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WHAT HAPPENED TO ECONOMIC COLLAPSE?

I was talking with a close friend that just moved to Texas before the sequester took place. He was telling me that the world...

Original post made by Collapse on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by mike, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 7 comments | 1019 Views

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Letter: We need other solutions than war

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6188 posted Friday, September 25,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:25 am | 5 comments | 1018 Views

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OK given for petitions to be circulated to change legislative vote requirements

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that George Lakoff, the proponent of a new initiative that would change the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 19, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1018 Views

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Get Rid of Anonymous Postings

Are you sick and tired of the blatherings of people who hide behind anonymous postings? Let’s have an honest discourse of...

Original post made by First Amendment Supporter on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by First Amendment Supporter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:19 am | 9 comments | 1018 Views

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Neighbors protest proposed cell phone tower

Searching for better reception for its clients, Verizon Wireless hopes to install a 65-foot tower disguised as a pine tree...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 6, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1018 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 | 1018 Views

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McNerney still less than 1% ahead of Harmer as vote count continues

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

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 14, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 1018 Views

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Oakland raises parking meter fines to $58

Heading to Oakland after New Year's Day? Better take along extra cash to make sure you feed the parking meters. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 25, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1018 Views

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Woman charged in Angela Street arson free on bail

The woman charged with setting her East Angela Street home afire more than two years ago has pleaded not guilty and is free...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Didn't have to happen, on Feb 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 1018 Views

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Why does the Livermore Independent report Pleasanton news before the Pleasanton Weekly?

The latest Pleasanton county redistricting proposal as reported in the Livermore Independent, shows one Supervisor for...

Original post made by common sense on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 25, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 5 comments | 1018 Views

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Health care status quo would be disaster for middle class

By House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Washington, DC — How’s this for a health care plan? It will make your premiums...

Original post made by Sal on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by P-Towner, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1017 Views

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Biden Speaks Out on Russia

Check out this piece of diplomacy from our VP Joe Biden: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/27/AR2009072701154_pf.html I'm...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 1017 Views

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Severe storm warnings for parts of Bay Area, but with less local impact

Although rain showers are expected to remain steady but light in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, other parts of the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 1017 Views

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Obama - Judge, Jury, Executioner - convicts Mohammed

Since when does a president of the United States convict an accused criminal prior to the trial? Obama has done just this...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Moderate, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 11 comments | 1017 Views

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Simplified tax code

Is there a reason why we cannot have a flat type tax on more of a sliding scale?No deductions or write offs.Something simple...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 24, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 22 comments | 1017 Views

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Lawn mowers at 7:30am on a Saturday

What is the law/rule about the times that lawn service can start on any given day? One of my neighbors has his lawn service...

Original post made by Sleep Deprived on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Denise, on Dec 15, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 1017 Views

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Fremont Mayor Bob Wasserman dies at age 77

Fremont Mayor Bob Wasserman, who tried to bring the Oakland A's baseball team to his city and keep the NUMMI auto plant from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 4, 2012 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1017 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber closing for holidays starting at noon today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will close its offices starting at noon Friday and lasting through the holidays. The offices...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Dec 19, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1017 Views

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What health coverage could you buy for $25,000?

I'm interested in others' thoughts on the cost of providing health care to the 30 to 40 million uninsured individuals in...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 5 comments | 1016 Views

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Oak Grove developers take legal battle to state Supreme Court

Attorneys for developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic have asked the California Supreme Court to review a decision...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 4, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 1016 Views
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The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
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A rare demolition in Pleasanton
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 864 views