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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To Paraphrase MLK, "I Have a Nightmare"

For those of you who supported Obama for President (including the Pleasanton Weekly), have you stopped to see what is happening...

Original post made by John on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 30, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 1832 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare is a "War on Seniors!"

Severely limiting care for seniors is Obama's intention. What you can expect as you get older is "pain pill" treatment instead...

Original post made by John on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Oh geez, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 1209 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Private SECURITY contracts for Afghanistan, Blackwater II, perhaps?

"U.S. military authorities in Afghanistan may hire a private contractor to provide around-the-clock security at dozens of...

Original post made by John on Jul. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1273 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's trip to Montana: What was NOT reported by the major media...

I received this email from a Montana friend who was present during Obama's Montana visit and thought you'd like to know....

Original post made by John on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 30 comments | 1504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

" White House using base-closure process to extort Nelson’s vote on ObamaCare?"

The Obama Democrats stoops to new lows...as they now use extortion to gain Nelson's vote on Obamacare...all at the expense...

Original post made by John on Dec. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1698 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California extremely unfriendly to new business

Regardless of what you read in the paper or hear from California politicans the state is not friendly to starting a new business....

Original post made by John on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 1744 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney is Right -- Proposition 13 Needs reform

I saw this article today on Bloomberg, and I can't help but agree that measures 30 and 38 don't really address the core problem...

Original post made by john on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 2370 Views

AROUND TOWN

New BART station?

Maybe I am late to this but is there a new BART station being planned for the Stoneridge Mall? If so, when is it scheduled...

Original post made by John on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 2252 Views

AROUND TOWN

was your home re-assessed?

Does anyone know if the process is automatic and the property tax is adjusted to match the new assessment? ...

Original post made by john on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

wate water treatment facility in pleasanton

We are in the process of getting a home in knollbrook drive. I am a little bit concerned about being too close to the waste...

Original post made by John on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Real Estate Agent- not necessarily a "Realtor", on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 2778 Views

AROUND TOWN

A satirical look at Pleasanton's development committee

I created this video of Valley Ave when passing through Pleasanton last week. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia0IjcFsP3M...

Original post made by John on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Funny, on Jul 25, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the San Ramon lawyer accused of hit and run?

I'm referring to Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney accused of striking and killing Bo Hu on Dougherty Road in 2012, leaving...

Original post made by John on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1415 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPSP-What's your vote?

It will be decided at the council meeting on the 19th if this plan should terminate, pause or stop Let's do our on poll...

Original post made by John on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by Thomas, on May 18, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chick Fil A

Ok I guess I have been under a rock here. Where are they building a Chick Fil A?...

Original post made by John on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Mar 8, 2016 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter from Costco

If you are a Costco member did you get a 'vote no on M' letter today? It sings the praises of having a Costco in Pleasanton...

Original post made by John on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by E. K., 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 103 Views

RESTAURANTS

Agora Bistro - strong out of the gate

Took the family to the Agora Bistro last night. I thought it a bit of a risk given that the restaurant is new and the site...

Original post made by John on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Andy, on May 11, 2008 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 4622 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessings

Anyone know when Blessings will actually reopen? Right next to UNCLE Credit Union, near old location on Santa Rita, the...

Original post made by John on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by vicki, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 7 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shrinking Enrollment at Amador?

Checking my child's "Zangle" GPA, I noticed in the last column that the class of 2011 started with 711 kids, dropped to 609,...

Original post made by John Adams on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Clued In, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WEAR GREEN TO SHOW YOUR OPPOSITION TO RAISING TAXES

If you oppose raising taxes, wear green on Tuesday, March 17. GREEN: the color of YOUR money....

Original post made by John Adams on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 2288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself - Deja Vu Anybody?

While cleaning house, I found this letter... how naive the writer was to think a worse time could not come! 27 Jan 2003 Pleasanton...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 1565 Views
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