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BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1026 Views

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Call for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1026 Views

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Pleasanton Tea Party Gives Orly Taitz 4 of 5 Stars

Not a big surprise since she was to be a featured speaker at the last Tea Party, but I just had to laugh when I saw that...

Original post made by Rae on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by No tea !, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 1026 Views

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Why was Agenda 21 information deleted?

Why do you not want the citizens of Pleasanton to know about Agenda 21? http://my.brainshark.com/False-Choices-The-Story-of-Agenda-21-713151488?mid=5118059...

Original post made by Kangaroo on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by No UN running Ptown, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:01 am | 6 comments | 1026 Views

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Pleasanton City Manager & Employees Moonlighting with Different Jobs

https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/coursework/document.php?id=355&f=20121_POL04_Syllabus.pdf shows that our local...

Original post made by Seriously dysfunctional on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by J. Hosterman, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

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Four rescued from stuck roller coaster at Fair

Four juveniles got an extra thrill last week when the roller coaster they were on got stuck at the Alameda County Fair and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1026 Views

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Operator of BART train that killed 2 in training

The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Did you expect BARTD Integrity?, on Oct 23, 2013 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1026 Views

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County Fire Department conducting 'controlled training' burn at Camp Parks

The Alameda County Fire Department will be conducting controlled training burns at Camp Parks in Dublin from 8 a.m. to 3...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 25, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

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memorial for Pleasanton marine

I have just read that that young marine who killed himself in Pleasanton is having a memorial. Please let us join together...

Original post made by member on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Catherine K, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:03 am | 3 comments | 1025 Views

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Council, Library Commission to meet tonight on expansion plans

The City Council and Pleasanton Library Commission will hold a joint workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 7, 2009 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1025 Views

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The Vulva Chronicles

I saw the post on The Vagina Monologues. If you've read or seen the play, you know that the characters are talking about...

Original post made by Mulva on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1025 Views

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Li gets 34 years to life for Dublin custody battle murder

Mei Li, 58, was sentenced today to 34 years to life in state prison for her role in the murder of a 91-year-old woman in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 30, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 6 comments | 1025 Views

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Why doesn't Dolores have a BLOG?

Dear Jeb, Neighborhoods from Walnut Creek to Sunol have been interested in more content authored by Dolores Fox Ciardelli....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 30, 2012
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Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Respect, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:15 am | 12 comments | 1025 Views

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July 4th and Fido -- be careful for him!

Time for the DF's annual reminder that Independence Day is your pet's WORST Day of the Year. Ask any shelter worker -- sadly,...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change in Teachers' Education: article

This article talks about change in teachers' education: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/10/21/duncan.teacher.education.reform/index.html...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Disillusioned, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1024 Views

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McNerney, Why are you wasting our taxpayer money hosting this May 19 Forum?

Yes, cyber-bullying is an important issue to address. However there are many organizations that can be contracted to provide...

Original post made by WastingOurTaxes! on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Be Positive, on May 14, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 1024 Views

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2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1024 Views
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