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Investment firm employees donate to scholarship fund

Employees at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Berkeley branch have contributed $822 to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation's...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by PR Stunt, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 899 Views

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Park District accepting bids on waterslides at Shadow Cliffs regional park

Wanted: Experienced concessionaire to develop, maintain and operate the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by oldtimer, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 899 Views

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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4½-hour interview from behind bars, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff told a San Francisco trial...

Original post made by LawStudent on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 898 Views

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Safeway is Pathetic

Now that Safeway doesn't allow cashiers to give refunds for returned items, customers have to wait around for a customer...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:04 am | 10 comments | 898 Views

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Teenagers shine at Youth & Government Day

When my 14-year-old grandson Jordan Nally asked me to join him on a YMCA trip to Sacramento, I envisioned rafting down the...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Michelle, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 4 comments | 898 Views

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March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 898 Views

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T-Bones, BBQ, Tater Salad & Beer

It's around noon, and I have been looking forward to today all week. The BBQ is out in the backyard along with my charcoal,...

Original post made by P-Town Dude on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Home Town, on May 30, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 898 Views

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Artists to Paint the Town tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Artists are taking over Pleasanton's downtown tomorrow for the second annual Paint the Town, sponsored by the Museum on Main,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 898 Views

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Basic Religion Test Stumps Many Americans

Basic Religion Test Stumps Many Americans By LAURIE GOODSTEIN Published: September 28, 2010 The New York Times Researchers...

Original post made by Laurie on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 898 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families Support Group

Pleasanton Military Families Support Groups' mission is to provide support and comfort to the families of Pleasanton residents...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Oct 25, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 898 Views

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Letters

<B>Laursen perfect choice Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7544 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Oct 29, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 898 Views

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Are BCS rankings just a bunch of BS?

For weeks, David Shaw has avoided discussions about the BCS rankings. But as the regular season draws to a close, he finally...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 898 Views

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Found/Abandoned Dog...IN OUR BACKYARD Neal & Angela St.

This is one mystery that my wife and I will probably never solve. Last night, Tuesday March 7th we found a small, brown...

Original post made by Nosy Neighbors on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s., on Mar 8, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 898 Views

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Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 898 Views

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How Heath Reform Will Help California

HOW HEALTH INSURANCE REFORM WILL BENEFIT CALIFORNIA Topics on this page: •The Health Care Status Quo: Why California...

Original post made by Heathreform.Gov on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Source(s), on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:25 am | 3 comments | 897 Views

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Injured Child at Sportspark on Saturday

Does anyone know how the child is doing that had to be airlifted out of the sports park on Saturday afternoon? It happened...

Original post made by Jersey on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 897 Views

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Federal judge blocks cuts in state's home care services

A federal judge in Oakland Monday blocked planned state budget cuts in home care services for 133,000 low-income senior citizens...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:05 am | 5 comments | 897 Views

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Survey about Oak Grove

Did anyone else get a phone survey about Oak Grove and the City Council/Mayor? My friend was called and was asked a long...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by rich, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 897 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 | 897 Views

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Prop. 8 trial, followed nationally, now recreated on YouTube

The same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco last month broke ground not only as the first federal trial of its kind, but...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by LBK, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 6 comments | 897 Views
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