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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama has rejected 21 offers from 17 countries to help with the oil spill.

"But he's working 24/7 to fix this problem." Article >>> http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2010/06/21/robert-bluey-gulf-spill-katrina-jones-act-waive-obama/ Could...

Original post made by Jeff on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 1329 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

My reasons for supporting DAVID HARMER for Congress

My fellow Californians, I must first appologise to anyone reading this who believes government is some kind of diety-like...

Original post made by Doug Bell on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 3686 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Big Government Myths Are Undermining Democracy and America's Future (Article)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-madrick/bp-lesson-big-government_b_622456.html by Jeff Madrick - Senior Fellow, Roosevelt...

Original post made by Dela on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's 'other' graduates celebrate, too

While most of Pleasanton's class of 2010 was still getting ready for graduation -- putting the final touches on a speech,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 22, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1663 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1703 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Leather mural honoring 4 slain Oakland police officers on display at County Fair

Alameda County Fair-goers will have a unique opportunity starting tomorrow to view the intricately designed leather mural...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1924 Views

SPORTS

WORLD CUP EXTRAVAGANZA

I was up at 6:30 this morning watching the USA play Slovenia in the World Cup. I was hooting and hollering in my PJ's, sloshing...

Original post made by New Soccer Fan on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by MPA, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 3058 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back to the Iron Horse Trail

Thank you Kurt for your info. I do have a comment about how trails around the area are built. There are many horses people...

Original post made by Tango on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jun 22, 2010 at 5:07 am | 5 comments | 1409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman fights off motorist who grabs her on Andrews Drive

A 24-year-old woman walking to work was grabbed by a man who had pulled alongside her in a vehicle in Pleasanton Friday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 3 comments | 2130 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Double Standard

So the Obama Administration is upset that BP CEO Tony Hayward took the day off to see his yacht compete in race in England's...

Original post made by Mike S. on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 17 comments | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is there a helicopter circling Shadow Cliffs on Fathers Day?

Anyone know?...

Original post made by nancy s. on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jun 21, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1339 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why is Kansas City Mayor's Opinion News?

Why is it newsworthy what the Kansas City Mayor thinks about our mayor? The recent headline in the Weekly's online edition...

Original post made by vintagehiller on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by James Van Dyke, on Jun 21, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 1866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for a challenged reader

has anyone found help for their child who is having trouble reading. My child is 12 and has been tutored, gone to summer...

Original post made by concerned parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gail Nott, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 20 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Westbound I-580 lanes open as walkway installed to new BART station from Dublin side

All westbound lanes on I-580 alongside the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Foothill/San Ramon roads re-opened...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1576 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rotary's 17th annual Spirit Run set for next Sunday, Father's Day

More than 1,200 runners are expected next Sunday--Father's Day--when the Rotary Club of Pleasanton stages its 17th annual...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 1509 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 3044 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge hears final arguments in Prop. 8 case, but will announce decision later

Attorneys made their final arguments this week in San Francisco in a federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:50 am | 13 comments | 1508 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Study shows voters not swayed on same-sex propositions by campaign rhetoric

A San Francisco-based foundation released a study Tuesday that shows that voters nationwide don't change their minds during...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jun 20, 2010 at 2:49 am | 22 comments | 2015 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Cemetery is lovely Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7151 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by ??, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1466 Views
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A great Leap Day idea moves forward
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 802 views