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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Our Form of Government in America Changing?

Is Obama and his Administration changing our form of government? Here is a short refresher (very worthwhile viewing) on...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Average Guy, on Aug 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 1310 Views

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S.F. Mayor Newsom files paperwork to run for lieutenant governor post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom filed paperwork with the secretary of state's office Wednesday for a possible run for lieutenant...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 1310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whitman continues her double faced lies.

California's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Meg Whitman, is getting hit from all sides today on immigration-- not just...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks to pay $225,000 for shorting consumers in gift card redemptions

The district attorneys' offices of Sonoma, Monterey and Shasta counties have settled a civil complaint that claimed Starbucks...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown is a little boring

Downtown Pleasanton is definitely not very kid-teen friendly. Sure, once a month there are street fairs(which rock), but...

Original post made by Derek on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on May 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Museum announces first Heritage Awards

Museum On Main has announced the first recipients of its new Heritage Awards, established earlier this year to recognize...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local junior golfers chosen to play in Labor Day Pebble Beach champions tour

Three junior golfers from The First Tee of Tri-Valley have been selected to play in the Home Care & Hospice First Tee Open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Hacienda rezoning will be detriment to schools

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6320 posted Friday, October 30,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Valium no prescription, on Dec 16, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 1309 Views

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I would like your input on this article re: where America is headed

I am not necessarily advocating the following position, and I hope this author (in the linked article below) is wrong about...

Original post made by Becky on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortgage rates decrease in first week of April

Mortgage applications decreased 2.4% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA)...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge extension

Are they ever doing this????...

Original post made by hoops on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Apr 4, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction at Main St. & Vervais Ave.

If you're a walker, jogger or biker, you already know the trail from Hopyard to Main Street along the creek has been closed...

Original post made by Vincent on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Shame on you!, on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:43 am | 3 comments | 1309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New FCC rules on wireless microphone could affect local users

New Federal Communication Commission rules bearing on the use of wireless microphones that went into effect last month affect...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Karl Winkler, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State's distressed housing market improves

The share of distressed homes sold in March declined from February but was unchanged from a year ago, the California Association...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Homeowner, on May 6, 2011 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by ptown loves the drought, on May 3, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fund campaign

Pleasanton's two educational foundations are doing a fundraiser. http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=413 ...

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1308 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gay 'barbarians' descend on Marcus and Michele Bachmann's clinic

If I remember correctly there was a thread concerning California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history. The...

Original post made by kyle on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sunshine, on Jul 23, 2011 at 6:28 am | 6 comments | 1308 Views
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