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Beware - Fundraising Ripoff

I just received a call from a fundraising group asking for donations that would be used to send CARE packages to our Servicemen...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:55 am | 9 comments | 828 Views

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Busting the Myth of Green Jobs

Central to the new administration’s economic recovery plan is President Obama’s goal to create and sustain five million “green-collar”...

Original post made by The High Cost of Being Green on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:06 am | 8 comments | 828 Views

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Wild About Art

Kids Love Art School of Fine Arts, 1989-G Santa Rita Road, presents its first student and instructor art exhibition and reception...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 16, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 828 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 | 828 Views

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'Jobs, jobs, jobs' is state's highest priority, Schwarzenegger says

In Wednesday morning's State of the State address, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger drew upon pigs, ponies, prisons and priorities...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 11, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 828 Views

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Bill proposed to place social networking sites off limits to sex offenders

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris ia backing new legislation that would make it illegal for registered sex offenders...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 828 Views

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Vote in our Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest

The eight finalists have been chosen for the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest. [http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2010.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 828 Views

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Day 70 and Counting...

Where's your sense of urgency Mr. President to clean up this spill? You have hardly deployed any of the resources at your...

Original post made by Day70 on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 828 Views

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Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m. today in downtown Pleasanton

Mostly cloudy skies are expected but probably no rain when Pleasanton's 15th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade kicks...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pleasanton family, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 828 Views

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Tim Hunt writes about battling a new Walmart concept

Tim Hunt writes about battling a new Walmart concept. See [http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=8382...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by JJ, on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 828 Views

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Prop. 8 sponsors appeal to U.S. Supreme Court to uphold state's same-sex marriage ban

As promised, supporters of California's Proposition 8 appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to uphold the state's voter-approved...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ur a Bigot, on Aug 4, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 5 comments | 828 Views

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Meet the Pleasanton Weekly's publisher, editor and other staff members

The Pleasanton Weekly publisher, Gina Channell-Allen, and editor, Jeb Bing, will be on hand to talk with guests at the first...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by So, will you attend?, on Oct 30, 2012 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 828 Views

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Dublin man shot, injured after threatening police officer with knife

Police shot and injured a Dublin man Friday morning after he allegedly walked toward officers with a large knife, a spokesman...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 828 Views

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ObamaLogic

President Obama has said he is close to a decision on Afghanistan and that he is not rushing into anything until he has all...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 827 Views

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Farmers Market

Island Earth's farmers market is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by der, on Dec 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 827 Views

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State Supreme Court hears arguments on governor's power to declare furlough days

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's power to furlough state workers for two or three days per month in response to the state's budget...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 7, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 4 comments | 827 Views

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Potentially Ominous Date: November 30...U.S. Gov't May Seize Control of Internet

November 30 may be the date which the democrat FCC regulators seize control the internet. And what’s worse, the FCC would...

Original post made by Chris on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by b, on Oct 14, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 827 Views

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Sizzling Saturdays extended through September

Sizzling Saturdays, the Pleasanton Downtown Association's summer program of special hours and offers, was so popular during...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 827 Views

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Candlelight vigil against drug abuse starts at 7 p.m.tonight on Main Street

Mothers With A Purpose, in conjunction with the National Coalition Against Drug Abuse, will host a candlelight vigil starting...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Friend, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 827 Views

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Here's My Grandparents, Let Government Take Care of Them

The extent of socialism and communism is this country grows every time a Democrat Party comrade opens his mouth. Get a load...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 827 Views
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 625 views