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DCCC agrees with TEA Party and GOP, Jerry McNerney is in trouble

The DCCC has bought commercial airtime for one candidate running in a House election this November, and that one is Rep Jerry...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 1079 Views

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Obituaries

<B>Frank I. Belecky Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7550 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Karla Brown, on Oct 29, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 1079 Views

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Make Main Street a car-free zone?

Would making Main Street a car-free, pedestrian-friendly zone increase business, or decrease it?...

Original post made by Kevin on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Jul 1, 2011 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 1079 Views

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Valley Humane wants $125,000 how much is new Exec paid?

The Contra Costa Times reports that the Valley Humane Society needs $135,000 in the next thirty (30) days or it may close...

Original post made by Ptown taxpayer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mal, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1079 Views

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'Spare the Air' alert issued for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Wednesday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7714...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by reformed_republican, on Sep 9, 2011 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1079 Views

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Unintended Consequences and Rush to Health Care Reform

How many times in the last year have you read reports about the "unintended consequences" of poorly thought out legislation,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:57 am | 2 comments | 1078 Views

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Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was a gay Marine

"Alva told Congress, "I'm an American who fought for his country. Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was...

Original post made by Guy on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 11 comments | 1078 Views

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Cash for Clunkers boosts Ford's July sales 1.6 pct

DETROIT Lured by the government's cash-for-clunkers campaign, car and truck buyers started to return to Ford Motor Co....

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

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BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 1078 Views

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Last weekend of free Shakespeare

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 7-8, at Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 1078 Views

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The Weekly closes issues just because they can?

For what reason die the weekly close the New city employee contract unanimously Blog? If people are interested enough...

Original post made by Why close the new city employee contract unanimously blog on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 24, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

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New Safeway online site helps holiday planners

A recent survey by Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. shows that 75% of women find perfecting their holiday decor and meal menus...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
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Tax Preparation

I asked you all for recommendations on CPA's/Tax Preparers since ours has recently retired. I got a few that said Thompsen...

Original post made by ccwc on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Feb 14, 2013 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 1078 Views

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State Sen Mark DeSaulnier - Behaving Badly - Super Salaries

Our State Senator, Mark DeSaulnier, has proposed legislation to punish companies that pay their CEOs higher compensation...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 7, 2014 at 7:26 am | 9 comments | 1078 Views

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Here's how socialism is destroying America

"The return of the $773,000 paycheck -- Goldman Sachs, Wall Street's biggest name, is socking away a record bonus pool even...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 1077 Views

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Prop. 8 sponsor warns same-sex marriage could lead to 'social moral decay'

An official sponsor of Proposition 8 testified in federal court in San Francisco Thursday that he believes same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Go Canucks Go, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 25 comments | 1077 Views

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Letters: Opportunity to vote No

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7074 posted Friday, May 28, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Jun 2, 2010 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 1077 Views

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McNerney's (and Obama's) War on the Young

I wholeheartedly agree with the article linked below. As an excerpt, "...the debt we are amassing will have to be shouldered...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Cruel to kids, on Oct 6, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 9 comments | 1077 Views

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Poor road condition on Santa Rita road near Pimlico Drive

Have you noticed that there are potholes on Santa rita road near near the Santa Rita and Pimlico dr junction? I thought that...

Original post made by mohr resident on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by quack, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 1077 Views

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On-going programs at Hope Hospice

Hope Hospice offers on-going grief support services for adults, teens and children including a transitions support group;...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin, on May 3, 2011 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views
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