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Expect Long Lines at Incoming Walmart in Nob Hill Location

Ah, Nob Hill, get ready for that beeootiful Walmart grocery store you've been so eager to have. Walmart worker activists...

Original post made by Giddy with Excitement on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rules on Using Stimulus Funds Not Clear

Here's an exerpt from an article in today's San Jose Mercury News: "the $8 billion in federal stimulus funds for California...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 15, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1396 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama loses again!

Looks like the result of to much exposure is really beginning to takes its toll. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091002/ap_on_an/oly_obama_olympics_analysis...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 23 comments | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandia to break ground Wednesday on new $5-million combustion research center

Sandia National Labs will break ground Wednesday on a new building for its Combustion Research Computation and Visualization...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 9 comments | 1396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ValleyCare Medical Center opens new floor with 24 beds

In an effort to serve more patients as well as make their stay a little more pleasant, ValleyCare Health System recently...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fred Brown, on Feb 2, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amazing we haven't seen this in the PW...

By Ron McNicoll, The Independent Absentee ballots are already sent to voters. The polls will be open June 2 for...

Original post made by Good Article on G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 25, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1395 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another day in Obama land

Where is Al Sharpton now when you need him to complain about racism? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_obama_harvard_scholar ...

Original post made by Jesse Jackson on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanukkah celebrations continue tonight, tomorrow as holiday observances end

In celebration of the closing days of Hanukkah, Chabad of the Tri-Valley will host an outdoor ice skating event from 6 to...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 1395 Views

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Opening Day for PGSL

Pleasanton Girls Softball League's Opening Day will be held tomorrow from 7:45-10 a.m., Saturday, March 19, at Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 18, 2011 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 1395 Views

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Christmas 2011

Here is something constructive each and everyone of us could do that benefits all of us. Hopefully this triggers some positive...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by dog gone, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 1395 Views

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Where are they now?

A few years back there was this story about a mom hiring strippers for her high school kid and her friends. I always wonder...

Original post made by grapeVine on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1395 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 8 sponsor warns same-sex marriage could lead to 'social moral decay'

An official sponsor of Proposition 8 testified in federal court in San Francisco Thursday that he believes same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Go Canucks Go, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 25 comments | 1395 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Our Form of Government in America Changing?

Is Obama and his Administration changing our form of government? Here is a short refresher (very worthwhile viewing) on...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Average Guy, on Aug 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 1394 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Redux of President Obama's speech

- Ignore that all previous stimulus bills have not worked to dig us out of this recession (that supposedly ended two years...

Original post made by This time will be different on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 18 comments | 1394 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Kennedy, Obama and Wilson

As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. --...

Original post made by Uncle Willie on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by kicksy, on Nov 27, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 1394 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 now in race for Pleasanton mayor, 3 for City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/08/2-now-in-race-for-p...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by myob, on Aug 12, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bike to Work Day underway today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Hacienda has teamed up with other sponsors of Bike to Work Day in Pleasanton and the rest of the Bay Area today by hosting...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Frequently bike to work, on May 8, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Senior citizens support Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5678 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 1393 Views

SPORTS

Campo di Bocce hosting 2016 Bocce championship through next Saturday

Campo di Bocce in Livermore is hosting the U.S. Bocce Federation's 2016 Bocce Championships today through July 2. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by gloria ppotter, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1393 Views
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