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AROUND TOWN

Studio 7 "downsizing" or Closing?

About a year ago the owner took a job as a winemaker for a Livermore winery. After the Hospice Thrift Shop was pushed out...

Original post made by regular of downtown on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 9 comments | 1169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Our Company Health Insurance Increased by 84%...thanks to Obama/McNerneyCare

For those of you who are still fortunately employed -- despite Obama's and McNerney's efforts to put you on foodstamps --...

Original post made by RememberInNovember on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:28 am | 6 comments | 792 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do we want a police blotter on Pleasanton Weekly's website?

My answer is a big YES. Did my neighbor hit his wife? Did my doctor get a DUI? It's informative and entertaining. Maybe it’s...

Original post made by Remi on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by iseeRITEthroughYOU, on Sep 28, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 3306 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessing is back!

For anyone who remembers Blessings, the wonderful Chinese restaurant on Santa Rita, the great news is owner Cindy is back...

Original post made by Rene on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Viv, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 2168 Views

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Christie Shunned by Republicans, But He Assures Voters His Appetite for Victory Remains Insatiable

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has still not received an invite to speak at this year's upcoming Conservative Political...

Original post made by Republican Rebounder on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by MYOB, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

You might be a Republican if you believe:

… you think the right to life ends at birth. … you think that corporations have more compassion than humans. … you...

Original post made by Republican Values on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 11 comments | 887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened to the story about PPD dispatcher bust!

There was a story about PPD dispatcher getting busted with meth! It was here this morning.......

Original post made by republicrat on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by republicrat, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 573 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California View Makes Texans Sick: Rick Perry Goes on the Offensive

The liberal lamestream media hit a new low when the Sacramento Bee published a cartoon that's mocks Gov. Rick Perry's touting...

Original post made by Rescuing America on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 10, 2013 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 771 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Do mountain lions in Pleasanton threaten our safety, and how should we deal with them?

Last year, a mountain lion was killed by government officials, in Pleasanton, because it was deemed dangerous. Later, that...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by notebook battery, on May 4, 2010 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 4773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti (Stoneridge/680)

I couldn't believe the massive amounts of graffiti off the freeway in North Pleasanton. I moved from Fremont to Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Lindsay Wright, on Dec 3, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 28 comments | 2106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident on Touriga Drive?

Does anyone know what the commotion was on Touriga at approx. 6:30pm on Weds, Feb 18th? Drunk driver? Medical emergency?...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by stain, on Mar 7, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

RESTAURANTS

Railroad Ave Eatery?

I'm helping with a viability survey for a potential new business in the vicinity of the future Firehouse Arts Center on Railroad...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by 9grand, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 17 comments | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Worth reading: Obama, taking on unions, backs teacher merit pay

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090310/ap_on_go_pr_wh/obama_education By PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press Writer Philip Elliott,...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by No Remorse, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:52 am | 6 comments | 1277 Views

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Worth Reading: an article about true leadership

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/03/12/a_head_with_a_heart/?s_campaign=yahoo By Kevin Cullen Globe...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anybody know if this applies to Pleasanton?

[Post removed due to possible copyright infringement.] ...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Disagree w/B, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great Weather We Are Having, Eh?

Hey Frank, you are right, we are being shut down. So this thread will not use the "t" word. Either Jeb and his staff are...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Apr 6, 2009 at 9:33 am | 5 comments | 1302 Views

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An article about whether it matters if the state propositions pass on May 19

It seems to me that whether the propositions pass on May 19 or not, the state will be in trouble. The mercury news had...

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1535 Views

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Propositions don't make sense. See fact sheet

If the propositions pass, we face a 15 billion dollar deficit. If they fail, we face a 21 billion dollar deficit. Let...

Original post made by Resident on May. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1062 Views

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Article about California's fiscal crisis

This article talks about the fiscal crisis in California: http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/08599190493800...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Yo Really, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 22 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

CONFLICTS ON THE TOWN SQUARE FORUM: What to do?

I noticed on a lot of threads that people get upset when discussions get involved and emotional. Some people have even suggested...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 10 comments | 1357 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,396 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 939 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 843 views