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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1164 Views

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The Man Behind the Palin Magic

An exclusive interview with Sarah Palin's former speechwriter... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_IuhYsauyg&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebobcesca%2Ecom%2F&feature=player_embedded...

Original post made by John Q Public on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jake T, on Jul 14, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1176 Views

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Unintended Consequences and Rush to Health Care Reform

How many times in the last year have you read reports about the "unintended consequences" of poorly thought out legislation,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:57 am | 2 comments | 1060 Views

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Here's how socialism is destroying America

"The return of the $773,000 paycheck -- Goldman Sachs, Wall Street's biggest name, is socking away a record bonus pool even...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Did you vote 'yes' on Measure G?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5911 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2170 Views

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The Crack Cocaine of Democracy

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13990207 Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1179 Views

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100 degrees possible again today, but down into mid-90s on Monday

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley could see temperatures near 100 degrees again today with the thermometer dropping into the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1282 Views

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Just wanted to say thank you!

To those of you involved with the city planning and maintenance of the various parks and recreation facilities in Pleasanton,...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 1091 Views

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Freedom Law School is offering $100,000 to the first person

$300,000 Income Tax Reward Freedom Law School is offering $100,000 to the first person who can demonstrate any of...

Original post made by Freedom From Taxes on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 1024 Views

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More auctions

The Independent wrote an article about the ILPS campaign the other day. Did anyone see it? 7/16 on page 5 I believe. There...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1146 Views

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GOPer: Future Katrina victims don't deserve emergency aid

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) wants to make sure nobody thinks the GOP has even one single ounce of empathy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_xnUVrJx1I&eurl=http%3A%2F%2F...

Original post made by Conrad on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Drexl, on Jul 23, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

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U.S. education secretary is expected to withhold millions of CA Educational Grant Funds

California threatened with loss of funds if it doesn't use test scores in evaluating teachers Justin Sullivan / Getty Images U.S....

Original post made by Teacher on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1211 Views

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Another day in Obama land

Where is Al Sharpton now when you need him to complain about racism? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_obama_harvard_scholar ...

Original post made by Jesse Jackson on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

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Tesla Vintners Wine and Salmon Pairing

The winery will host a wine and salmon pairing event from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd.,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1173 Views

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Mortgage "voucher" Payments with Unemployment checks?

Helping the unemployed pay their mortgages As more jobless fall into foreclosure, the Obama administration is looking at...

Original post made by Elton on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 16, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1086 Views

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Obama poll numbers

Obama poll numbers drop even lower http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll...

Original post made by Glen Sasaki on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 1172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART management, unions meet over weekend, but no agreement reached

BART management and union negotiators met throughout the weekend but no agreements were announced when the talks closed down...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1115 Views

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THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 7303 Views
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