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AROUND TOWN

New CVB leader -- too little too late

For many years merchants watched the CVB play at bringing business downtown, never did they really succeed. Fees to join...

Original post made by Merchant on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 2579 Views

RESTAURANTS

Church Coffee Shop Downtown

I was hoping the Weekly could do some investigate reporting into whether or not the Inklings 'coffee shop'/church is exempt...

Original post made by Meredith on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by res, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Antioch's Ridiculous Cat Extermination/Starvation Ordinance

The City of Antioch could actually be working on something useful like how to fight crime, prevent kidnapped children from...

Original post made by Mew, I\'m starving on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2014 at 9:26 am | 10 comments | 4072 Views

RESTAURANTS

What's up with Bert's (and Claude & Dominque's)?

I saw a sign in the window of Bert's Hofbrau, which has only been open a few months, with a notice of liquor license transfer...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by John, on Dec 29, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 5035 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 7482 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment now at 9.8% and expected to continue to climb

As our President is in Denmark trying use his speaking skills to bring the Olympics to his home town national unemployment...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by kids kids kids, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1124 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another dismal jobs outlook

Please review the below link. We need tax reductions to spur economic growth to create jobs. Not healthcare, cap and trade,...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jobs, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:50 am | 9 comments | 1360 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1099 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the con man in Chief!

I wonder if Obamba a con man or just incompetent. But I know one thing for sure.............Stay Cool, Poster Boy, or Stacey...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 14, 2009 at 6:11 am | 22 comments | 1248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feinstein thinks not sending troops is putting our young men and women in jeopardy!

Looks like our weak in the knees President is now being pressured by members of his own party. Maybe he should get a poll...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 13, 2009 at 1:47 am | 5 comments | 1097 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Get ready for toll increases!

Well let's see folks. Revenues are down for bridge retrofits because people using the bridges for commuting is down, because...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Peon Moonbeam, on Oct 15, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 15 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 3413 Views

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Police Action in Val Vista

What happened on Robin Ct. in Val Vista today at about 2-3pm. Rumor says it was a suicide. Does anybody know for sure....

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:26 am | 16 comments | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown-Out in Plesanton?

We live in the Fairlands neighborhood. My neighbor and I experienced what we believe was a PG&E brown-out. Did anyone...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by elec car ??, on Jul 27, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Please let us know what you think of our Social Justice portrayal

Any feedback would be amazing! Thank you! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-qikQriLtk...

Original post made by Michael on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by joanna, on Nov 17, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 4374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know...

Does anyone know what happened on Robin Court in the Val Vista area of Pleasanton this afternoon ? The rumor is that it was...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:51 am | 11 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR IS MISMANAGEMENT

Inserting substitute teachers to start the school year at Walnut Grove is mismanagement. I subscribe to PUSD email for...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WOMEN ARE SMARTER THAN MEN

If men could get pregnant it would be a different world. I do not remember where I heard that statement. It could have...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 8, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 505 Views

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China's Show Of Military Might

China's communist party takes credit for its role in WWII. Excuse me! What war did President Xi's communist party fight? It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by WalMatt, on Sep 10, 2015 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 542 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHERE IS THE MISSION STATEMENT

The Pleasanton weekly, owned by a Palo Alto publishing company, apparently does not have a mission statement. I searched...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 23, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 11 comments | 748 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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