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State sales tax drops by 1% tomorrow

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease by a full percentage point starting tomorrow, July 1. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 6:15 am | 17 comments | 6078 Views

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Who Is Responsible for the Deficit? The Answer Is....

I'm taking a break from my polo playing at my palatial summer estate* (staffed by non-union workers, of course) to post this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/...

Original post made by Yet Another Teacher on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1630 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly mentioned on Hannity national news program

On the Fox Hannity national news program this evening, Pleasanton Weekly was brought up as an example of the White House's...

Original post made by Question on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 17 comments | 2338 Views

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Obama: I’ll veto bill that will provide water to California’s Central Valley

Obama's WAR against the American economy continues. article > http://hotair.com/archives/2012/02/29/obama-ill-veto-bill-that-will-provide-water-to-californias-central-valley/...

Original post made by Water to Central Valley on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Louis, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:10 am | 17 comments | 2234 Views

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Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 3603 Views

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fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 3792 Views

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Regents Pick Controversial Politician as New President

It has just been announced that the next President of the University of California will be Janet Napolitano, the embattled...

Original post made by Aunt Fergie on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 16, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 2245 Views

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Former Leftist David Horowitz: "The Communist Party is the Democrat Party"

In a recent speech, Horowitz said "We (the US) are in reach of a totalitarian state in this country...These are very dark...

Original post made by inform yourself on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 17 comments | 4498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please stop the speeding on W. Las Positas before a child is hit!

I am about at the end of my understanding and patience with some of the drivers in this town, and implore the police department...

Original post made by Grace on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on May 16, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 17 comments | 2677 Views

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Elections are over, but political signs are still littering our town

The elections are over but there are still quite a few political signs left around town. People have even placed them on...

Original post made by bel on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 19, 2008 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 2429 Views

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Businesses Downtown

I wish City of Pleasanton planners would take a close look at Burlingame and Los Gatos for ideas in planning our downtown...

Original post made by Fran on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Dec 17, 2008 at 10:01 pm | 17 comments | 5388 Views

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Shop Local! Give The Mouse A Furlough And Shop Closer To Home

We shoppers irk local merchants when, despite layoffs, bankruptcies and shortage of government revenue accompanying the sharpest...

Original post made by Local Shop Owner on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Mar 23, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2478 Views

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Why are there so many dog stores?

first there not even dog stores they're places to buy dog food and dog stuff and second there are around eight dog stores...

Original post made by schnorres on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dog owner, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 17 comments | 2153 Views

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Does anybody know what happened to the 'barefoot bicycle guy'?

I realized the other day I haven't seen him in some time. Does anybody know what happened to him? I think his name was...

Original post made by Curious on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by I'm Smiling:-), on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 3015 Views

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New BART station?

Maybe I am late to this but is there a new BART station being planned for the Stoneridge Mall? If so, when is it scheduled...

Original post made by John on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 2263 Views

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Burglary suspects arrested in Foothill High School parking lot

Police arrested two burglary suspects and confiscated two guns near Foothill High School this morning, according to police....

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lacey, on May 28, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 3199 Views

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McNerney hosting office hours to assist with DTV switch

The local office of Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host briefings tomorrow and again on Thursday in advance...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:45 am | 17 comments | 1904 Views

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Pleasanton council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a downsized $87.3 million operating budget for fiscal 2009-10 when it...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:48 am | 17 comments | 1860 Views

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Appeal on Oak Grove development OK goes to court today

Opponents of a developer's plan to build 51 multi-million-dollar estate homes in the city's southeast hills will have their...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by frank, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 1859 Views

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putting down people because of their political affiliation or any belief system is FUTILE!

Some of the post I read on this forum really make me embarrassed! We moved here from Palo Alto a few years ago and the...

Original post made by Lynn on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 17 comments | 1434 Views
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