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Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views

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OBAMA TRANSPARENCY? TOTAL ECONOMIC DESTRUCTION from Cap & Trade! They're Voting TODAY! Please Read & Call!

Dems filed 309 pg. AMENDMENT to "Cap & Trade" Bill AT 3am THIS MORNING!! NO DEBATE ALLOWED! Call this # and whoever answers...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by My 2/100, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1252 Views

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County supervisors approve $2.4 billion budget, up 1.45%

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to approve a $2.4 billion budget for fiscal 2010 that...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1117 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views

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BART contracts extended to July 9 for 2 of 3 unions

With two days before BART's union contracts expire, BART management has agreed to extend labor contracts with employees of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

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1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 1, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

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Park district lays out components of land use plan for Ridge

Roughly 80 people attended a Monday land use plan meeting for the Pleasanton Ridge, the first in what East Bay Regional Park...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2837 Views

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Red, White and Blues

The First Wednesday Street Party theme for July is "Red, White and Blues" featuring the band, The Crisis, from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views

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The Art of Linda Jeffery Sailors

This exhibit will feature the watercolors, pastels and acrylic paintings of Linda Jeffery Sailors which is open until July...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1123 Views

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Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1115 Views

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Independence Day in Pleasanton: It's worth staying in town

The three-day Independence Day weekend starts today and for Pleasanton and Tri-Valley residents, staying home doesn't get...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

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The Biggest Secret in Pleasanton...

What's the biggest secret in Pleasanton? Why it's the location of Alviso Adobe Community Park. The Museum on Main's excellent...

Original post made by Puzzled in Pleasanton on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Puzzled in Pleasanton, on Jul 6, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1163 Views

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Park district to hold Ridge meeting tonight

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1156 Views

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BART talks making progress, but no settlement yet

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that negotiators for management and the transit agency's 2,824 union workers...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Jul 8, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1258 Views

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Park district, BART offer trails event in Valley tomorrow

In honor of July being National Parks and Recreation Month, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has partnered with...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1131 Views

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From Behind The White Line, You're Not So Bright

I was on Main Street this evening and it was incredibly busy. I thought there was a special event, but I didn't see...

Original post made by Jamie on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by FREEBIES, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

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Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for July 11

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 11. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2190...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by bobbi, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1110 Views

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A response to the recent trend of political fear mongering posts

would like to take a little bit of time to point out something I find quite disturbing. There is far too much hostility...

Original post made by M on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 14, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1066 Views

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BART unions set to vote starting tomorrow on contract offers

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote starting tomorrow on a contract offer that management says is fair but...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1062 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1099 Views
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