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Pleasanton's Mannion drafted by St. Louis Rams

Pleasanton native Sean Mannion, a star quarterback at Foothill High and Oregon State University, was drafted in the third...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 9, 2015 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 4445 Views

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High school winter sports preview

As the splendor of fall gives way to the frigid nights of winter, it is time for the second season of high school sports...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Me , on Jan 18, 2016 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2952 Views

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Amador Valley grad joins the circus

Evan Wiley, 26, thought he might have a career in basketball when he played point guard at Las Positas College and Chabot...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jeez Louis, on Sep 16, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 1923 Views

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How do you feel about the war in Iraq? Iran?

Thought I would post a topic here since no one else has posted any yet. Feel free to discuss your thoughts and opinions...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Elmo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 3 comments | 3419 Views

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Councilwoman receives civic education award

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, who teaches AP Government at Irvington High School in Fremont, is one of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kurt, on May 15, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 2990 Views

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Yes on 99, if you're in favor of governmental control and property confiscation

Confused about Prop 98 and 99? Well of course you are, and that’s intentional. Most of what you hear is designed to take...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by DCM, on May 30, 2008 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 2950 Views

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Editorial

There are only two initiatives on the statewide June primary ballot. Both are constitutional amendments that restrict the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2856 Views

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Take Us Along

Inside a cage in shark-infested waters. In the hand of a wakeboarder on Lake Shasta. With President Barack Obama (okay, so...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 2673 Views

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Hey, Pleasanton Weekly Editor, Why Not a "Top Post" ?

Dear PW Editor, I noticed that the following posting registered a total of 50 replies over the past couple days. ...

Original post made by kt on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Feb 17, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2242 Views

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Get Use To Losing Free Speech!

Free speech is the enemy of liberals. Get use to losing free speech when Obama tries to impose the equivalent of the Fairness...

Original post made by - on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 3 comments | 2261 Views

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More CENSORSHIP from the Oh-So-Tolerant Pleasanton Weekly!

I placed a link to a site on "pjtv . com" which provides information that the mainstream media simply does not air. This...

Original post made by # on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 5, 2009 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 2216 Views

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So Here Comes National Healthcare this Week!

Seems as if the Democrats are insistent that 17% of the US GDP must now be decided upon by a select few in the Senate...WITHOUT...

Original post made by Jim on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 1842 Views

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Two minute video entitled "The Pencil" (on Capitalism)

For those who criticize capitalism and the free market, I'd be interested to hear your reaction of this following short video...

Original post made by amy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Freedom Rings, on May 15, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 2048 Views

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Warning (especially to Democrats): Controversial 2-Minute Videoclip (on "Greedy" Capitalism!)

Warning: This 2-minute videoclip may change your views in favor of the 'horrible, unfair, greedy, etc." system of capitalism....

Original post made by paul on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Earned every penny, on May 15, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 3 comments | 1929 Views

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Where do I vote and when do the polls close?

I live in Pleasanton, is there just one place to vote, or multiple? Do I go to the same place I voted for President? ...

Original post made by Laura on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on May 19, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 2064 Views

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Unfunded Retiree Medical Benefit Liabilities

Ah, the local columnists are starting to have the discussion about unfunded medical benefit liabilities for retirees. http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12403771 "An...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1696 Views

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To Paraphrase MLK, "I Have a Nightmare"

For those of you who supported Obama for President (including the Pleasanton Weekly), have you stopped to see what is happening...

Original post made by John on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 30, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 1951 Views

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Hope, Change & Marxism: Did Obama Target Chrysler Dealerships in Counties They Lost?

If you don't think the following is absolutely UNAMERICAN and Marxist, you are not paying attention. Looks like there is...

Original post made by amy on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 27, 2009 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 2045 Views

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Taxpayers NOW in the USED car business

What next? First we become the proud owners of the new car industry. Now the USED car indusrty? House passes 'cash...

Original post made by Max on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by stupid is as stuid does, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1778 Views

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2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Scooder, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 1727 Views
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President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 42 comments | 2,368 views

State budget hinges on earnings of the 1 percent
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 542 views

Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 216 views