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SCHOOL SUPERFLUOUS SUPERINTENDENT

I can't for the life of me explain to my friends, family and neighbors why our school district keeps laying on expensive...

Original post made by MIGUEL on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on Jun 5, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 843 Views

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Loose chain on "Wacky Worm" ride injures 7 at Alameda County Fair

Five children and two adults suffered minor injuries at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton Thursday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by SUE, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 843 Views

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Democrat Pollster: "U.S. Mainstream Media Has Now Become an Enemy of America"

Now even a democrat pollster, Pat Caddell, is so outraged that he states loudly that ... "the mainstream media in this...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by oh, brother, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F supervisor drops plan to rename airport after Harvey Milk

A proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after assassinated Supervisor Harvey Milk is being dropped by its...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on May 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 843 Views

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Letter: Do some research before spending taxpayer money

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6296 posted Friday, October 23,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Rosie, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 842 Views

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The multi-million-dollar gamble

As we reported exclusively in our daily online edition Monday (www.pleasantonweekly.com) and in today's print edition of...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Aug 13, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 7 comments | 842 Views

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Did you know that Obamacare Taxes Us 3.8% on Sales of our Homes?

Under the new health care bill - did you know that all real estate transactions will be subject to a 3.8% Federal Sales Tax?...

Original post made by Ruth on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by J, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 9 comments | 842 Views

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DeSaulnier, other state senators ask tough questions about faulty Bay Bridge bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions Tuesday of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on May 16, 2013 at 12:10 am | 4 comments | 842 Views

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Bob Dole Urges Thinking Republicans to Change Parties: No Takers

Former Senator Bob Dole appeared on Fox News Sunday and had scathing words for the leaders of the party that once nominated...

Original post made by Freedom isn\'t just ideas on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 4, 2013 at 7:15 am | 4 comments | 842 Views

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3-year agreement with Pleasanton employee union goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify a new three-year agreement with its city employee union tonight which will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Small Business, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 842 Views

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Obama: ‘It’s the Post Office That’s Always Having Problems’

Check out this video where Obama compares government-run national healthcare to the post office http://www.breitbart.tv/obama-its-the-post-office-thats-always-having-problems/ ...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Aug 11, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 841 Views

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Pleasanton Home Sales October 2009

Pleasanton Home Sales dropped a bit from September, click the link to see whats happening in your neighborhood. http://www.moxleyteam.com/2009/11/tri-valley-sold-homes-update-octob...

Original post made by Moxley on Nov. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 841 Views

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Oakland Airport could see direct passenger rail service in 4 years

An elevated rail connector between BART's Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport could be in service in four...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 841 Views

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Another $100 Billion in Health Care Savings

But will the Congress allow it to be voted on as part of Health Care Reform? NO! Because this deal is to allow reimportation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by john, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 841 Views

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10 steps that would destroy American Society...

If you were a science-fiction writer, think of 10 major events - short of an atomic bomb - that would destroy the American...

Original post made by Mark on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:55 am | 16 comments | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Future of Edumucation

The few regular "bloggers" on Pleasanton Weekly have often wished for an end to seniority for teachers (aka "tenure") and...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 841 Views

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Kicking off summertime

Don your sombrero for a Cinco de Mayo celebration as Pleasanton kicks off its summertime fun this week with the first of...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Robert Santana, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 9 comments | 841 Views

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So very true!

QUOTE OF THE CENTURY!   Some people have the vocabulary to sum up things in a way you can understand them.  This quote...

Original post made by King of the Fools! on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jul 28, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views

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Helicopters?

Anyone else here the helicopters around 2 p.m. today flying over Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Gertrude on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Drexl, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 841 Views

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McNerney campaign continues illegal signage

For several days now the McNerney campaign has been posting their signs on city/public property throughout Pleasanton. It's...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 30, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 841 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,133 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 812 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 514 views