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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 | 1382 Views

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Wind advisory in effect for East Bay with temperatures only in upper 60s

A wind advisory is in effect this morning for the San Francisco Bay Area, including higher elevations in the East Bay, according...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Oct 29, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1382 Views

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Capturing Moments in Watercolor by Judi Caplan

Judi Caplan takes a moment and captures it on canvas or paper with precision and delight. Her body of work captures gardens,...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Dec. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1382 Views

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Major hikes proposed for 7 Bay Area toll bridges

Staff members of the agency that oversees the Bay Area's state-owned bridges Wednesday recommended raising car tolls by at...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1382 Views

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Alameda County rewards boss: $400k…for life

"Alameda County supervisors have really taken to heart the adage that government should run like a business — rewarding...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1382 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

British professor says children of same-sex parents 'well-adjusted'

A British professor testified in a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco Friday that children aren't hurt by having gay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1382 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: An early look at health care legislation

While the country continues to sort out the details of the Health Care Reform bill that was passed by Congress last Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Educated, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 1382 Views

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To those wondering about Douglas Kendall's Posts:

Doug has taken advantage of a "feature" offered by the Weekly, that is available to all. See Below: "READ MORE OF PRATTLE...

Original post made by Annon on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Oct 11, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1381 Views

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City salaries

Have you seen how outrageous the salaries are for some of our city workers? http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2012?appSession=37818854032673&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPag...

Original post made by Homeowner on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Holy smokes, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shaklee honored for corporate sustainability efforts

Pleasanton-based Shaklee Corporation announced recently that it has received two new environmental awards for 2009 that honor...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garamendi to introduce bill today calling for technology-share program between labs, local businesses

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) is hoping that developing green technology and clean energy sources can do for...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART warns protestors could disrupt service in S.F. today

An alert on the BART website is notifying riders about protests that may disrupt service at San Francisco stations today. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay luxury home sales jump 17% in January

The East Bay's luxury housing market began the new year with a bang as sales in January were up sharply from a year ago and...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Richard Goh, on Mar 23, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1380 Views

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Alameda County Board of Supervisors Redistricting Decision

Well, no big surprises out of the meeting today regarding Alameda County supervisorial redistricting. The proposal going...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1380 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Van Jones Thrown Under the Bus

One down and 34 to go!...

Original post made by Cosmic-Charlie on Sep. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1379 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is this true?

My husband and I just relocated to Pleasanton from Cincinnati Ohio. One of our neighbors here is a retired Livermore teacher...

Original post made by Deanna on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Salem Revisited, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 7 comments | 1379 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mainstream Media Fears Both Palin and Bachmann: Preview of 2016

The mainstream media is already annointing Hilary Pantsuit Clinton to be the royal successor to his holiness Barack Obama....

Original post made by Libertarian on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Sam Ramon, on Mar 22, 2013 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 1379 Views

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PW says send money -- but keep your opinions to yourself

Why does the PW continue to remove every post that is critical of the PW or its management while asking us to pay them for...

Original post made by resident on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Adam, on May 27, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 10 comments | 1379 Views
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