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Watchdog group OKs Measure B, BB expenditures

An independent watchdog committee (IWC) reported Tuesday that tax dollars from Measure B and Measure BB transportation funds...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 26, 2017 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 873 Views

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Seven arrested after fair fight

Authorities arrested seven juveniles after a fight in the carnival midway area of the Alameda County Fair early Fourth of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 2985 Views

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Kate's Law: House passes bill inspired by shooting death of Kate Steinle

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed "Kate's Law," a bill inspired by the shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 9 comments | 3036 Views

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New Dublin courthouse now open

The new Dublin courthouse opened for business this week, with its first cases heard on Tuesday. The Alameda East County Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

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CA Democrats divert Prop money to pet projects

You may have voted for Education, health, and roads spending. But that is NOT what your money is going to be spent on. Sacramento...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jun 7, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 282 Views

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Hearing Aids

My blogger login has been removed, so I'm posting my final blog here in the Town Square. This is about two new bills one...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Jun. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 257 Views

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Train to Nowhere - Water Tunnel? - There's More

Governor Jerry Brown latest money siphon gismo is the excess flow valve. Under the guidance of the Brown administration,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 278 Views

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DSRSD closing Pleasanton recycled water fill station today

Tri-Valley residents who have participated in a program that has given away millions of gallons of recycled water will find...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by CC, on May 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 4084 Views

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Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 2725 Views

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Is the President of the United States going Insane?

Ok, this is something that should concern all Americans. Trump recently fired off a series of late night tweets claiming...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 6, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 6 comments | 784 Views

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Local court officials appeal for additional funding

The Alameda County Superior Court has joined with 48 other trial courts across California to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to provide...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by AR15, on Feb 23, 2017 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 1805 Views

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Government Holidays Disrupt Domestic Commerce

All government holidays should be moved to take place on Saturday and or on Sunday. This change will free up domestic...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 655 Views

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Tri-Valley Faith Leaders Respond to Ban on Refugees

As faith leaders in the Tri-Valley, we are writing to express our concern for the new presidential administration’s blocking...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Faith Leaders on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 2, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 1734 Views

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Worlds Largest Human Migration

The Asian Lunar New Year causes the largest human migration each and every year at this time. Millions of Asians travel...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 429 Views

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Nice going California Democrats. Bullet train costs to rise exponentially. .

Surprise surprise (Not!). Another democrat boondoggle at the expense of hard working taxpayers. From this article linked...

Original post made by WakeUp CA on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 526 Views

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Trump's Education Pick: Some Schools need Guns for Grizzlies

"Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 515 Views

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Democrat anarchists caught plotting acid attack at inauguration

Check out what Project Veritas has uncovered. Remember that Democrats are "so peace-loving, so inclusive, so tolerant."...

Original post made by Concerned citizen on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 599 Views

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Eric Swawell "Makes No Sense".

East Bay Politician Eric Swawell was recently referred to as disingenuous. Editor Justin Baragona in a recent article described...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 13 comments | 799 Views

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Pleasanton school board not convening tonight

The Pleasanton school board, which regularly meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, will not be convening...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Union gaming the system, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1404 Views

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Pleasanton woman assaulted on Main Street early today

A 43-year-old Pleasanton woman was assaulted just after midnight today as she was walking in the 300 block of Main Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jan 4, 2017 at 5:58 am | 19 comments | 4039 Views
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 5 comments | 1,727 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 341 views