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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If u don't watch any other video this month, watch this (uplifting) about our soldiers.

After you watch this, think about all those comments by various congressmen of a certain party who have demoralized our troops....

Original post made by Ruth on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rat, on Jan 11, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 857 Views

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Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format.

Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format. Please take a minute...

Original post made by Community of Character, really? on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 2, 2010 at 8:58 am | 14 comments | 857 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On again, off again state worker furloughs--now on again

A state appeals court Tuesday temporarily reinstated furloughs of three days per month for more than 70,000 state workers. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by itsme, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

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Wheels wasteful spending

According to latest meet of their board on their web, they are about to award a contract to spend over 200k to fix an clunker. Recommendation:...

Original post made by Fred on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 857 Views

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Garbage Pick Up Tomorrow?

Really? My neighbors have their cans out. They're picking up garbage on Thanksgiving day?...

Original post made by Deanna on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

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Culture of Excess: Hot tubs, mind readers and clowns -- Wasting taxpayers' dollars

Reading about the lavish living of bureaucrats at the various GSA conferences... http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/04/cheers-photos-show-embattled-gsa-official-enjoying-w...

Original post made by Spend spend spend on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sonya, on Apr 16, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

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Downtown Statues

Im not crazy about them. Some look like real people with metallic face paint and they are all in odd locations. Were these...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by olive, on May 15, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 856 Views

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Prop 8 ruled Unconstitutional

Justice has prevailed again. Of course, now the bigots are whining and will appeal the decision, instead of worrying about...

Original post made by HHR on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Oh Drexi!, on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 10 comments | 856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning to celebrate Domus re-opening

An official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. this morning will celebrate the re-opening of Domus, the kitchen and home...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

YMCA's Women's Beauty event

Dinner and auction at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 27 at Callippe Preserve Golf Course, 8500 Clubhouse Dr., Pleasanton. Support...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Ava Tune, on Apr 11, 2012 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

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New Market at Vineyard & Bernal?

Hi, does anyone know what is going in at the big open space at Vineyard & Bernald (up by Cofee Ali)...what and when? we...

Original post made by Kristine Walker on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

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She's a Beauty...vote now

If you're heading to Downtown Pleasanton enjoy the Efforts put out by your local Merchants with their Scarecrows! Voting...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Oct. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 855 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Quiz Question: What North American City's Motto is "Diversity, Our Strength" ?

Select from the choices below: A. Detroit B. Toronto C. Minneapolis D. Miami E. San Francisco Follow-up Question: What...

Original post made by One (not Multi-) Culture Only on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by One culture, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 855 Views

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URGENT NEED: KITTEN FOSTERS

The kittens are pouring in and we are in urgent need of additional kitten fosters. If you are interested, to learn more about...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on Jun. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 855 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More smoke and mirrors on health care reform

By kicking in the taxation components immediately and delaying most of the spending increases (and thus the benefits to the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 854 Views

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The LOCAL Conservative momentum is building!

Below is a blurb David Harmer (Conservative) campaign manager sent to forward. They NEED you to show up in Manteca to support...

Original post made by Conservative Agenda Here: on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Conservative Agenda Here:, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 8 comments | 854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We need a business approach to government

We need a business approach to government which is why I support David Harmer, Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina. This is not...

Original post made by Steve Klei on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 31, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 5 comments | 854 Views

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Jazz Band Music--Sunol Jazz Cafe in Downtown Sunol overlooked

I am trying to find out why The Pleasanton Weekly does not display info--- (Under the category of Live Music)--- for The...

Original post made by Ellen Bradley on Oct. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama confronts fears on health care

Obama confronts fears on health care The president warned Americans not to believe the "outlandish rumors." By JOSH GERSTEIN,...

Original post made by Obama on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Obama, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 853 Views
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Not Endorsements
By Roz Rogoff | 9 comments | 1,257 views

A second half of life exceptionally well lived
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 678 views