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McNerney to host Dublin workshop tomorrow to help seniors obtain benefits

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold a senior assistance workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Dublin...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 1334 Views

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Savvy Seconds Needs to Clean up Their Act!

Is it just me or does the site of racks of clothes on the sidewalk outside of Savvy Seconds make downtown look cheap and...

Original post made by Brianna on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 18 comments | 1335 Views

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The Future of Edumucation

The few regular "bloggers" on Pleasanton Weekly have often wished for an end to seniority for teachers (aka "tenure") and...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 1094 Views

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Former Tri-Valley physician, David Denmead, M.D., has passed

Dr. Denmead was an outstanding physician in this community for many years. I was sorry to hear of his passing. http://www.weertsfh.com/obituary.html?id=1786 ...

Original post made by M on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1253 Views

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Need a dentist

I am new to the area. Can anyone recommend a family dentist?...

Original post made by Teeth on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Our dentist, on Apr 30, 2010 at 10:59 am | 13 comments | 1394 Views

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Very good: KSFO's Brian Sussman on Hannity re: his book "Climategate" (very good!)

Kudos to Brian Sussman of San Francisco's KSFO on the hoax of Man-Made Global Warming. Brian is the author of a new book...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton senior runs to help two people injured in a crash outside Amador Valley High School

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School leaped into action when a small truck crashed into a fence outside the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:04 am | 16 comments | 2241 Views

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Ranch 99 Market Stinks!!

I heard about the opening of the Ranch 99 Market, and went in the opening day. There was a horrible smell of moist fish tanks...

Original post made by Lee on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 20 comments | 1523 Views

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Where's the Tea Party in Arizona?

Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post totally eviscerates the new Republican immigration crackdown in Arizona, and asks...

Original post made by Hal on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 986 Views

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'The Eternal Ribbon' - Dublin's new Gateway arch

Drive across I-580 from Hopyard to Dougherty Road and Dublin Boulevard, and there it is: Dublin's new gateway feature: "The...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 29, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 19 comments | 1445 Views

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Award Winning New Documentary Film on (the Failure of) Public Schools: "TheCartel"

"The Cartel" is an award winning new documentary film about the failure of public schools in America...especially New Jersey....

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Orin, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1014 Views

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Pleasanton Soccer Clubs...talking to the wall

The Rage and BUSC are very different clubs but one thing they have in common is keeping coaches who have overstayed their...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 1011 Views

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Pleasanton's newest supermarket opens today in Rose Pavilion

Pleasanton's newest super market--99 Ranch Market—opens at 9 a.m. today in the Rose Pavilion at Santa Rita Road and...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by r, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 2282 Views

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Downtown sculptures are terrific public art

Virtually every time I drive down Main Street, I see groups of people taking pictures of, and with, the sculptures that are...

Original post made by Scott on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To Elizabeth, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 3 comments | 961 Views

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Tempest in a tea cup

Taxed Enough Already was the theme at the Tea Party held from 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. It was...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 69 comments | 3543 Views

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Obama Offended by flying the American Flag

Obama Offended by the American Flag... >>> http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2010-03-14-haiti-flag-flap_N.htm Following...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Apr 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1161 Views

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Crying fowl

The serene waterways at Amador Lakes are attractive to more than the residents. Canadian geese have been making themselves...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dog lover, on Apr 27, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 1219 Views

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Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mumbo, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 1182 Views

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San Joaquin GOP candidate withdraws to support Harmer in 11th Congressional District race

San Joaquin County businessman Robert Beadles has withdrawn as a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:21 am | 18 comments | 1249 Views

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Thriving Ink closing its downtown Pleasanton store

Thriving Ink, one of Pleasanton's newer downtown retail stores, is closing with owner Brenda Dronkers taking her business...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Apr 27, 2010 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 1920 Views
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