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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's jobless rate unchanged

California's unemployment rate didn't budge in the past month, while jobless numbers in the Bay Area remained at or below...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Over 19% in CA !, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 859 Views

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Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 2126 Views

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The Dunwells performing on Friday

British pop/rock group, The Dunwells, will appear at 8 p.m., Friday, March 30, at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 799 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

'Hunger Games' a little bit 'The Most Dangerous Game'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 5039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car tires slashed in Valley Trails overnight

More than a dozen cars had both driver side tires slashed overnight last night. The cars were parked on Yellowstone Drive...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ture, on Mar 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 7 comments | 1482 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate Democrats Vote to Block the "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act"

Is there any doubt which political party is trying to improve our economy and which one is doing everything possible to block...

Original post made by Not Surprised on Mar. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Chances Charity

Someone came by knocked door and was asking for donation to Second Chances about 8 pm or so. Are they genuine? ...

Original post made by aResident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by emily, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 681 Views

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CEO cops plea to tax fraud

The CEO of a Pleasanton-based oil company has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9208...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Barney, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 1051 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is time to vote Republican

I am an independent who has supported various candidates, voted for Obama and Brown, but I think that given the state of...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just another hick, on Mar 26, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 1131 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Socialist website - millions to lose health coverage

In an attempt to find common ground, I present the socialist point of view! The legislative centerpiece of Obama's first...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rienhold, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:00 am | 21 comments | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita Jail launches 'smart grid' system to keep electric power on at all times

Federal, state and local officials along with representatives from Chevron inaugurated a new energy management system Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by aResident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Union to Parents: "Stop Volunteering!"

A union in Culver City wants "forced unionization" of parent volunteers. Unbelievable! Well, actually not considering the...

Original post made by ForTheKids on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 26 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

door to door solicitors at dark

Pleasanton provides door to door solicitors with "permits" that allow them to ring your doorbell at 7:45 pm Friday evening...

Original post made by no trespassing on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Similar, on Mar 25, 2012 at 12:50 am | 8 comments | 1218 Views

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Solo commuters on Hwy. 237 can now use carpool lanes--for a fee

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has converted a stretch of carpool lanes on state Highway 237 and I-880 interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegseggerr, on Mar 23, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature Film Casting still seeking a few good men- LAST DAY!

FEATURE FILM CASTING CALL *LAST CHANCE FOR ADDITIONAL MALES* *paid extras, very few positions still available in following...

Original post made by Casting Director on Mar. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 759 Views

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ValleyCare opens urgent care center in Dublin

ValleyCare Health System opened its new Urgent Care Center in Dublin's Gateway Medical Center Monday, adding to that city's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by ER Patient, on Mar 23, 2012 at 9:38 am | 9 comments | 1472 Views

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Jewelry worth $113,000 stolen from Hearst Drive home Tuesday

Jewelry, cash and gold coins were among the estimated $113,100 reported stolen Tuesday from a home in the 1100 block of Hearst...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Mar 23, 2012 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 959 Views

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Pleasanton PTA stumps for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at Pleasanton schools that could secure funding for schools across the state for the next 12...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegseggerr, on Mar 23, 2012 at 9:00 am | 11 comments | 1063 Views

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Planning Commission votes 5-0 to OK Walmart's bid for a Neighborhood Market on Santa Rita Road

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 5-0 Monday night to approve for a second time the bid by Walmart to open one of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Mar 23, 2012 at 8:25 am | 63 comments | 2428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary nets $113K

Jewelry, cash and gold coins were among the estimated $113,100 reported stolen Tuesday from a home in the 1100 block of Hearst...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by MICHAEL, on Mar 22, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views
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