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Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers"

Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers" for cities with populations over 75,000. http://www.portfolio.com/business-news/us-uncovered/2010/02/22/top-american-wealth...

Original post made by Ptown Hal on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by taxed, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1056 Views

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The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.

1835. Alexis De Tocqueville, author of Democracy in America, which was published that year, seemed to warn of this day when...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 24, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 1056 Views

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helicopters

helicopters around for long time today 9/17, any reason?...

Original post made by Judy on Sep. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anne, on Sep 17, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1056 Views

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San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures 10th Congressional District primary win

Voters gave one local Republican politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1055 Views

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Nutcracker at the Bankhead - 7 performances!

This is the 30th anniversary of the Nutcracker presented by the Valley Dance Theatre of Livermore. Accompanied by the Livermore-Amador...

Original post made by Dancer & Prancer on Dec. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1055 Views

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Did I miss the spring Free Electronic E-Waste day at the Fairgrounds?

I keep waiting for a notice in the mail and/or in the paper and wonder if I missed it. I tried to google it but didn't find...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 1055 Views

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Next 10 Budget Challenge

Here's a great site for all those of us who are drawn like moths to a political flame. Try balancing California's budget,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1055 Views

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Rand Paul's Doctor Credentials Questioned

"Rand Paul has been certified through the National Board of Ophthalmology since 2005. He is listed as the group's president;...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1055 Views

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Firefighters' 'Hook and Ladder Run' at Wente Vineyards today

The Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation and Wente Vineyards are hosting the third annual Hook and Ladder Run today...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Patricia Barrella, on Jun 28, 2011 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Obama's (and McNerney's) Destruction of America's Jobs Continues...

"Get ready for the sacrifice of tens of thousands more American jobs (at least) to feed the fantasy of “clean energy.” Even...

Original post made by Dana on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Boner, on Aug 23, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 8 comments | 1055 Views

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No rate increase anticipated for Zone 7 customers until 2014

Zone 7 water users won't see a rate hike until 2014, thanks to ongoing cost-cutting measures from the water agency. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Zone 7 and beyond, on Oct 27, 2012 at 2:11 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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What has become of Pleasanton?

I read the wonderful article on Valley care turning 50. However the following comments were awful. What has become of the...

Original post made by nancy s. on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 1055 Views

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Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1055 Views

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Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

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Friends set up 'thank you' fund for Danville Councilman Shimansky

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1054 Views

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Group's demonstration riles downtown diners

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza during the Labor Day weekend were met with chants...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by I believe in Freedom of Speech, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 1054 Views

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65% of Americans want a public option

From CBS News/NYTimes poll: Would you favor or oppose the government offering everyone a government administered health...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 26, 2009 at 1:58 am | 11 comments | 1054 Views

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Golden No Longer

Why is the following so hard for democrats, including the Pleasanton Weekly Editor, to understand? The policies of liberals...

Original post made by Ruth on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 13, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 1054 Views

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Candidate's Forum Monday, Sept 20

Pleasanton city council candidates forum Monday, Sept 20, 2010. It starts at 5:45 PM at Ridge View Commons Apartments, 5200...

Original post made by Lillian on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lillian, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

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Letters: Vote for McGovern, Brown

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7475 posted Friday, October 8,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on Oct 20, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 9 comments | 1054 Views
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Public Ivy Schools for 2015--Going By the ‘Virginia Rule’
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Exchange Club Meeting on First Amendment
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