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AROUND TOWN

Nasty, Mean, Angry P-Town Residents

I wanted to re post this from another thread to have some hopefully constructive feedback and maybe, just maybe open some...

Original post made by Food for Thought on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 11 comments | 1255 Views

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Barone's gets OK for live music, entertainment

After two dozen speakers and two and a half hours, the Planning Commission Wednesday night granted Barone's restaurant its...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 2065 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

what was done and by whom at the CIA under the Bush administration, people are remaining tight-lipped

As you quite well know, Eric Prince, founder, President and CEO of Blackwater, is a Religious Christian Master Of War, with...

Original post made by Blackwater XE on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by I Agree, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 15 comments | 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fund set up for son of mother killed in Vasco car crash

A trust fund is being set up for a 5-year-old boy whose mother was killed in a car crash on Vasco Road, south of Byron, Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2069 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Americans: Serfs Ruled by Oligarchs

Americans: Serfs Ruled by Oligarchs by Paul Craig Roberts “In a little time [there will be] no middling sort. We shall...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 21, 2009 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 1058 Views

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Obama creates jobs...in Brazil!

All the hype during the Obama campaign about creating jobs in the US, punishing US companies that ship jobs overseas, and...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 18 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

To the (edited by PW staff) that posted the FAT PEOPLE thread last week:

Four U.S. troops charged with soldier cruelty Soldiers accused of hazing Ohio teen who committed suicide, military says NBC...

Original post made by Tami on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by k, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 1245 Views

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Killings, kidnappings and torture of suspected homosexuals are escalating.

Gay men attacked, executed in Iraq, rights group says. Different Country, same mentality towards GAYS! STORY HIGHLIGHTS...

Original post made by Ths Has Got To STOP! on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Wolfgang, on Aug 21, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 8 comments | 1440 Views

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A very cool LIFE photo archive link

Here is a very cool photo historical archive from Life. Enjoy: http://images.google.com/hosted/life...

Original post made by Cool Life Photo\'s on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by bobart, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to decide tonight how to allot $459K raised by I Love Pleasanton Schools

It was a race to the finish line, but the supporters of the I Love Pleasanton Schools fundraising campaign finished Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:18 am | 32 comments | 2277 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cutting through the illusion - The Grand Chessboard

SOTT Focus Cutting through the illusion - The Grand Chessboard Simon Davies SOTT.net Mon, 23 Feb 2009 13:14 UTC The...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 21, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

PLEASE don't take dogs to Farmer's Market

Claudette McDermott posted: "We actually took our dog to walk Farmer's Market and she loved it, was well behaved so I was...

Original post made by fresh produce shopper on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 19 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Meeting 8/18 at 7 pm

The first Board of Trustees meeting of the 09-10 school year is Tuesday evening. Agenda items include the use of funds raised...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 26 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Raiders of the Lost Arc' is free movie in the park tonight

In just a couple hours, the last of the Thursday night summer movies in the park will commence at Delucchi Park, 4501 First...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by And..., on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 1311 Views

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Letter: Congrats to Ayala for Oak Grove work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5965 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Develop the hills, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1238 Views

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What are we going to do about fat people???

All I ever hear about is cigarettes, alcohol, aids, drugs, but look around folks at all of the fat people and the impact...

Original post made by Jack LaLanne on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 20, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 20 comments | 1442 Views

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Firms with Obama ties profit from health push

Isn't this the type of cronyism that Obama promised would "change" when he was elected? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090819/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_health_care_consultants The...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 20, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 5 comments | 1066 Views

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The perfect fit

"It's not the most glamorous job," said fit model Rachel Felix, 12, of Pleasanton. Fit modeling is a different type of modeling,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Parent/Educator/Model Coach, on Aug 20, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 11 comments | 2603 Views

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Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on Stoneridge & Springdale?

There are flowers & pictures & poems against a tree near Springdale on Stoneridge Drive. I have seen nothing in the paper....

Original post made by Puppetlady on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bumpy, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1709 Views
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