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June Elections

WAIT, WAIT, WAIT, before you fill out your new CA primary election ballot.. NOT ANOTHER 4 years of Newsome, PLEASE. NO WAY. Look...

Original post made by helen on May. 14, 2022
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Organic? ...Nonsense!

Many foods we consume are genetically engineered and or have genetically modified organism, 40% to 75% of the food in a typical...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 29, 2022
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Pleasanton council votes to initiate Stage 2 drought water rates

Water rates are set to go up in Pleasanton effective in the coming weeks after the City Council voted to activate new drought...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Apr 13, 2022 at 3:40 pm | 9 comments | 6943 Views

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A defiant pep talk, a gas rebate: What Gov. Newsom offered in State of the State

In his State of the State address, Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged some relief from high gas prices, but mostly promoted the "California...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Mar 12, 2022 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 2145 Views

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Zone 7 receives increased water allocation for 2022; mandatory conservation still in effect

Zone 7 Water Agency announced last week that an increased water allocation of 15% will be given for this year from the State...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2264 Views

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Temperatures rising up

With temperatures rising up it’s time for every drivers or adults to minimize using those things that blows heat or create...

Original post made by Erlinda on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on Mar 9, 2022 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 393 Views

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State sues Tesla alleging widespread racial discrimination against Black workers at Fremont plant

The state's DFEH brought suit last week against Tesla Inc., accusing the company of a far-reaching and pervasive pattern...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2298 Views

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AB 988 – The Miles Hall Lifeline: A Public Forum With Rebecca Bauer-Kahan

Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please join NAMI Tri-Valley to learn about AB988. State Assembly Member...

Original post made by NAMI Tri-Valley on Jan. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 334 Views

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State announces mandatory water restrictions

The California Water Resources Control Board has adopted emergency water restrictions that will apply to all water users...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 6, 2022 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 3111 Views

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Thanks to Pleasanton City Council for Safe Storage Ordinance

Today in Michigan, a gun got into the wrong hands. Again. As a result, at least three students are dead and six more are...

Original post made by Laurie and Bill Herbert on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Dec 17, 2021 at 7:02 am | 8 comments | 1919 Views

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Alameda County 2021 Redistricting - Final Update

This is the final update to my Alameda County 2021 Redistricting posts. Despite overwhelming support to keep the Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Billie on Dec. 4, 2021
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Alameda County 2021 Redistricting - Update

This is an update to "Alameda County 2021 Redistricting Draft Map A": As of the last meeting on November 23rd, Supervisor...

Original post made by Billie on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Billie, on Dec 3, 2021 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 902 Views

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Alameda County 2021 Redistricting Draft Map A

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors just approved and posted Draft Map A for their "new" 2021 Redistricting. Funny thing...

Original post made by Billie on Nov. 21, 2021
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Hyundai Women in Stem Scholarship 2021: Winner from Pleasanton Esha Cyril

Esha Cyril, a current senior at Quarry Lane School in Dublin and a resident of Pleasanton, is one of the five winners and...

Original post made by Member on Oct. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 770 Views

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And the winner in the California recall is? None of the above

While Larry Elder clearly led all replacement candidates in the California recall election, he finished far behind none of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 25, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 2590 Views

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With recall looming, Newsom gets some help from friends in Legislature

Democratic leaders in the Legislature shield Gov. Gavin Newsom from having to decide some controversial bills during the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Sep 4, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 2599 Views

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More than $7B in rent, utility relief now available for Californians

More than $7 billion is now available for California residents behind on their rent and utility payments after state officials...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2021
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 18, 2021 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 16266 Views

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Guest Opinion: A Refusal to Seriously Address California's Housing Shortage and Affordability Crisis Is ALREADY Destroying California As We Know It

“State lawmakers in Sacramento have decided they know better than the rest of us how we should live.” “Towering...

Original post made by Dean Wallace on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 8, 2021 at 8:54 am | 22 comments | 3536 Views

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Livermore couple open downtown bakery in honor of their late daughter

Aimee and Bryan first launched Wingen Bakery from their home last year so they could be full-time caretakers to their infant...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
Last comment by Felipe Tonello, on Jun 28, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 9739 Views

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Guest Opinion: State Legislature may soon destroy California as we know it

State lawmakers have decided that they know better than the rest of us how we should live. Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2021/06/25/guest-op...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2021
Last comment by Dave Wilson, on Jun 27, 2021 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 948 Views
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2022 guide to summer camps

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