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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health care status quo would be disaster for middle class

By House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Washington, DC — How’s this for a health care plan? It will make your premiums...

Original post made by Sal on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by P-Towner, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

AROUND TOWN

New shops add to appeal of once nearly-deserted Vintage Hills center

An ice cream shop, jewelry store and day spa are the newest tenants in the recently-renovated Vintage Hills Shopping Center...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by P-Town Mama, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 23 comments | 1504 Views

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Rush Limbaugh Facts:

Rush Limbaugh is an ACTOR. He made 33 MILLION in 2007. Rush DROPPED OUT of College as he was FLUNKING his classes. So,...

Original post made by Rush on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fact, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 108 comments | 2766 Views

SPORTS

Michael Vick

Michael Vick was release today from prison. Was justice served? Should he be able to play again? No justice was not served....

Original post made by John on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Deputy Dog!, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 16 comments | 1941 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama poll numbers

Obama poll numbers drop even lower http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll...

Original post made by Glen Sasaki on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

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Obama the great shrinking President

The Shrinking President by Jed Babbin (more by this author) Posted 07/27/2009 ET Just as small men can be great,...

Original post made by Glen Sasaki on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where did all of the Yes on Measure G Supporters go?

We are only 4 weeks away from the deadline of August 14th to raise $2.8 million to save four critical programs in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Cathy on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:43 am | 57 comments | 1670 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State legislature approves budget deal after long debate

California's long budget negotiations have finally come to a close as the state Senate and Assembly passed a package of bills...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by John Stein, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1220 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Economic Growth

Recently much has been said about balancing the budget, increasing taxes, reducing services, etc. but I would like hear...

Original post made by Einstein on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 1024 Views

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Right Wing Terrorists

‘Operation Rescue’ founder warns of ‘violent convulsions’ if health bill doesn’t ban abortions. Look at this article: http://thinkprogress.org/2009/07/20/terry-violent-convulsion...

Original post made by Franklin W. on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 37 comments | 1095 Views

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This IS why we went to WAR!

This is why we go to war, this is why we went to war and this is why we will continue to wage war! Just about the only thing...

Original post made by Don on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 34 comments | 1245 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

War vs. Healthcare

Stupid foreign wars: cheered for, given blank checks, can't end them. Decent health care for Americans: worrying, can't...

Original post made by Alan on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rabbi's-Politicians-Legislatures-40 Arrested In N.J. for selling Kidneys!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8166408.stm...

Original post made by Law on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 9 comments | 1305 Views

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BREAKING NEWS- Everyone is under investigation for CORRUPTION!

Government Corruption "Posted by BMH, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, 1 hour ago What...

Original post made by Elmer on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly Forum Terms Of Service:

Pleasnanton Weekly does track IP addresses just so YOU are aware of this! I suggest YOU read the Term Of Service before...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 26, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 1003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great News For Our Children:

This (below)is the sum of what we Pleasantonians who choose to debate issues on line via the local news paper are focused...

Original post made by Judy on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 26, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 1033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools

I am not affiliated with PPIE, but I have kids that attend pleasanton schools. I came to Pleasanton because of the community...

Original post made by Drexl on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 29 comments | 1731 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Private SECURITY contracts for Afghanistan, Blackwater II, perhaps?

"U.S. military authorities in Afghanistan may hire a private contractor to provide around-the-clock security at dozens of...

Original post made by John on Jul. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 927 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free outdoor movies start downtown on Thursday night

Drive-in movies are coming back to Pleasanton, but this time you don't need a car and can just walk into a park for an evening...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jenelle dronkers, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1518 Views

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Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1051 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,229 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 907 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 763 views