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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1148 Views

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Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1148 Views

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Lemonade Project: financial literacy for kids

The Lemonade Project is a student group from Amador Valley High School/California DECA that introduces elementary school...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by No mittens, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1148 Views

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State Supremes rule juvenile convictions can qualify under '3 strikes' law

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Thursday that a previous juvenile court judgment can qualify as a "strike"...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1147 Views

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PG & E Transformer blows on Springdale Ave - No power tonight for West Side

A PG & E transformer caught on fire on Springdale Ave near Stoneridge Dr (across from the mall). Power out to most of West...

Original post made by Jim on Jul. 19, 2009
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Healing Therapies Foundation provides financial aid to cancer patients

Sandra Wing knows firsthand the benefits healing therapies have on cancer patients. In just a few short weeks, she'll be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ricko, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 1147 Views

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City council, school district board to review mutual budget shortfalls tonight

The Pleasanton City Council and the city's school district board will have a chance to discuss their budget shortfalls in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:15 am | 6 comments | 1147 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court to review state law banning violent video game sales to minors

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this week to review a California law that would prevent the sale and rental of violent video...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on May 4, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 9 comments | 1147 Views

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Redux of President Obama's speech

- Ignore that all previous stimulus bills have not worked to dig us out of this recession (that supposedly ended two years...

Original post made by This time will be different on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 18 comments | 1147 Views

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Federal agency awards $12 million to state for rental aid to disabled low-income tenants

Federal housing and health officials have awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tea is best, on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1147 Views

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Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1146 Views

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Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1146 Views

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Death of American Capitalism: The 10 Final Scenes

Solution? Get into action, let's launch the "Second American Revolution." http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/108901/death-of-american-capitalism-the-10-final-scen...

Original post made by Patriot on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sane, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1146 Views

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Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1146 Views

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Harringtons win 2010 Mayor's Award at Firehouse Arts Center gala

Retired educators and philanthropists Nancy and Gary Harrington, who live in Ruby Hill and have contributed extensively to...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nina, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1146 Views

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Soooo how did good old Pere Stark so yesterday?

Do tell....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1146 Views

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Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tonight

The "Cash Mob" is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Amazing, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:39 am | 12 comments | 1146 Views

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East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

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Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1146 Views

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Letter: Where's news on McNerney's vote for Cap and Trade Bill?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5909 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1145 Views
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