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Golden Gate Bridge to increase tolls by 25 cents tomorrow

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase by 25 cents tomorrow morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/06/30/golden-gate-bridge-to-incr...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1195 Views

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Baker opposes Legislature's budget plan

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) voted no on the record-high budget that Assembly and Senate Democrats passed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by nice to see, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1280 Views

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Museum hosts 'An Evening with FDR' at Pleasanton Firehouse tonight

Pleasanton will play host to a discussion of one of America's most recognizable presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1057 Views

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Swalwell introduces 'Main Street Revival' bill

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) joined a Republican colleague last week in introducing a bill to allow certain small...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 29, 2015 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 1442 Views

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Political Jerk's NASTY Phone Trick

Talk about being inconsiderate: Political Callers have a computer "Call Ahead". I think they are trying to see if you...

Original post made by Automated Call - NO ONE There on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nomorobo, on May 19, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments | 285 Views

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Bonilla outspends Glazer almost 4-to-1; please read this!

This is far more than I would have thought possible. Susan Bonilla has received $2.6 million in contributions compared to...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Voter, on May 19, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 227 Views

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Polls open in less than 35 hours!

First, all newspaper endorsements have been for Steve Glazer. Tri-Valley, CoCo Times, San Francisco Chron, and even the Livermore...

Original post made by Voter on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on May 18, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 181 Views

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Glazer, Bonilla joust over campaigning at BART

With the special election for State Senate District 7 a week away, candidate Steve Glazer is accusing BART unions of illegally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2131 Views

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State senate race - Bonilla & Glazer on KQED this morning

If you want to hear from state senate candidates Susan Bonilla and Stephen Glazer themselves, not just the mailers being...

Original post made by Jill on May. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 251 Views

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Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 892 Views

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I can't stand it - now the Baltimore police union is involved

The Baltimore police chief admitted that his officers did not follow procedure when they put Freddie Gray into the police...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 184 Views

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Very interesting water usage monitor product

Came across this recently: http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F7C042/ No release date yet, but could be a really good tool...

Original post made by PL on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 259 Views

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Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 4349 Views

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Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 4309 Views

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Harry Reid is a LIER

Hey Democrats how does it feel one of your leaders Lie's to win. Is this how you people raise your children. Lie to win...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 321 Views

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Gavin Newsom throws SF voters under the bus

In 2014, San Francisco voters passed Prop B with a 60% vote, which calls for a public referendum for any new project along...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by ll, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 230 Views

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Life in Socialist Utopia Venezuela and Where the U.S. is Headed

Here is a friendly reminder of what life is like in Venezuela. Check this short video out of what it takes to shop for a...

Original post made by ameritopia on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 302 Views

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Cabs vs. Uber

This week, the number of Uber vehicles on the street passed the number of cabs in New York City. Totally amazing when you...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by econowonk , on Mar 22, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 318 Views

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SF Supervisor plans to offer vote to 16-year-olds

John Avalos, San Francisco Supervisor, is introducing a measure to lower the voting age in that city to 16. Depending on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 182 Views

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Read contracts carefully before signing

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

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 762 Views
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Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye
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'General Lee' banned; political correctness gone too far?
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Special session to tackle two key issues
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 562 views

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The Dogfather's Annual Fourth of July Plea (cue Scott McKenzie)
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 347 views