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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate Health Bill: Mandates Kill Jobs and Punish Poor Workers

The dirty little secret of the Senate Health Care Reform Bill HR 3590 (Section 1511-1513, pages 346-357). Companies with...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 4 comments | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is the Holiday Hometown parade tonight going to be televised?

I remember seeing the parade on channel 30 in previous years - but can't find any info on it for this year. My kids want...

Original post made by Erika Beratlis on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wineries ready for Holidays in the Vineyards

For 10 hours this weekend, 38 wineries are rolling out their respective welcome mats for holiday cheer -- wine tasting and...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin leaders to discuss downtown plan tomorrow night

In a report in his "Around Dublin" column, John Zukoski notes that the Dublin City Council and Planning Commission will hold...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by eva, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1170 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART ridership drops nearly 10% in year's 3rd quarter

BART's average weekday ridership declined by nearly 10 percent in the most recent quarter compared to the same period a year...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by LiveStrong, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Barack Obama's Job Approval

Summary of all polls assembled by pollster.com --> http://www.pollster.com/polls/us/jobapproval-obama.php?xml=http://www.pollster.com/flashcharts/content/xml/Obama44JobApproval...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by LiveStrong, on Dec 4, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 960 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Warning for Parents Who Rent Limos for Prom Night

Parents beware--Limos are all the rage for transporting stylish, savvy teens to the prom, but they can also be more expensive...

Original post made by Jennifer Hines on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Brennan Hines, on Dec 4, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2274 Views

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Pleasanton Home Sales November 2009

Detailed stats on Pleasanton Homes Sales for November 2009 http://www.moxleyteam.com/2009/12/pleasanton-home-sales-november-2009/...

Original post made by Moxley on Dec. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 972 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Panda closing?

Hope not - the food is wonderful...

Original post made by Citizen on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 4323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama announces troop increase in Afghanistan...I think

So after listening to President Obama's speech about adding additional troops in Afghanistan how do you feel? Do we know...

Original post made by einstein on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 25 comments | 1341 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats, where would you draw the line? When is there too much government control in the US?

Sincerely, at what point would our Federal govt become too controlling, too big, too powerful over our private lives? You...

Original post made by ! on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 4, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 12 comments | 1620 Views

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Is the Mural on an Eyesore Warehouse a Joke?

Has the Pleasanton City Council and/or Planning Commission heard the phase “you can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear”?...

Original post made by \"Sore Eyes\" Charley on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 4, 2009 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 1167 Views

RESTAURANTS

British pub requesting extended hours for music, dancing

Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant is adding its name to the list of a growing number of downtown businesses looking to...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Dec 4, 2009 at 10:18 am | 34 comments | 2951 Views

SPORTS

Sports Briefs

Long drive qualifies for Worlds Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4542 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by ME, on Dec 4, 2009 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2909 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did the PW post opinions/comments as facts?

I just read the two threads about the Angela Street fire. I don't want to comment about the fire, just about the postings...

Original post made by Came to the party late on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by i. candy, on Dec 4, 2009 at 8:27 am | 13 comments | 1843 Views

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Deadline tomorrow for applications to many Cal State colleges

With tomorrow the deadline for applying for admission to many of California's state colleges, admissions are becoming increasingly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Chola Sista, on Dec 3, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 19 comments | 1524 Views

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BART agrees to add Pleasanton in its Livermore expansion planning

In a welcome turnaround, BART officials this week agreed to include Pleasanton city representatives in planning an extension...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 1018 Views

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Cover ups and mistakes

We have all by now heard about the Tiger Woods incident and rumors abound about how it is likely a cover up for a more embarresing...

Original post made by T.H. on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by good try, on Dec 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1123 Views

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Letter: Support McNerney's healthcare reform

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5966 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 21 comments | 1253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

BART and the city of Livermore are moving forward quickly on a plan that could put elevated tracks across the northeast corner...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Isenburg, on Dec 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 1129 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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