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Schwarzenegger vetoes county's right to hike marriage fees to fund domestic violence programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Thursday night veto of legislation that would help fund domestic violence prevention programs...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ray2447, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

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Hmmm...SEIU, Supporting McNerney, Being Investigated To Terrorism Links

SEIU, who are marching today with their close friends, the Communist Party USA, is now being investigated for links to terrorism....

Original post made by m on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by EnronVictim, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

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McNerney's Job Destruction Continues...Another 39,000 Job Losses Announced

When will Democrats connect the dots to this miserable economy. It is precisely because of Obama's (with the strong support...

Original post made by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 8, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 867 Views

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'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kevin Martin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Human Services Commission meets tonight

City of Pleasanton's Human Services Commission will meet tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don Wilson, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 882 Views

SPORTS

Dublin Falcons will dedicate games on Saturday to breast cancer awareness

Dublin Falcons Football and Cheer will dedicate its Oct. 9 games against the Tracy Raiders as the "Breast Cancer Awareness...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Shana, on Oct 8, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2368 Views

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City tweaking green building code

Pleasanton was in the forefront of going green, with requirements for new commercial buildings enacted in 2002 and expanded...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by member of the community, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 790 Views

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Support a great cause while attending the 'Cupcake Battle'

Bakers, warm your ovens! Attend the first ever Cupcake Battle from 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9, at Valley Bible Church, 7106...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Benjamin, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 804 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feds, state, banks close today for Columbus Day observance

Federal, state and some county offices will be closed today in observance of Columbus Day. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5271...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 1200 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Rage defeats Mill Valley Rockers 1-0

The U12 Rage White played a solid game in their 3-1 victory over the Mill Valley Rockers at the Pleasanton Sports park Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by bluesquare, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 2409 Views

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Harmer's strange views on public education

Harmer who does not even live in our district has very strange views on our public education. Tea Party candidate David...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by mepartypatriot, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

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McNerney's Strange Views on Controlling Our Lives: Big Govt, High TAXES, Obamacare, Cap 'n R Trade, Etc...

McNereny, a marvelous spokesman for the Food Stamp Party, would love to "change" America into a predominantly government...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 817 Views

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Day 91: No Word from McNerney ...

On August 15, I politely called Jerry McNerney's Pleasanton office to find out his opinion on the Ground Zero Mosque as well...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by b, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 896 Views

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Local golf champs Creamer, Kim competing at Blackhawk Country Club tournament

Two Bay Area locals are playing in front of hometown fans today and Sunday at the 2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge at Blackhawk...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by marie, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

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Breaking News!!! Harmer's will not be voting for him

Harmer's wife along with Harmer himself will not be able to vote for Harmer. They both do not live in our district 11. We...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 17, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 996 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 3903 Views

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Safeway, Clorox plans for new jobs, development go to City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council, in its final meeting before the Nov. 2 municipal election, is expected to approve to measures...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Oct 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bands on parade

Seventy-six trombones, possibly more, will march through town tomorrow morning as Pleasanton welcomes middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Band Publicity- Steffi Gross, on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 863 Views

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216 Years Till Breakeven

The 680 Express Lane was built under the assumption that the paying users of the express lane would pay for the improvements....

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 764 Views

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Measure F Gets a "F"

Measure F is a $10 fee, if passed, that will be attached to every registered vehicle in Alameda County. The fee's intent...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by TOO BAD...it's NO, on Oct 25, 2010 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 809 Views
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