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SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WISCONSIN ... A New Threshold

I admit, up until recently I bashed many of the conservatives over the last few years. Well, it seems the tone of my sunglasses...

Original post made by Mellow Fellow on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Melinda, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Occupy coming to Pleasanton Saturday 2/25 to protest Castlewood

Here we go. A planned march from downtown Pleasanton to Castlewood followed by a camp-in. Interesting that the webpage...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Again?, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1365 Views

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Freedom of Speech and the Cost of Participation

I thought this post was well-written and deserved its own topic. It came from the thread about the house fire in Chico. =========== Posted...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 12 comments | 1365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cigars, Margs, and Guitars

This benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation at 7 p.m. July 30 at the Blue Agave, 625 Main St., will include cigars, frosty...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local junior golfers chosen to play in Labor Day Pebble Beach champions tour

Three junior golfers from The First Tee of Tri-Valley have been selected to play in the Home Care & Hospice First Tee Open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Govenor signs 226 bills despite massive veto threats

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed 226 bills and vetoed eight, despite threats he would veto hundreds of outstanding...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Your Tax Dollars Now Funding Abortions (Obama Lied and Unborn Babies Died)...

Maryland Will Be Second State to Offer Federally Funded Abortions Under ObamaCare. Democrats are baby killers pure and...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Obama, on Jul 18, 2010 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Going To Market"

Poetry On Canvas is GOING TO MARKET with Fine Art Themes - "Market Day" New paintings, Originals by Local Artists at the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jul. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1364 Views

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Read it and have lunch with Adrianne McDowell at Towne Center Books tomorrow

Author Adrianne McDowell will talk about her new book, "The Doctor and the Diva," at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27 at Towne...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Blake Nahmias, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1364 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge orders Social Security notices for blind to be in Braille or on CDs

A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday ordered the U.S. Social Security Administration to send benefit notices to blind...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Oct 21, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1364 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUMS (FEMA)

For fourteen years I have purchased flood insurance for my property and home. I purchase the flood insurance for three reasons. 1....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 16, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tenure repeal - Marshal Tuck Supports, Tom Torlakson does not

Marshall Tuck, who is challenging the incumbent schools chief, agrees with the decision in the Vergara vs. California lawsuit...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 1363 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California strikes another great deal!!!

So we are going to allow 27,000 hardened criminals out of our prisons and most of the other reductions are just bookeeping...

Original post made by Bobby on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:32 am | 10 comments | 1363 Views

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Jobless recovery?

Interesting article by a former Obama economic advisor. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090713/hindery_gerard ...

Original post made by Einstein on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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The Queen's Jet...

I don't care who you are ... Democrat, Republican, or Independent ... liberal or conservative ... blue state or red state...

Original post made by Another Hippy on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 1363 Views

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Hosterman named co-chair of U.S. Mayors' Conference water council

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been appointed to serve as the co-chair of the Mayors Water Council for the U.S. Conference...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 1363 Views

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Crowds fill downtown for summertime Wine Stroll

A sell-out crowd of 1,000 turned out on a warm evening last night to enjoy the semi-annual wine stroll sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1363 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,165 views