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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child Murdered by Mother

I was very sad and upset to read about the Walnut Creek woman who murdered her teenage son. The fact is that children...

Original post made by Lisa on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 6 comments | 1225 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3-year-old boy sustains minor injuries after fall from third story hotel window

A 3-year-old boy reportedly suffered minor injuries after falling from a third story window in at the Larkspur Landing Hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1114 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Members of Congress Must Participate in Public Plan - NOT!

Members of Congress Must Participate in Public Plan July 16, 2009 (Washington, DC) Today U.S. Congressman Dean Heller...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 947 Views

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Cashes In On Stimulus While Bashing It

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has reemerged after his disastrous State of the Union response prompted a brief sabbatical from...

Original post made by Franklin W. on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 948 Views

AROUND TOWN

500 spend the night watching the 'yellow brick road' at Delucchi Park

At least 500 sat on blankets, chairs and some even stood last night to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1939 classic...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Laurie K, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1148 Views

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The Birthers -- Conservative Media Feed "The Wacko Wing"

14,000 people are losing their healthcare every day and the wingnut right is talking about this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRnvrBtK5zE&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebobcesca%2Ecom...

Original post made by Steve on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:30 am | 6 comments | 959 Views

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Change you can believe in!

Today: Strong housing data combined with good earnings reports to spur a stock-market rally that pushed blue chips to...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:13 am | 4 comments | 1009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2nd BART union rejects management's contract offer

Members of BART's largest union yesterday voted overwhelmingly against management's contract offer, which the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:12 am | 13 comments | 1182 Views

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Afghanistan more difficult than thought

President Obama ran on an end the war platform among other promises and now the war in Afganistan is expanding under his...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Juan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:35 am | 33 comments | 1345 Views

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Bumper Sticker Funnies...

With all the personal attacks from both the right and the left which seem to dominate the posts and comments on this web-site...

Original post made by Rita on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jul 23, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 19 comments | 1527 Views

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Obama falling in polls

Looks like the fate which awaits all presidents is impacting Obama and maybe faster than anyone would have thought. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_pl824...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 42 comments | 1292 Views

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BREAKING NEWS: US House Report "Is ACORN Intentionally Structured As a Criminal Enterprise? "

Because the mainstream media will not inform you about this, the Executive Summary of the report is below and the entire...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by BHM, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's free Movies in the Park feature tonight is 'Wizard of Oz'

Pleasanton will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1929 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' at its Thursday night Movies in the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 1034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 1162 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOPer: Future Katrina victims don't deserve emergency aid

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) wants to make sure nobody thinks the GOP has even one single ounce of empathy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_xnUVrJx1I&eurl=http%3A%2F%2F...

Original post made by Conrad on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Drexl, on Jul 23, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 968 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 982 Views

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NUMMI may be closed soon

It is looking more likely that because of General Motors pullout of NUMMI in Fremont that the company will close its doors...

Original post made by Bobby on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 11 comments | 1215 Views

SPORTS

Play ball...soon

The San Francisco Giants have their spectacular view of the Bay. Now we have ours of the sweeping, uninterrupted views of...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by All Sports Fan, on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beware - Fundraising Ripoff

I just received a call from a fundraising group asking for donations that would be used to send CARE packages to our Servicemen...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:55 am | 9 comments | 887 Views

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California strikes another great deal!!!

So we are going to allow 27,000 hardened criminals out of our prisons and most of the other reductions are just bookeeping...

Original post made by Bobby on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:32 am | 10 comments | 1040 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,134 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 846 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 652 views