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Erlene Demarcus a lobbyist for James Tong?

I received a mailer from Erlene Demarcus with a picture of her that claimed she was a regional transportation leader. But...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 18 comments | 2602 Views

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'West Side Story' doesn't miss a beat at Bankhead Theater performances

Can "West Side Story" really be 55 years old? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10287...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by laverne, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

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Jerry for women

I am dismayed that I cannot vote for Jerry McNerney this year, and I'll tell you why. I am a new transplant - I used to...

Original post made by SJC TRANSPLANT on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Financial Collapse, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 933 Views

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Where's the money gone?

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is in rough financial waters, facing questions of poor financial management, misapplying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by TRI-VALLEY ?, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 20 comments | 2180 Views

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East Bay gay Boy Scout delivers petitions signed by 400,000 demanding he be given Eagle Scout award

A local Boy Scout who has drawn national attention after recently being kicked out of his troop because he is gay delivered...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 33 comments | 1592 Views

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City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 888 Views

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Pleasanton police cracking down on cyclists violating bike helmet laws affecting those under 18

Pleasanton students riding bicycles without wearing helmets can expect to get pulled over by police and could be issued courtesy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kids' police blotter , on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 907 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 4, a week before the holiday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Erika, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

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TVCF files for liquidation bankruptcy

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy with more than $153,000 in debts, and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Concerned , on Oct 24, 2012 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1086 Views

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First of city's major affordable housing projects goes to council tonight for final OK

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on bids by BRE Properties to build high density apartment buildings with 498...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Barb, on Oct 23, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 15 comments | 1877 Views

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Walmart to open San Ramon Neighborhood Market, five others today

San Ramon's Walmart Neighborhood Market will open at 7:30 a.m. today in the grocery space vacant since 2010 at the Country...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Matthew, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 26 comments | 3013 Views

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Pleasanton school district email system down again today for 6th consecutive day

The email system for the entire Pleasanton school district has been inoperative since last Wednesday, and was still down...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 2262 Views

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Free dog show closes today at Fairgrounds

Hosted by the Harvest Moon Classic Dog Cluster, one of the Bay Area's largest dog shows draws to a close at 6 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by chrisine, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 7 comments | 2608 Views

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San Mateo Bridge now open, no more weekend closures, Caltrans says

All lanes in both directions of the San Mateo Bridge are opened at 4 a.m. this morning after crews completed major resurfacing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Candle Light Vigil

Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. Mother's With A Purpose in conjunction with the National Coalition Against Drug Abuse is...

Original post made by Kathy on Oct. 22, 2012
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New Market at Vineyard & Bernal?

Hi, does anyone know what is going in at the big open space at Vineyard & Bernald (up by Cofee Ali)...what and when? we...

Original post made by Kristine Walker on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

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Former Pleasanton mortgage firm being sued by clients

A man accused of attacking his roommate at his mansion in unincorporated Livermore is now facing a civil case involving the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by JOANNA JENSEN , on Oct 21, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 1473 Views

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Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 4433 Views

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Park District accepting bids on waterslides at Shadow Cliffs regional park

Wanted: Experienced concessionaire to develop, maintain and operate the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by oldtimer, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 852 Views

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City Council OKs new Housing Element, ending 7-year legal battle at cost of $3.9 million

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Loyal Resident, on Oct 19, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 1702 Views
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Answering questions from my last blog on the cemetery
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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