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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's "Jobs Bill:" Discussion of candidate's 'job history' during interview may be off-limits (!)

Imagine that. The most valid predictor of a candidate's success potential on the job is to learn of their job history. But...

Original post made by Amy on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 1818 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi's brother-in-law's green tech firm gets $737 mil of taxpayer money

It's as if Solyndra never happened. The Obama Administration is giving $737 million to a Tonopah Solar, a subsidiary of California-based...

Original post made by Unbelievable! on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 2, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 1818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive Status Report Request

Does any one know when the construction at the Stoneridge Drive and Santa Rita Blvd intersection is going to be finished....

Original post made by David on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Lockout not strike

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7247 posted Friday, July 23, 2010,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paulie, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:40 am | 14 comments | 1818 Views

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Corbett honored for her legislative record

Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-10th) has been honored by the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault and...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 23, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kindness

I was having a lousy day the other day. Soon after arriving home, the doorbell rang. With slight dread, I answered it only...

Original post made by Kindness on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Donuts, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 30 comments | 1817 Views

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Council to act on downsized $87.3 million operating budget Tuesday

Members of the Pleasanton City Council indicated Tuesday night that they will approve a downsized $87.3 million operating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1817 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Replace Jerry McNerney

We need jobs. We need a new direction. Let's replace Jerry McNerney David Harmer - CA 11 is Running Against Insider Incumbent...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Sep 16, 2010 at 2:12 am | 33 comments | 1816 Views

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General Plan delayed again by housing cap dispute

Community and city leaders started updating the Pleasanton General Plan in 2003, a hoped-for three year process that is just...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Why, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1816 Views

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PW Parcel Tax Limitation Policy: Results to Date

I took a snapshot of the PW parcel tax posting policy which selectively limits who can post on any thread that involves this...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by LCG, on Apr 6, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 8 comments | 1816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We could stand to take a few notes from Livermore's School District

This Article was written by Patricia Koning, The Independent Despite the increasingly bleak news about the State...

Original post made by Proud of Livermore on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Yes on G, on May 24, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 1815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major work on Bay Bridge's eastern span may be completed today

Construction on the Bay Bridge's new eastern span is reaching "another historic occasion" as workers finish the compaction...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Empty Pockets, on May 7, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1815 Views

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Peace vigil tonight in front of Museum On Main

Pleasantonians 4 Peace is sponsoring a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, in front of the Museum On...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by end the wars, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1815 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

JP Morgan and Governor Bown

If JP Morgan execs are going to resign over a $2B trading loss, then why isn't Governor Brown and his Finance Director resigning...

Original post made by Nomad on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on May 13, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

SFGate: Walkway welds spark Dublin delays

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/09/BAQJ195ONH.DTL "The opening of the $80 million West Dublin...

Original post made by Jason on Aug. 10, 2009
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'Clutterless' support group meets tonight

Overwhelmed by clutter? Learn how to deal with it by attending this support group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by NO CL Meeting 1/16- MLK, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S.F. school district sends pink slips to 900 teachers, others

The San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education Tuesday night approved sending pink slips to more than 900...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Feb 28, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 14 comments | 1813 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chris Miller, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1813 Views

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Great America sale could open way for 49ers stadium

The owners of the Great America theme park announced Monday the park is being sold for $70 million to a San Francisco real...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 1813 Views

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Tri for Fun continues at Shadow Cliffs

Nearly 700 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday (July 19) in the second of four triathlons...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maria , on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views
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School trustees move decisively
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