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AC Transit drivers' union wins court order to block reduced-wage contract

A judge issued a preliminary injunction Monday against AC Transit overturning a new contract that the bus agency imposed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Aug 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 5 comments | 986 Views

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Candidate's Forum Monday, Sept 20

Pleasanton city council candidates forum Monday, Sept 20, 2010. It starts at 5:45 PM at Ridge View Commons Apartments, 5200...

Original post made by Lillian on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lillian, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 986 Views

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State transportation commission OKs $20 million for BART tramway to Oakland Airport

BART's proposed 3.2-mile elevated tramway between the Oakland Coliseum station and the Oakland airport moved closer to becoming...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Albert, on Sep 26, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 5 comments | 986 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All the working Mom's who need to figure out what to do with their kids after school are going to love this one!!!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama...

Original post made by Rita on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 28, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 986 Views

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Fraser to retire as Pleasanton police chief

Police Chief Michael Fraser will retire Nov. 12 as head of the Pleasanton Police Department after 30 years on the job, including...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 986 Views

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'Band at Sea with Pirates' free concert

Pleasanton Community Band will present "Band at Sea with Pirates" concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bud Engel, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador Valley in "We the People" state finals today

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools were among five that advanced to the championship round of the "We the People" state...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Austin, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 986 Views

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Air district issues second 'Spare the Air' alert

For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Air police, on Dec 9, 2011 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 986 Views

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Magnitude 4.0 quake strikes East Bay near Richmond this morning

BART trains are continuing to have short delays this morning after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered near Richmond shook...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by new in town, on Mar 5, 2012 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 986 Views

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Where there's a will, there's a parade

Anyone planning an outdoor event during these stormy winter weather months in Pleasanton should give Michelle Stearns a call...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 986 Views

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Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force meets tonight

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force will hold a public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 986 Views

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TRUNK signs... Bernal Plaza

After seeing this sign GROWING OUT OF THE TRUNK of a car Parked at Bernal Plaza on the CORNER OF VALLEY AND BERNAL, for the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Thanks for working on this...., on May 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 23 comments | 986 Views

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Just In: Court Indicts Bush on High Treason Charge

Court Indicts Bush on High Treason Charge Published: AP Aug 1, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) George W. Bush, the 43rd President...

Original post made by Just In on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Martian, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 985 Views

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Police Bulletin

Police seize 2 in stolen car near Amador Valley High Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5416...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 15, 2009 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 985 Views

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New CVB leader -- too little too late

For many years merchants watched the CVB play at bringing business downtown, never did they really succeed. Fees to join...

Original post made by Merchant on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 985 Views

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Pleasanton, other Tri-Valley cities promoting biking events this month

Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley cities will promote biking events in May with the first Bike to School Day next Friday, marking...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 985 Views

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Governor Brown signs drought legislation

As California grapples with the driest period in its history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday signed legislation to assist...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

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Fluoride An Unnecessary Drug with Side Effects

"There is weak and inconsistent evidence that the use of fluoride supplements prevents dental caries [cavities] in primary...

Original post made by nyscof on Jul. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 984 Views

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Union leaders taking BART management proposal to their members for votes this week

The leaders of BART's two largest unions, SEIU and ATU, are taking BART management's latest proposal to save $100 million...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 984 Views

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County officials throw support behind state Constitutional Convention plan

The head of a regional business group said Thursday that a constitutional convention is the best way to reform California's...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joyce, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 984 Views
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