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WE DON’T HAVE ENOUGH RIGHT-WING POSTS ON THE PLEASANTON WEEKLY!!!

If there is one thing the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum lacks, it’s right-wing posts that attempt to strike fear in...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 1223 Views

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Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. I first posted this song about a year ago,...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:47 am | 13 comments | 1153 Views

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I've Said It Before! Build a 3rd Walmart in Downtown Pleasanton!!!

I've said it before folks! So you want to bring life back to Downtown Pleasanton? What we need to do is get rid of all these...

Original post made by Buford on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1225 Views

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Santa Rita - Jail for the 21st Century

Here is an video,that is getting national attention, about the Santa Rita Jail. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/welcome-to-the-high-tech-jail-of-the-21st-century-KvQCy~kKSoaxhuPjqU2y...

Original post made by Bug Splat on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Presidential Hopefuls at the Starter's Gate: CNN Excludes Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin

CNN has posted a recent poll showing that the Republican run-off for the right to be our next presidential also-ran promises...

Original post made by Burton Rasmuffin on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forensic Audit Uncovers Embezzlement -- School Supt Arrested

Almanac News, Embarcadero Publishing's peninsula newspaper, along with the Mercury News is reporting a District superintendent...

Original post made by Busted on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Oh, Arnold, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:03 am | 4 comments | 1412 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama, Renco Group, AM General, Military Contracts, Builder in Palstinian Territories!

Renco Group ie: AM General (Military Vehicle NO Bid Contractor) for YEARS, the swindler and one of the worlds biggest polluters,...

Original post made by Busted! on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Aug 10, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 1739 Views

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why are so many older homes for sale downtown?

I've been looking to buy a home in or near downtown. My dilemma has been what I consider fixers are priced fairly high and...

Original post made by buyer on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Sep 5, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 11 comments | 441 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time to Get Real On Israel and Mideast

From Forbes Magazine, August 18 TIME TO GET REAL ON ISRAEL AND MIDEAST BY STEVE FORBES, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF THERE...

Original post made by By STEVE FORBES, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 26 comments | 347 Views

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9% of all home loans are delinquent

One factor for the doos day nasty commenets on the Weekly Forum, may just be MAJOR Fear and Frustration. 9% of all home...

Original post made by Bye Bye Neighbor on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Art, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Bicycle Safety

Hi Friends, Anyone else heartbroken about the news of a fifth-grade old boy in San Ramon who was killed when he accidentally...

Original post made by C Gage on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by Parent of a bike rider, on Mar 28, 2008 at 1:01 pm | 7 comments | 1952 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fixing California: The union chokehold

I created a stir last year when I — the former Democratic Senate majority leader — endorsed Proposition 32, the ballot initiative...

Original post made by CA GOV. 101 on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

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Jerry McNerney meeting with constituents Monday in Dublin

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today announced he will hold a Congress at Your Corner on Monday, March 21st, from 2:00...

Original post made by CA-11 voter on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by marvin gaye, on Mar 22, 2011 at 10:21 pm | 26 comments | 2058 Views

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In CA-11, Harmer challenges McNerney to six Town Hall meetings

Oh, this should be good Republican David Harmer has challenged Democrat incumbent Jerry McNerney to a series of six town...

Original post made by ca11 voter on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Christy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 7 comments | 837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1169 Views

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Did Caffino (http://www.yelp.com/biz/caffino-pleasanton) on Pimlico and Santa Rita close?

I've driven by this several times recently and the drive-through coffee place seems to be closed in the parking lot near...

Original post made by caffino gone? on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Suzie, on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 3680 Views

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Did you see who won the 1st GOP Presidential Debate? VERY INTERESTING!

Now this will make for an interesting primary election! The mainstream media states that the 2012 Presidential election...

Original post made by CainWins on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lil' Joe, on May 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 13 comments | 1356 Views

SPORTS

JOE KAPP IN SCRAP

Many of you may recognize Joe Kapp, the ex-Cal Football coach and ex-NFL football player. But, you have got to see Joe in...

Original post made by Cal Alumn on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 2077 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California vs. Texas

It would be interesting to hear perspectives from CA progressives on this summary of CA vs. Texas. Interesting case study...

Original post made by Cal be gone on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jun 10, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 1167 Views

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New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dark Thought, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 30599 Views
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Not Endorsements
By Roz Rogoff | 9 comments | 1,261 views

A second half of life exceptionally well lived
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 680 views