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Build The Wall

A commentator on line, referred to the Schumer and Pelosi televised response as the twins from the film "The shinning". I...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Robert Adam, on Jan 13, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 125 comments | 2031 Views

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Brother of accused cop killer arrested in Livermore

Authorities arrested a handful of people last Friday in connection with the shooting death of a Central California police...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2019
Last comment by awake, on Jan 3, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 14 comments | 3668 Views

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Bauer-Kahan takes oath of office

The Tri-Valley's newest state legislator, Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, has started her first term after being sworn...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 1, 2019 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 2458 Views

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State Assembly race tightens; Baker’s lead shrinks to 764 votes

The race to represent Pleasanton in the State Assembly has narrowed to a 0.6% lead for Republican incumbent Catharine Baker...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by @Sueme, on Nov 17, 2018 at 4:04 am | 23 comments | 3385 Views

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Pleasanton synagogues commemorate Pittsburgh victims

Jewish community members in Pleasanton are mourning the weekend shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, and honoring the 11 worshipers...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1517 Views

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Editorial: Re-elect Baker for Assembly, Swalwell for Congress

We reached our endorsement decisions for regional representative seats after meeting with the candidates or questioning them...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 23, 2018 at 10:19 pm | 105 comments | 4051 Views

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Congressional hopeful Peters' candidate statement left out of Contra Costa voters guide

U.S. House of Representatives hopeful Rudy Peters (R-Livermore) saw his campaign hit a bump in the road late in this election...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by dknute, on Oct 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views

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Letters

Ignore the lies; re-elect Baker Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2018/10/12/letters...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by William Oliver, on Oct 12, 2018 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 360 Views

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Gov. Brown signs BART housing bill

Joining the flurry of bills addressed by the governor in his last legislative actions on the job, Gov. Jerry Brown signed...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Frankie, on Oct 11, 2018 at 9:17 am | 27 comments | 3356 Views

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Tri-Valley leaders oppose BART housing bill

Housing and traffic congestion are hot-button issues facing the Bay Area, but one proposed solution currently on the governor's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Map, on Oct 2, 2018 at 4:10 pm | 11 comments | 3424 Views

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Congressional App Challenge celebrates students' creativity in STEM

Tri-Valley high school students with tech skills are being called on to create a software application for any platform to...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 19, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

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Swalwell 'considering' a presidential run

After some speculation in light of multiple Iowa appearances in recent months, Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin)...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by SHale99, on Sep 7, 2018 at 9:45 am | 68 comments | 4174 Views

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Can legal residents, but not US citizens, serve on a jury?

It came to my attention that a non-citizen (but legal resident) served on a jury in Contra Costa County recently. That sent...

Original post made by just wondering on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Sara, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 581 Views

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Swalwell bill aims to prevent U.S. president, family from profiting off foreign powers

The Tri-Valley's U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), one of Congress's more vocal critics of President Donald Trump and many...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2018
Last comment by Juanita G., on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:15 am | 81 comments | 3050 Views

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Swalwell, Peters holding meet-and-greets Saturday

Tri-Valley residents will be able to meet with each candidate for the 15th Congressional District at public events this Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Samantha, on Jul 20, 2018 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 371 Views

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Tri-Valley congressional candidates meet with constituents

Residents of the Tri-Valley and the rest of the 15th Congressional District got the opportunity to hear from both general...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by Robert Adam, on Jul 20, 2018 at 9:29 pm | 27 comments | 2207 Views

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Congressman Swalwell coming to Pleasanton

Tri-Valley residents will be able to meet with local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) to talk about issues affecting them...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by SeanR, on Jul 6, 2018 at 11:16 pm | 14 comments | 2736 Views

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Tim Talk: The state's changing water landscape

Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature have declared a permanent state of drought in the Golden State. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by tim, on Jul 3, 2018 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1718 Views

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Tragedy in Maryland newsroom strikes too close to home

The tragedy in a Maryland newsroom strikes too close to home for journalists and readers alike. Over the past few months,...

Original post made by Linda Kelly on Jun. 29, 2018
There are no comments yet. 578 Views

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News Digest: Ed Kinney series, Waldo scavenger hunt & Zone 7 map

In the latest installation of Museum on Main's Ed Kinney Speaker Series, tickets are now on sale to spend the evening with...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2018
Last comment by Linda Kelly, on Jun 29, 2018 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1195 Views
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