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The Biggest Secret in Pleasanton...

What's the biggest secret in Pleasanton? Why it's the location of Alviso Adobe Community Park. The Museum on Main's excellent...

Original post made by Puzzled in Pleasanton on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Puzzled in Pleasanton, on Jul 6, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views

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Park district to hold Ridge meeting tonight

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

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BART talks making progress, but no settlement yet

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that negotiators for management and the transit agency's 2,824 union workers...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Jul 8, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1363 Views

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Park district, BART offer trails event in Valley tomorrow

In honor of July being National Parks and Recreation Month, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has partnered with...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views

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From Behind The White Line, You're Not So Bright

I was on Main Street this evening and it was incredibly busy. I thought there was a special event, but I didn't see...

Original post made by Jamie on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by FREEBIES, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 1138 Views

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Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for July 11

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 11. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2190...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by bobbi, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1244 Views

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A response to the recent trend of political fear mongering posts

would like to take a little bit of time to point out something I find quite disturbing. There is far too much hostility...

Original post made by M on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 14, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1149 Views

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BART unions set to vote starting tomorrow on contract offers

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote starting tomorrow on a contract offer that management says is fair but...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1162 Views

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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 | 1188 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 | 1194 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 | 1078 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 | 1078 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 | 2208 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 | 1193 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 | 1165 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 | 1301 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 | 1112 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 | 1045 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 | 1372 Views

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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 | 1179 Views
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Why I'm now supporting Bernie Sanders
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Heated battle likely over climate change legislation
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