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Walking is wrong for Pleasanton and America

It's a well known fact that America is a vehicle-based society. Any true American spends at least 50% of his time driving...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by teacher, on Feb 18, 2010 at 8:22 am | 9 comments | 895 Views

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If Obamacare passes, you'll need this:

My fellow tea-partiers, open-carry enthusiasts, and other true patriots: Any minute now Congress may pass sweeping health...

Original post made by Pleasantonian Mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by IMHO, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 22 comments | 895 Views

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Are we celebrating Independence Day or a new DEPENDENCE Day?

The answer may lie in next November's election. 35% to 45% of Americans want dependence. If you don't you need to vote in...

Original post made by BringBackIndependence on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:21 am | 9 comments | 895 Views

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The World According to Monsanto

Life on the farm ain't what it used to be. If you choose to remain blissfully ignorant in this matter, you will truly deserve...

Original post made by mark on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 2 comments | 895 Views

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Great News: $111 million in stimulus money (voted for by McNerney) to L.A. produces … 54 jobs

Gee Jerry, if you're going to waste all that money, why not just divide the $111 million among those 54 employees? http://hotair.com/archives/2010/09/16/great-news-111-million-in...

Original post made by Anne on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Barry O, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views

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From mortgages to martial arts

When Anthony Morales was 6 years old and growing up in Union City, he often accompanied his father to the racetrack. He would...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 895 Views

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Why the government fails us

Self interest,money and greed.Politicians vote in their self interest.People vote in their self interest.A very small percentage...

Original post made by hoops on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:16 am | 9 comments | 895 Views

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what Happened to All The Squirrels?

I've noticed lately that I haven't seen any ground squirrels or tree squirrels. I don't even see any squirrel nests in the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by True Conservative, on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 11 comments | 895 Views

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Pleasanton real estate firm to celebrate grand opening today

Better Homes and Gardens Tri-Valley Realty's Pleasanton Office will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting event...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Homeowner G, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 895 Views

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More Change we can believe in!!!

Obama names Bush CIA guy to head up program??????????? http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090826/pl_politico/26437...

Original post made by Pietra on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 894 Views

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TRILLIONS FOR THE BANKER

The Real Story of the Money-Control Over America by Sheldon Emry This study on money is not copyrighted. It may...

Original post made by mark on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 16, 2009 at 12:50 am | 5 comments | 894 Views

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Hundreds here for Foothill Band Review today on Main Street

The annual Foothill Band Review will get under way at 8:30 this morning with a parade on Main Street by 50 middle and high...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 894 Views

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State unemployment drops, but 1 out of every 8 eligible workers jobless

California's unemployment rate in November dropped from its record level the month before, but nearly an eighth of the state's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by BIg Poppa, on Dec 20, 2009 at 4:42 am | 3 comments | 894 Views

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Chelsea Clinton's wedding

Anyone else as befuddled by the media's obsession with the cost, etc. of Chelseas's upcoming wedding? Her parents have the...

Original post made by maja7 on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 894 Views

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3 East Bay cities seek voter OK in November for higher sales taxes

Three East Bay cities are asking voters to approve sales tax increases on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot to help reduce...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by PaoliPete, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 894 Views

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Candlelight vigil against drug abuse starts at 7 p.m.tonight on Main Street

Mothers With A Purpose, in conjunction with the National Coalition Against Drug Abuse, will host a candlelight vigil starting...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Friend, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 894 Views

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Four rescued from stuck roller coaster at Fair

Four juveniles got an extra thrill last week when the roller coaster they were on got stuck at the Alameda County Fair and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 894 Views

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The Remaking of our Curbs - at what cost?

Will the PW please find out the cost of the major rework of sidewalks? For example, the extensive use of heavy machinery...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 893 Views

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Old Fashioned Story Time

Story time is back at Golden Apple Learning Store starting at 4:30 p.m., every Wednesday, at Golden Apple Learning Store,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
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NEW LIBRARY FOR MAIN

From the Independent: Pleasanton is in need of more space for its library. Cost estimates range from $41 million to expand...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 17, 2009
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