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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How many more Billions of Dollars...:?

How many more billions of dollars in pork will our House representatives add to the healthcare bill before they finally try...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Nov 4, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 866 Views

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Special election Tuesday pits Garamendi vs, Harmer in 10th Congressional District race

A special general election next Tuesday for a vacant U.S. Congress seat in the East Bay pits California's Democratic lieutenant...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:03 am | 22 comments | 1298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four police and vehicles at Fairlands Elementary Sat

I was walking my dog through the green belt behind Fairlands El Saturday evening when I saw a group of police surrounding...

Original post made by Reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Parent, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

missing Hearst student?

Is there any information about the police activity at Hearst and PMS this afternoon? Students were saying that a 5th grade...

Original post made by concernedParent on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Nov 3, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Destruction of America

From Naval Aviator, Commander Jerry Wilson   We lived in California during the winters of 2007 and 2008. We became  addicted...

Original post made by Johnny on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 39 comments | 1457 Views

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Here is what is really destructive - 7 lies in less than 2 minutes

(Post removed because of derogatory racial slurs on YouTube commentary following the video.)...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 30 comments | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

He's Gone!!

We went an entire day without Douglas Kendall spewing his so-called humor at us! We should declare today a holiday. Oh,...

Original post made by you got it right on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water Meter Error - Pleasanton residents

I am interested in comments from those residents (or city officials) who received a letter this month from the City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:34 am | 36 comments | 2629 Views

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Those that have built on to their homes....

What convinced you that building on was a better decision than moving? Did you end up spending more than you anticipated?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 1003 Views

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Residential Construction Hours???

Does anybody know what time home construction hours are? A neighbor is having some outdoor "gazebo" built (more like a whole...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by FedUp, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:01 am | 13 comments | 1753 Views

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Voters to choose new 10th District congressman today, while 4 seek election to 2 seats on San Ramon's City Council

With the national focus on today's gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey and the special election in New York's...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:33 am | 5 comments | 1141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1230 Views

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Ethics probe should be done independently

It sure seems to be a significant conflict of interest to allow members of either the House or Senate to investigate themselves....

Original post made by Einstein on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 929 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chinese candy recalled due to high lead levels

The California Department of Public Health has warned consumers not to eat an imported Chinese candy called Jigong Chayote...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Terri, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 1172 Views

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Urgent Request to Meet in D.C. at the Capitol Steps at 12 Noon...If You Want to Preserve Freedom for Your Family and for the Country

According to Michele Bachmann (R-Minn), it appears that the House will be voting on the 2000+ page National Healthcare bill....

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1012 Views

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Bay Bridge

I don't want the Bay Bridge to open again until they do a competent job. I heard a Berkeley professor of bridge stuff...

Original post made by Lisa on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views

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Things are looking good for getting bailout money back

"CIT Group is the first big bailout loss for taxpayers, but it won't be the last. " http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/02/news/tarp.travails.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009110214 ...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1025 Views

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Just a taste of what is to come

I tried to visit the library today a little after 3PM to return a DVD that was due. The parking lot was filled to bursting...

Original post made by A Worried Library User on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Nov 2, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 2038 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Junior Football League celebrates 40 years

If you are in the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park on a Saturday in fall and pass the skate park, baseball fields, softball...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jesse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 2344 Views

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Still closed, Monday's uncertain for a Bay Bridge opening

Work to repair a collapsed section of the Bay Bridge is continuing today with still no estimate about when it will reopen,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 1008 Views
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