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Terrible Tragedy at Fort Hood, TX.

A devastating tragedy has occured at Fort Hood, TX. Please keep our military personnel and their families in your thoughts. http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/11/05/texas.fort.hood.shooti...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 8, 2009 at 1:34 am | 8 comments | 1593 Views

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Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1593 Views

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Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSR is NOT guaranteed by Measure G

The Pleasanton community has expressed the importance it places on class size reduction. Ask parents what they want to see...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Looking for real leaders, on May 15, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I am a Democrat and a Teacher but am voting No on G

I have seen how the economy has affected families in Pleasanton. This year has been real hard on many families. I have...

Original post made by Teacher on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Thank you too, on May 24, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 11 comments | 1592 Views

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How about a major conservative Christian for president? Poll:

How about a major conservative Christian for president? What would that look like? Would it work? Why? Why Not? How...

Original post made by Neil on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 21, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 1592 Views

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New Mammogram Guidelines: A Step Backward?

I'm concerned that the government is changing its recommendations for when and how often women should get mammograms. After...

Original post made by FamilyHistory on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by noone, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:12 am | 28 comments | 1592 Views

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Top 10 Reasons People Go Bankrupt - #1: Medical Expenses

A study done at Harvard University indicates that this is the biggest cause of bankruptcy, representing 62% of all personal...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom for Truth on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Life Long Republican, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 38 comments | 1592 Views

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Costco, college, Cornerstone Fellowship traffic alert: Airway Blvd. to close next Thursday

Starting tomorrow, Airway Boulevard will no longer connect to Isabel Avenue with through traffic from I-580 and north of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 3, 2011 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 1592 Views

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USS Arizona survivors to speak at Las Positas College

Las Positas College will hold a free history symposium featuring three survivors of the USS Arizona from 11:30 a.m.-12:30...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by TetVet68, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1592 Views

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BUSINESS: Desmond named V.P. at BrightSource Energy

Pleasanton businessman Joseph Desmond has been named senior vice president of government affairs and communications for BrightSource...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 5, 2011 at 6:13 am | 8 comments | 1592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon, a district with a parcel tax is making big cuts to programs

To "A reader" and all those who claimed San Ramon would be better off because of its parcel tax, please read: http://www.PleasantonWeekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3652 It...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 12 comments | 1591 Views

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Lifeguards make over $100,000

Not only do the lifeguards in Newport Beach make between $100,000 and $200,000 per year but they are also members of the...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Teach Part Time, on May 22, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 23 comments | 1591 Views

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Kay Huff's ladies' day gains in popularity

It's Fair time starting next Wednesday and once again hundreds are signing up for Kay's Ladies' Day at the Races, scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat Mosca, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1591 Views

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Another workshop planned on curbside recycling program

In a follow-up to a standing-room only event held in August, the city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service (PGS)...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 18 comments | 1591 Views

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Rules? We don't need no stinking rules!

I would just like to thank the friends, fans, family and groupies of the Finding Stella's for making sure they all get a...

Original post made by Really!? on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 15, 2015 at 10:06 am | 11 comments | 1591 Views

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Is your freeway commute getting better?

Traffic congestion on Bay Area freeways fell last year because of the economic recession and highway improvements but motorists...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by YaYa, on May 28, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1591 Views

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Pleasanton's move toward 'walkable' housing fits with what public prefers, survey shows

Americans favor walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods, with 56% of respondents preferring smart growth neighborhoods over ones...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 11, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is "Safe Rides" still available?

Several teens have mentioned that teens are trying to call Safe Rides and it goes right to voice mail and that it is unusual...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2010
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"Pullin' a Palin" Now In The Urban Dictionary

Former Alaska Governor Sarah "The Quitter" Palin, who announced her impending resignation from office last week, is now the...

Original post made by Fred on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1590 Views
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Mark Davis clearly is serious about Sin City Raiders
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Next Up, The Election Props -- but first this word: We’re Number One!
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Who Won the Debate?
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Debate: What do you think?
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