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<B>Project for home-bound seniors earns Wheaton Eagle Scout Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6532...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Brandon Hoya, on Dec 31, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 1654 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to rise by 6.1% July 1 with $2.50 hike in airport surcharge

BART directors voted Thursday to increase fares on July 1, but by less than the 10-percent level originally recommended by...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by ally, on May 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1654 Views

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New Staples Ranch environmental report out today

A draft of a supplemental Environmental Impact Report affecting development on Staples Ranch has been completed and will...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nona, on Nov 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1654 Views

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Iron Horse Trail community meeting tonight

East Bay Regional Park District and the city of Pleasanton are hosting a second community meeting to discuss the 1.6 mile...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by PlezRez, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 1654 Views

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Power back on after transformer explosion cuts electricity for 6,000 Pleasanton residents

PG&E crews have fully repaired a transformer that short-circuited during rush hour this morning, causing backups from Vineyard...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Another Witness, on Apr 14, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 1654 Views

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Isabel Avenue interchange opens

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early Wednesday morning, completing construction work...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shane, on Nov 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1654 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jim Traficant Freed From Prison

(Lew Rockwell) My second favorite Congressman ever, Jim Traficant, got out of federal prison today after serving seven...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1653 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Assembly considering measure to strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children

A San Diego legislator has introduced a bill that would significantly strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Need new laws, on Apr 15, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 1653 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Daughter of Sen. Feinstein named head of San Francisco Superior Court

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Katherine Feinstein, a member of the bench for 10 years, was elected by her colleagues...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 28, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 6 comments | 1653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrate 'Green' at tonight's last 1st Wednesday street party

Celebrate Green in downtown Pleasanton tonight during the 1st Wednesday Street Party, the last one of the summer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:26 am | 6 comments | 1653 Views

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Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1653 Views

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BART statement on negotiations

In a memorandum to city and regional leaders, BART General Manager Grace Crunican expressed disappointment that negotiations...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1653 Views

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Pleasanton council to discuss Bernal community farm

The Pleasanton City Council is set Tuesday to consider whether to move forward with additional planning toward bringing a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1653 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 | 1652 Views

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Another Good Guy Gary Winter at Fairground on May 30-31

An Acrtive Accomplished Artist, Gary has created Art Works for: President Reagan - President Carter - MOMA New York- Ripley’s...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 19, 2009
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Rush Limbaugh and those who invoking the Nazi analogy to attack President Barack Obama’s effort to reform health care

Health care debate turns vile with Nazi analogy Right-wing loudmouths distort history, diminish true evil of the Holocaust COMMENTARY...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 17 comments | 1652 Views

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Judicial council votes to continue monthly court closures

Members of the state Judicial Council have voted to continue the budget-tightening measure of monthly court closures, saying...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by sad daysfor CA, on Jan 26, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 1652 Views

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Tomorrow is the last day of the life-like sculptures in downtown Pleasanton

Tomorrow, June 30, is the last day of the interactive art exhibit by internationally-known sculptor J. Seward Johnson at...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 16 comments | 1652 Views

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Luncheon today to focus on Tri-Valley poverty

Concerns over poverty in the Tri-Valley will be discussed at a luncheon today sponsored by Hacienda Helping Hands, Kaiser...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

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Ribbon cutting at Valley Humane Society today

Valley Humane Society will host a ribbon cutting and ground breaking ceremony tonight at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, at...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Karla, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 4 comments | 1652 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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