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WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON BODY TATTOOS AND BODY PIERCINGS?

Personally, I do not like encountering a human body with tattoos and or body piercings. God gave all of us his best creation,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 1053 Views

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Mayor reports 2014 a very good year for Pleasanton; 2015 will be even better

In his annual "State of the City" report, Mayor Jerry Thorne said 2014 was a very good year for Pleasanton, a year of planning,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 5897 Views

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State increases water project allocation

The California Department of Water Resources notified Zone 7 Water Agency, which supplies treated drinking water to retailers...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 5, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 2950 Views

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DSRSD securing supplemental water supplies

Water agencies in the East Bay and Sacramento Valley plan to voluntarily transfer 1,500 acre feet (AF) of water (488,776,500...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 3286 Views

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Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by lll, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:26 am | 4 comments | 3966 Views

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Police officer retires after 28 years

After serving 28 years in law enforcement, all with the Pleasanton Police Department, Officer Tom Hansen retired on April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Congrats , on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 4054 Views

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Pleasanton woman headed to bocce world championships

Pleasanton native Navina Bernardi is preparing to don the American red, white and blue against women from across the globe...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by nonna mpv, on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 4 comments | 4167 Views

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Readers Choice 2015 voting starts today!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Pleasanton. The online ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 4, 2015 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 6382 Views

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Celebrating Giants' title with Pleasanton connection

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High, met with Pleasanton's Congressman Eric...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2015
Last comment by Rob, on Jun 14, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 2024 Views

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Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 1839 Views

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Sierra Club says new electric rates will cost majority more

A San Francisco-based conservation group said a new electricity rate plan passed Friday by the California Public Utilities...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 3112 Views

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Another Spare the Air day due to unhealthy levels of smog, smoke

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for today due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 1890 Views

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Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 1773 Views

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Obama Rejcts Construction of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Which is the lesser evil, Keystone oil pipeline or moving the crude by rail car? Which has the least impact on the environment? With...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 6, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 513 Views

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Goodguys show set for this weekend at Fairgrounds

California hot rodders and classic car aficionados from all over the west will take over the Alameda County Fairgrounds this...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Local, on Nov 13, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 3203 Views

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Alameda County's unemployment rate now at 4.5%, below state's rate of 5.8%

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 3016 Views

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House passes Swalwell's terrorism-tracking bill

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill co-sponsored by local U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) that calls...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by knut, on Dec 30, 2015 at 4:37 am | 4 comments | 2310 Views

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Commuter Alert: BART fares increase 3.4% for 2016

BART passengers will pay more for a ride today with fares increased around 3.4% starting New Year's Day. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jan 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 2754 Views

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Pleasanton mayor, other East Bay leaders make demands of BART ahead of possible bond measure

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and other East Bay leaders met last week to chart a course necessary for BART leaders to earn...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 2204 Views

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Water wholesaler board weighs California WaterFix involvement

A recent Zone 7 Water Agency study showed the area water wholesaler will be dependent on importing water to the region for...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by gary chandler, on Mar 3, 2016 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 3069 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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