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2 BART unions vote today, Thursday, but 3rd is holding out

BART's two biggest labor unions will vote this week on management's contract offer but the president of the third-largest...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 966 Views

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BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1042 Views

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Some Positive News on the Economy

Here is a link to an article regarding economic indicators from June and an assessment of the recession: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090720/ap_on_bi_ge/us_economy...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Jul. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 899 Views

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Official White House Staff Pay Report:

Check out the official July report to Congress on White House Staff Pay. Seems Obama has literally dozens of "council"...

Original post made by Annon on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 8 comments | 1159 Views

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Open Letter to President Obama from Thomas Paine

Attached is a link to the open letter to President Obama: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxDwBYjL3Fc Thomas...

Original post made by Thomas Paine on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:27 am | 14 comments | 1309 Views

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What is the Philosophy of Liberty?

Please pass this along. Web link to the Philosophy of Liberty! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muHg86Mys7I Thank...

Original post made by Ken on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 1097 Views

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PG & E Transformer blows on Springdale Ave - No power tonight for West Side

A PG & E transformer caught on fire on Springdale Ave near Stoneridge Dr (across from the mall). Power out to most of West...

Original post made by Jim on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1076 Views

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100 degrees possible again today, but down into mid-90s on Monday

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley could see temperatures near 100 degrees again today with the thermometer dropping into the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

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Thriving Ink, Kokoro are great new local additions

Thriving Ink on Angela and Kokoro in the otherwise-forlorn Vintage Hills Shopping Center are great new additions to the local...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 942 Views

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For those who want to complain about unions

Apparently there are those who are convinced that the unions are to blame for all the states ills- So I thought I would give...

Original post made by J on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 1582 Views

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County fair wraps up Sunday

The Alameda County Fair's 2009 slogan is "Come out and Play," and visitors have lived up to that credo. This summer, more...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1190 Views

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Censorship by Pleasanton Weekly

Gee, I wonder what happened to the Oak Grove story. I guess we can't have anything critical of developers. Only happy news...

Original post made by Amazing on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 1265 Views

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What is the new restaurant moving into the old Baker's Square?

Looks like a new restaurant where Baker's Square was, next to Trader Joe's. I saw El Balazo trucks there for weeks, but now...

Original post made by Robyn on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 3544 Views

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Calls for Obama Impeachment

I thought I would re post this from another thread because there is a lot to be said for this. The political right conservatives...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 1064 Views

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Car hits, injures 2 teens near Vintage Hills shopping center

Two teenage girls were hospitalized last night after a vehicle struck them in a crosswalk near the Vintage Hills shopping...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by webster, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:52 am | 35 comments | 1561 Views

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Fire Drill Layoffs:

A new ‘innovative’ way of laying people off. A bad joke?! Judge for yourself. “A fire alarm rang at 4 pm in a large office...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Singing, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1296 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 | 1075 Views

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Pleasanton needs to be more like the Central Valley and Stockton

Pleasanton needs to be more like a strong Central Valley city like Stockton or Modesto. Those towns have more population,...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 18, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 1723 Views

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Big Brother is Watching You!

Smile, you're on candid camera! Pleasanton Police have a new devise called the "mole" that enables the officers to watch...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Really PO'ed, on Jul 18, 2009 at 7:00 am | 26 comments | 3392 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly Editor: Why No Editorials or Articles on McNerney's Position on National Healthcare?

Given the importance of the healthcare topic, it is unfathomable that your paper has not posted articles on what Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by James, on Jul 18, 2009 at 6:00 am | 10 comments | 1239 Views
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