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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Need part-time legislature

Here is a great reason why we should go to a part-time legislature. In California, the legislature has proposed 2,189 bills...

Original post made by enough on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by part-timer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 1049 Views

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New nightclub goes before Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission tonight will consider granting a conditional use permit for a new restaurants, bar and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by DOA - 9Mos, on Feb 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 2908 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Court of Appeal to rule on Oak Grove/Lin family lawsuit

It's now up to a three-judge panel to decide if the Lin family had a valid contract with the city to build 51 homes on land...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Lawsuit crazed Lins, on Mar 1, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 1546 Views

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Swalwell to host Town Hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his first town hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. this morning at Harvest...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1339 Views

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Dirty Plastic

Do we need to clean out plastic containers before putting them in the recyclables bin? My Castro Valley friend said he's...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1117 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 | 3991 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly candidates' forum set for April 9

The Pleasanton Weekly will host a free, public forum Tuesday, April 9 for the four candidates seeking election on May 7 to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by PW Fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 2888 Views

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Preserving our past

When Gerald Hodnefield wanted to renovate the 1865 home he purchased on Second Street, he knew he would have to go through...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Mar 18, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments | 1802 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber honors businesses, individuals for community contributions

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce honored individuals, organizations and businesses at its 50th annual Community Service...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 1657 Views

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Obama Hates on Fellow Americans: Steps Off American Soil and Shows His AntiPatriotic Zeal

A hot microphone caught President Obama in a moment of candor on Wednesday as he was greeted on the tarmac in Israel for...

Original post made by Tea Party Power on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Vinnie, on Mar 20, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1060 Views

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Obama's Sequester Cuts Hit D.C. Visitors Hardest of All

Senators voted Wednesday to keep the White House closed to public tours, turning back a GOP-led effort to free up money to...

Original post made by Free Citizen on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Milo Thompson III, on Mar 23, 2013 at 12:35 am | 3 comments | 1103 Views

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Bankruptcy proceedings continue for local charity

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation still owes more than $2.7 million to creditors, bankruptcy court records show, with nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by MrsJjhh, on Mar 24, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 1882 Views

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Passover at sundown continues a special week that includes Easster next Sunday

Passover began at sundown today, commemorating the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fundraiser tonight to help send Amador Valley High 'We the People' team to Washington

Community and parent supporters of Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics team will hold a fundraiser from 5-7 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Righteous Rebel, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1999 Views

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Dedication at 11 a.m. today to honor Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A memorial garden will be dedicated at 11 a.m. this morning in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Jameson Lindskog, a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 30, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 1811 Views

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Parents push PUSD for smaller class sizes

At the last school board meeting, teachers came before the board to ask for smaller class sizes and for reading specialists...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another Class A violation at Centerpointe Preschool?

Is it true that the State cited Centerpointe Preschool for yet another Class A child care regulation violation late last...

Original post made by Another one again? on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 5942 Views

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The Mike Bloomberg syndrome

Developers of a large apartment complex to be built on part of the California Center office land won the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Fred M, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

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Union Wages Are Outrageous: Why Do Corporations Stay in the United States?

A new study offers proof positive that unions' wages are way out of line with the rest of America -- or at least the America...

Original post made by Pinkerton Policy Is Freedom on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 11230 Views

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Business, labor leaders team up in support of Golden State Warriors move to San Francisco

Business, labor and community leaders and former Golden State Warriors players Tuesday announced the launch of a new group...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by D W, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1254 Views
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