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AROUND TOWN

'The Eternal Ribbon' - Dublin's new Gateway arch

Drive across I-580 from Hopyard to Dougherty Road and Dublin Boulevard, and there it is: Dublin's new gateway feature: "The...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 29, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 19 comments | 1414 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mind Control Theories and Techniques used by Mass Media

So you think your thoughts are your own? Better think again. More of what the "Powers That Be" don't want you to know. After...

Original post made by mark on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How is measure G being communicated to property owners

How is measure G being communicated to property owners that are not residents of Pleasanton? Is this an instance of taxation...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 1413 Views

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Why are BART's unions different than others?

The SEIU, the largest union in Santa Clara County, approved a new contract giving workers a 5% raise over two years. The...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1413 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tax to leave the state

The attached was an idea presented by the Democrats a few years ago but I think it should be revisited. With so many companies...

Original post made by Kristi on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Wilbur, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 8 comments | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camaro enthusiast testifies about video purportedly showing Scherer's car in Castlewood

Two days after investigators believe Ernest Scherer Jr. and Charlene Abendroth were killed in their Castlewood Country Club...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 1413 Views

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RV, Boat show drawing large crowds at Fairgrounds

The RV show is drawing large crowds at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, where the event is continuing this week through next...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 1413 Views

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Taxpayers NOW in the USED car business

What next? First we become the proud owners of the new car industry. Now the USED car indusrty? House passes 'cash...

Original post made by Max on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by stupid is as stuid does, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Vote No - again

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7075 posted Friday, May 28, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Amanda B., on May 31, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 13 comments | 1413 Views

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Conservative Hatred Escalates

Secret Service Probing Facebook Poll That Asked Whether Obama Should Be Killed 'Should Obama Be Assassinated?' Poll...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:02 am | 31 comments | 1412 Views

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Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1412 Views

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20 Ways Obamacare Will Take Away our Freedoms...

Ok, Pleasanton Weekly, I read where you have written glowing article about "wonderful" McNerney for voting 'yes' on Obamacare....

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Tickled, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 35 comments | 1412 Views

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Coming Soon: $500 for Every Newborn?!?

"Imagine a world where every baby received a trust fund at birth. It might sound like a fairy tale, but being born into money--or...

Original post made by Say No! on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by sally, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1412 Views

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Better Homes and Gardens agents volunteering at Valley Humane Society today

Agents from a Pleasanton real estate firm will be volunteering today at Valley Humane Society as part of their "Company Giving...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just to shown what can be posted here.

It has come to my attention that someone is posting false statements here, so I'm posting this just to verify that anything...

Original post made by Andrew Cook on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Cook, on Nov 21, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Soldier statue inspires letters, money

The statue of a Gulf War era soldier downtown seems to be having an emotional effect on some local residents. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 water rate study underway in advance of Aug. 26 meeting

The Zone 7 Water Agency is undertaking a rate study to determine whether the agency's current water rates are financially...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 6 comments | 1411 Views

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Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

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America's Economy in Accelerated Death Spiral Thanks to Obama- and McNerney-nomics...

Dow now down over 500 at this point. Obama is cheering over this. Yet he states that he has a long way to go to completely...

Original post made by WeNeedReagan on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 14 comments | 1411 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
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