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McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 907 Views

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Amador Valley High School receives nearly $13,000 from Safeway schools' program

Amador Valley High School has received nearly $13,000 from Pleasanton-based Safeway, Inc. through that company's annual "10%...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by huh???, on Feb 5, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

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Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m. today in downtown Pleasanton

Mostly cloudy skies are expected but probably no rain when Pleasanton's 15th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade kicks...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pleasanton family, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 907 Views

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Register for Pleasanton Lacrosse

Registration is open for spring 2012 season for new and returning players ages U9, U11, U13, U15 and HSJV. Tryouts for team...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 907 Views

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Join local artists in Friday morning discussions at Vintage Hills shopping center

Local artists gather and share their latest work with coffee in hand when they meet on Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon each week....

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on May 31, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

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This appears to be Breaking News: CIA Dir. Petraeus Responds Re: Benghazi

Here is CIA Director Petraeus's statement: "No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 907 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
There are no comments yet. 906 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 | 906 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Long backups at Bay Bridge as new tolls go into effect

Traffic backups were extensive and visibly irritating yesterday for motorists waiting to pay higher and new tolls on the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 2, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 906 Views

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Last weekend of free Shakespeare

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 7-8, at Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 906 Views

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Movie theaters

Wasn't the Dublin regal theater the one that bought out our (Pleasanton) theater then closed it down thus gaining a pretty...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by TV?, on Aug 28, 2011 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 906 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 | 906 Views

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Letter: Congrats to Ayala for Oak Grove work

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5965 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Develop the hills, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 905 Views

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Obamacare will be 1 big ‘death panel’

Obamacare will be 1 big ‘death panel’ By Richard Poe © 2009 WorldNetDaily President Obama has promised huge cuts in...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 24, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 905 Views

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BART's plans for coliseum connector dashed as minority coalition forces $70-million to go elsewhere

The Federal Transit Administration Friday denied BART $70 million in federal stimulus money to fund its proposed elevated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Puzzled, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 905 Views

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Top 100 Conservative Websites/Blogs according to search eng "Alexa"

For a different perspective, other than the lamestream media, here is a list of websites / blogs that are oriented to the...

Original post made by Amy on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom for Truth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 2 comments | 905 Views

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Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 905 Views

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Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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A PLEASANTON INDIAN SUMMER

My head is swimming from all the politics and economic turmoil ... so, I thought I'd write a poem about how wonderful Pleasanton...

Original post made by m on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 29, 2009 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 904 Views

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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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