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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Where's news on McNerney's vote for Cap and Trade Bill?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5909 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

War vs. Healthcare

Stupid foreign wars: cheered for, given blank checks, can't end them. Decent health care for Americans: worrying, can't...

Original post made by Alan on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Healing Therapies Foundation provides financial aid to cancer patients

Sandra Wing knows firsthand the benefits healing therapies have on cancer patients. In just a few short weeks, she'll be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ricko, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breakfast with friends at the Hometown Pancake Day

Pancakes, sausages, orange juice and coffee in a beautiful park with lots of friends. What better way to start a Saturday?...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tara, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Redux of President Obama's speech

- Ignore that all previous stimulus bills have not worked to dig us out of this recession (that supposedly ended two years...

Original post made by This time will be different on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 18 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

League of California Cities names Thorne to its board of directors

Pleasanton Councilman Jerry Thorne has been appointed to the board of directors of the League of California Cities. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Apr 24, 2012 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 1104 Views

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State rules PG&E can charge ratepayers for part of $2.2 billion needed for pipeline upgrades

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1104 Views

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S.F supervisor drops plan to rename airport after Harvey Milk

A proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after assassinated Supervisor Harvey Milk is being dropped by its...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on May 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT

***** PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT ***** GOD BLESS DUCK DYNASTY. hate speech is wrong. hate crimes are wrong. physical...

Original post made by FREE TO HAVE AN OPINION on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 25 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged identity thieves busted in Pleasanton

Another case of identity theft suspects being caught in Pleasanton. Seems to be happening a lot recently. "Police in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1104 Views

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PUSD Already Receives From The State $4.0 MM Each Year To Pay For Class Size Reductions K-3

The actual cost is $5.6 MM to run the program. Why would PUSD threaten to cut the difference of $1.6 MM and therefore lose...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 1, 2009 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1103 Views

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Granting Funds to Cancer Patients

The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation is granting funds to Tri-Valley cancer patients to use toward complementary...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1103 Views

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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1103 Views

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BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports August sales gains of 11%

Pleasanton-based Ross Stores, Inc. has reported that sales for the four weeks ended Aug. 29 increased 11 percent to $557...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by ShellyBeamony, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1103 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. 1103 Views

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Bathroom remodel - plumber recommendation

I'm re-modeling my bathroom and would like a recommendation for plumbing service. The scope of the work I'm interested in...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:03 am | 7 comments | 1103 Views

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Free cats! Free dogs! this weekend

This weekend, in an attempt to empty the animal shelters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, dogs and cats will be adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by AW, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1103 Views

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Oracle Trial Update: Google CEO tells jury, 'I think we did nothing wrong'

Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page told a federal jury in a copyright trial in San Francisco Tuesday that "I...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by marketer, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1103 Views

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Have an opinion on Shadow Cliffs? Come to a scoping meeting May 4

The East Bay Regional Park District is in the process of making a new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1102 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,226 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,050 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 371 views