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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 | 858 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
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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 | 858 Views

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Comfort in Coffee Shops like Coffee Ali

After Alison, the owner of Coffee Ali in the Vintage Shopping Center, approached me and offered her Coffee House as a place...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Oct. 31, 2011
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Sponsors defend Prop. 8 initiative in federal trial

Sponsors of Proposition 8 presented their first witness in defense of the voter initiative in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 857 Views

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'Girltopia' show set for tonight as Scouts raise money for Haiti

Pleasanton Girl Scout troop 31473 will host its "Girltopia" show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton Middle School,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marilyn, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

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Letter: Airport noise vs. housing

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6892 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

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Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 857 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
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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 | 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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Push to impeach Obama gains steam

A just-released poll of Lone Star State voters found 67 percent of Republican respondents support the impeachment of President...

Original post made by Jim on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 8 comments | 857 Views

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Some Positive News on the Economy

Here is a link to an article regarding economic indicators from June and an assessment of the recession: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090720/ap_on_bi_ge/us_economy...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Jul. 20, 2009
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The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama

The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama Posted on Oct 28, 2008 by Rob J in Case for Obama Stream, Politics...

Original post made by Liz on Aug. 12, 2009
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He's Gone!!

We went an entire day without Douglas Kendall spewing his so-called humor at us! We should declare today a holiday. Oh,...

Original post made by you got it right on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 856 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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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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Letters: Inappropriate sticky

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7086 posted Friday, May 28, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 28, 2010 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 856 Views

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Volunteer for the CHP senior program

The California Highway Patrol's Senior Volunteer Program provides seniors an opportunity to make definitive contributions...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 856 Views

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Heading for upper San Mateo? Skyline Bridge to be closed for 3 years starting this August

Tri-Valley motorists who use the Skyline Bridge above San Mateo should plan on longer travel times starting late this summer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Zicky, on Jun 19, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 1,215 views

Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 999 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 793 views