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Jerry is running, and he is running his mouth

Not McNerney today, but our ex Governor Jerry Brown. The ex-mayor of Oakland was out for a run the other day and ran into...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by tango, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:39 am | 32 comments | 1315 Views

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Obama's Immigration speech

I reviewed Obama's immigration speech online. I was surprised somewhat that I disagreed with very little of what the President...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 1315 Views

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Neither Party Has The Answers:

Original post made by Puppets! on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 10 comments | 1315 Views

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Missing boy found after 2-hour search in Rosepointe neighborhood

A 5th grade Hearst Elementary School student was found hiding in bushes near his home on Arlington Drive just before dark...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ed Saklak, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 1315 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families mobilize to get packages to troops in war zones

Have you ever put together a care package for a son or daughter at college? Multiply that by 260 and you can begin to comprehend...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1315 Views

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ELECTION ROUNDUP: New mayors for Livermore, San Ramon as Kamena, Wilson lose bids for City Council seats

The mayors of both Livermore and San Ramon, both longtime top political voices in their communities, lost their bids for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1315 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 | 1315 Views

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CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1314 Views

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Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1314 Views

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Soooo how did good old Pere Stark so yesterday?

Do tell....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1314 Views

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New Staples Ranch environmental report out today

A draft of a supplemental Environmental Impact Report affecting development on Staples Ranch has been completed and will...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nona, on Nov 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1314 Views

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Services tomorrow for John McWilliams

Services for John Brendan McWilliams will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2010 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 1314 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorses Joan Laursen, Jeff Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed former PTA Council president Joan Laursen and businessman Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 8, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1314 Views

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Fraser to retire as Pleasanton police chief

Police Chief Michael Fraser will retire Nov. 12 as head of the Pleasanton Police Department after 30 years on the job, including...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 1314 Views

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Deadline today for filing state, federal income taxes

Taxpayers have until midnight tonight to file their 2012 federal and state income taxes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9088&e=y...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Di, on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

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Does anyone know why there were 5 firetrucks

by the bridge on Bernal between Foothiil Road and Meadowlark Lane this morning? I must of saw 7 or 8 trucks and a inflatable...

Original post made by sam p on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1313 Views

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New supervisor to meet constituents -- for a fee

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who was appointed last summer to represent Pleasanton, is coming to town to meet his...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:47 am | 12 comments | 1313 Views

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Pleasanton Council votes to restrict new banks from locating on Main Street

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to place restrictions on banks, savings and loan associations and other...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on May 4, 2012 at 12:03 am | 5 comments | 1313 Views

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8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1313 Views

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Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1313 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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