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CALPERS Want to Pick Your Pocket

CALPERS investments lost nearly 25% in the last year, so they are now talking about replacing their losses by charging our...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1030 Views

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Hope and Change?

Interesesting article concerning Obama and his perceived lack of transparency. http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20090721/cm_csm/yfriedman ...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by kay, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 1061 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare is a "War on Seniors!"

Severely limiting care for seniors is Obama's intention. What you can expect as you get older is "pain pill" treatment instead...

Original post made by John on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Oh geez, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camaro enthusiast testifies about video purportedly showing Scherer's car in Castlewood

Two days after investigators believe Ernest Scherer Jr. and Charlene Abendroth were killed in their Castlewood Country Club...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 1113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Teachers are NOT being Laid Off"

From the Obama interview with Jim Leherer: Note: "The help that we've given to the Govenors alon: $144 BILLION- that...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 22, 2009 at 8:22 am | 8 comments | 1198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit and Run

Does anyone have more information about the hit and run accident on churchill drive over the 4th of July? a red beamer was...

Original post made by james on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 1741 Views

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Obama - Gaffe or Freudian?

Quote from Obama's recent speech on healthcare: "The reforms we seek would bring greater competition, choice, savings and...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:32 am | 6 comments | 954 Views

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State court rules in favor of Ayala, citizens group in bid to block Oak Grove development

Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala and the citizens group she organized won their petition in the State Court of Appeal today...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 59 comments | 1610 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lighted crosswalk to be installed at First and Angela streets downtown

A new lighted crosswalk will be installed Wednesday at the intersection of First and Angela streets downtown, a popular crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 15 comments | 1291 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cheap Eats List

I wanted to come up with a non-fastfood chain(national) cheap places to eat list. I thought people could add what they know...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 23 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wonderful Community Theatre - Peter Pan

If you are looking for a delightful afternoon or evening's entertainment, go see Peter Pan at the Bankhead theater. The...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by M, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

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When Do The Apologies End

Everytime Obama or H. Clinton take a foreigh junket thay apologize for something that America has done or not done. Clinton...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by LOL!, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 12 comments | 1115 Views

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Pleasanton murder suspect was mad at his father, grandfather says

A professional poker player accused of murdering his parents at their country club home just outside Pleasanton in March...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 1146 Views

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Freedom Law School is offering $100,000 to the first person

$300,000 Income Tax Reward Freedom Law School is offering $100,000 to the first person who can demonstrate any of...

Original post made by Freedom From Taxes on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 948 Views

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Readers Choice Numbers

Did I read the numbers right in todays paper? It said it had over 39,000 confirmed votes from readers. Yet it said that the...

Original post made by Tim on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1186 Views

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The Remaking of our Curbs - at what cost?

Will the PW please find out the cost of the major rework of sidewalks? For example, the extensive use of heavy machinery...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

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How about a major conservative Christian for president? Poll:

How about a major conservative Christian for president? What would that look like? Would it work? Why? Why Not? How...

Original post made by Neil on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 21, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 1252 Views

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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1199 Views

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Government ran healthcare

Read the link below regarding Obama's healthcare program and in addition only 62 representatives out of over 500 have committed...

Original post made by Rob on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 983 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Dr. E. John Ainsworth Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5919 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by M. Sweeney, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1095 Views
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