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AROUND TOWN

Fire Drill Layoffs:

A new ‘innovative’ way of laying people off. A bad joke?! Judge for yourself. “A fire alarm rang at 4 pm in a large office...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Singing, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1240 Views

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Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for July 11

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 11. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2190...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by bobbi, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 982 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton needs to be more like the Central Valley and Stockton

Pleasanton needs to be more like a strong Central Valley city like Stockton or Modesto. Those towns have more population,...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 18, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Brother is Watching You!

Smile, you're on candid camera! Pleasanton Police have a new devise called the "mole" that enables the officers to watch...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Really PO'ed, on Jul 18, 2009 at 7:00 am | 26 comments | 3262 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly Editor: Why No Editorials or Articles on McNerney's Position on National Healthcare?

Given the importance of the healthcare topic, it is unfathomable that your paper has not posted articles on what Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by James, on Jul 18, 2009 at 6:00 am | 10 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need your help...will you help me?

Hi crazy & wild PW Forum crowd, I'm needing your help. There are some great auctions listed at the online auction house...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 1243 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Pailin QUITS!!

Just what the doctor ordered!!..... Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin shocked the political word Friday by announcing that she will...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 115 comments | 2260 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How many crosses have been added to the hill in Lafayette?

Last Wednesday, did the Pleasantonians for Peace announce how many crosses have been added to the hill in Lafayette since...

Original post made by West Side Observer on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1192 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Crack Cocaine of Democracy

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13990207 Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1061 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessings

Anyone know when Blessings will actually reopen? Right next to UNCLE Credit Union, near old location on Santa Rita, the...

Original post made by John on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by vicki, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 7 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Auctions end today. Did you get your bid in yet?

The most recent group of auctions are ending tonight. Luxury Cabin, Trade as One purse, Comprehensive Financial Plan,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I would like your input on this article re: where America is headed

I am not necessarily advocating the following position, and I hope this author (in the linked article below) is wrong about...

Original post made by Becky on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1047 Views

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I am a PROUD conservative with VALUES!

We have our own Wiki site called conservapedia. http://www.conservapedia.com/Conservative_values For those of you...

Original post made by Sally Fischer on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Elmer, on Jul 17, 2009 at 10:35 am | 20 comments | 1100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank You P-Towners - the auctions have been a success!

Thank you to all who have been following the online auctions to support Pleasanton Schools! http://ilovepleasantonschools.blogspot.com/ We...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 1677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Did you vote 'yes' on Measure G?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5911 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unintended Consequences and Rush to Health Care Reform

How many times in the last year have you read reports about the "unintended consequences" of poorly thought out legislation,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:57 am | 2 comments | 950 Views

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Central "Garage Sale" for local charities and/or PUSD

I'm looking for input from our community to see if there would be interest in a monthly or quarterly garage sale. My friend...

Original post made by Jersey on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jersey, on Jul 16, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 3 comments | 970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident robbed at gunpoint in mall parking lot

Around 8 p.m. Monday night a female Pleasanton resident was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her car in the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 11 comments | 2463 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here's how socialism is destroying America

"The return of the $773,000 paycheck -- Goldman Sachs, Wall Street's biggest name, is socking away a record bonus pool even...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 962 Views

AROUND TOWN

You call this Socialism?

After nearly 15 years at the same job, I was laid off at the beginning of the year. Because of my own good money habits,...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 1086 Views
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