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Republicans at it again

The Republicans can't stop looking clownish. "Republicans will call two New Haven firefighters to testify in the confirmation...

Original post made by Phil on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 14, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 8 comments | 1169 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City hosting grand opening celebration for Bernal Park Saturday

The city will host a grand opening celebration Saturday for the Bernal Community Park. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2553...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1169 Views

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Obama wants longer days and longer school years!

This should be interesting and thought provoking to say the least longer school days and longer school years. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090927/ap_on_re_us/us_more_school...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 18 comments | 1169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE MERCHANTS OF COOL

This was a recent post in the Town Square: "I would NOT want my middle or high school students to read the forums here at...

Original post made by m on Sep. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullenberger to fly today with co-pilot of plane that they landed in Hudson River

Danville pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will fly for the first time today since he deftly landed a plane into the Hudson...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1169 Views

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Major hikes proposed for 7 Bay Area toll bridges

Staff members of the agency that oversees the Bay Area's state-owned bridges Wednesday recommended raising car tolls by at...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1169 Views

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Another Calif Democrat Official Inflating their Pension? Shocking! (Not)

Now...after we heard about the outrageous salaries and pensions in Bell, CA (note the media conveniently did not mention...

Original post made by Ellen on Aug. 13, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

"Peddler Shop" CHRISTMAS Boutique NOW til 8:00PM

Today is the Sr Center Peddler Shop CHRISTMAS Boutique until 8:00 PM tonight !......I saw all kinds of items for DECOR, ...

Original post made by Senior on Dec. 2, 2010
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State of Washington REDUCING pay of teachers and administrators

Led by a Democratic governor the State of Washington is reducing salaries of teachers and administrators as step one in a...

Original post made by Bolo on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exhausted Taxpayer, on May 25, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 6 comments | 1169 Views

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Obama Bullies in the Middle East: Forces Netanyahu to Say Uncle

There is little doubt that President Obama can deliver a memorable speech -- the kind that reminds us of why he won the...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 24, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G - 58 to 41 % so far....

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 23 of 42 YES 6,199 58.42% NO 4,412 41.58%...

Original post made by so far... on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by so far, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

June 29 school board meeting will be broadcast Friday July 3

I just called the Tri-Valley Community television folks and confirmed that the school board meeting from June 29, which was...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by sandy, on Jul 4, 2009 at 5:55 am | 4 comments | 1168 Views

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The Crack Cocaine of Democracy

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13990207 Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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Is Our Form of Government in America Changing?

Is Obama and his Administration changing our form of government? Here is a short refresher (very worthwhile viewing) on...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Average Guy, on Aug 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 1168 Views

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To those wondering about Douglas Kendall's Posts:

Doug has taken advantage of a "feature" offered by the Weekly, that is available to all. See Below: "READ MORE OF PRATTLE...

Original post made by Annon on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Oct 11, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1168 Views

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Alameda Fair's Rick Pickering earns top Scouting award

Rick Pickering, the chief executive officer of the Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association--which operates the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rick C., on May 8, 2010 at 9:27 am | 3 comments | 1168 Views

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Prop. 8 judge lists 39 questions for response in trial's closing arguments

The federal judge presiding over a trial on California's Proposition 8 has issued a list of 39 wide-ranging questions to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 1168 Views
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