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Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Andrew Heller, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

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Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Respect, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:15 am | 12 comments | 922 Views

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Louisiana Sen. Guillory's Message on Why He Switched to Join the Republican Party

You'll not see or hear about this on the mainstream media. It is a very important message which also is not taught in our...

Original post made by Elbert Guillory Fan on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hattie Carroll, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 922 Views

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Health care status quo would be disaster for middle class

By House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Washington, DC — How’s this for a health care plan? It will make your premiums...

Original post made by Sal on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by P-Towner, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views

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Fort Hood Outrage

November 12, 2009 An Officer's Outrage Over Fort Hood By Major Shawn Keller As an officer in the United States Army,...

Original post made by Angered American on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 921 Views

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Letters: Opportunity to vote No

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7074 posted Friday, May 28, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Jun 2, 2010 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 921 Views

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HUGE NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON - Sat 6/26 8:30 - 2:00

Huge Neighborhood Garage Sale in Pleasanton Saturday June 26th from 8:30am to 2:00pm Located in the Jensen/Amador Neighborhood...

Original post made by Moxley Team on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Edwas, on Jun 27, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 6 comments | 921 Views

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2 BART unions vote today, Thursday, but 3rd is holding out

BART's two biggest labor unions will vote this week on management's contract offer but the president of the third-largest...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 920 Views

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What health coverage could you buy for $25,000?

I'm interested in others' thoughts on the cost of providing health care to the 30 to 40 million uninsured individuals in...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 5 comments | 920 Views

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Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by falcon mom, on Sep 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 10 comments | 920 Views

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$2,000,000,000,000: Thanks Harry Reid

Thanks to Harry Reid for confirming on the Senate floor what most of us have believed all along. The currently proposed health...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joseph, on Oct 16, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 15 comments | 920 Views

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McNerney in talks with Afghanistan president about war effort, political corruption

Afghanistan must end its corruption, and U.S. troops need to gain the trust of the people so they will not follow the Taliban...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:29 am | 12 comments | 920 Views

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A sincere (and important) question to Republicans

What are the differences between the ideals of the Republican party and child molesters? I honestly see no difference. The...

Original post made by anti-stupid brigade on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by JWB, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 920 Views

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PC User Group will meet today

The PC User Group's next meeting will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Timely?, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 920 Views

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We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

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Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force meets tonight

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force will hold a public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 920 Views

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Swalwell to host Town Hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will host his first town hall meeting in Pleasanton at 10 a.m. this morning at Harvest...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 920 Views

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Pleasanton, other Tri-Valley cities promoting biking events this month

Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley cities will promote biking events in May with the first Bike to School Day next Friday, marking...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

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Structural engineers hired to inspect Pleasanton's 88 bridges

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a three-year contract with a San Jose engineering firm to handle an ongoing program...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Haruha, on Jul 23, 2013 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 920 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 1,095 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 936 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 158 views