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'Plan Now: Caregiving Your Parent' program being broadcast on TV30's Channel 28 this week

How do you start planning when your elderly parents are in need of support/care? What resources are available? "Plan Now:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on Aug 3, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

PARENTS BEWARE - your childs education is at stake

It isn't just the bankruptcy of "other" cities we need to concern ourselves with. While city pensionís issues make headlines...

Original post made by Taxpayers & Pensions on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 1394 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9800...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 2000 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

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Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 1949 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Want to make a local pet a star? Then vote now in the 2013 Valley Humane Society Calendar Contest. All votes are just $1....

Original post made by Melissa on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 1017 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama and the Democrat Party vs. the American Dream

"You didn't build that!" The real Obama who hates business, hates private sector, hates everything that has made America...

Original post made by I Built It on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by At least I read, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:40 am | 13 comments | 1105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank crash

A late-model BMW SUV apparently attempted to give the Bank of America a drive-through lane on Sunday, July 21. Police say...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by betsy, on Aug 1, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 1546 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland's Pensions time bomb

Oakland has a generous pension plan. The 1,086 current retires, get raises to match 2/3 of pay of current workers, ++ Oakland...

Original post made by Anti-PUBLIC unions on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 1, 2012 at 10:13 am | 11 comments | 1369 Views

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Safeway's 2nd quarter profit dips but revenue jumps to $10.4 billion

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has reported second-quarter profit fell to $121.7 million for the second quarter of 2012 compared...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Retired, on Jul 31, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Vanessa, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1706 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2126 Views

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Former BART board member Erlene DeMarcus campaigning for Pleasanton City Council

Erlene DeMarcus, a former BART board member and long-time Pleasanton resident, has announced her campaign for Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 14 comments | 1566 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly..unbiased editing?

How does the public feel about the editing being conducted by Pleasanton Weekly staff? Do you think it is fair to edit comments...

Original post made by Truth on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 30, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 35 comments | 1389 Views

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Police Officers Abuse Disability

Fraudulent disability claims are a huge issue which should be part of the governors 12 pension reform plan, but it isn't....

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 2831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador high teen busted in drug dog sweep

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by dalmations, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schoolers don't always 'like' Facebook

Facebook has been a phenomenon since Mark Zuckerburg created it in his Harvard dorm room in 2004 and it spread like wildfire...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 1692 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Foundation goes mum, hires PR firm

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation may be $3 million in debt and looking at bankruptcy, but it's not too broke to hire a...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Citizen on Facts, on Jul 29, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 1751 Views

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Presenting perfect pairings

Pleasanton's Palm Event Center was the scene last week of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association's Taste of Terroir...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 29, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

SPORTS

Open water offers change of pace

Swimmers entered Del Valle Reservoir's 67 degree water early both days last weekend for the annual Del Valle Open Water Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Carlson, on Jul 29, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1388 Views
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