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Lifeguards make over $100,000

Not only do the lifeguards in Newport Beach make between $100,000 and $200,000 per year but they are also members of the...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Teach Part Time, on May 22, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 23 comments | 1681 Views

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Berkeley now another city facing huge budget deficit

Berkeley City Manager Phil Kamlarz said Monday that his city faces a $14.6 million deficit for the fiscal year that begins...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 1681 Views

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Jim Traficant Freed From Prison

(Lew Rockwell) My second favorite Congressman ever, Jim Traficant, got out of federal prison today after serving seven...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

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State Assembly considering measure to strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children

A San Diego legislator has introduced a bill that would significantly strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Need new laws, on Apr 15, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 1680 Views

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People Wonder Why Attorney's Have A Bad Reputation

While we all would agree that granting equal access & movement within places of business to persons with physical disabilities...

Original post made by Nosy Neighbors on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by ABE ELL, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 1680 Views

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Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1680 Views

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Voting starts tomorrow at New Leaf Markets for beneficiaries of its charity program

Starting Friday, customers at Pleasanton's New Leaf Community Markets who participate in the market's reusable grocery bag...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Erika, on Apr 22, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

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Jobless recovery?

Interesting article by a former Obama economic advisor. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090713/hindery_gerard ...

Original post made by Einstein on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 8 comments | 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Going natural

Farmer Shawn Seufert strolled down the stone-covered dirt road next to his fields on a recent cool summer morning, extolling...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Foster, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-drug group honored by district attorney

The members of the Mothers with a Purpose have been honored by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley for their...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 5 comments | 1679 Views

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Iron Horse Trail community meeting tonight

East Bay Regional Park District and the city of Pleasanton are hosting a second community meeting to discuss the 1.6 mile...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by PlezRez, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Fall Community Education Series wraps up tonight

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association Council will be hosting a free presentation tonight on parents'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Dec 16, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1678 Views

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Call for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1678 Views

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Did anyone feel this? ~8:27pm

Did anyone feel this? http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/Quakes/nc71299286.html ...

Original post made by Qwerty on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 14, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 1678 Views

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Pleasanton Housing Cap Struck Down

As reported in the SF Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/15/BABR1CG685.DTL&tsp=1 I...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 10 comments | 1678 Views

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Trial for accused murderer of Castlewood couple to start Nov. 29

Jury selection is expected to begin Nov. 29 for Ernest Scherer III, the son of a couple brutally killed in their Castlewood...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 10, 2010 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1678 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Interfaith peace ring set for Friday in Pleasanton

A group of faith leaders in the Tri-Valley and other community members are set to gather and join hands around the Muslim...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1678 Views

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Cal State East Bay, other state universities, hiking student fees 15% next fall

Officials at California State University have received approval to hike tuition fees a total of 15 percent by fall 2011,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pympster, on May 11, 2011 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1678 Views

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Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Max, on Oct 11, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 1678 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 777 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 326 views

 

Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

VOTE HERE