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4.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Bay Area

Bay Area residents have regained their footing after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the region this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by casey, on Oct 23, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

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Five Easy Ways to Lower Your Energy Bills This Winter

Winter is approaching, and it may have Pleasanton residents wondering what they can do to keep their homes warm while avoiding...

Original post made by Jessica Lee for StopWaste on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Starting, Slowing to 25 mph...

Here's an interesting article about what people should be doing behind the wheel whenever children are present on school...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Aug 25, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1122 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland Airport shooting birds to ensure passenger safety

Gulls, cormorants and pelicans have been flocking to a spot near the end of Oakland International Airport's runway recently,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by CA Strikes 2009, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 1122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Pay-for-Play" Academic Programs?

This looked interesting. "A program with extras for students" http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_14335427 I...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1122 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 16: Will it 'stifle' democratic process or let 'voters decide' public electricity proposals?

Arguments continued this week before the California Public Utilities Commission hearings on an initiative that would require...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by TheRestOfTheStory, on Apr 3, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 6 comments | 1122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Socialist McNerney Votes to Further Bankrupt America...(Votes Against 'Cut, Cap & Balance')

Not surprisingly, the Obama & McNerney & Co. continue their WAR against America. Our (mis-)Representative -- Jerry McNerney...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 20, 2011 at 8:38 pm | 3 comments | 1122 Views

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Children's Scrabble tournament set for Jan. 3

Pleasanton Public Library will host a children's winter vacation Scrabble tournament with check-in at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathi H, on Dec 20, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Legislators looking at California impact of Supreme Court ruling on abortion clinic protestors

After the U.S. Supreme Court last Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 1122 Views

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Severe storm warnings for parts of Bay Area, but with less local impact

Although rain showers are expected to remain steady but light in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, other parts of the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 1121 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1121 Views

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Thriving Discovery

Thriving Ink is joining forces with Karl Wente's Discover the Wine/Discover the Music to celebrate local artists, musicians...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1121 Views

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If it's Tuesday, it must be another Oak Grove debate

Over the last couple of years, a regular contingent of opponents to the proposed 51-home development above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 1121 Views

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ILLEGAL Immigration worries!

Regardless of you political leanings. The following videos should be of concern to you. http://www.wsbtv.com/video/23438021/index.html ...

Original post made by Pablo on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 26, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 16 comments | 1121 Views

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Second library for our side of town

When I was growing up, I remember always enjoying more than one library in most cosmopolitan cities wherever I have lived....

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 1121 Views

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Paragon Outlets

The most poorly designed shopping area for parking and pedistrians I have ever seen.They do not have enough entry and exit...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1121 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

300 million lose to 545! Why??

Read and consider.. : http://www.redroom.com/blog/barboyer/email-i-received-columnist-charlie-reese-very-interesting-and-simple-about-our-govt There...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1120 Views

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Explaining 911 to a Muslim Child

As a Muslim, I though this was a good article in regard to life as a Mulim family in America, post 9/11: Explaining 9/11...

Original post made by Muslim on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1120 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 | 1120 Views
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