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Cal State East Bay, other state universities, hiking student fees 15% next fall

Officials at California State University have received approval to hike tuition fees a total of 15 percent by fall 2011,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pympster, on May 11, 2011 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 1000 Views

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Town Square Forum category request

Dear Editor, Would you consider adding another category to your Town Square Forum? Since Pleasanton and California...

Original post made by J Flack on Jul. 14, 2011
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Valley Humane Society broke, may close

The Valley Humane Society, a 25-year-old nonprofit animal welfare organization that just moved into a new $1.3-million building,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 11 comments | 1000 Views

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Second library for our side of town

When I was growing up, I remember always enjoying more than one library in most cosmopolitan cities wherever I have lived....

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 1000 Views

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California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement

Bay Area homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see relief soon thanks to a $25 billion agreement reached between...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 1000 Views

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Question for communters on 680

There is some type of major construction project right next the 680 southbound freeway. It is visible to the left as I am...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 2, 2012 at 5:31 am | 4 comments | 1000 Views

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Pleasanton Police on facebook?

Does Pleasanton police have a page like this one? Much better than the text only police blotter. https://www.facebook.com/polkcountysheriff...

Original post made by pTownResident on Jun. 15, 2012
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Not Yet Are We a Godless Nation!

. Although the North Carolina House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday that would have paved the way for establishing...

Original post made by Marvin on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 1000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German Program at Foothill cuts????

Heard some rumors the program may be getting some cuts... Does anyone know more facts? ...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 1000 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 | 999 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 | 999 Views

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Looks like the Obama glow is wearing off

Interesting piece by Associated Press about the presidency of Obama being at a potential crossroads. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_s_moment_analysis...

Original post made by Arnie on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by anita, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 999 Views

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Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 999 Views

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Romney endorses Harmer in GOP contest to replace McNerney

Former Governor and 2008 GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has announced his endorsement of Republican Businessman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 20 comments | 999 Views

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Disgruntled Democrats join the Tea Party

Democrats: Please know that you are loved and welcomed with open arms at the Tea Parties. Your country is calling out for...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Apr 5, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 15 comments | 999 Views

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Car Registration - hybrids pay less

Just looked at some interesting information. If you buy a hybrid (or electric or diesel) you pay less for registration. Its...

Original post made by Me Too on Sep. 29, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coins for cats, dollars for dogs

When Valley View Elementary fifth-grader Kaitlyn Glover heard animals being cared for by the Valley Humane Society would...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by North island, on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 999 Views

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Give your input: Alameda County 20 year Transportation Plan

Keep Traffic Moving Around Town, Out of Town, Through Town. Our Elected Officials are working hard for us & want to have...

Original post made by Gary Schwaegerle on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 29, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 999 Views

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California's debt crises

I voted NO to higher taxes when I left the state. Thank God we only have 1 more year of tuition in the State system. ...

Original post made by Kangaroo on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 15, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

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No decision until 5 p.m. tonight on whether Bay Bridge will re-open tomorrow morning

It will be "quite a challenge" to repair a damaged part of the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in time...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views
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