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Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 1026 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme Court Rules to Protect Privacy Rights (4th Amendment)

Good news. The Supreme Court just ruled that the police or government can't monitor people's movements with GPS tracking...

Original post made by Hurray on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thats my Motto, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 16 comments | 1367 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Littering

Here's my take on some of the things wrong with the younger generation. Absolutely no pride in maintaining our surroundings,...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 16 comments | 1566 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Libraries lose ALL State Funding

It may not have been much; it had been decreasing over time, but now there will be no state monies given to any public library...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm | 16 comments | 1191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Lockyer undergoing 'chemical dependency' treatment

Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer said yesterday that she's in a wellness and recovery center to be treated for "chemical...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2012 at 11:29 pm | 16 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1229 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The republicans must want Obama to get re-elected

The republicans did not learn a thing from 2008, and they must want Obama to win in November, because they are forcing Romney...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Zeke, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:03 am | 16 comments | 1456 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CEO cops plea to tax fraud

The CEO of a Pleasanton-based oil company has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9208...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Barney, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release photo of car used in daytime burglary

Pleasanton police have released a photo of the car used by burglars fleeing from a daytime break-in Monday morning and was...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by ***, on Apr 4, 2012 at 8:52 am | 16 comments | 1992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Retired Prop. 8 judge says same-sex marriage's time has come

The now-retired federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 said at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday he thinks same-sex...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 16 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Trails and freeway noise

I am looking to buy a house in the Tri-Valley, and especially in Pleasanton. At first sight, Valley Trails seems like a nice...

Original post made by Sally on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Apr 29, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 16 comments | 2356 Views

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New banks could face restrictions in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council will consider a new rule tonight that would require banks and other financial institutions to...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 4, 2012 at 10:35 am | 16 comments | 1575 Views

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Gas Prices

All I am hearing and reading about in the news says gas prices are falling. Here is quote from an article I read today in...

Original post made by nancy s on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on May 11, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 16 comments | 1220 Views

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Why Was the Story on Pete Stark Removed?

Story posted this morning has been removed by the Pleasanton Weekly. Why?!...

Original post made by Dave on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by steve, on May 22, 2012 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buy a better seat? REALLY??

Posted on AVHS Newsletter: AMADOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA Graduation Ceremony Preferred Seating 8 seats within...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sonoma, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 16 comments | 1776 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville woman cops plea for child endangerment

The Danville woman who left her infant twins in her car to go shopping at the mall has taken a plea deal that would allow...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by alias man, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:44 am | 16 comments | 5381 Views

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Low, Low down Fireworks

Puzzled how or if a decision was made to dramatically change how fair fireworks are displayed. After several decades of watching...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Dude, on Jul 4, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 2284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State park finds $54 million in its pocket

State parks officials have a mountain of explaining to do -- as the park system reportedly had $54 million hidden in its...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mrs Mittens, on Jul 26, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 16 comments | 1895 Views

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City Council meets tonight to consider, possibly ratify new contract with firefighters' union

The City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new labor contract...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 16 comments | 1276 Views

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To: Tim Hunt

"A starting firefighter makes $5,800 a month, while those at the top salary step (no. 6) make $7,405 or $88,860 annually....

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 2374 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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What to do with your buckets of water
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