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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Think your employer-provided healthcare is safe? Think again.

Check out this article in latest Washington Post. Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/15/AR2009091501175.html?nav=hcmodule It...

Original post made by Poster boy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:19 am | 1 comment | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's 090909, last of the single-digit dates for almost a century

Today--and this date, particularly--represents the latest round of repeated, single-digit dates for almost a century, until...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Sep 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 7 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stimulus transportation funds heading to Iron Horse Trail

More than $10 million is headed to the area to help complete the Iron Horse Trail, coming from the TIGER II (Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Fed up with Fed, on Nov 1, 2010 at 6:34 am | 11 comments | 1511 Views

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How to get hold of PW Webmaster???

I've been trying for some time now to get hold of someone about registering for the Town Square. I registered, used my email...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Dog Days of Summer' street party tonight

Tonight's First Wednesday Street Party's theme is "Dog Days of Summer" and the annual Pooch Parade will take as a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 4, 2010 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 1511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pension, health coverage reform for San Mateo agency calls for steeper employee contributions

In a new three-year pension reform and health coverage agreement being imposed on employees of the San Mateo County Transit...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2011
Last comment by b is a shill, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:14 am | 6 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In case of emergency info for 1st responders

My son plays football and baseball in Pleasanton, and over the past several years I've seen not only ambulances drive onto...

Original post made by Jersey94566 on Apr. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brilliance from our school board

(Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly staff.) On the homework survey Miller: based on my child, we should...

Original post made by Just Me on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1510 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama heads to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago Olympics

As we face two wars one of which our generals are warning we might lose, have high unemployment, economic meltdown, must...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 26 comments | 1510 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Public Employee Union Gargage

This is simply disgusting. While it may be legal, it is absolutely ethically wrong. How can this be happening? It is...

Original post made by Angry on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Tango, on Sep 29, 2011 at 2:12 am | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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Downtown set for lively events over next 8 days

Get set for a full week of events as the Pleasanton Downtown Association and merchants swing into overdrive with almost non-stop...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Aug 3, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 1510 Views

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Raley's--Service & Merchandise Going Down Real Fast

Has any one else noticed the general level of customer service at Raley's has seriously deteriorated in the last several...

Original post made by David Smith on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by russ, on Jan 4, 2010 at 10:18 am | 13 comments | 1510 Views

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PG&E releases list of 100 riskiest gas pipeline sections

As part of PG&E's efforts to restore public trust in the company following the deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 1510 Views

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Community Concert Band honored for 35 years of service

Local artist Charlotte Severin presented a commemorative plaque to the Pleasanton Community Concert Band Sunday following...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Debbie Look, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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McNerney praises Obama speech, promises to advocate for job-growth policies

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) praised President Obama's "State of the Union" address yesterday, especially the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:22 am | 20 comments | 1510 Views

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Council approves new city employee contract unanimously

Ending more than a half-year of discussions and even a tentative commitment, the Pleasanton City Council last night voted...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chemist, on May 21, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1510 Views

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Mortgage rates decrease in first week of April

Mortgage applications decreased 2.4% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA)...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Iron Horse Trail community meeting tonight

East Bay Regional Park District and the city of Pleasanton are hosting a second community meeting to discuss the 1.6 mile...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by PlezRez, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 1510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1510 Views

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Pedestrian right a way

It has come to my attention that pedestrians no longer have the right a way. I am not talking about people the just jump...

Original post made by Christine on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Mar 6, 2015 at 7:54 pm | 29 comments | 1509 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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