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VP Biden sneaks into Oakland to help Jerry McNerney

A 9AM Democrat fundraiser today in the Oakland area featured Vice-President Joe Biden at an undisclosed location. Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Issues please, on Oct 4, 2010 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 1400 Views

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First Wednesday Street Party

The last one of the year, the First Wednesday Street Party will celebrate Pleasanton from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 2 in downtown. Dance...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by C of C is Better than Nothing, on Sep 2, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

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Harvest Festival this weekend

Enjoy the Pleasanton Harvest Festival at the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend from Sept. 16-18. The festival will...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to rise by 6.1% July 1 with $2.50 hike in airport surcharge

BART directors voted Thursday to increase fares on July 1, but by less than the 10-percent level originally recommended by...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by ally, on May 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman killed in I-580 crash Tuesday was San Ramon resident

The Alameda County coroner's bureau today identified a 22-year-old woman killed in a crash on Interstate Highway 580 Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 6 comments | 1400 Views

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Potential Virus Attack

If you get an e-mail entitled "Nude photos of Sarah Palin" don't open it, it could contain a virus. If you get an e-mail...

Original post made by Jarhead on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 1399 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 | 1399 Views

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Who pays CalSTRS debt: state, schools, teachers?

Who pays CalSTRS debt: state, schools, teachers? By Ed Mendel "A day of reckoning may be coming for a huge CalSTRS...

Original post made by Arnold on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Candy Man Luke, on Sep 12, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 9 comments | 1399 Views

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Safeway

Anyone know when the new Safeway store is opening? Also, what other shops/restaurants are planned for that shopping center?...

Original post made by Karen P. on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by slash, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1399 Views

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This is how people in other communities communicate sensitive topics

This is in regard to the Gates arrest and the race card issues. Take note that with over 113 replies to the post, there is...

Original post made by Amy on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 28, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 1398 Views

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Just as he promised, Obama has fundamentally transformed America.

Change for the Worse. America downgraded. Exponential increase in debt. Exponential job losses. Exponential increase...

Original post made by Dana on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 11 comments | 1398 Views

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Rick Santorum & Prop 8

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum was quoted as saying "Just because public opinion says something doesn't mean it's...

Original post made by MePartyPatriot on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 3, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1398 Views

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Schwarzenegger agrees to cut state prison population by 40,000 inmates

The administration of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, yielding to a court order, has given a judicial panel a plan to reduce...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 13 comments | 1398 Views

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2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1398 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 | 1398 Views

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Dirty Plastic

Do we need to clean out plastic containers before putting them in the recyclables bin? My Castro Valley friend said he's...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1398 Views

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Stop the Massive East Pleasanton Housing Project NOW

How does the City of Pleasanton keep this a secret? A massive housing project - I have read it is the biggest housing project...

Original post made by Fred Clancy on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 1398 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 | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outer space in the nearby hills

On any given day, the Chabot Space & Science Center is teeming with excited children. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2533...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Neat, on May 28, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1397 Views

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Our own terrorist training camps here in the U.S.A.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Federal authorities have charged seven men in North Carolina with supporting terrorism and conspiracy...

Original post made by Amy on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1397 Views
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