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Pleasanton/YouTube video competing for grand prize in contest!

Hey Pleasanton, I'm an elementary school teacher here in town who loves Pleasanton. I made a short video about Pleasanton...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ken and Susan, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 896 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 | 896 Views

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Walking is wrong for Pleasanton and America

It's a well known fact that America is a vehicle-based society. Any true American spends at least 50% of his time driving...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by teacher, on Feb 18, 2010 at 8:22 am | 9 comments | 896 Views

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3 East Bay cities seek voter OK in November for higher sales taxes

Three East Bay cities are asking voters to approve sales tax increases on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot to help reduce...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by PaoliPete, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 896 Views

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Movie theaters

Wasn't the Dublin regal theater the one that bought out our (Pleasanton) theater then closed it down thus gaining a pretty...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by TV?, on Aug 28, 2011 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 896 Views

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Why the government fails us

Self interest,money and greed.Politicians vote in their self interest.People vote in their self interest.A very small percentage...

Original post made by hoops on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:16 am | 9 comments | 896 Views

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Jerry for women

I am dismayed that I cannot vote for Jerry McNerney this year, and I'll tell you why. I am a new transplant - I used to...

Original post made by SJC TRANSPLANT on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Financial Collapse, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 896 Views

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Public hearings planned on AC Transit bid to cut service 15%

Faced with a deficit that could grow to as much as $57 million by the end of the current fiscal year, the Alameda-Contra...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views

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Committee recommends toll hikes, carpool fees

A proposal to raise tolls and eliminate free carpooling on the Bay Area's state-owned bridges is moving forward to a full...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 9 comments | 895 Views

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If Obamacare passes, you'll need this:

My fellow tea-partiers, open-carry enthusiasts, and other true patriots: Any minute now Congress may pass sweeping health...

Original post made by Pleasantonian Mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by IMHO, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 22 comments | 895 Views

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Are we celebrating Independence Day or a new DEPENDENCE Day?

The answer may lie in next November's election. 35% to 45% of Americans want dependence. If you don't you need to vote in...

Original post made by BringBackIndependence on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:21 am | 9 comments | 895 Views

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The World According to Monsanto

Life on the farm ain't what it used to be. If you choose to remain blissfully ignorant in this matter, you will truly deserve...

Original post made by mark on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 2 comments | 895 Views

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Chelsea Clinton's wedding

Anyone else as befuddled by the media's obsession with the cost, etc. of Chelseas's upcoming wedding? Her parents have the...

Original post made by maja7 on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 895 Views

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Great News: $111 million in stimulus money (voted for by McNerney) to L.A. produces … 54 jobs

Gee Jerry, if you're going to waste all that money, why not just divide the $111 million among those 54 employees? http://hotair.com/archives/2010/09/16/great-news-111-million-in...

Original post made by Anne on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Barry O, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views

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Battle for Main Street

The war raged on. Battle lines had been drawn with the Brown-Ayala-McGovern Camp (Brownies for short) staking their position...

Original post made by Jeff on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Love it!!!, on Oct 14, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 895 Views

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Maintenance work under way on Dublin Canyon Road

Crews will be making maintenance repairs on the wastewater piping system along Dublin Canyon Road starting today and lasting...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tracy, on Aug 3, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 895 Views

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Cannonball damages Dublin home in Discovery Channel taping stunt

A cannonball damaged a home and vehicle in Dublin late Tuesday afternoon when a "MythBusters" stunt went awry, according...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Editor around?, on Dec 7, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 895 Views

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Activists begin 30-mile march to end nuclear war

About a dozen anti-nuclear weapons activists began a 30-mile march from Walnut Creek to Livermore Wednesday morning against...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 4 comments | 895 Views

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The Remaking of our Curbs - at what cost?

Will the PW please find out the cost of the major rework of sidewalks? For example, the extensive use of heavy machinery...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views

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Do "Tweakers" really suck?

It used to be the slogan "Tweakers Suck" that was popular! Now the epidemic of Right Wing Conservatives "Tweaking" is what...

Original post made by Tweaker on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kami, on Aug 9, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 36 comments | 1,162 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 839 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 524 views