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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vacations and minimum wages are ruining America

If you're an American, it's likely been a while since your last paid vacation and your next one is probably a ways away....

Original post made by Genius on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Genius, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 11 comments | 1278 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1278 Views

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McNerney votes with majority to cut Congressional office expenses by 5%

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) voted this week for a bipartisan measure to cut office budgets for members of the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 1278 Views

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City salaries

Have you seen how outrageous the salaries are for some of our city workers? http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2012?appSession=37818854032673&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPag...

Original post made by Homeowner on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Holy smokes, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

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Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to attempted rape charge

Pierce Hunter, a 19-year-old UC Davis sophomore charged last month with attempted rape and forced oral copulation, has pleaded...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 8, 2010 at 11:07 am | 7 comments | 1278 Views

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BART tramway to Oakland Airport back in the planning map

BART's plan to build a 3.2-mile-long elevated tramway between its Oakland Coliseum station and the Oakland airport cleared...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by BARTD should finish what it promised, on Sep 15, 2010 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 1278 Views

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Prop. 8 sponsors file appeal arguing trial judge 'invented' right to same-sex marriage

The sponsors of California's Proposition 8 have urged a federal appeals court in San Francisco to uphold the ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1278 Views

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Let's chip in to the Holiday Fund

Walking the downtown streets last Friday during the Pleasanton Downtown Association's "Magical Holiday Evening" and again...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board reviews Common Core progress

The Pleasanton school board reviewed new Common Core State Standards last week and also technology for instruction that will...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on May 7, 2014 at 8:10 am | 5 comments | 1277 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama again approved $ 4.7 Billion new solar loans

While most of us were still sick over the $500+. million (half-billion) in Obama's loan guarantees to Solyndra, he was again...

Original post made by Listen up on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:51 am | 11 comments | 1277 Views

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Pleasanton Library English Conversation

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., offers free English conversations classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 1277 Views

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St. Patrick's Day celebrations today, tomorrow in Dublin

Dublin's annual St. Patrick's Day festival gets under way this morning with a 7 a.m. firefighters' breakfast, a 9:30 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

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Looking for feedback

We will be moving from the Central Coast and coming further North over the next few months, and are considering Pleasanton...

Original post made by CatherineA on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 1277 Views

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Danville soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday

Danville resident Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk, 47, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jan 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fund campaign

Pleasanton's two educational foundations are doing a fundraiser. http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=413 ...

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 11, 2009
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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
There are no comments yet. 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to improve how we address the school board!!

Whenever someone goes up to the podium to speak, they never seem to have a lot of vigor (exception: this one man who speaks...

Original post made by MyRoleModel on Sep. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1276 Views

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Summer Prayer and Meditation Circle

Tri-Valley Unity Church will host 60 minutes of prayer, meditation, song and sharing from 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, at 7567 Amador...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by toodles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1276 Views

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County board cuts stipend, puts 3-month time limit on aid to needy

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors, which is facing a $180 million budget deficit, voted 3-2 Tuesday to revise its general...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Finally, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1276 Views

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TriValley Democrats Seasonal Party

The public is invited to our annual potluck dinner party Dec. 21 at the IBEW 595 Hall, 6250 Village Pkwy, Dublin. Bring family,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | 10 comments | 1276 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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