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ELECTION ROUNDUP: New mayors for Livermore, San Ramon as Kamena, Wilson lose bids for City Council seats

The mayors of both Livermore and San Ramon, both longtime top political voices in their communities, lost their bids for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 788 Views

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Picture this!

The Pleasanton Weekly is on the hunt for the next Ansel Adams, the next Annie Leibovitz, or just the next person who points...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Aug 16, 2013 at 10:47 am | 8 comments | 788 Views

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A Postal Service bailout?

Read this article, then fast forward 10 years: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0909/27513.html A poorly thought...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by a Reader, on Sep 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 787 Views

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Tolls to rise on Golden Gate as board looks for $50 million for 'suicide net'

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District's Board of Directors certified Friday morning a final environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 787 Views

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The governor's dice roll (Tim Hunt)

Tim Hunt: "California is a great dichotomy—we want all of the services (quality, low-cost higher education, locking up three-strikes...

Original post made by Arnold on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 787 Views

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he'd like every American to have access to the same high-quality care that's available to government officials

“Cherlin said in a statement that Obama is pushing for healthcare reform because "he'd like every American to have access...

Original post made by Obama Care on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 4, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views

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The Obama Deception (Can you handle the Truth)

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7886780711843120756#...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 8, 2009
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More Madness - Walnut Creek

I'm still trying to figure out how a municipality gets authority from the federal government. I was not aware that cities...

Original post made by Reefer Madness on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reefer Madness, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 786 Views

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'Seinfeld set to music' on stage through March 21

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" takes a comedic look at love and relationships that is as touching and insightful...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 786 Views

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BART considering temporary cut in fares

Several BART directors said yesterday that the transit agency should consider temporarily decreasing fares in the wake of...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by $26 million-, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 786 Views

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Widows and widowers invited to happy hour tonight

Widows and Widowers of Northern California invite you to join them for happy hour tonight from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on May 20, 2010 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 786 Views

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Suggestion for PW: Cover the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (It IS Obama's Responsibility for Cleanup)

Suggestion for the (Very Democrat) Editor of this PW. Why not write about the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, which gives our...

Original post made by It\'s Obama\'s Responsibility on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 786 Views

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Obituaries

<B>Frank I. Belecky Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7550 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Karla Brown, on Oct 29, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 786 Views

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One-Third of Occupiers Were Spoiled Rich Kids from Elite Universities

According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy...

Original post made by Bather on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatsup, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 786 Views

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Last day for Goodguys 20th Summer Get-Together at the Fairgrounds

The Goodguys 20th Summer Get-Together is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, its final day for the show at the Alameda County...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on Jun 2, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 786 Views

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Hanukkah celebrations continue tonight, tomorrow as holiday observances end

In celebration of the closing days of Hanukkah, Chabad of the Tri-Valley will host an outdoor ice skating event from 6 to...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 785 Views

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Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe

Dr. Alex Filippenko, one of the world's most highly cited astronomers, will present Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Starry Night, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 785 Views

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Police Bulletin

Alleged Main Street burglar arrested Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6752 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by luki, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 785 Views

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In CA-11, Harmer challenges McNerney to six Town Hall meetings

Oh, this should be good Republican David Harmer has challenged Democrat incumbent Jerry McNerney to a series of six town...

Original post made by ca11 voter on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Christy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 7 comments | 785 Views

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Last day for book sale at Pleasanton library

Friends of the Pleasanton Library are holding the final day of their weekend-long Spring book sale today with 35,000-40,000...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 785 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,254 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 814 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 685 views