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Proposition 30 to pay for out of control payroll costs

Saw this on an article in the Sacramento Bee. "California's state government had 9.3 percent more employees in 2011 than...

Original post made by Here is the Problem on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New contract with firefighters calls for hefty hike in pension contributions

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department have agreed to start paying 9% of their benefit costs starting next...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Aug 23, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 11 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

AB 2541 - more money for police & fire unions t taxpayer cost

AB 2451 So this is what our politicians are working on, ALL OF THEM, while claiming pension reform is one of our biggest...

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Disgusting, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 1373 Views

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Fraud in the many nail salons

A friend of mine and my daughter were working in one of the many nail salons in Pleasanton. Neither my friend or my daughter...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ari, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 32 comments | 3043 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell protests against Stark for Social Security benefits being paid to his children

Dublin City Councilman and candidate for Congress Eric Swalwell said that if elected he will support closing a provision...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by roberto, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 1068 Views

SPORTS

CACC Tri-Valley Won Gold Medal in Soccer Tournament of NCCAF

CACC Tri-Valley Won Gold Medal in Mid-Aged Soccer Tournament of NCCAF Sports Event August 12, 2012 Union City, CA CACC...

Original post made by member on Aug. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

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Free concert tomorrow at Farmers Market in Dublin

Dublin holds an extensive farmers market from 4-8 p.m., every Thursday through Sept. at Emerald Glen Park, Central Parkway...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by olfthfl, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning Commission to consider Hendrick Automotive Group bid tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet tonight to consider an application from the Hendrick Automotive Group to build...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 995 Views

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Need a Heater Repairman

Does anyone have a recommendation for a reputable heater company or technician?...

Original post made by Broken Heater on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 5 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to discuss special education, ballot propositions tonight

The Pleasanton school board returns from its summer break with a study session on special education set for 6 p.m. tonight,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:51 am | 5 comments | 1220 Views

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Primary's Tuesday, but does anybody care?

In years past, incumbent Congressman Pete Stark and challenger Eric Swalwell would have been fighting desperately by now...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:24 am | 23 comments | 1527 Views

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DUI checkpoint tonight on Santa Rita?

I heard there is a DUI checkpoint planned on Santa Rita tonight, near the freeway....Anyone know if this is true? Not a...

Original post made by Blah on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 1413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two dead in Pleasanton shooting

A mother and daughter were fatally shot Monday evening. Pleasanton Police received a call around 6 p.m. about a homicide...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:18 am | 20 comments | 3575 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beyond Bias: Media Blackballs Anti-Obama Book (No. 1 on NYT Times for 4th Week)

This is wayyyy beyond being biased. As the author of the following article states, "this is an in-kind contribution to Obama...

Original post made by Beyond Biased Media on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 am | 25 comments | 2247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Laramie Project' onstage at Amador Valley High tonight through Saturday

Amador Valley High School students will present "The Laramie Project at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday night in the Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:11 am | 19 comments | 1849 Views

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Police action

On W. Las Positas over weekend. Anyone know what was going on? Heard my teenage son and friends talking about it....

Original post made by Frank on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 867 Views

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California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 2305 Views

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City passes on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9646...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 1005 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Football on KTVU? Please Vote Now

http://www.ktvu.com/s/sports/highschoolsports/ scroll to middle of page. Go to this web site to vote to see the Novato...

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1104 Views

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Holiday Fund: Valley Humane Society -- purrrfect for our community

When Valley Humane Society takes in an animal, its life is guaranteed. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8934...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by volunteer, on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 983 Views
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