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State unemployment drops, but 1 out of every 8 eligible workers jobless

California's unemployment rate in November dropped from its record level the month before, but nearly an eighth of the state's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by BIg Poppa, on Dec 20, 2009 at 4:42 am | 3 comments | 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swimming, ice skating, shopping, parade--all happening today in Pleasanton

If you like parades, holiday shopping bargains, outdoor ice skating and a major swim meet all at the same time, you'll surely...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by friend, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views

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The will of the people

So I keep reading in teabagger postings and wingnut websites about how congress is ignoring the will of the people and ramming...

Original post made by anti-stupid brigade on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Mar 26, 2010 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 927 Views

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Jerry McNerney gives another payback to labor unions

The labor unions that operate Jerry McNerney's campaigns, staff Democrat HQ positions in DC, fund Jerry McNerney's election...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 927 Views

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4.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Bay Area

Bay Area residents have regained their footing after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the region this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by casey, on Oct 23, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views

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Baby & Kidz Expo to hold one-day show tomorrow at Fairgrounds

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host the California Baby & Kidz Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The expo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 927 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

REAL ESTATE: Luxury home sales jump nearly 40%,

East Bay luxury home sales jumped nearly 40% in February as the high-end housing market continued its strong performance,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Richard Goh, on Mar 23, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views

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Suggestion to Pleasanton Weekly...

I recommend that you add a "Politics" category to your TownSquare Forum and then only allow the user to select the category...

Original post made by Mark on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Jul 30, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments | 926 Views

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Feinstein thinks not sending troops is putting our young men and women in jeopardy!

Looks like our weak in the knees President is now being pressured by members of his own party. Maybe he should get a poll...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 13, 2009 at 1:47 am | 5 comments | 926 Views

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"Obama Budget Proposal Likely to Decrease Charitable Contribution by Billions"

Quick... think about one of your favorite charities. For our family, it is Homeward Bound Goldens ... an amazing Golden...

Original post made by Mark on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 19 comments | 926 Views

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Long backups at Bay Bridge as new tolls go into effect

Traffic backups were extensive and visibly irritating yesterday for motorists waiting to pay higher and new tolls on the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 2, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 926 Views

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Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 926 Views

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Complaints continue about parking at health club

Parking has gotten better at 24 Hour Fitness's new facility on Willow Road, but there are still problems during peak hours,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Unhappy member, on Jul 11, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

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Graph for the Day

"I cannot guarantee that those [Social Security] checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. Because there...

Original post made by Becky on Jul. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 926 Views

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McNerney Votes AGAINST Creating Jobs and FOR Govt Interference...

No surprise here...but wanted you all to be very aware that your (mis-) representative and mine voted AGAINST the "Protecting...

Original post made by McNerneyAgainstJobs on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 926 Views

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Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

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Thriving Ink, Kokoro are great new local additions

Thriving Ink on Angela and Kokoro in the otherwise-forlorn Vintage Hills Shopping Center are great new additions to the local...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 925 Views

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Why California Needs Health Reform

The Health Care Status Quo: Why California Needs Health Reform Congress and the President are working to enact health care...

Original post made by HeathReform.Org on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Links, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 925 Views

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Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 925 Views

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Tolls could rise another $1 on Bay Area bridges to pay for more seismic retrofits

The possibility of increasing tolls by $1 on all seven state-owned bridges in the Bay Area next July and an end to a free...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by How do you tell if a politician is lying?, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 925 Views
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