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Proponent of a new marriage initiative gets OK to start process for putting measure on state ballot

Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that the proponent of a new initiative that would eliminate the law allowing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 1769 Views

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Trim agencies to curb water costs

Jerry Thorne may not win any popularity contests at the Livermore-Amador Valley Water Management Agency (LAVWMA), where the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 1571 Views

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Commemorative bricks being installed at Firehouse Arts Center

A contractor has started laying commemorative bricks at the Firehouse Arts Center, which will open in Setpember. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Jul 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2128 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New carpool lane segment opens for eastbound I-580 motorists

Driving east on I-580 became easier over the weekend as Caltrans and the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency opened...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tax money down the drain?, on Jul 19, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2559 Views

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McNerney helps steer $5.2-million to San Joaquin transit district

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said yesterday that the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by watchdog, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 30 comments | 1868 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes onto Walnut Creek sidewalk, kills pedestrian

A 55-year-old woman was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver in Walnut Creek on Saturday evening. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2822 Views

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Your Tax Dollars Now Funding Abortions (Obama Lied and Unborn Babies Died)...

Maryland Will Be Second State to Offer Federally Funded Abortions Under ObamaCare. Democrats are baby killers pure and...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Obama, on Jul 18, 2010 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 1593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore pedestrians recovering after being hit by student driver

A woman who was among a group of pedestrians struck by a student driver while crossing a street in Livermore on Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jul 18, 2010 at 1:43 am | 2 comments | 2323 Views

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Crowds fill downtown for summertime Wine Stroll

A sell-out crowd of 1,000 turned out on a warm evening last night to enjoy the semi-annual wine stroll sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1602 Views

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A profound romance with the Alameda County Fair

I didn't expect to feel the way I do about our local county fair. I look forward to the three-week summer festival as I would...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by maverick, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 2234 Views

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Protests turning ugly as crowds in downtown Oakland react to Mehserle trial verdict

Protests in downtown Oakland sparked by the verdict in the Johannes Mehserle trial appear to be taking a violent turn. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Letsy, on Jul 17, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 20 comments | 2194 Views

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S.F. wants PG&E to halt 'SmartMeter' installations until accuracy can be checked

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera asked a state commission Thursday to halt PG&E's SmartMeter program until an investigation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adam Croes, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 2232 Views

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Museum drama on Pleasanton's advance from its rowdy days to modern times on tap tomorrow

The Museum On Main's Ed Kinney Lecture Series will present "From Brothels & Bar Rooms to the City of Planned Progress" at...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Hey, on Jul 17, 2010 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 4122 Views

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Where will Ice Rink be?

I got in the mail today the Fall/Winter City recretion guide. It says you can find out about the Ice Rink on page 59,...

Original post made by B. Byrd on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 1484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Berkeley group drops lawsuit against ValleyCare Health System

An organization calling itself The Patient-Physician Alliance has dropped its lawsuit against ValleyCare Health System that...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Indano, on Jul 16, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 8 comments | 1767 Views

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Obama is Not Like Hitler...But More Like Lenin...

Obama is leading our nation backwards into chaos parallel to the early years of 20th-century Russia. In the early 20th century,...

Original post made by Beth on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:09 am | 11 comments | 1745 Views

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rummage sale on vineyard? downtown?

has anyone heard of the huge rummage sale or craft fair on first/vineyard? a friend told me about it, but dont know who...

Original post made by Daisy on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 1893 Views

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Harmer claims fundraising momentum increasing

David Harmer, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District that includes Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, raised...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by tehc, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:31 am | 4 comments | 1523 Views

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Pleasanton in top 100 of Money Magazine 'best cities' survey

Money Magazine, in its annual survey of the best places to live in the U.S., ranks Pleasanton 63rd nationally and third in...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jul 16, 2010 at 3:50 am | 11 comments | 2376 Views
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