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Study claims Bay Area roads among some of worst in country

The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/26/study-claims-bay-area-roads-among-some-of-worst-in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 7 comments | 886 Views

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Water Penalties are illegal in California

It seems penalty charges for water usage is illegal in California. The California Supreme Court has ruled in support of...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 158 Views

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Flags in Pleasanton being flown at half-staff to honor service members killed in Chattanooga

All flags at Pleasanton city facilities are being flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday in honor of service members...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by American, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

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Support Kate's Law

Let's get behind "Kate's Law" whereby undocumented aliens who are deported and return to the United States would receive...

Original post made by Speak up on Jul. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 212 Views

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Parolee arrested in slaying of Amador Valley grad

Police have arrested a man on probation out of Texas who is accused of killing a 32-year-old Amador Valley High grad in broad...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 30 comments | 489 Views

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Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1541 Views

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Baker opposes Legislature's budget plan

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) voted no on the record-high budget that Assembly and Senate Democrats passed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by nice to see, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1418 Views

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Museum hosts 'An Evening with FDR' at Pleasanton Firehouse tonight

Pleasanton will play host to a discussion of one of America's most recognizable presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1163 Views

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Swalwell introduces 'Main Street Revival' bill

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) joined a Republican colleague last week in introducing a bill to allow certain small...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 29, 2015 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 1511 Views

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Political Jerk's NASTY Phone Trick

Talk about being inconsiderate: Political Callers have a computer "Call Ahead". I think they are trying to see if you...

Original post made by Automated Call - NO ONE There on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nomorobo, on May 19, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments | 313 Views

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Bonilla outspends Glazer almost 4-to-1; please read this!

This is far more than I would have thought possible. Susan Bonilla has received $2.6 million in contributions compared to...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Voter, on May 19, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 262 Views

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Polls open in less than 35 hours!

First, all newspaper endorsements have been for Steve Glazer. Tri-Valley, CoCo Times, San Francisco Chron, and even the Livermore...

Original post made by Voter on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on May 18, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 218 Views

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Glazer, Bonilla joust over campaigning at BART

With the special election for State Senate District 7 a week away, candidate Steve Glazer is accusing BART unions of illegally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2211 Views

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State senate race - Bonilla & Glazer on KQED this morning

If you want to hear from state senate candidates Susan Bonilla and Stephen Glazer themselves, not just the mailers being...

Original post made by Jill on May. 6, 2015
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Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 957 Views

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I can't stand it - now the Baltimore police union is involved

The Baltimore police chief admitted that his officers did not follow procedure when they put Freddie Gray into the police...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 212 Views

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Very interesting water usage monitor product

Came across this recently: http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F7C042/ No release date yet, but could be a really good tool...

Original post made by PL on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 284 Views

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Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 4511 Views

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Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 4677 Views

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Harry Reid is a LIER

Hey Democrats how does it feel one of your leaders Lie's to win. Is this how you people raise your children. Lie to win...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 350 Views
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