...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 2370 Views

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Equality California endorses Joan Buchanan for State Senate

Equality California has announced its sole endorsement of Joan Buchanan in her campaign for State Senate. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 2343 Views

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Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 6649 Views

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Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 6678 Views

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Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 1769 Views

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Glazer, Bonilla joust over campaigning at BART

With the special election for State Senate District 7 a week away, candidate Steve Glazer is accusing BART unions of illegally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3081 Views

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Swalwell introduces 'Main Street Revival' bill

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) joined a Republican colleague last week in introducing a bill to allow certain small...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 29, 2015 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 2390 Views

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Museum hosts 'An Evening with FDR' at Pleasanton Firehouse tonight

Pleasanton will play host to a discussion of one of America's most recognizable presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1969 Views

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Baker opposes Legislature's budget plan

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) voted no on the record-high budget that Assembly and Senate Democrats passed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by nice to see, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 2411 Views

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Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 2253 Views

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Parolee arrested in slaying of Amador Valley grad

Police have arrested a man on probation out of Texas who is accused of killing a 32-year-old Amador Valley High grad in broad...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 30 comments | 1896 Views

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Flags in Pleasanton being flown at half-staff to honor service members killed in Chattanooga

All flags at Pleasanton city facilities are being flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday in honor of service members...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by American, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1802 Views

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Study claims Bay Area roads among some of worst in country

The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/26/study-claims-bay-area-roads-among-some-of-worst-in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 1871 Views

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Swalwell introduces online job-search bill

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined two Republican colleagues last week to introduce...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Waste of money, on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 2748 Views

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Governor signs Baker's toll bridge open meetings bill

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, announced this week that Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Pierre, on Aug 18, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views

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Congressmen to meet with commuters on ACE train this morning

Congressmen Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) will hold a rolling "roundtable meeting" with constituents...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Omar Chatty - San Jose, on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1862 Views

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Governor signs Baker's veteran-assistance bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill from local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that aims to better inform and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

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Water experts talk diversifying water supply at city summit

Members of local water agencies and economic boards gathered Tuesday morning to tackle a looming, difficult question: What...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 2653 Views
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