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See an American Recovery Act Roadsign? Take a pic and send it in!

We've all seen them. These roadsigns are pure propaganda, incredibly wasteful of your tax dollars and mine, and are actually...

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 17, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 11 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated in the budget conference committee

The health of California's children is at risk! There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated...

Original post made by StandUP on Jun. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1324 Views

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President Obama returns bust of Sir Winston Churchill back to Britain

Why would he do this? The UK is our greatest ally. It is really more curious why the main stream media (MSM) didn't report...

Original post made by WOW on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by To rest, on Aug 10, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 18 comments | 1323 Views

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Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Oversight Committee Has No Clout

Quoted from the text of measure G: "an independent citizen oversight committee with a minimum of seven members shall be...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

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Bay Bridge

I don't want the Bay Bridge to open again until they do a competent job. I heard a Berkeley professor of bridge stuff...

Original post made by Lisa on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1323 Views

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ABC, CBS, MSNBC, NBC and NPR Ignore Death Threats to Wisconsin Republicans

If this doesn't convince you that the major media are allied with the democrat left, then you're not paying attention. http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/03/13/...

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Answer to what?, on Mar 16, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 9 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for naked man who followed woman on Aug. 20

Pleasanton police are reporting that they are now searching for a man who followed a woman in his car while apparently naked...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Electronic map could help at the library

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6128 posted Friday, September 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kumar Khasadian, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget, superintendent search on school board agenda tonight

In a special meeting, the school board will hear community feedback on two pressing issues facing the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 2, 2010 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Why isn't Pleasanton banning plastic bags?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6273 posted Friday, October 16,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kris, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 11 comments | 1323 Views

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More of a our tax dollars at work

We need to get smarter people and vote for individuals capable of making good decisions. 3000 inmates and 1700 employees...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on May 20, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 10 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outer space in the nearby hills

On any given day, the Chabot Space & Science Center is teeming with excited children. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2533...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Neat, on May 28, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views

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Former Pleasanton resident admits to income tax evasion

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded guilty Wednesday in Federal court to three counts of income tax evasion with authorities...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Achilles, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

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Yellow jackets sting more than 70 during Alameda County Fair's fireworks show

More than 70 people were stung by yellow jackets at the Alameda County Fair last night after a ground nest was apparently...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:43 am | 6 comments | 1322 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs Alzheimer care facility on Sunol Boulevard

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved plans by an investment group to build a 21,000-square-foot facility on a 1.7-acre...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Withheld, on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1321 Views

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Day 12...No Word From McNerney on His Position on Ground Zero Mosque

Since PW has restricted the other discussion thread on same topic (to reduce political damage against their favored politician...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by ain't no backward folks here, on Aug 27, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 13 comments | 1321 Views

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Local office opens for 2010 Census count

Ten questions will determine how much funding Pleasanton will receive for social services and transportation, whether or...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

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Here is what is really destructive - 7 lies in less than 2 minutes

(Post removed because of derogatory racial slurs on YouTube commentary following the video.)...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 30 comments | 1321 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 657 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 492 views