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After pardon, two journalists could return to Bay Area in next 24 hours

Two Bay Area journalists who have been jailed in North Korea could arrive back in California within the next 24 hours after...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 12 comments | 1250 Views

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Mold remediation plan still in the works at Hearst

A mold specialist spoke to parents at Hearst Elementary School Monday night in the first follow-up meeting since the discovery...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Merlin18, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:25 am | 6 comments | 1250 Views

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Soccer: The Perfect Socialist Sport ...

This is why I hate (to watch) soccer. Ok, I'll admit it can be fun to actually play the game. But give me a break. It...

Original post made by Yawner on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jun 28, 2010 at 9:24 am | 17 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Make-A-Wish Foundation Bankrupted

The president of the altruistic foundation says it’s not the countries economic hard times but something much devious. A...

Original post made by AP Reporter on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by AP Reporter, on May 28, 2009 at 12:03 am | 3 comments | 1249 Views

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Letter to the Editor about Women being left out of July 4, celebration

Cheers to Herman Lewis for noting that there was no mention of women in the military, nurses etc at the July 4, 2009 celebration...

Original post made by Bitsy on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1249 Views

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Top dogs

The winners for the fifth annual Pooch Parade have been anounced. Be sure to check this Friday's paper for a cover story...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NOT a cakewalk, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:10 am | 6 comments | 1249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

HOW MUCH IS YOUR SCHOOL ASKING FOR?

I was recently at a BBQ with families from different neighborhoods in Ptown. The conversation turned to the subject of school...

Original post made by School Supplies List on Aug. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador and Foothill High Schools Advance in State "We The People" Competition

Amador Valley HS and Foothill HS from Pleasanton are two of the 5 teams that advanced to the final round of the CA State...

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Amador Mom, on Feb 6, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 1249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is "Safe Rides" still available?

Several teens have mentioned that teens are trying to call Safe Rides and it goes right to voice mail and that it is unusual...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2010
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VP Biden sneaks into Oakland to help Jerry McNerney

A 9AM Democrat fundraiser today in the Oakland area featured Vice-President Joe Biden at an undisclosed location. Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Issues please, on Oct 4, 2010 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 1249 Views

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Rain forecast moves Spears' concert indoors; other news in round-up of Thursday stories from around the Bay

Stormy weather that is expected to continue to drench the Bay Area this weekend has forced Britney Spears' outdoors concert...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by What about around here?, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1249 Views

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Chinese writers sue Apple for copyright violation

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black... The Chinese are stealing intellectual rights left & right, and they have the...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 1249 Views

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Palin Blowback: Recent Ratings Turn Fox News into a Skunk

Mainstream media outlets are reporting that Fox News recently had its worst primetime ratings in the coveted 25-54 demo since...

Original post made by She\'s been my light on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 1249 Views

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Not Yet Are We a Godless Nation!

. Although the North Carolina House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday that would have paved the way for establishing...

Original post made by Marvin on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 1249 Views

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Open Heart Kitchen fund raiser

Open Heart Kitchen is holding an e-waste fund raiser this weekend in Livermore. I know there are others going on the same...

Original post made by Jon on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

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Fiahlo's Fiasco

The ice rink was proposed for Round Table or Domus in the parking lot. Great idea. When those deals allegedly fell through,...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by mdp, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1248 Views

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McNerney praises Obama speech, promises to advocate for job-growth policies

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) praised President Obama's "State of the Union" address yesterday, especially the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:22 am | 20 comments | 1248 Views

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City passes on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9646...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 1248 Views

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Fire investigators looking into cause of Sunday's grass fire along I-580

Fire crews contained a roughly 75-acre grass fire in the center divide of Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County Sunday...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 18, 2015 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

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Official White House Staff Pay Report:

Check out the official July report to Congress on White House Staff Pay. Seems Obama has literally dozens of "council"...

Original post made by Annon on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 8 comments | 1247 Views
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