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Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says

Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says By Edwin Chen Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- President...

Original post made by Good News! on Aug. 7, 2009
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is 5 days a week to much to ask of our representatives?

Nice article about Washington DC work weeks and I wonder if the last sentence is the best of the article. http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20091007/pl_politico/28015;_ylt=AuS0l...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 1031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Don't mar our ridgelines

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6954 posted Friday, April 30, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 3, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 1031 Views

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California Representatives

Quote of the Decade "Frankly, I don't know what it is about California, but we seem to have a strange urge to elect really...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Pete on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:54 am | 5 comments | 1031 Views

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Unintended Consequences and Rush to Health Care Reform

How many times in the last year have you read reports about the "unintended consequences" of poorly thought out legislation,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:57 am | 2 comments | 1030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Committee reports initial recommendations for future of UC system

A group tasked with finding ways to maintain and improve the quality of the University of California system, despite the...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garamendi to introduce bill today calling for technology-share program between labs, local businesses

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) is hoping that developing green technology and clean energy sources can do for...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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OK given for petitions to be circulated to change legislative vote requirements

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that George Lakoff, the proponent of a new initiative that would change the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 19, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1030 Views

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Oakland officials, police end talks with layoffs to start today

Oakland City Administrator Dan Lindheim said talks aimed at averting looming layoffs for 80 of the city's 776 police officers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by It's a crime, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 5 comments | 1030 Views

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Help, I am remodeling my kitchen.

I would like to remodel my kitchen and a bathroom. Can anyone recomend a contractor or shop? Has anyone used Home Depot or...

Original post made by Diana on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 12 comments | 1030 Views

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Take the McNerney Asparagus Test!

Do you know what Jerry says is the signature issue that determines his political career? Asparagus. Yes, McNerney owes...

Original post made by Nomad on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 21, 2010 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 1030 Views

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Wheel buses

Been taking the ace train for years now and noticed that we have 2 wheel buses pull in with usually less than 10 passengers...

Original post made by just askin on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views

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Watchdog group headed for DC to challenge nuclear weapons budget

A delegation from Tri-Valley CAREs is leaving for Washington, D.C., to press for funding priorities other than nuclear weapons....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Research analyst, on Apr 1, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views

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New supervisor to meet constituents -- for a fee

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who was appointed last summer to represent Pleasanton, is coming to town to meet his...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:47 am | 12 comments | 1030 Views

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Lemonade Project: financial literacy for kids

The Lemonade Project is a student group from Amador Valley High School/California DECA that introduces elementary school...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by No mittens, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1030 Views

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Development on W. Los Positas

What are the thoughts of this 2,3 and 4 story apt complex that is most likely going to be built at 5850 W. Los Positas. Its...

Original post made by Julius on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 19, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 8 comments | 1030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Walnut Grove employees refute investigation details

Two Pleasanton school employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Linda B. , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 17 comments | 1030 Views

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What have you done?

If you have spent any time reading the Town Square Forum on the Pleasanton Weekly site, you probably have noticed many posters...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Melanie, on Aug 15, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 26 comments | 1030 Views
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Swalwell tapped for key Democrat Party position
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