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What a Week: Reflecting on 9/11

Rather than rehash familiar stories of 9/11, I wanted to individualize and share the experience this year. So I pulled my...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Deborah, on Sep 9, 2022 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2510 Views

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Passage of major climate legislation is victory for future generations

All of us working to preserve a livable world for ourselves, our children, and our grandchildren can find much to celebrate...

Original post made by Ann Brown on Aug. 17, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 19, 2022 at 7:04 pm | 6 comments | 712 Views

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Joe Biden Trashed Americas Economy

The stock market has lost all gains it made since Joe Biden was sworn into office. S&P is down 151 points below where...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by MichaelB, on Jul 13, 2022 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 640 Views

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Letters

Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2022/07/08/letters posted Friday, July 8, 2022, 12:00...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Rich K., on Jul 8, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 624 Views

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Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the U.S.,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 28, 2022 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments | 7111 Views

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PG&E warns of possible heat-related outages; CASIO says no plans for Flex Alert

PG&E is encouraging customers around the Bay Area to prepare for excessive heat Friday that could contribute to power outages,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Erlinda , on Jun 10, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

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'If you don't pray, you learn how to pray'

Now, at 97 years old, Danville resident Joe Alvarez can look back at what was gained and what was lost personally and in...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Wendee Heinrich, on May 28, 2022 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 3079 Views

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Election preview: Alameda County Board of Education, Area 7

Tri-Valley voters will decide their representative on the Alameda County Board of Education for Trustee Area 7, an open contest...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Joe Reed, on May 20, 2022 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 5646 Views

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Alameda County election preview

Voters in the Tri-Valley, and the rest of Alameda County, should have their ballots in hand at home for the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Joe Reed, on May 20, 2022 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 2704 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 342 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 744 Views

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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 | 7743 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 | 2506 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. 2616 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 | 613 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. 2627 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. 551 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 | 3520 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 | 2105 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
There are no comments yet. 1090 Views
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