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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1764 Views

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Article about prop. 13

This article was on the mercury news, and it is about prop. 13: http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_12901818...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1763 Views

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Voters to choose new 10th District congressman today, while 4 seek election to 2 seats on San Ramon's City Council

With the national focus on today's gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey and the special election in New York's...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:33 am | 6 comments | 1763 Views

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McNerney's (and Obama's) War on the Young

I wholeheartedly agree with the article linked below. As an excerpt, "...the debt we are amassing will have to be shouldered...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Cruel to kids, on Oct 6, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 9 comments | 1763 Views

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California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 1763 Views

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Where are the recyle containers at First Wednesday?

With the city forcing residents to recyle curbside, where are the recyle containers downtown during First Wednesday? I...

Original post made by Wanna be on Jul. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1763 Views

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Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

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Good-bye Mr. McNerney

I just dropped my ballot in the mail and the most satisfying vote I made was completing the line for soon to be Congressman...

Original post made by Sweet Revenge on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 20 comments | 1763 Views

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BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 1763 Views

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Register early for 'Idea to Entrepreneur' workshop

Patent attorney Gerald Prettyman will talk about "Idea to Entrepreneur" including how to create an inexpensive prototype,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 1763 Views

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David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

David Harmer made the argument to kill public schools in a 2000 op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle. Here is the link to...

Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 21 comments | 1762 Views

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Let'em Have It

Those that missed the One Bay Area workshops can make your feelings known on future growth/development in the Bay Area to...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 9, 2012
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Was there an organized dog parade yesterday?

Not so much a parade, but there were probably 15-20 dogs being walked down Main Street yesterday morning around 8:45. Does...

Original post made by Madeline on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mario, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 17 comments | 1762 Views

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McNerney votes with majority to cut Congressional office expenses by 5%

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) voted this week for a bipartisan measure to cut office budgets for members of the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 1762 Views

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Bay Area agency bans use of wood burning fireplaces again today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting a local agency...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by lucky australian, on Dec 19, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 1762 Views

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Redcoats' petition for longer weeknight entertainment hours goes before Planning Commission tonight

Mari Kennard, the owner of downtown Pleasanton's Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant, will ask the Planning Commission tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 1762 Views

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BART statement on negotiations

In a memorandum to city and regional leaders, BART General Manager Grace Crunican expressed disappointment that negotiations...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1762 Views

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5 ways to be charitable on a budget

If you've ever wondered if you can be charitable with only a few extra dollars in your wallet or a little bit of free time,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hathi Winston, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1762 Views

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Alameda County Board of Supervisors Redistricting Decision

Well, no big surprises out of the meeting today regarding Alameda County supervisorial redistricting. The proposal going...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 28, 2011
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Tour Oak Grove Property - Decide Yes or No For Yourself

I'm a resident of Pleasanton who recently toured the Oak Grove property. After seeing it, I'd like to encourage everyone...

Original post made by Pleasanton Voter on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by junebug, on May 24, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 1761 Views
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
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New spin on high-speed rail: Fresno becomes bedroom community for Silicon Valley
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 565 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
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