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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 859 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sen. Portman To Reverse On Same-Sex Marriage

Former VP Cheney;Larry Pressler, former Rep. Senator; Bob Barr,former congressman from Georgia and many, many more former...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Mar 22, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 11 comments | 859 Views

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10 steps that would destroy American Society...

If you were a science-fiction writer, think of 10 major events - short of an atomic bomb - that would destroy the American...

Original post made by Mark on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:55 am | 16 comments | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's 99 Ranch Market offers 3% of today's sale to help local schools

The CORE (Community OutReach for Education) campaign is winding down, but there are a couple of last-minute ways to help...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tori, on Jun 8, 2010 at 10:33 am | 6 comments | 858 Views

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The multi-million-dollar gamble

As we reported exclusively in our daily online edition Monday (www.pleasantonweekly.com) and in today's print edition of...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Aug 13, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 7 comments | 858 Views

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What a night of music as Pleasanton concert band opens fall season at Firehouse Arts Center

Visitors from Pleasanton's sister-city of Tulancingo, Mexico joined local delegates and scores of good band music fans Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Has Pleasanton become a ritzy town as I hear over and over?, on Sep 28, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 858 Views

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Any advice on local concrete contractor for driveway

We need a new driveway and need to find a contractor for a straightforward job. Any input on local contractors appreciated...

Original post made by Fred on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Curly, on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

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In Need of a Tax Accountant

Anyone know of a reliable Tax Accountant in Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Tax Filer on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 17, 2011 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 858 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ethics probe should be done independently

It sure seems to be a significant conflict of interest to allow members of either the House or Senate to investigate themselves....

Original post made by Einstein on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

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TEA, WINE & POLITICS

As I sat outside a Main Street restaurant sipping my white wine in the early evening, I wondered about the Tea Party Event...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 857 Views

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Register for happy hour with widows, widowers

The Widows and Widowers of Northern California invite others to join them for happy hour from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 19,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on May 18, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

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Good place to board cats in Tri-Valley?

Hi - Our family is going on a rare (for us) vacation out of town to visit relatives, and we'll need to board our two cats...

Original post made by Need a Recommendation on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pam, on Jul 18, 2011 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 857 Views

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Relay for Life attracts hundreds in fight against cancer

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life walkathon came to the Tri-Valley last weekend, uniting the community by celebrating...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by john swager, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

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Sad state of affairs with no "representatives"

It is a sad state of affairs when any administration has to rush approval of legislation because of rising unpopularity of...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nan, on Jan 18, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 856 Views

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The Mark of a True American City

Sometimes people ask me, "How do I know whether or not my hometown is full of liberals or not?" To that I respond, "well,...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Norris, on Feb 16, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 856 Views

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Dublin to get government-paid electric car charging station

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Wednesday that it is funding more than 200 electric vehicle charging...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Smart Meters being rammed in place, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 16 comments | 856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports record $442 million in earnings for 2009

Ross Stores, Inc. yesterday reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended Jan.30 of $1.16, up 53 percent from $.76 for...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 856 Views

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October is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month!

This month, those of us who suffer from this disorder are encouraged to "come out" and bring a greater awareness of this...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 856 Views

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Human Services Commission meets tonight

City of Pleasanton's Human Services Commission will meet tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don Wilson, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Peace vigil tonight in front of Museum On Main

Pleasantonians 4 Peace is sponsoring a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, in front of the Museum On...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by end the wars, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 856 Views
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Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 845 views

Senate leader ensures gas prices will climb come January
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 369 views