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49ers chief hails approval of new stadium in Santa Clara

San Francisco 49ers president Jed York Wednesday hailed Santa Clara voters' approval of a ballot measure to relocate the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by SC man, on Jun 24, 2010 at 8:21 pm | 7 comments | 1519 Views

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Police chief Spiller promotes 4 Pleasanton officers

Pleasanton Police Chief David Spiller promoted four police officers in ceremonies held last week in the City Council chamber. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by CarlaSB, on Oct 4, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rules on Using Stimulus Funds Not Clear

Here's an exerpt from an article in today's San Jose Mercury News: "the $8 billion in federal stimulus funds for California...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 15, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1518 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1518 Views

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Mind Control Theories and Techniques used by Mass Media

So you think your thoughts are your own? Better think again. More of what the "Powers That Be" don't want you to know. After...

Original post made by mark on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cinderella

Cinderella is a fun-filled version of a "fabulously fractured" fairy tale. The audience will be invited to cheer, clap and...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Erika Beratlis, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1518 Views

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New Leaf

New Leaf is a very nice store but, unlike Whole Foods, they sell organic beef from South America instead of local, grass...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1517 Views

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S.F. Mayor Newsom files paperwork to run for lieutenant governor post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom filed paperwork with the secretary of state's office Wednesday for a possible run for lieutenant...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 1517 Views

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CalPERS rate hike: 50 percent over six years

"The CalPERS board last week tentatively approved an employer rate hike of roughly 50 percent over the next half dozen years,...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr, drowning, on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Proponent of a new marriage initiative gets OK to start process for putting measure on state ballot

Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that the proponent of a new initiative that would eliminate the law allowing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 1517 Views

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Poizner speaks out against health care reform bill

Former New York Gov. George Pataki and Republican gubernatorial hopeful Steve Poizner held a news conference in San Francisco...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 1516 Views

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OK given for petitions to be circulated to change legislative vote requirements

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that George Lakoff, the proponent of a new initiative that would change the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 19, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Buck Stops Here ...

As I journeyed Coast Highway 1 to Monterey this past weekend, I passed Watsonville, home of the Pajaro Valley Unified School...

Original post made by Parent of two on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by please be nice, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 1515 Views

SPORTS

Foothill wins three cheer national titles

Foothill cheerleaders completed a clean sweep at the United Spirit Association (USA) Spirit Nationals in Anaheim two weekends...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 4, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

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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 | 1515 Views

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Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1515 Views

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McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1515 Views

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District reports no 'documented cases' of H1N1 in Pleasanton schools

Although no documented cases of H1N1 (swine flu) have been reported in Pleasanton schools, an increasing number of students...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 25 comments | 1515 Views

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Quick survey-- Please help me complete my senior thesis!

Greetings, folks! I'm a senior at Berkeley, and also a lifelong Pleasanton resident (Amador, class of '08). I will be graduating...

Original post made by Berkeleystudent on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Berkeleystudent, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 1515 Views
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