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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 | 972 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1640 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1942 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 | 1405 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 | 11718 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 | 2232 Views

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City UNION budget workshop needs YOU !

Tomorrow, TUESDAY, Feb 1, 6:30 workshop in Council chambers.... needs YOU and your ideas. So far it looks like the biggest...

Original post made by Analyze costs on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Analyze costs, on Feb 2, 2011 at 10:36 am | 15 comments | 1649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullies

I am becoming more concerened with the [inappropriate word edited] going on with our teenagers. My child and I were out...

Original post made by concerened mother on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Amador Student, on Feb 15, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 2194 Views

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These are the times that try men's souls

This is the famous quotation from Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet "Common Sense" which was the single most important factor...

Original post made by Concerned on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 15 comments | 1708 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother to serve 5 years in prison for having sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another court observer, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 3559 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reprehensible: "Commander-in-Chief Turns His Back on America's Military"

No more proof necessary that our President is Anti-American, Anti-Military. This reprehensible act to deny paychecks to...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 15 comments | 1532 Views

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COMMENTARY: Haggerty out of sync in plan to split city's supervisory district

An Alameda County plan to split Pleasanton into two separate supervisory districts makes no sense. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 3, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 1617 Views

SPORTS

You guys really missed the boat... again

Brandon Crawford. Maybe you've heard of him? Rookie playing for the San Francisco Giants. Ringing any bells? Graduate of...

Original post made by Izzy on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cubs Fan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 2764 Views

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Osama Eyed a Name Change for alQaeda...

I'd simply rename alQaeda...to "Democrats." This party is just as anti-American and destructive as alQaeda. article...

Original post made by TryThis on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sober Analysis, on Jun 26, 2011 at 7:08 am | 15 comments | 1121 Views

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Union members arrested after blocking road to Castlewood Country Club

About 20 people protesting the ongoing lockout of Castlewood workers were arrested this morning for blocking Castlewood Drive...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by RestOfStory, on Jun 26, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 15 comments | 1857 Views

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"Republican Plan in Wisconsin Will Be A Disaster" turns out to be a GODSEND!

Wisconsin School District RESCUED by Republican policies, despite all the protests by democrats including union members and...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by RobinM, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:01 am | 15 comments | 3354 Views

SPORTS

Summertime is swim meet time at clubs all over town

"Swimmers: Take your mark." That's the sound of summer at swim clubs all over Pleasanton as kids ages 4 to 18 grip their...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Happy parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 11:20 am | 15 comments | 2830 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California extremely unfriendly to new business

Regardless of what you read in the paper or hear from California politicans the state is not friendly to starting a new business....

Original post made by John on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 1393 Views

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Corn Growing at Fairgrounds?

Does anyone know who planted the crop of corn growing near the fairgrounds?...

Original post made by Midwesterner on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Seriously, on Aug 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 15 comments | 2350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing on Main Street

Does anyone have information about the stabbing on Main Street near Village High?...

Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Nov 10, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 3944 Views
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