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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

For us to say that you’ve got to take a responsibility to get health insurance is absolutely not a tax increase,

Pres Obama, eating those words? Under the Constitution, Congress can exercise its taxing power to provide for the “general...

Original post made by radical on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party opposition show their true colors

Portland OR, and Madison, WI saw tea party rallies this weekend, Do Democrats, union members, and progressives actually...

Original post made by radical on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by radical, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 1111 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Democrats rhetoric doesn't match their actions

Democrats in sacramento have passed a budget - the fact is they had to, or else they would have stopped getting a paycheck,...

Original post made by radical on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by radical, on Jun 21, 2011 at 3:17 pm | 10 comments | 1553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attn: Ms. Channell-Allen

Ms. Channell-Allen, It looks like you are implementing a "registered user only" requirement for posting on the PW blogs...

Original post made by Rae on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Just curious, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 1500 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who are the Tea Party supporters?

Food for thought . . . According to a just released NYT/CBS News poll, those who identify with and support the Tea Party...

Original post made by Rae on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 35 comments | 989 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 17 - The auto insurance company's initiative

Prop 17, the auto insurance companys initiative, is written in a way that would lead you to believe auto insurance companies...

Original post made by Rae on May. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 800 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Tea Party Gives Orly Taitz 4 of 5 Stars

Not a big surprise since she was to be a featured speaker at the last Tea Party, but I just had to laugh when I saw that...

Original post made by Rae on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by No tea !, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Know the Candidates in the Pleasanton City Council Race

The Pleasanton Tea Party (PTP) is launching one of its own for the Pleasanton City Council in the upcoming election. It...

Original post made by Rae on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 8, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 40 comments | 3457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming City Council Candidate Forums

I had requested and have received the following information from Mr. Jeb Bing regarding any upcoming Pleasanton Mayoral and...

Original post made by Rae on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 21, 2010 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate Campaign Finance Disclosures

Last week candidates for Mayor and City Council seats filed their first Cal Form 460 Campaign Finance Disclosure Reports...

Original post made by Rae on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sounds Okay to me, on Oct 21, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 8 comments | 1130 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposition 23 -- The Big Oil Initiative

Proposition 23 aims to suspend implementation of AB32, the Air Pollution Control law, but it's written in a way to make Californians...

Original post made by Rae on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 32 comments | 982 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton RAGE U18 wins third State Cup Championship

Congrats to the Pleasanton Rage U18 Girls Soccer team! The team won their thrid State Cup Championship on Sunday defeating...

Original post made by Rage Board Member on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on May 5, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 1907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tire Slashers Caught -- Felony Charges to Come

Great job PPD! (Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff)a 14 and 15 yr old were arrested for the wave...

Original post made by raise your kids on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 20, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boot Camp Dance at Marriot Incident?

Does anyone know what really happended on the 23rd at the Marriot when the police shut down the Boot Camp teen dance? I saw...

Original post made by RaisingTeenagers on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cash for Clunkers boosts Ford's July sales 1.6 pct

DETROIT Lured by the government's cash-for-clunkers campaign, car and truck buyers started to return to Ford Motor Co....

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views

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Construction spending rises unexpectedly

WASHINGTON Construction spending rose for the second time in three months in June as residential building increased and...

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 891 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In 1999: Clinton pressures Fannie Mae: Ease Credit To Aid Mortgage Lending

In 1999, under pressure from the Clinton administration, Fannie Mae, the nation's largest home mortgage underwriter, relaxed...

Original post made by Ralphie on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 10 comments | 1503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rude Experience Spoiled Mother's Day

I've been in US for 15 years and lived in Pleasanton for 6 years and think it's one of the best places to live. Today...

Original post made by Ram Dawani on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Jan 12, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 24 comments | 2354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Better ways for teens to spend Halloween than vandalizing

I just wanted to tell the teenagers of Pleasanton that there are better ways to spend your Halloween night than vandalizing...

Original post made by Randy Hill on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The G in Measure G is for Greed

I have been following the blogs on this site for at least a year, but never more closely than now since the Parcel Tax issue...

Original post made by Ranting One on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 27 comments | 1302 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,038 views

Planning the "Pleasanton way"
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 917 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
By Roz Rogoff | 8 comments | 470 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 428 views