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Stimulus money pouring into Bay Area

Projects, studies and businesses are benefiting from grants, loans and contracts. By Thomas Peele and Josh Richman Bay...

Original post made by Thomas on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 19, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 950 Views

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McNerney's Job Destruction Continues...Another 39,000 Job Losses Announced

When will Democrats connect the dots to this miserable economy. It is precisely because of Obama's (with the strong support...

Original post made by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 8, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solar for your home or business

I am interested in getting solar on my home in Pleasanton. Can anyone suggest a small company, not the Big cookie cutter...

Original post made by Thomas Blake on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Aug 21, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 8 comments | 788 Views

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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 | 1168 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who Is To Blame for PUSD's Financial Troubles?

According to a story published last Thursday (22 April 2010) in one of our other local papers, The Independent, PUSD's financial...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2010 at 7:45 am | 48 comments | 1616 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Future of Edumucation

The few regular "bloggers" on Pleasanton Weekly have often wished for an end to seniority for teachers (aka "tenure") and...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 818 Views

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Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta

I'm not sure if this is relevant. So I thought I'd throw it open to discussion. I was reading some background information...

Original post made by Thompson Thorpe on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Karl Bonner, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:18 am | 26 comments | 978 Views

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Half price Liza tickets for Wente concert

Just a head's up to the thrifty folks in Pleasanton. Gold Star has half price tickets to Liza Minnelli at Wente. I...

Original post made by Thrifty on Jun. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 703 Views

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Killings, kidnappings and torture of suspected homosexuals are escalating.

Gay men attacked, executed in Iraq, rights group says. Different Country, same mentality towards GAYS! STORY HIGHLIGHTS...

Original post made by Ths Has Got To STOP! on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Wolfgang, on Aug 21, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 8 comments | 1160 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

recent break ins

Just a heads up... I received an e-mail from St. Elizabeth's Seton (on Stoneridge) that three cars had been broken into...

Original post made by TI on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 1948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing at Orloff Park?

Has anyone else heard that there has been drug dealing and also a recent stabbing at Orloff Park? I heard about this today...

Original post made by Tim on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 10, 2007 at 5:25 am | 9 comments | 3017 Views

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Ugly Dublin BART Parking Garage

I am amazed that Dublin thinks that the Bart Parking Garage they have allowed to be built is ugly. With all of the ugly stuff...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:51 pm | 11 comments | 1810 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 | 1115 Views

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Ugly building on Santa Rita/Stoneridge

Did the city really approve the water purification building on Santa Rita and Stoneridge? It is butt ugly and huge compared...

Original post made by Tim on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Luke, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 17 comments | 1381 Views

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Healthcare Plan Implementation Idea

I have an easy way to get a good healthcare plan implemented. Whatever the Congress ends up with, have them be the first...

Original post made by Tim on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 11, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

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Sorting Trash - My Compactor

I have a compactor in the kitchen. If I throw my recyclables in the compactor (except for glass) and then compact it to save...

Original post made by Tim on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Irritated, on Sep 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 23 comments | 1789 Views

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It's so "easy" to shop in Pleasanton

Yesterday, at 9:15AM, I left from Kamp and Stoneridge and drove 3 miles across town to the Office Max. FOURTEEN traffic lights...

Original post made by Tim on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patti, on Oct 21, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 34 comments | 1574 Views

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Proposed Water Rates-Seniors Watch Out!

Seniors need to read the fine print carefully in the proposed water rate changes. Note that the 20% senior discount goes...

Original post made by Tim on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hasn't he left yet, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 8 comments | 768 Views

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Low Income Housing

I'm wondering why Pleasanton is "under the gun" to provide more low income housing. Do other cities in our area already meet...

Original post made by Tim on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on May 5, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 792 Views

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ACE Train Accident?

Just drove down Stanley between Livermore & Pleasanton. The ACE train was stopped. Police and ambulances were there along...

Original post made by Tim on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 2038 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,404 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 941 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 847 views