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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10% unemployment and Obama is spending $35,000 - $50,000 a week for his vacation?

When the president takes a vacation, some people are still unhappy. Though grossly less important than racial reconciliation...

Original post made by Pedro on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 4 comments | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

State parks officials: budget cuts could mean park closures

California could be forced to close up to 100 state parks after last-minute line-item vetoes and other cuts in the state...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Strike averted as BART management, unions agree to tentative new 4-year contract

BART management and its three unions representing 2,800 workers announced this morning that they have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hire Your Local Felon

America Works America Works has gained national recognition for its no-nonsense, entrepreneurial approach to moving...

Original post made by Felon on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"make sure that we welcome others who are not yet Republicans"

"To move forward at a time when Republican numbers are shrinking in many states, the party should show "respect of those...

Original post made by Pawlenty on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 12 comments | 976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART management 'intent' on reaching labor agreement by tonight

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said Wednesday that management is "intent on getting an agreement" with its 2,800-plus union...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 5 comments | 1110 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cafe Main

This restaurant, which used to be Coffee Beans and Bistro, has high-quality food and coffee. I am impressed, my expectations...

Original post made by Joanna on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:27 am | 44 comments | 3289 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama chides California for not using test scores ...

Well teachers, a huge pot of money is waiting for you. You just have to play by BHO's rules ... http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-obama-education25-2009jul25,0,45...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 16 comments | 1142 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Suggestion to Pleasanton Weekly...

I recommend that you add a "Politics" category to your TownSquare Forum and then only allow the user to select the category...

Original post made by Mark on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Jul 30, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments | 913 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Outdoor movie tonight is 'School of Rock'

"School of Rock", the ultimate Battle of the Bands movie, will be shown outdoors tonight starting at about 8:30 p.m. in Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 30, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 3768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cigars, Margs, and Guitars

This benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation at 7 p.m. July 30 at the Blue Agave, 625 Main St., will include cigars, frosty...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama REALLY driving the Country Into the Ground?

"Obama is really making the recession worse" "We are loosing our freedoms" "his stimulus package has done NOTHING to help...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Read it and Weep! (Regarding Healthcare Bill)

READ IT AND WEAP! Some of the items in the Health Care Plan now in the works: (Yes, someone IS reading the immense amount...

Original post made by Darlene on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by RJ2009, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:18 am | 61 comments | 11631 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Great Topics On American Thinker Web Site?

Articles Obama Fails J.R. Dunn The stimulus shares one major element with every other program this administration has...

Original post made by AmericanThinker on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by HollyCow, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:15 am | 5 comments | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping Chickens in Pleasanton

I'm interested in getting some egg layers for our back yard. I know that we're not allowed to have any roosters (noisy at...

Original post made by Bird Brain on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 2618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

inapropriate police actions in Pleasanton

Why are the Pleasanton Police Department always so forceful? On or off duty, they seem to find any reason they want to enforce...

Original post made by Aaron on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by LatelyCops, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:27 am | 44 comments | 5709 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Please give The White House your input on the Health Care Bill:

Please go to this link, listen to my Weekly address and give us your input on the Heath Care Bill. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Weekly-Address-Health-Insurance-Reform-Small-Bus...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:27 am | 6 comments | 1074 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are you underinsured?

http://www.rd.com/your-america-inspiring-people-and-stories/the-cost-of-health-care-in-america/article26204.html "Think...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 854 Views

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Items being collected for soldiers overseas

The Parkview Assisted Living Community of Pleasanton is collecting items to send monthly "care packages" to our soldiers...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 1136 Views
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