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Artists to Paint the Town tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Artists are taking over Pleasanton's downtown tomorrow for the second annual Paint the Town, sponsored by the Museum on Main,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 1080 Views

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Take the McNerney Asparagus Test!

Do you know what Jerry says is the signature issue that determines his political career? Asparagus. Yes, McNerney owes...

Original post made by Nomad on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 21, 2010 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 1080 Views

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Make Main Street a car-free zone?

Would making Main Street a car-free, pedestrian-friendly zone increase business, or decrease it?...

Original post made by Kevin on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Jul 1, 2011 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 1080 Views

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Valley Humane wants $125,000 how much is new Exec paid?

The Contra Costa Times reports that the Valley Humane Society needs $135,000 in the next thirty (30) days or it may close...

Original post made by Ptown taxpayer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mal, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1080 Views

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Pelosi: "We've got to pass (Obamacare) to see what's in it." Well...

More layoffs to Americans and more jobs to China is one of the many negative outcomes of Obamacare. We now see yet another...

Original post made by NoBama on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sharlene, on Aug 1, 2011 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1080 Views

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Interested in joining a chess club?

Local residents are trying to start a Pleasanton Chess Club, primarily for kids. Anyone interested can email PleasantonChess@yahoo.com....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Maithili , on Jan 17, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1080 Views

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Unintended Consequences and Rush to Health Care Reform

How many times in the last year have you read reports about the "unintended consequences" of poorly thought out legislation,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:57 am | 2 comments | 1079 Views

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Biden Speaks Out on Russia

Check out this piece of diplomacy from our VP Joe Biden: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/27/AR2009072701154_pf.html I'm...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 1079 Views

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Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was a gay Marine

"Alva told Congress, "I'm an American who fought for his country. Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was...

Original post made by Guy on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 11 comments | 1079 Views

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Obituaries

<B>Frank I. Belecky Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7550 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Karla Brown, on Oct 29, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 1079 Views

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'Spare the Air' alert issued for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Wednesday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7714...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by reformed_republican, on Sep 9, 2011 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1079 Views

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Simplified tax code

Is there a reason why we cannot have a flat type tax on more of a sliding scale?No deductions or write offs.Something simple...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 24, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 22 comments | 1079 Views

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New Safeway online site helps holiday planners

A recent survey by Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. shows that 75% of women find perfecting their holiday decor and meal menus...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1079 Views

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State Sen Mark DeSaulnier - Behaving Badly - Super Salaries

Our State Senator, Mark DeSaulnier, has proposed legislation to punish companies that pay their CEOs higher compensation...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 7, 2014 at 7:26 am | 9 comments | 1079 Views

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Here's how socialism is destroying America

"The return of the $773,000 paycheck -- Goldman Sachs, Wall Street's biggest name, is socking away a record bonus pool even...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

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Cash for Clunkers boosts Ford's July sales 1.6 pct

DETROIT Lured by the government's cash-for-clunkers campaign, car and truck buyers started to return to Ford Motor Co....

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

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Letter: Congrats to Ayala for Oak Grove work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5965 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Develop the hills, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

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BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 1078 Views

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Prop. 8 sponsor warns same-sex marriage could lead to 'social moral decay'

An official sponsor of Proposition 8 testified in federal court in San Francisco Thursday that he believes same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Go Canucks Go, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 25 comments | 1078 Views

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Last weekend of free Shakespeare

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 7-8, at Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 1078 Views
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