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AROUND TOWN

Weeding

My yard has a lot of weeds but my kids can't tolerate Roundup and other such stuff. You know of some organic harmless...

Original post made by WeedHater on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Like a good neighbor, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 16 comments | 1472 Views

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Air quality officials ask residents to refrain from wood burning this week

Air quality officials are asking Bay Area residents to refrain from burning wood or firelogs this week. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 1472 Views

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Valley Humane Society broke, may close

The Valley Humane Society, a 25-year-old nonprofit animal welfare organization that just moved into a new $1.3-million building,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 11 comments | 1472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how could class sizes stay small if measure G does not pass?

I don't see how it will be possible for class sizes to stay small if measure G fails. I made a previous post with the title...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 26, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 8 comments | 1471 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 | 1471 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insurance

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/deaths.health.insurance/index.html This article illustrates why health care/health...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1471 Views

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Rat's at Macaroni Grill in Dublin

I was at Macaroni Grill in Dublin last night for dinner with my husband and while eating looked down and saw a rat scamper...

Original post made by Pati on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Helen, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1471 Views

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Support for june tax initiatives drops

It looks like the support for Brown's tax initiatives has dropped: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/nov05election/detail?entry_id=85612 ""Today,"...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sleeping Bags for Donation

Does anyone know where in town I can donate sleeping bags for the needy/homeless, etc.? Thanks for the help!...

Original post made by ccwc on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 8 comments | 1471 Views

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Weekly opens Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly is launching its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Margo, on May 2, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1471 Views

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Council OKs Asian-focused retail center on northeast side

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved the construction of a multimillion-dollar, Asian-focused retail and office center...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Jan 5 Town Hall - Televised or not?

In the agenda for the special PUSD Board meeting on Tue Jan 5 titled Budget and Alternative Funding Source Community Forum,...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:02 am | 4 comments | 1470 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Queen's Jet...

I don't care who you are ... Democrat, Republican, or Independent ... liberal or conservative ... blue state or red state...

Original post made by Another Hippy on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 1470 Views

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On again, off again state worker furloughs--now on again

A state appeals court Tuesday temporarily reinstated furloughs of three days per month for more than 70,000 state workers. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by itsme, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1470 Views

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Hawaii remembers Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago today

Survivors of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will remember the 2,400 people who lost their lives 70 years ago...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 15, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 3 comments | 1470 Views

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County officials cut short confab with Chinese delegation eyeing NUMMI

Alameda County supervisors cut short their meeting last week with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by David, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 1470 Views

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Tour shows affordable housing potential for Pleasanton

When it comes to providing affordable housing, Pleasanton has a lot more to think about, following a tour of low-income housing...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Toni, on Apr 15, 2011 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 1470 Views

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Memorial dedication set for Veterans Day weekend at Pioneer Cemetery

Work is underway on a $390,000 memorial at the city-owned Pioneer Cemetery that will pay tribute to the more than 500 veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jo Lindskog, on Oct 15, 2016 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1470 Views

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A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1469 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1469 Views
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Suspicious Stein, Watchdog Warren, and a Basket of Deplorables
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