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Media News files for bankruptcy protection to undergo financial restructuring

The publisher of the Contra Costa Times, Tri-Valley Herald, San Jose Mercury News and 51 other daily newspapers in the Bay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by CCapDGIT, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 1786 Views

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Who's responsible for cleanup around DMV?

As beautiful as our town is, it's hard to see the DMV landscaping so unkempt. Weeds are growing everywhere and branches,...

Original post made by E. Resare on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 16, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1786 Views

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Out of control public pensions - NYT oped

Interesting oped from NYT on their public employee retirement cost issues: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/opinion/06sun1.html?_r=1 Many...

Original post made by We are not alone on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:41 am | 39 comments | 1786 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber's Assembly candidates forum starts at 7:45 a.m. today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates' forum this morning featuring the two candidates competing for...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by David Lee, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

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'Spare the Air' alert for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Alert for today because of a high-pressure system...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 8, 2015 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Ballots are Here

My household received their Measure G Ballots in the mail today (we are Permanent Vote By Mail) and we already mailed 4 NO...

Original post made by Joe on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 8, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1785 Views

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Foothill band director marches on after 41 years

Hundreds are expected to celebrate the 41-year musical legacy of Foothill High School's only band director Bob Moorefield,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1785 Views

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Can You Keep a Secret? (The mainstream media has)...

The secret I'd like to tell you, if you promise not to spread this news, is that Bush's controversial "No Child Left Behind"...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1785 Views

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Onstage fun with 'Scoundrels'

Two con men vie for the "rights" to clean out the tourists on the French Riviera in the hilarious, fast-moving musical "Dirty...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by David Cannon, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1785 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 | 1785 Views

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Community Foundation honors Pleasanton Weekly

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation presented the Pleasanton Weekly with its "Community Champion" award Wednesday night at...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1785 Views

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Several hundred turn out for 9/11 ceremony in Pleasanton

Several hundred turned out Sunday morning for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton parent, on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 1784 Views

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Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Jersey Avoids Layoffs By Freezing Wages

Instead of deferring expenses, PUSD should just to what Governor Corzine did in New Jersey Check out the link http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSN0423097020090604...

Original post made by Cesar on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1783 Views

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How is that Pleasanton Tea Party boycott of San Francisco going?

Remember back in May when Bridget Melson and her Tea Party friends decided to boycott San Francisco because the City was...

Original post made by Greg Y on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 1783 Views

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Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

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Why doesn't Dolores have a BLOG?

Dear Jeb, Neighborhoods from Walnut Creek to Sunol have been interested in more content authored by Dolores Fox Ciardelli....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1783 Views

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Downtown is a little boring

Downtown Pleasanton is definitely not very kid-teen friendly. Sure, once a month there are street fairs(which rock), but...

Original post made by Derek on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on May 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1783 Views

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Merry Christmas from all of us at the Pleasanton Weekly

To help us celebrate the holiday, Erin McDermott of Fremont Bank sent us these photos of Santa making an early visit to skaters...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kris Kringle, on Dec 27, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where are we supposed to go to vote?

If we want to vote today. where would we go to do that?...

Original post made by alana on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1782 Views
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 986 views

“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 289 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 158 views

 

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