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Rick Perry's Desperate Plea to California Businesses

California residents will soon be hearing radio and television advertisements from Texas Governor Rick Perry. "Texas...

Original post made by John Koegel on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by the real john, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 18 comments | 1810 Views

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Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/us/01poll.html The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 1670 Views

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77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 1380 Views

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Please Vaccinate your Children

There should not be a measles outbreak in the US in 2015. So sad. Hope it doesn't spread to Pleasanton....

Original post made by BobB on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 1463 Views

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Editorial: Vote for Glazer for State Senate, Baker for Assembly

State Senator Steve Glazer, a Democrat, and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, a Republican, are seeking nomination in the June...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 21, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 2398 Views

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Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 3052 Views

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What Are Your Opinions About The Mayor and Each Councilmember?

I've refrained mostly from writing on this subject before. I think it is time to bring it out as warm up for the election...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Jul 7, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 18 comments | 2438 Views

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Measuring Measure WW

The East Bay Regional Parks District was formed during the Great Depression, so it's no secret that despite the similarly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Juley Hull, on Nov 3, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 18 comments | 2584 Views

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Mother, son found dead on Mt. Diablo in suspected murder-suicide

A Walnut Creek woman and her teenage son were found fatally shot Friday night on top of Mount Diablo in a case that appears...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by allyn, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 18 comments | 2517 Views

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"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2382 Views

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Another workshop planned on curbside recycling program

In a follow-up to a standing-room only event held in August, the city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service (PGS)...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 18 comments | 1460 Views

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Nightlife and the responsibility of businesses

I am all for a more vibrant night-life in Pleasanton. I do not mind that establishments would like to extend their hours,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 18 comments | 1563 Views

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Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 1196 Views

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Savvy Seconds Needs to Clean up Their Act!

Is it just me or does the site of racks of clothes on the sidewalk outside of Savvy Seconds make downtown look cheap and...

Original post made by Brianna on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 18 comments | 1324 Views

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Running stop signs, U Turns on Main Street

As my husband and I sat inside Strizzi's this evening we noticed how many cars run the three way stop signs on St. Mary and...

Original post made by JR on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Jul 21, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 18 comments | 2108 Views

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Guess, 4 other new stores opening at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Stoneridge Shopping Center will open five new stores before the end of the year, including Guess, a retailer of luxury American...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Kiosk problem, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 2672 Views

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Climate Action Plan Project meeting will be held tonight

Climate Action Plan experts will provide an overview of the city's Climate Action Plan project, then lead participants through...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Scientist, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:00 am | 18 comments | 1860 Views

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School district eyes ways of making up potential $7.7-million shortfall

Budget issues continued to dominate Pleasanton school board discussions at a special meeting Tuesday night, with board members...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PUSD "Leadership"?, on Feb 23, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 18 comments | 1893 Views

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West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare—and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Btw, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 18 comments | 5176 Views

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Livermore Lab center activated to check for nuclear fallout from Japan

A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 18 comments | 4157 Views
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