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Survey says: Riders want BART to focus on reliable, affordable service

A recent survey of 819 BART riders concluded that riders want the next general manager to focus on providing reliable, affordable...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 25, 2011 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 1359 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns second place at regional Scripps spelling bee

A Hart Middle School student came in second place in the regional round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and now he...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Olfthful, on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 5 comments | 1359 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1358 Views

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Obama gets it wrong again

Get ready to open your wallets again for some major bailouts. The Obama team and congress are laying the groundwork now. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-reich/breaking-up-t...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1358 Views

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Obama's Approval Ratings Through the Roof! Proving Spread of Disease of Liberalism

As President Obama faces a tough showdown with congressional Republicans over the looming sequestration cuts, a new poll...

Original post made by Wither America? on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Unphased by facts, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pest Problems

With this hot weather we are seeing a large increase in ants and spiders; and, now we hear that the neighbors have subterranean...

Original post made by Judi on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Doug Buenz, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 1358 Views

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Letter: Why isn't Pleasanton banning plastic bags?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6273 posted Friday, October 16,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kris, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 11 comments | 1358 Views

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4th 'Spare the Air' alert issued for King holiday today

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for today, which bans burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Race to the Top

At the upcoming Jan 5, 2010 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda item 2.1 is to approve an MOU contingent upon success in...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power of Green and Red Language

This free communications class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita Road. It...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by TI, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 1357 Views

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What I believe in!!!

Many of you may be wondering what is poster boy and stay cool for? Well the answer is below and we have more of this coming...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 9 comments | 1357 Views

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BART's plans for coliseum connector dashed as minority coalition forces $70-million to go elsewhere

The Federal Transit Administration Friday denied BART $70 million in federal stimulus money to fund its proposed elevated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Puzzled, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1357 Views

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Day 12...No Word From McNerney on His Position on Ground Zero Mosque

Since PW has restricted the other discussion thread on same topic (to reduce political damage against their favored politician...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by ain't no backward folks here, on Aug 27, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 13 comments | 1357 Views

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No. 100,000 on I-680 Express lane

Lab equipment technician Larry Uruquat of Pleasanton took the 100,000th trip on the new I-680 Express lane last month. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 2, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 4 comments | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

IMPRESSIONS of PLEASANTON

The weather has now bloomed into "Classic California Sunny Days" bringing with it ARTISTS painting Around Town. Don't be...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Apr. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Technical difficulties

Our apologies to those loyal readers who received multiple emails yesterday. We meant to send ==BI one== email prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Picky consumer, on Dec 24, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 15 comments | 1357 Views

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Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1357 Views

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School district seeks new revenue sources

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6521...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 8 comments | 1357 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly launches 2010 Holiday Fund

Five nonprofits have been selected as this year's recipients of the eighth annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund, the community-wide...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1357 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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