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BART warns protestors could disrupt service in S.F. today

An alert on the BART website is notifying riders about protests that may disrupt service at San Francisco stations today. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments | 979 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 979 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 978 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Right-wing Mobs R Us?

There's a direct line connecting the khaki-wearing "citizen" mob sent from Washington by the GOP to stop the 2000 recount...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 6 comments | 978 Views

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Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 978 Views

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Obama the prince of lies

September 01, 2009 The Prince of Lies By John Griffing "A lie told often enough becomes truth." - Vladimir Lenin President...

Original post made by Ric Tasaka on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 16 comments | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

The good ole days

Ever wonder what Pleasanton was like when silent movies were filmed or when bandits ruled the streets? The Museum On Main...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Museum Volunteer, on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parenting Competing Daughters: Smart or Spoiling

Time again for me to reach out to the straight shooters of the PWeekly community for advice: I have two daughters one...

Original post made by Smart or Spoiling on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Drew, on Feb 8, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 5 comments | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special program offered for new kindergartners with no pre-school experience

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Unified School District are partnering with Alameda County's "Every Child Counts"...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 978 Views

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GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING FOR 9/11 VICTIMS

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2010_07/024949.php by Steve Benen GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING...

Original post made by Stay Classy Republicans on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 978 Views

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Celebrate Pleasanton tonight at the last First Wednesday Party tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association will host the last First Wednesday Street Party of the season by celebrating Pleasanton tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:52 am | 2 comments | 978 Views

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Have Obama, His Admin and the Congressional Democrats...including McNerney Already Killed the American Dream?

Granted I wasn't 100% thrilled with everything Bush did, but you have to admit that Obama has exacerbated our economic problems...

Original post made by Steve on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by MisInformation, on Sep 29, 2010 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

British professor says children of same-sex parents 'well-adjusted'

A British professor testified in a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco Friday that children aren't hurt by having gay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 977 Views

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S.F. City College canceling most summer school classes due to budget shortfall

City College of San Francisco is canceling most classes in its upcoming summer session to offset a $12 million budget shortfall,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 977 Views

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I nominate this as "Political Story of the Year"

Regardless of your party affiliation, this article "America’s Ruling Class – And The Perils of Revolution“ by Angelo Codevilla...

Original post made by Paul on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on Jul 26, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 8 comments | 977 Views

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PROPOSITION NEWS: S.F.'s Newsom opposes Prop. 23 that would curb greenhouse emissions law

An initiative on the November statewide ballot that is funded by two Texas-based oil companies and would roll back California's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 10 comments | 977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by New Board Members, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 977 Views

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The Republican lies about the economics of health reform...

"The Republican lies about the economics of health reform are also heavily laced with hypocrisy." Washington Post ...

Original post made by Washington Post on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton Weekly Troll

The Pleasanton Weekly Troll Around Town, posted by DSM-IV, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood,...

Original post made by DSM-IV on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:17 am | 9 comments | 976 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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