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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is 5 days a week to much to ask of our representatives?

Nice article about Washington DC work weeks and I wonder if the last sentence is the best of the article. http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20091007/pl_politico/28015;_ylt=AuS0l...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

To those wondering about Douglas Kendall's Posts:

Doug has taken advantage of a "feature" offered by the Weekly, that is available to all. See Below: "READ MORE OF PRATTLE...

Original post made by Annon on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Oct 11, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council takes 1st step in proposed $70-million library, civic center development project

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council took a major...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 11, 2009 at 8:09 am | 6 comments | 1102 Views

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It seems that Prattle & Tattle is taking over the Town Forums

Prattle and Tattle seems to be taking over the Town Forums. Whats going on?...

Original post made by Tango on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 3555 Views

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Flies at Raleys

has anyone noticed the swarm of flies hovering over the chinese food and deli sections? Seems like they should be able to...

Original post made by nervousaboutthefood on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 10, 2009 at 11:43 am | 15 comments | 1313 Views

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FIDEL WEIGHS IN ON NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

"Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro lauded the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to U.S. President Barack Obama, saying on...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 10, 2009 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

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Show time!

Some people may believe that "life is a cabaret," but for Shawn Ryan that saying is his reality. Ryan, 28, a former Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by His_wife33, on Oct 10, 2009 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1102 Views

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Equality Across America

I just wanted to take a few minutes to remind everyone that Americans of all races, creeds, and yes religions will be converging...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1043 Views

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Altamont vs. Pacheco passes to be part of high-speed rail court case Friday

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High-Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Comes out of our pockets, on Oct 9, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1100 Views

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Zone 7: Arroyo not a dumping ground

Boni Brewer, spokeswoman for Zone 7 Water Agency, sent us this photo of a couch and a mattress floating in the Arroyo Mocho....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Oct 9, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 1158 Views

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Pleasanton named a top U.S. city for focus on environment

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has announced that Pleasanton has been named one of the top 34 cities among 1,040 that are part...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by doug, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 1616 Views

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VFW Crab Feed and Blackjack Games

Pleasanton's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 will host its annual crab feed and blackjack games Oct. 10 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views

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Haven't Been Separating Garbage, Help!

I haven't started separating recyclables out of my garbage. Do 'they' expect us to have started doing that for this week's...

Original post made by Nancy on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by stillhavequestions, on Oct 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 38 comments | 2070 Views

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Federal Slave ! You Will Always Be One, Unless..............

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1c4gfRSA5k&feature=channel Josiah Stamp said: "But if you want to continue...

Original post made by mark on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by m, on Oct 8, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers - are you frustrated?

I would be interested in hearing back from teachers at the college level (community college, university) what they think...

Original post made by Inquiring Teacher on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 43 comments | 1774 Views

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Obama education czar is for having sex with little boys but against the boy scouts!!!

Kevin Jennings an Obama appointee is gay and a supporter of NAMBLA. Another classic appointment. Read below link. http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-co...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Question, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 1035 Views

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Pet Co

As we approach Veterns day I wanted to point out a local establish who goes out of their way to not give a military discount...

Original post made by Mike on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by res, on Oct 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 1018 Views

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City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by colette, on Oct 8, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1231 Views

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Democrat-led Congress' Secret Plan to Pass Obamacare - CONFIRMED

Has anyone probed McNerney on this? http://blog.heritage.org/2009/10/07/congress%E2%80%99-secret-plan-to-pass-obamacare-confirmed/ Leaders...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Oct 8, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 11 comments | 1278 Views

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Tri-Valley Republican Women Meeting

The Tri-Valley Republican Women Federated will host Catherine Bragg at a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Cattlemans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Oct 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views
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