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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Bridge closure cost $1.9-million in toll revenue

The closure of the Bay Bridge for six days has resulted in a net loss of about $1.9 million in revenues on state-owned toll...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 1129 Views

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Snowpack at 143% of normal but state says it can only delivery 30% to us

The Sierra Nevada snowpack's water content is well above average but the amount of water that will be delivered to farms...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Dave Ferguson, on May 4, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 16 comments | 1129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Handicaped Person in Wheelchair with Dog Crossing

On my way to work every morning down Valley Ave. just past Santa Rita Rd. I am forever amazed at a lady in a motorized wheelchair...

Original post made by Don on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 10, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 1129 Views

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Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1129 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly wins awards in California newspaper contest

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for articles on a wide range...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on May 7, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1129 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This appears to be Breaking News: CIA Dir. Petraeus Responds Re: Benghazi

Here is CIA Director Petraeus's statement: "No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 1129 Views

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Packard Hospital pediatric medical info stolen

A laptop computer containing limited medical information on pediatric patients was stolen from a physician's car on the night...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please keep in mind - nearly 62% of voters voted in favor of Measure G!

While this is not the 2/3 majority needed to pass the measure, it does reflect the majority of Pleasanton voters' inclination...

Original post made by KGM on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by alison, on Jun 3, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 6 comments | 1128 Views

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SFO wants BART's fare increase waived--for its employees

San Francisco International Airport representatives have asked that a BART-to-SFO surcharge that recently increased by $2.50...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Reader, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 1128 Views

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Free Shakespeare in the Park continues this weekend

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 31; 7:30 p.m., Sunday,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Free Shakespeare in the Park Fan, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"The Tea Party Will Save America" (powerful audioclip)

I found this 13-minute audioclip by Mark Levin (author, Constitutional Attorney) very powerful. audioclip >>>...

Original post made by BD on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jacob/Alma, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:20 am | 10 comments | 1128 Views

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Vote No on Props. 30, 38, B1

Of the 11 statewide propositions on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot along with two county measures and one seeking a parcel...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by the sales tax, on Nov 4, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 7 comments | 1128 Views

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Helicopters at Marilyn Murphy Trail

Anyone know why a helicopter just landed in the parking lot of the Marilyn Murphy Trail at Bernal and West Lagoon today?...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not to be critical....., on May 6, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 8 comments | 1128 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 Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1127 Views

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For the record:

The first czar in the USA was appointed by Pres. Reagan. The use of czars was then expanded under George W. Bush. I believe...

Original post made by saj on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 25 comments | 1127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE MERCHANTS OF COOL

This was a recent post in the Town Square: "I would NOT want my middle or high school students to read the forums here at...

Original post made by m on Sep. 29, 2009
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McNerney, 4 area mayors discuss regional issues in Washington meeting

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) met in Washington, D.C. Wednesday with four Tri-Valley mayors to discuss regional...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1127 Views

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Ed Kinney lecture series continues next Tuesday

The public is invited to spend an evening with President Theodore Roosevelt at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Joe Devane, on Feb 2, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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Alamo man, 2 others arrested in regional workers' comp fraud

Three Bay Area residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a $5 million dollar workers' compensation insurance fraud...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sunflower, on May 28, 2009 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1126 Views

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Red, White and Blues

The First Wednesday Street Party theme for July is "Red, White and Blues" featuring the band, The Crisis, from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1126 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,374 views