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Evacuation warning issued for unincorporated south/east Tri-Valley

Cal Fire has issued an evacuation warning for rural unincorporated Tri-Valley generally south of I-580 and east of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2020
Last comment by Evac Zone enlarged Sunday morning, on Aug 23, 2020 at 11:17 am | 6 comments | 84013 Views

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GOP wins, takes Kennedy seat, voters spoke against healthcare "reform"

See article: http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/01/19/massachusetts.senate/index.html?hpt=T1 The GOP won, taking over Kennedy's...

Original post made by GOP gets Kennedy seat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Moe Mentum, on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 45086 Views

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Sprawling to Obesity: Are the Burbs Bad for Your Health?

This May, the Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics confirmed that the design of U.S. communities...

Original post made by Earl on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 35078 Views

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BART considers 20-cent TransBay tube surcharge to spare employee layoffs

At the end of a lengthy hearing on their transit agency's $25 million budget deficit, BART directors ultimately opted not...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 30040 Views

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Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 28487 Views

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2 accidents tie up Pleasanton intersections

Pleasanton police pulled a driver out of his overturned vehicle on Sunol Boulevard during the evening rush hour Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Strawman, on Dec 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 27233 Views

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Movement to Imprison Barack Obama Heats Up: It's a Matter of Defending the Constitution, Says Senator Ted Cruz

Appearing on Fox News’ America Live this afternoon, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted the Department of Justice, the Internal...

Original post made by Liberty Preservation Project on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 26987 Views

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Read it and Weep! (Regarding Healthcare Bill)

READ IT AND WEAP! Some of the items in the Health Care Plan now in the works: (Yes, someone IS reading the immense amount...

Original post made by Darlene on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by RJ2009, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:18 am | 63 comments | 26699 Views

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2013 Holiday Fund now underway

The 2013 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign is now underway, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts to...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 23036 Views

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Editorial

What part of the $24-billion-and-growing state budget deficit and public agony over harsh cutbacks in services to the needy...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by What a laugh!, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 22835 Views

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OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

I’m so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 21606 Views

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Pleasanton: Residents without symptoms can now get COVID-19 test at fairgrounds

The COVID-19 regional testing site at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton will start its fourth week on Monday by...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on May 21, 2020 at 10:46 am | 16 comments | 21494 Views

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Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 20446 Views

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Obamacare's disastrous effects, from it's biggest supporters

The leader of the unions who demonstrated for passage of this law have told us why this law needs major changes or outright...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:43 am | 77 comments | 20361 Views

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MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 19832 Views

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Alameda County eases restrictions for retail, other industries in latest health order

Six Bay Area jurisdictions slightly relaxed the region's COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order Monday, allowing multiple...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 21, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 38 comments | 19032 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my friend, Scott Kinney

This is one of those things that sets the Kinney family apart. They decided not to hide from the moment. They wanted the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 2, 2021 at 7:59 pm | 5 comments | 18971 Views

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Massachusetts Miracle

I love it. Are you taking notes, Mr. McNerney? We are fed up with you ramming horrible and unwanted bills down our throats....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jan 22, 2010 at 1:46 am | 7 comments | 18422 Views

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BART Family Leave clause and Union dishonesty

Yes it's an embarrassment to BART management that the Family Leave clause was mistakenly left in the agreement document. However...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:27 am | 20 comments | 18322 Views

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Alameda, Contra Costa among counties moved to purple tier as governor pulls 'emergency brake' on reopening plans

Most of the Bay Area's counties will move into more-restrictive reopening tiers this week as the state attempts to extinguish...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 21, 2020 at 6:45 pm | 21 comments | 17803 Views
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