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Crash closes portion of Bernal Avenue Wednesday afternoon

A truck and a motorcycle collided around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, leading police to close westbound Bernal Avenue between...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 10 comments | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big community turn-out for Army Capt. Jared Miller as he returns home from Afghanistan

Several hundred well-wishers from around Pleasanton joined in a rally to welcome home Army Capt. Jared Miller, 25, from a...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Janis Mulhall, on Dec 29, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 1137 Views

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Carden West School names Mark Neal as its new principal

Mark E. Neal has been named principal of Carden West School, a private, nonprofit toddler-middle school in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by vk, on Oct 14, 2010 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 1137 Views

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Green regulation in CA: Academic fraud, retaliation, and science denial

This article and video are extremely revealing regarding the fraud and retaliation that is occurring against the "producers"...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Moderate Liberal/Independent, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1137 Views

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Democrat Leftists Storm the Air & Space Museum in D.C. ...

Just like the Tea Partiers (not)... This is what Community Organizers do. This is Obama's objective. This is deliberate....

Original post made by Obama is Responsible on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Oct 10, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 4 comments | 1137 Views

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Bank and Fed Shenanigans

Make sure you read Hussman’s piece this morning (key section below). This should give you a better sense why the Fed is...

Original post made by GX on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1137 Views

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Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote No on Props. 30, 38, B1

Of the 11 statewide propositions on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot along with two county measures and one seeking a parcel...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by the sales tax, on Nov 4, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 7 comments | 1137 Views

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Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged

Originally posted: July 29, 2009 Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged Syndicated talk show host...

Original post made by Combs on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 1136 Views

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OUTRAGEOUS! McNerney Votes to Give Himself YET ANOTHER RAISE! (and in THIS RECESSION!)

McNerney...you are pathetic! Link >>> http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2007/roll836.xml ...

Original post made by Amy on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 31, 2010 at 11:10 am | 11 comments | 1136 Views

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Workers in Bay Area highest paid in country, study shows

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released today by the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by G in PTown, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 1136 Views

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"Only" 17 cents a day

I realize that Pleasanton Weekly doesn't seem to be able to cover costs with advertising, but 17 cents/day to subscribe seems...

Original post made by seniorgrump on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by ???, on Jun 23, 2011 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1136 Views

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BUSINESS: Desmond named V.P. at BrightSource Energy

Pleasanton businessman Joseph Desmond has been named senior vice president of government affairs and communications for BrightSource...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 5, 2011 at 6:13 am | 8 comments | 1136 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly wins awards in California newspaper contest

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for articles on a wide range...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on May 7, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1136 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Want to make a local pet a star? Then vote now in the 2013 Valley Humane Society Calendar Contest. All votes are just $1....

Original post made by Melissa on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 1136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1136 Views

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Join TVAR on June 1 and 2 for the 4th annual Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days and ADOPT FOR FREE!

All cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies adopted from TVAR or the East County Animal Shelter will be free to qualified homes...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 28, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1135 Views

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First Wednesday Street Party

The last one of the year, the First Wednesday Street Party will celebrate Pleasanton from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 2 in downtown. Dance...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by C of C is Better than Nothing, on Sep 2, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1135 Views

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What is Obama's strategy to get unemployment down?

Our President seems focused on everything other than the wars and the economy and really gets upset when his press is bad...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 13 comments | 1135 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,371 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,321 views

Old Memories and iMemories
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 695 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 615 views