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Open Letter to President Obama from Thomas Paine

Attached is a link to the open letter to President Obama: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxDwBYjL3Fc Thomas...

Original post made by Thomas Paine on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:27 am | 14 comments | 1319 Views

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What is the Philosophy of Liberty?

Please pass this along. Web link to the Philosophy of Liberty! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muHg86Mys7I Thank...

Original post made by Ken on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 1105 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG & E Transformer blows on Springdale Ave - No power tonight for West Side

A PG & E transformer caught on fire on Springdale Ave near Stoneridge Dr (across from the mall). Power out to most of West...

Original post made by Jim on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1086 Views

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100 degrees possible again today, but down into mid-90s on Monday

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley could see temperatures near 100 degrees again today with the thermometer dropping into the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

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Thriving Ink, Kokoro are great new local additions

Thriving Ink on Angela and Kokoro in the otherwise-forlorn Vintage Hills Shopping Center are great new additions to the local...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 949 Views

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For those who want to complain about unions

Apparently there are those who are convinced that the unions are to blame for all the states ills- So I thought I would give...

Original post made by J on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 1591 Views

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County fair wraps up Sunday

The Alameda County Fair's 2009 slogan is "Come out and Play," and visitors have lived up to that credo. This summer, more...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1199 Views

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Censorship by Pleasanton Weekly

Gee, I wonder what happened to the Oak Grove story. I guess we can't have anything critical of developers. Only happy news...

Original post made by Amazing on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 1273 Views

RESTAURANTS

What is the new restaurant moving into the old Baker's Square?

Looks like a new restaurant where Baker's Square was, next to Trader Joe's. I saw El Balazo trucks there for weeks, but now...

Original post made by Robyn on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 3563 Views

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Calls for Obama Impeachment

I thought I would re post this from another thread because there is a lot to be said for this. The political right conservatives...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 1073 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Car hits, injures 2 teens near Vintage Hills shopping center

Two teenage girls were hospitalized last night after a vehicle struck them in a crosswalk near the Vintage Hills shopping...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by webster, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:52 am | 35 comments | 1576 Views

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Fire Drill Layoffs:

A new ‘innovative’ way of laying people off. A bad joke?! Judge for yourself. “A fire alarm rang at 4 pm in a large office...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Singing, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1304 Views

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Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for July 11

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 11. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2190...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by bobbi, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1090 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton needs to be more like the Central Valley and Stockton

Pleasanton needs to be more like a strong Central Valley city like Stockton or Modesto. Those towns have more population,...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 18, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 1741 Views

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Big Brother is Watching You!

Smile, you're on candid camera! Pleasanton Police have a new devise called the "mole" that enables the officers to watch...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Really PO'ed, on Jul 18, 2009 at 7:00 am | 26 comments | 3407 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly Editor: Why No Editorials or Articles on McNerney's Position on National Healthcare?

Given the importance of the healthcare topic, it is unfathomable that your paper has not posted articles on what Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by James, on Jul 18, 2009 at 6:00 am | 10 comments | 1245 Views

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Need your help...will you help me?

Hi crazy & wild PW Forum crowd, I'm needing your help. There are some great auctions listed at the online auction house...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 1318 Views

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Sarah Pailin QUITS!!

Just what the doctor ordered!!..... Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin shocked the political word Friday by announcing that she will...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 115 comments | 2424 Views

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How many crosses have been added to the hill in Lafayette?

Last Wednesday, did the Pleasantonians for Peace announce how many crosses have been added to the hill in Lafayette since...

Original post made by West Side Observer on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1249 Views

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The Crack Cocaine of Democracy

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13990207 Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1120 Views
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