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American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

THE RICHEST IN TOWN ARE CALLED TO DUTY

Yep, I have learned a lot about the next mayoral election. Thank you Pablo, Scott C, curious, justwondering, Stacey and Rat...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by $ Mayor for hire, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:20 am | 15 comments | 992 Views

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Harvest Park principal tapped for Amador Valley High post

Parents of Amador Valley High School students have gotten their wish. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4496...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by chocomilk, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 15 comments | 1119 Views

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Here come the Picnic Police!

http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_15450911 "Break the rules, bring in food or drink without a receipt...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 15 comments | 1327 Views

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Jerry McNerney pretends that green jobs are real

Jerry McNerney's office has deployed press releases this week, pretending that laid off NUMMI workers will get retrained...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:00 am | 15 comments | 1818 Views

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rummage sale on vineyard? downtown?

has anyone heard of the huge rummage sale or craft fair on first/vineyard? a friend told me about it, but dont know who...

Original post made by Daisy on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops go undercover to nab bike thief

A Pleasanton man has been charged with possession of stolen property after the victim of a bicycle theft went online and...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by dchenk, on Aug 2, 2010 at 7:15 am | 15 comments | 1927 Views

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It's Time To Go, Jerry McNUMMI !

Mr. McNUMMI, we will remember you at the ballot box in November. You diddled while NUMMI closed. >>> http://buhbyejerry.blogspot.com/2010/02/jerry-diddled-while-nummi-close...

Original post made by Sue on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 27, 2010 at 9:03 am | 15 comments | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen ready to work for change

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen said the experience she already has working with schools makes her "uniquely...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 1478 Views

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Foothill school traffic

I just moved here in April of last year. Is the Foothill HS traffic this horrific all year long? I don't remember it being...

Original post made by jenny on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pls mom, on Sep 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 15 comments | 1370 Views

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Whitman continues her double faced lies.

California's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Meg Whitman, is getting hit from all sides today on immigration-- not just...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Perceived Conflict of Interest

School Board Candidate, Bowser was quoted in last week’s Independent Newspaper as saying,”it is only a perceieved conflict...

Original post made by Casey Jr. on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 1369 Views

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Who pays into the Chambers PAC/lobby?

Anyone want to know who the names of the Chamber of Commerce contributors to their Political Action committee? It is public...

Original post made by Enlightened on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayers PAY partisans, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 1192 Views

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Pension Spiking + Double Dips = $300K+ for retired City Attorney

The pensions for the police and fire chiefs are not the only ones spiked. The City taxpayers have paid City Attorney Mike...

Original post made by Robert Byrd on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Not So Sure, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 15 comments | 1502 Views

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McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 947 Views

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McNerney back in Washington after election results give him 1% edge over opponent

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) returned to Washington this morning for the final session of the 111th Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 15 comments | 1609 Views

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Have you seen 'Chorkie?'

Have you seen 1-year-old Chorkie? Medical student Melina Mashi who lives in Pleasanton lost the dog following a 7 p.m. traffic...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Chcuk, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 1877 Views

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Hosterman names City Council colleague Cook-Kallio as vice mayor, but not everyone pleased

Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio was appointed Pleasanton's vice mayor for 2011 Tuesday, but not everyone is pleased with...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by trekmtb, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 15 comments | 1377 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Entire topic disappeared -- why?

Dear editor/publisher - About 45 minutes ago, when I checked the Topic List for the Pleasanton Weekly Town Square Forum,...

Original post made by Why?? on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:14 am | 15 comments | 4515 Views

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Please do not forget to send your ballot in for the PMCC election

PMCCs - Pleasanton Meadows Cabana Club - annual election ballots are due on January 24th. Please mail yours in or even take...

Original post made by Pleasanton Meadows Mom on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 16, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 2208 Views
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