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Pleasanton featured in LA Times Travel section

Our great Downtown got a lovely photo essay and article about being a destination for a weekend getaway: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-pleasanton-escape-20130414-photos,0,5...

Original post made by Ptown Proud on Apr. 23, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Superintendent Parvin Fear Transparency?

Why does Superintendent Parvin fear transparency? At last night's board meeting the Registrar for Foot Hill's High School...

Original post made by S.M on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by S.M., on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 861 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sponsors defend Prop. 8 initiative in federal trial

Sponsors of Proposition 8 presented their first witness in defense of the voter initiative in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 860 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Girltopia' show set for tonight as Scouts raise money for Haiti

Pleasanton Girl Scout troop 31473 will host its "Girltopia" show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton Middle School,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marilyn, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-580 freeway closed most of Sunday as police check for bombs after shootout

All lanes of I- 580 between Hwy. 13 and downtown Oakland exits were reopened Sunday night after being closed for hours following...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jul 21, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 860 Views

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The multi-million-dollar gamble

As we reported exclusively in our daily online edition Monday (www.pleasantonweekly.com) and in today's print edition of...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Aug 13, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 7 comments | 860 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hmmm...Hard to answer this question about Barbara Boxer?

Quick...given that Babs Boxer has been in Washington for over a quarter century, you should have NO difficulty naming a mere...

Original post made by Ruth on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ruth, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 7 comments | 860 Views

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November is Coming

Our Last Best Hope >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6weDMH-SCOE...

Original post made by StopMcNerney on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good place to board cats in Tri-Valley?

Hi - Our family is going on a rare (for us) vacation out of town to visit relatives, and we'll need to board our two cats...

Original post made by Need a Recommendation on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pam, on Jul 18, 2011 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 860 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ethics probe should be done independently

It sure seems to be a significant conflict of interest to allow members of either the House or Senate to investigate themselves....

Original post made by Einstein on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 859 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

$100 billion in annual health care savings!

Why the Congress will not touch it in Health Care Reform: Tort Reform. http://www.physicianspractice.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=articles.details&articleID=1399 An...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another $100 Billion in Health Care Savings

But will the Congress allow it to be voted on as part of Health Care Reform? NO! Because this deal is to allow reimportation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by john, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 859 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 steps that would destroy American Society...

If you were a science-fiction writer, think of 10 major events - short of an atomic bomb - that would destroy the American...

Original post made by Mark on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:55 am | 16 comments | 859 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Future of Edumucation

The few regular "bloggers" on Pleasanton Weekly have often wished for an end to seniority for teachers (aka "tenure") and...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 859 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

October is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month!

This month, those of us who suffer from this disorder are encouraged to "come out" and bring a greater awareness of this...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 1, 2010
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fastinating! Obama's new national security advisor is a former Executive Vice President of Fannie Mae!

This should be interesting, Obama appointee, Tom Donilon, is a lifelong democratic organizer and his previous job was Vice...

Original post made by Pablo on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:43 am | 3 comments | 859 Views

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New Idea for Downtown Car Show/Cruise

Well, I read all the comments on my original post and came up with this: Get the city to allow it, but only have fliers...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 5, 2012 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 859 Views

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Santa Rita Jail launches 'smart grid' system to keep electric power on at all times

Federal, state and local officials along with representatives from Chevron inaugurated a new energy management system Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by aResident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

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City salaries

Have you seen how outrageous the salaries are for some of our city workers? http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2012?appSession=37818854032673&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPag...

Original post made by Homeowner on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Holy smokes, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

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The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama

The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama Posted on Oct 28, 2008 by Rob J in Case for Obama Stream, Politics...

Original post made by Liz on Aug. 12, 2009
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