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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No Apology from a weak, spineless president

Obama's inability to acknowledge his thoughtless, racist remark regarding the arrest of prof. Gates is foreshadowed in his...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Liberal, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 40 comments | 4178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sprawling to Obesity: Are the Burbs Bad for Your Health?

This May, the Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics confirmed that the design of U.S. communities...

Original post made by Earl on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 3407 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Conservative Dating Services?

Welcome to yor premier conservative dating service America. Hannidate Hannity's Internet dating service, "Hannidate",...

Original post made by Sean Hannity on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dinner up in flames as couple takes short walk

A Pleasanton police officer had pulled over a motorist on a traffic stop last night when he saw smoke coming from a house...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 12 comments | 1546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic accident on across from the library

I was wondering if the people in the accident on Friday around 11:30 across from the library are ok. 2 firetrucks and police...

Original post made by pat on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by twit, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Heath Care Bill Chart Link:

Here is a link to a Health Care Reform Bill chart: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-healthcare1-htmlstory,0,4843326.htmlstory ...

Original post made by Health Care Bill on Aug. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 973 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats' Different Definition of "Stimulus" as They Fund Porn Thru NEA...

Your hard earned tax dollars at work, thanks to Obama's 'stimulus' package... http://www.foxnews.com/video2/video08.html?maven_referralObject=7567210&maven_referralPlaylistId=&...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by conservative lunacy, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 9 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying positive in a negative environment (economy)

1. Take a news sabbatical. Listening to the news can be downright depressing. All bad news all of the time can drag you down...

Original post made by Positive on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Viva La Revolution!, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 16 comments | 1359 Views

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 | 959 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 | 980 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 | 1043 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 | 978 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 | 987 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 | 1118 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 | 3311 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 | 1150 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 | 925 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 | 3786 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 | 1026 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 | 1067 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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