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Controller publishes state government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang today updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other compensation for 256,222...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:05 am | 27 comments | 3003 Views

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Cal State raises fees 12%, hikes one new president's salary by $100,000

California State University trustees approved a 12% tuition hike Tuesday that will take effect at Cal State East Bay and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Freddy, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 16 comments | 2531 Views

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Candlelight vigil tonight in front of the museum

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in front of the Museum On Main,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by What, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 2132 Views

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Police Report

July 13 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8385 posted Friday, July 22, 2011,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
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Transportation commission, other government units to leave Alameda County for San Francisco

In a blow to Oakland, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission voted 12-2 at a marathon meeting this week in favor of relocating...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2128 Views

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Protest rally at LLNL tomorrow

There will be a major protest rally to commemorate the anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, from 6-9...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Aug 9, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 40 comments | 3114 Views

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Students to present commercialization plans for Livermore Lab

Sixteen students from two California universities will present their final commercialization plans for Lawrence Livermore...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 10, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 2676 Views

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Redistricting complaints continue, except here

With the final vote of the 14-member California Citizens Redistricting Commission last week, Pleasanton will be part of the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Kay, on Aug 31, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 2271 Views

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Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 8623 Views

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Local legislators seek state support for solar companies

Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) and Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) called on the Legislature...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by stevereeeno, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 2315 Views

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Hurricane, heavy rains show importance of flood insurance

As homeowners across the East Coast weathered Hurricane Irene and the heavy rains that followed, the importance of flood...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by R. Jensen, on Sep 21, 2011 at 5:37 am | 3 comments | 1981 Views

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Demonstrators block Port of Oakland entrances

Thousands of Occupy Oakland protesters demonstrated at the Port of Oakland Wednesday night as part of a general strike, effectively...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 3, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 2327 Views

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Welcome back Pacific Standard time

Pacific Standard Time came back at 2 a.m. this morning, ending more than six months of daylight saving time that found most...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Farmer Now Slicker, on Nov 7, 2011 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 2455 Views

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'Occupy' protests continue

Police arrested 95 protesters who stormed a Bank of America branch in downtown San Francisco Wednesday afternoon and refused...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 38 comments | 2697 Views

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Protestors say police raid on Occupy S.F. encampment 'imminent'

Occupy SF protesters said on their website Thursday that they believe a police raid on their encampment in San Francisco's...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 24, 2011 at 9:22 am | 32 comments | 2123 Views

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Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Triple, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 23 comments | 3733 Views

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Protestors plan to continue Port of Oakland blockade today

Protesters voted to extend a blockade at the Port of Oakland through early this morning at Monday night's general assembly...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Californian, on Dec 13, 2011 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 2713 Views

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PG&E launches investigation into last night's power outage during 49ers game

PG&E crews and team officials are working to determine the cause of two power outages that delayed a game between the San...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Just saying, on Dec 20, 2011 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 2660 Views

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Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 18 comments | 2931 Views

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Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Vi Moore, on Jan 6, 2012 at 11:40 am | 7 comments | 2308 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
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