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AROUND TOWN

Adults in here? Really?

It's a shame that the topics, replies and general tone on the P-Weekly boards, is input and output of our common Pleasanton...

Original post made by UnReal on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 935 Views

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Echo...Echo...Echo...Chamber

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echo_chamber_(media) Regarding this condition arising in online communities, participants may...

Original post made by Look Familiar? on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Oct 21, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial

For most of us, the closest we came to Monday's mass demonstrations over state and federal immigration policies was on the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spilled milk cartons litter I-680 for 25 miles

A spilled load of milk crates and plastic milk cartons littered I-680 early this morning from Concord to I-580 near Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by moo, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds here for Foothill Band Review today on Main Street

The annual Foothill Band Review will get under way at 8:30 this morning with a parade on Main Street by 50 middle and high...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

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Al Gore > Warren Buffet

As we all know Warren Buffet is an investment powerhouse. And while I'm sure Warren Buffet profited under some derivative...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 930 Views

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Reading Volunteers Needed

If you would like to volunteer for a worthwhile cause, consider becoming a Barton Reading Tutor. No experience is necessary...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Deepa Singamsetti, on Oct 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1195 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3566 Views

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Ethics probe should be done independently

It sure seems to be a significant conflict of interest to allow members of either the House or Senate to investigate themselves....

Original post made by Einstein on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 929 Views

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Still closed, Monday's uncertain for a Bay Bridge opening

Work to repair a collapsed section of the Bay Bridge is continuing today with still no estimate about when it will reopen,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 1004 Views

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Things are looking good for getting bailout money back

"CIT Group is the first big bailout loss for taxpayers, but it won't be the last. " http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/02/news/tarp.travails.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009110214 ...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1023 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four police and vehicles at Fairlands Elementary Sat

I was walking my dog through the green belt behind Fairlands El Saturday evening when I saw a group of police surrounding...

Original post made by Reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Parent, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1528 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1228 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Lover's Boutique

Help Tri-Valley animals while shopping for unique gifts for people and pets, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, Feline Medical...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1095 Views

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Obama/PelosiCare: "Buy a $15k Policy or Go To Jail" (!)

Unbelievable. Is this the America you're familiar with? Does a big, bad insurance company have the power to do this?...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 967 Views

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Pleasanton/YouTube video competing for grand prize in contest!

Hey Pleasanton, I'm an elementary school teacher here in town who loves Pleasanton. I made a short video about Pleasanton...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ken and Susan, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 997 Views

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Newly Elected NY Congressman, Bill Owens, Breaks 4 Campaign Promises in 1st Hour After Swearing In......

Could be a record for breaking promises from yet another mis-representative... http://www.gouverneurtimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7623:owens-to-break-cam...

Original post made by Jeff on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 quake strikes North Bay, 3rd small tremblor in region yesterday

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Sonoma County last night, the third small quake to strike the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Quaking in my boots, on Nov 9, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1035 Views

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Fort Hood Outrage

November 12, 2009 An Officer's Outrage Over Fort Hood By Major Shawn Keller As an officer in the United States Army,...

Original post made by Angered American on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1058 Views
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My not-so-new truck and my not-so-old Focus
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Radical changes in a lifetime
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