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$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After Measure G Fails

Will the PUSD heed the call of the community and cut spending in the areas that it should (i.e. S&C) or will it move forward...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 25, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 17 comments | 1607 Views

AROUND TOWN

an attempt by Schwarzenegger to remake California government

Veto Flap is Really About A Power Grab Tom Elias, Mirror Contributing Writer To most Californians who have noticed...

Original post made by Angry as Hell on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl, on Aug 25, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 10 comments | 1607 Views

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Fairgrounds horse track, stables closing for winter

The Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association has decided to close down its horse training operation for the winter beginning...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Dec 2, 2016 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1607 Views

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Downtown needs our help

We keep hearing that the recession is on the wane and to measure the sales reports of several of the major department store...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by No Plan, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1607 Views

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Blessing the new fruits of the vine

Winery owners and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at Las Positas Winery to bless the first grapes plucked from vines in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bunch of drunken snobs?, on Sep 2, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board voting on reducing taxpayer protection

A March 23 board of trustees meeting agenda item is to support the initiative to reduce voter threshold for education parcel...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 32 comments | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We'll see if this development has "legs" ...

I won't hold my breath regarding the Obama "birth certificate" issue, however this is an interesting development, if true,...

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President Obama returns bust of Sir Winston Churchill back to Britain

Why would he do this? The UK is our greatest ally. It is really more curious why the main stream media (MSM) didn't report...

Original post made by WOW on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by To rest, on Aug 10, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 18 comments | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

(video evidence) McNerney-backed SEIU's Coalition to Destroy Capitalism and Redistribute Wealth

[This post was removed because it was only a video from YouTube. If its source had been identified and then discussed by...

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Turf Toe Hank, on Mar 23, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 18 comments | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dem. Illinois Sen. wants to limit free speech on the internet

Interesting article http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/21/illinois-state-senator-pushes-anti-anonymity-bill/ about Dem. Senator...

Original post made by keep the internet free on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 1606 Views

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O'Malley will be Alameda County's first woman district attorney

Nancy O'Malley will become Alameda County's first woman district attorney on Friday after the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob123, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1606 Views

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Hallelujah! Flashmob at Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Mall

A mob took over Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Shopping Center--and they weren't even shopping. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5792...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 23, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 1606 Views

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Pleasanton Parenting Profain Children

I was just now verbally assaulted, at Tawny Park, by a teenage girl riding by in the passenger seat of a new style light...

Original post made by Kimberly Croddy on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Tam, on Jan 2, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 10 comments | 1606 Views

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Police searching for naked man who followed woman on Aug. 20

Pleasanton police are reporting that they are now searching for a man who followed a woman in his car while apparently naked...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1606 Views

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Just Wondering...

Why is the Fair closed on Tuesday? I know about the no horse racing on Wednesday, but why no Fair on Tuesday?...

Original post made by Jane on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by April Mitchell, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 6 comments | 1606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself - Deja Vu Anybody?

While cleaning house, I found this letter... how naive the writer was to think a worse time could not come! 27 Jan 2003 Pleasanton...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views

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Under fire, BART spokesman defends decision to block cellphone acess

In a press conference Tuesday, BART spokesman Linton Johnson again defended the agency's decision to halt cellphone service...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 12 comments | 1605 Views

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Police Officers Abuse Disability

Tim Hunt comments that about the large number of PPD officers out on temporary disability. "currently the department has...

Original post made by taxpayer on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 1605 Views
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