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Care to see new results of the War on Poverty's "Head Start" Program?

How's that "Head Start" program doing, you wonder? Remember, it was created in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty"...

Original post made by Janet on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by westsider, on Jan 23, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 718 Views

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Democratic Dictatorship

Are we now living under Democratic Dictatorship? Will our voice be heard? ...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 16, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Willie Mays fan hopes Giants do better in Philadelphia

Everyone has Giants fever now but Vivian Fuller, a resident at Parkview Assisted Living in Pleasanton, has been a fan forever....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 28, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 718 Views

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Annoying Employee Parking on Mohr Avenue/Kolln Drive

Do you live off of Mohr Avenue, east of Santa Rita? Do you drive down Mohr towards Santa Rita in the morning and find some...

Original post made by Mohr Park Resident on Feb. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 717 Views

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Census questionnaires go in mail today

Households throughout the Bay Area can expect to receive questionnaires for the 2010 census as early as today. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 1, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 4 comments | 717 Views

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Is shilling for a web site free advertising?

It occurs to me that a certain person has been actively marketing a for-profit opinion site here via numerous threads every...

Original post made by Nurse Shark on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 717 Views

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Stark brings 'unique vibrations' to Chamber

Dave Stark, one of the best known Pleasanton pundits in town and an affable civic leader, has been selected as the chairman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cindy Dake, on Mar 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 717 Views

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Dell bait and switch in February flier

On the last page of the Dell flier I received today (2/12/10) they have a Dell Studio 540 going for $469. I tried to use...

Original post made by Mark Powers on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 716 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: McNerney reached out

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6919 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 25, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 716 Views

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Santa Rita Jail launches 'smart grid' system to keep electric power on at all times

Federal, state and local officials along with representatives from Chevron inaugurated a new energy management system Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by aResident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 716 Views

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Obama's Easter Speech Promotes Socialism: Can We Count How Many Times He Says "I"?

We all know that Easter is a time for sharing our love for all, despite the large and small differences that separate us....

Original post made by Freedom Loving Bob on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on Mar 31, 2013 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 716 Views

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Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 716 Views

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"Christian warriors" preparing to fight the Antichrist.

DETROIT (AP) It started inside a trailer home in rural Michigan, where a small family gathered before bed for prayer. Years...

Original post made by Martin on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 714 Views

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70th annual Rose Show

The 70th annual Pleasanton Rose Show will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, May 8, at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Donny Osmond, on May 7, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 714 Views

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Ahmadi strikes again.

[Removed because it cannot be verified.]...

Original post made by Joanna on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by former parent, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 714 Views

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Detroit bankruptcy approved; IL passes pension reform

Odd that both these occurred on the same day. The federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Detroit's bankruptcy can proceed....

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Bill Lambeer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 714 Views

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Gavin Newsom to seek lieutenant governor's post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced this morning that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 713 Views

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"Help Is On The Way" in Nevada and...

Help is on the way in ... Nevada...and California too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BzQvDVSUD8&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 713 Views

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Bob Werner Passes

Anyone who knew Bob Werner knew of his infectious smile and his thick white hair. He was a concensus builder, a great supporter...

Original post made by Scott Walsh on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by shadowbozo, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 713 Views

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'Lawyers in the Library'

Members of the Alameda County Bar Association visit the Pleasanton Public Library on the third Tuesday of each month to give...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by June, on Jan 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 713 Views
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
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Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
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