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Prop. 8 trial judge to leave post Dec. 31 to retire

Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker of San Francisco, who struck down California's Proposition 8, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 900 Views

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580 East Off Ramp to Hopyard

Folks, if you take the Hopyard exit from 580 east, and you will be making a left onto Owens, please keep in mind that there...

Original post made by JoeJoe on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Paul M., on Dec 8, 2011 at 6:24 am | 5 comments | 900 Views

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Tea Party Takes Increased Leadership Role

The number of antigovernment “Patriot” groups on the American right reached an all-time high in 2012, the fourth consecutive...

Original post made by Tea Party Rising on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 14 comments | 900 Views

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3-year agreement with Pleasanton employee union goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify a new three-year agreement with its city employee union tonight which will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Small Business, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 900 Views

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Things are looking good for getting bailout money back

"CIT Group is the first big bailout loss for taxpayers, but it won't be the last. " http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/02/news/tarp.travails.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009110214 ...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 899 Views

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Eye-Opening Article: Obama's Plans = Goals of Communist Party of USA

This year-old article is eye-opening to those who have not yet been awakened to what Obama's "Hope and Change" is all about....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 899 Views

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Haggerty honors fire fighters, sheriff's deputies at Fairgrounds rally

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty recognized three fire fighters from the Alameda County Fire Department and two deputies,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 899 Views

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Valley Community Bank names Billen 1st vice president

Valley Community Bank has promoted Bernie Billen to First Vice President and Manager of its Pleasanton office, succeeding...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MICHAL, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 899 Views

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'Spare the Air' in effect again today

Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy again Wednesday so another "Winter Spare the Air Alert" will continue...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Woody, on Dec 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 899 Views

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Private SECURITY contracts for Afghanistan, Blackwater II, perhaps?

"U.S. military authorities in Afghanistan may hire a private contractor to provide around-the-clock security at dozens of...

Original post made by John on Jul. 26, 2009
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First Saturdays Make & Take Events

Stop in to see what's up at the Berry Patch on the First Saturdays of each month. I am Creating a number of different Creative...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Nov. 5, 2009
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Editorial

With school district and city budget shortfalls in the millions of dollars all around, we found it interesting that Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 12, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 898 Views

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ObamaCare Taxes Home Sales, Clobbers Middle-Class Americans

Beginning January 1, 2013, ObamaCare imposes a 3.8% Medicare tax on unearned income, including the sale of single family...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by independent, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 898 Views

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Gotcha!

Check out our "gotcha" pictures from last night's Cinco de Mayo First Wednesday party in downtown Pleasanton. It was the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Me, on May 10, 2010 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 898 Views

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Want to appeal your tax assessment? Go online

Beginning Thursday, Alameda County will offer a new online application process for assessment appeals applications. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 898 Views

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19 of the 22 states suing government over ObamaCare accept grant money from health care law.

http://thinkprogress.org/2010/08/17/grants-repeal/ Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 898 Views

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Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 898 Views

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Boxer doles out $6 million in federal funds to AC Transit

AC Transit, the financially beleaguered service operated by the Bay Area the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:05 am | 8 comments | 898 Views

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Adoptathon places 2,200 pets

Despite the rain last weekend, more than 2,200 shelter dogs and cats found homes during the second annual Maddie's Matchmaker...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 898 Views

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An open letter to "Teresa" the librarian who just ripped a kid's head off

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff)...

Original post made by MAG on Sep. 23, 2013
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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