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Pharm company donates to Brown's campaign - 2 days after he signs vaccination bill

Thought this was interesting. Explains a lot. Two days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing children 12...

Original post made by Corruption looms large on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by maja7, on Oct 26, 2011 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 1627 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1627 Views

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Cops plan DUI checks for drivers leaving Raiders game tomorrow

Avoid the 21, Alameda County's law enforcement crackdown, has two words of advice for Oakland Raiders fans hoping to see...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Timmy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 1627 Views

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Sting nets five clerks for selling tobacco to minors

A tobacco sting in Pleasanton has led to citations against clerks at five city locations, a police report said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1627 Views

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REACH names home for disabled for retiring 22-year board member

REACH, a Tri-Valley nonprofit that provides housing and other services for developmentally disabled adults, has dedicated...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kurt, on Jun 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1626 Views

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Presidential Hopefuls at the Starter's Gate: CNN Excludes Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin

CNN has posted a recent poll showing that the Republican run-off for the right to be our next presidential also-ran promises...

Original post made by Burton Rasmuffin on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 1626 Views

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Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

(As printed in our Dec. 7, 2007 edition) "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by History Buff, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1626 Views

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Chinese candy recalled due to high lead levels

The California Department of Public Health has warned consumers not to eat an imported Chinese candy called Jigong Chayote...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Terri, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 1626 Views

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Obituaries

Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1626 Views

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Lawyer who specializes in suing businesses elected president of California attorney regulatory agency

A San Francisco lawyer who specializes in business litigation has been elected president of the State Bar of California for...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 1626 Views

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Former Pleasanton resident admits to income tax evasion

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded guilty Wednesday in Federal court to three counts of income tax evasion with authorities...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Achilles, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1626 Views

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What To READ on health care Bill:

Please take the time to read the analysis of the heath Care Bill: http://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/legislation?id=0327 Scroll...

Original post made by Read The Analysis on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1625 Views

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Caltrans calls "Old Glory" graffiti

It's hard to believe a 'nameless' CalTrans supervisor would give the order to paint over a rather sacred 9-1-1 flag on the...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 5, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 1625 Views

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World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1625 Views

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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 | 1625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FHS grad named college conference's top freshman

Pleasanton native Nick Goldstein earned California Pacific Conference Freshman of the Year honors after his first season...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2014
Last comment by Matt Simmons, on Dec 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1624 Views

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McDonalds Hiring - What Percent Are Illegals?

(Post removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff as innuendo, hearsay or specific accusatory information unsupported by facts.)...

Original post made by Illegal Joe on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 11, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 8 comments | 1624 Views

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Obituaries

<B>Frank I. Belecky Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7550 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Karla Brown, on Oct 29, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 1624 Views

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Baker, colleagues introduce $6-billion transportation proposal

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined Republican colleagues Monday to announce...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Jul 6, 2015 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 1624 Views
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