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CalPERS rate hike: 50 percent over six years

"The CalPERS board last week tentatively approved an employer rate hike of roughly 50 percent over the next half dozen years,...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr, drowning, on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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Cody Hall tries to get bail set, today 9 AM

The local murderer-by-stupid-driving sociopath will be in court to try to get released on bail. The judge will need to get...

Original post made by Keep him locked up on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Sep 13, 2013 at 4:59 am | 15 comments | 1871 Views

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New Staples Ranch environmental report out today

A draft of a supplemental Environmental Impact Report affecting development on Staples Ranch has been completed and will...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nona, on Nov 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Ballots are Here

My household received their Measure G Ballots in the mail today (we are Permanent Vote By Mail) and we already mailed 4 NO...

Original post made by Joe on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 8, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1870 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Extreme Makeover, Conservative Edition" by Former Leftist..."Robin of Berkeley"

("Robin of Berkeley" has written several articles posted in American Thinker. This is her latest. Contrary to some opinions,...

Original post made by Stephanie on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 9, 2009 at 8:28 am | 5 comments | 1870 Views

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Why Are Conservative Republicans Huting The Party?

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 By Bill O'Reilly First of all, we believe that two vibrant political parties are necessary...

Original post made by Bill O\'Reilly on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1870 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 19 comments | 1870 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1870 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 | 1870 Views

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Lark in the Park series canceled

The Museum On Main announced the cancellation of the monthly Lark in the Park program, do to the unexpected death of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Spellcheck?, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

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Planners OK new Safeway 'Lifestyle' store near Fairgrounds

The Pleasanton Planning Commission gave its unanimous approval last week to plans by Safeway to build one of its new "Lifestyle"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 1870 Views

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Fremont woman killed in multiple car crash on Vasco Road

A 22-year-old Fremont woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car veered into oncoming traffic in unincorporated Contra...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Wendy, on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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How much money was spent on the war in Iraq?

Welcome home to our troops who fought for a war that was started to rid Iraq of weapons of mass destruction it did not have....

Original post made by SCUBAMom on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 1869 Views

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The Shaming Pollyanas

There is a certain breed of Pleasanton resident who pride themselves on responding to posts in this manner, "Wow, you must...

Original post made by Demetri on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by pollyanna, on May 31, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 8 comments | 1869 Views

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Kathy Narum for City Council

In endorsing candidates for the Pleasanton City Council, we have most often supported those with a strong record of commitment...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 12, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 1869 Views

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Pleasanton library to host Fall book sale starting Friday

Boost your private book collection at the Fall Book Sale 2010 hosted by the Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library this...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by jbb, on Sep 20, 2010 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1869 Views

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As hot temperatures return, it's another 'Spare the Air' day for Pleasanton

With temperatures expected to rise into the mid-to-high 90s today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Question?, on Feb 4, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1869 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Bridge closure cost $1.9-million in toll revenue

The closure of the Bay Bridge for six days has resulted in a net loss of about $1.9 million in revenues on state-owned toll...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 1868 Views

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Auto workers union calls for picketing at local Toyota dealers to keep Fremont plant open

Several hundred workers as well as union leaders and state and local elected officials held a rally Friday to begin a campaign...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by No fan of unions, on Feb 15, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1868 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
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3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
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10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday
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