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Oakland officials, police end talks with layoffs to start today

Oakland City Administrator Dan Lindheim said talks aimed at averting looming layoffs for 80 of the city's 776 police officers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by It's a crime, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 6 comments | 1806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton post office to stay open late tonight for tax filers

Unfortunately, I actually relied on correct information from this article. Unlike many people, I refuse to give the government...

Original post made by Tea Party Time on Apr. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views

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Movie Review

Christopher Guest knows a good spoof when he sees one. Unfortunately he's seeing them in every conceivable nook and cranny,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OK given for petitions to be circulated to change legislative vote requirements

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that George Lakoff, the proponent of a new initiative that would change the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 19, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G is flawed and deceptive.

Some want us to believe that we can have confidence voting for measure G. That $15 million of the $18 million of our taxes...

Original post made by Diana on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 24, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 11 comments | 1805 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Californians back tax extensions

A Reuters article reports on the results of a new Field poll at this http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/16/us-economy-california-budget-poll-idUSTRE72F44P20110316 "Califor...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Taxed enough, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 14 comments | 1805 Views

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Tolls could rise to as much as $6 on 7 Bay Area bridges, by another $1 on the Golden Gate

Bridge authorities are considering toll increases of $1 on the Golden Gate Bridge and by as much as $2 on the seven other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1805 Views

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Letter: Support Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6922 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by full court press?, on May 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 20 comments | 1805 Views

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Downtown vitality keeps getting better

Thousands jammed Main Street this week for the season's inaugural First Wednesday street party. And with more coming June...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on May 10, 2016 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1805 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1804 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1804 Views

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Corvairs play for hundreds at Friday's Concert in the Park

he Corvairs brought '50's and '60s rock and roll band to a packed park Friday at the Pleasanton Downtown Association's weekly...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just wondering, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1804 Views

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Sullenberger 'back to work' to ignite passion in young people about aviation,

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the Danville man famous for the January 2009 safe landing of a plane in the Hudson...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anna May, Hayward City Council, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1804 Views

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New BART seats mean cleaner ride

Notice anything different on BART? Fifty-one railcars out of BART's 669-car fleet are being outfitted with new cobalt blue...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Plastic seats are better, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 1804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Budget

http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/Downloads/GenFundBudget0708.pdf http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetFAQ090130.cfm Above...

Original post made by TMI on Mar. 23, 2009
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Obama to give healthcare to significant others of homosexual government workers

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_gay_benefits...

Original post made by Cindy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm?, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 1803 Views

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Zone 7: Arroyo not a dumping ground

Boni Brewer, spokeswoman for Zone 7 Water Agency, sent us this photo of a couch and a mattress floating in the Arroyo Mocho....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Oct 9, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 1803 Views

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Letter from the Mayor

Did everyone receive a lovely note from Mayor Hosterman today? I find it offensive, unethical and perhaps bordering on illegal...

Original post made by letsgo on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by curious, on May 8, 2010 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 1803 Views

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Buchanan talks budget to voters

While State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Jerry Brown's...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob123, on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1803 Views
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