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Collecting for Haiti

It's been a busy past couple of weeks for a variety of outfits gathering items and goodwill for the country of Haiti. On...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Another Parent, on Feb 5, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 1157 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Supreme Court to review state law banning violent video game sales to minors

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this week to review a California law that would prevent the sale and rental of violent video...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on May 4, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 9 comments | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staples Ranch development agreement goes to City Council Aug. 24

Development of the 124-acre Staples Ranch property at Pleasanton's northeast corner could get under way early next year following...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Fairlands Park Neighbor, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 1157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wild ride: woman holds onto minivan from Manteca to Pleasanton

The Manteca man accused of hitting speeds of 100 miles an hour with his wife on the hood of their minivan will get his day...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by hannah, on May 13, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund: Valley Humane Society -- purrrfect for our community

When Valley Humane Society takes in an animal, its life is guaranteed. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8934...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by volunteer, on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Mateo Bridge now open, no more weekend closures, Caltrans says

All lanes in both directions of the San Mateo Bridge are opened at 4 a.m. this morning after crews completed major resurfacing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Linda B. , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 17 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE ELECTION IS OVER!

Can everyone please stop discussing the election itself? Posts about ways to support the teachers and schools, ideas about...

Original post made by Moving past the election on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 11 comments | 1156 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Immigration service to check fingerprints of anyone arrested starting June 1

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Wednesday cast doubt on San Francisco's ability to be completely excluded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by fed up, on May 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm | 17 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FORUM

As 2010 comes to a close, I sit back and reflect on the roller coaster ride this year has given us. Yes, the Forum members...

Original post made by Main Street & Main Stream on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Nov 27, 2010 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1156 Views

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Bachmann Obama and Fairy Tales

Michelle Bachmann was scheduled to appear at the Waterloo, Iowa Straw Caucus event but was late. Now that's not unusual....

Original post made by Hummm! on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood market

Does anyone know when the new Walmart Neighborhood Market will open. And I ONLY need the answer to that question, not a...

Original post made by Roxanne on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Same here, on Mar 6, 2013 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summer Prayer and Meditation Circle

Tri-Valley Unity Church will host 60 minutes of prayer, meditation, song and sharing from 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, at 7567 Amador...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by toodles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

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Why You Should Read The Details of the Health Care Bill.

This is a post of an anaylsis of the first 500 or so pages of the currently proposed Health Care Bill..do we need or want...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 1155 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VA is having severe problems providing injured veterans with benefits in a timely fasion

Is this the case?? The VA is having severe problems providing injured veterans with benefits in a timely fashion. In...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 28, 2009 at 6:08 pm | 13 comments | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

The horse in the front page

Umm, I think your photographers need glasses. That horse is not munching on a pile of hay. It looks like a pile of manure,...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1155 Views
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Elon Musk knows how to tap the government till
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Teaching The Arts
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Primaries and Pivots
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