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December 2009...America's Sovereignty Ends Thanks to Obama...

The UN will be in control America's energy policy. Goodbye freedom in America. Obama will sign the Climate Change treaty...

Original post made by Alison on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dottie, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 7 comments | 1005 Views

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Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1005 Views

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Trim agencies to curb water costs

Jerry Thorne may not win any popularity contests at the Livermore-Amador Valley Water Management Agency (LAVWMA), where the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 1005 Views

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McNerney Refuses to Debate Harmer in Public

Why doesn't the PW report that Jerry McNerney continues to refuse to debate David Harmer in a public forum...What is he afraid...

Original post made by Dominic on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

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Defense lawyer says killing of Dublin woman, 91, wasn't planned

Rosa Hill killed her husband's 91-year-old grandmother two-and-a-half years ago but did so in the heat of passion, not as...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by drdoug, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1005 Views

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Editorial

What part of the $24-billion-and-growing state budget deficit and public agony over harsh cutbacks in services to the needy...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by What a laugh!, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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Pleasanton asks BART to scrap Staples Ranch extension plans

If BART officials didn't get the message Jan. 6, Pleasanton officials are sending it again today: the public doesn't want...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 1004 Views

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Romney endorses Harmer in GOP contest to replace McNerney

Former Governor and 2008 GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has announced his endorsement of Republican Businessman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 20 comments | 1004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did I miss the spring Free Electronic E-Waste day at the Fairgrounds?

I keep waiting for a notice in the mail and/or in the paper and wonder if I missed it. I tried to google it but didn't find...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 1004 Views

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Safeway enlists eclectic mix of local celebs for fundraiser

Take an Elvis impersonator, add one congressman, a local mayor, three cheerleaders, a high school mascot, a principal, a...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jun 25, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 4 comments | 1004 Views

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When is the Meat & Fish market on Main actually opening???

I'm stoked to have a meat & fish market coming to downtown. I really don't like the meats I find in Safeway or Raleys. ...

Original post made by ptownright on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by janet, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1004 Views

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Museum announces first Heritage Awards

Museum On Main has announced the first recipients of its new Heritage Awards, established earlier this year to recognize...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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State transportation commission OKs $20 million for BART tramway to Oakland Airport

BART's proposed 3.2-mile elevated tramway between the Oakland Coliseum station and the Oakland airport moved closer to becoming...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Albert, on Sep 26, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 5 comments | 1004 Views

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Cal State East Bay, other state universities, hiking student fees 15% next fall

Officials at California State University have received approval to hike tuition fees a total of 15 percent by fall 2011,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pympster, on May 11, 2011 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 1004 Views

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Summer of fun heading to Pleasanton

With graduation exercises at both Foothill and Amador Valley high schools tonight and a summer crowd of more than 2,000 expected...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jun 16, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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Town Square Forum category request

Dear Editor, Would you consider adding another category to your Town Square Forum? Since Pleasanton and California...

Original post made by J Flack on Jul. 14, 2011
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City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 1003 Views

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Weekly Forum Terms Of Service:

Pleasnanton Weekly does track IP addresses just so YOU are aware of this! I suggest YOU read the Term Of Service before...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 26, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 1003 Views

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Federal money and Congressional seat at stake in 2010 Census

The 2010 census will have critical ramifications to state residents with a congressional seat and billions of dollars in...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Bonnie, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1003 Views

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No decision until 5 p.m. tonight on whether Bay Bridge will re-open tomorrow morning

It will be "quite a challenge" to repair a damaged part of the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in time...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1003 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,215 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 896 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 756 views