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Reclaiming America in 2016: Where there's a will there's a way

Republicans need to take heart after their inexplicable defeat of a couple weeks past. Despite Gov. Mitt Romney's heartfelt...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by OtherObserver, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 2962 Views

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Choosing a College? Think Learning, Not Earning

We live in a rapidly changing society. So, too, with our college and university systems, which increasingly have modified...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jakob, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1981 Views

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Celebrating Labor's Just Cause on Labor Day

As we move toward celebration of another Labor Day, Americans are faced with a number of distressing trends within the political...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by pleasanton joe, on Sep 1, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1178 Views

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Labor Faces Many Obstacles in Its Quest for Justice

The primary obstacle facing American workers today is capital, which can only do what it does best -- reap profits from workers'...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 2, 2013 at 8:25 am | 35 comments | 1164 Views

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Walmart Once Again Under Scrutiny

Workers who've been fired by Walmart for their activism set a Labor Day deadline for Walmart to rehire them and raise wages...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:05 am | 6 comments | 969 Views

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Business is Booming, at least in IRAQ!

Your TAX Dollars at Work, Marketing the Iraq Oil Industry to the American Oil Industry. The End to the means of the Iraq...

Original post made by OMG on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jobless, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robo Carpet Calls from 425-320-5163

Just got yet another Robo call from these "people", and their insidious (and probably illegal) machine, offering to clean...

Original post made by On Do Not Call List on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Don't get mad- get even?, on Jun 13, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 7 comments | 1405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details on SDE EIR?

http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=407 ...

Original post made by On SDE Topic on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shadow Cliffs Slides EBRPD meeting in Oakland

Apparently the East Bay Regional Parks District will be discussing the future of the Water Slides at a public meeting in...

Original post made by on Sept 20 on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can the topics surrounding the Parcel Tax be posted separately?

I'm one of the Pleasanton parents on the fence about the parcel tax. Before the vote, I'm trying to learn as much as I can...

Original post made by On the Fence on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 16 comments | 1549 Views

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Quiz Question: What North American City's Motto is "Diversity, Our Strength" ?

Select from the choices below: A. Detroit B. Toronto C. Minneapolis D. Miami E. San Francisco Follow-up Question: What...

Original post made by One (not Multi-) Culture Only on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by One culture, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with Baseball bat should just get a "time out"

Read the story and other threads (comments locked by the PW)about the guy with an extensive criminal history, on meth, who...

Original post made by one dead idiot on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 37 comments | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly is biased toward development

Does anyone else but me notice that Jeb Bing and his newspaper is practically working for the Lin Family??? Since the newspaper...

Original post made by openyoureyes on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by floober, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 35 comments | 1869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands in fees taken from unsuspecting citizens, yes YOU!

We've been had! Somehow yet another "Board" has managed to dip into your wallet and take money from all of us. And unless...

Original post made by Opt out of Garbage fee ripoff on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop Insanity !, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds of Endorsements of Measure E

Measure E, the proposed parcel tax to support core academic instruction in Pleasanton's public schools, is broadly supported...

Original post made by optimistic mom on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 21 comments | 2323 Views

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which California best represents Pleasanton?

There's an interesting new report out called "A Portrait of California 2011" which identifies five geographic and demographic...

Original post made by optimistic mom on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Californian, on May 24, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 4 comments | 1554 Views

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"Yes We Can!" ... Party ... While the Rest of America Can Eat Tarballs!

Party On, Obama and Michelle! Go with your strengths...which are Partying and Vacationing! Did you know the WH has averaged...

Original post made by Ordinary American on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 24 comments | 997 Views

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HIPHIPHOORAY!!!

To all those GOPers out there still celebrating the supposed turning of the tide that took place last tuesday when they won...

Original post made by Origi Po Bo on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by origi po bo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 17 comments | 1026 Views

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VALLEYCARE DROPS THE BALL...AGAIN

Pleasanton's own ValleyCare "may" be getting their seasonal Flu Vaccine shipment in November so they won't be giving any...

Original post made by Original Joe on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 16, 2009 at 2:31 am | 6 comments | 1129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1330 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,067 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 28 comments | 791 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 659 views