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SOUPY SALES DIES

It was a simple gag, but one that made Soupy Sales a household name: a pie in the face, or 20,000 pies, to be exact. That...

Original post made by Martin on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Survey about Oak Grove

Did anyone else get a phone survey about Oak Grove and the City Council/Mayor? My friend was called and was asked a long...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by rich, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 873 Views

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Medicare and Social Security benefits need to be increased

Whay do I say this? We are Taxed Enough Already, so where is the money going to come from? As usual the government and...

Original post made by Privatize on Dec. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 873 Views

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"Kick for the Cure" soccer game Jan 2, 2010

Amador Valley High School Men's soccer will be playing the "Kick for the Cure" soccer game on January 2nd vs Richmond HS....

Original post made by Joe Carlucci on Dec. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 873 Views

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BART to cut 74 jobs, use federal funds to meet budget deficits

BART directors voted 6-3 Thursday to close the transit agency's $25 million budget deficit by cutting 74 positions and using...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 873 Views

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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 | 873 Views

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ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

Join a Local Group of Artists and paint on Selected Friday mornings around town. ACC/Art Critique & Coffee invites you to...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on May 16, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Lakoff: How to Rescue the American Dream

"There is a distinction between government as the administration of what we, as a public, provide each other, as opposed...

Original post made by Grace on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 1, 2011 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 873 Views

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4.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Bay Area

Bay Area residents have regained their footing after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the region this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by casey, on Oct 23, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Right Wing Mentality Dangerous

Here is the Right Wing mentality in a response to a post on the Weekly! And you say the Radical Right is not dangerous? “That's...

Original post made by No Violence on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pietra, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 872 Views

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New emission rule to be delayed to avoid Port of Oakland work stoppage

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums will join officials from state and local agencies and various trucking and community organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 872 Views

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An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: 3 reasons for 'no' on D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6897 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 17, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 10 comments | 872 Views

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What "Obama- and McNerneyCare" has done to us in a mere 6 months

Since Obama and McNerney, et. al. RAMMED Obamacare down our throats a mere 6 months ago, let's see what its done TO us. (BTW:...

Original post made by m on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by SpineLess, on Sep 29, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 872 Views

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Basic Religion Test Stumps Many Americans

Basic Religion Test Stumps Many Americans By LAURIE GOODSTEIN Published: September 28, 2010 The New York Times Researchers...

Original post made by Laurie on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 872 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly Censoring Info About McNerney's Voting Record ...

I have made several factual posts about Jerry McNerney's voting record as well as info about organizations that support McNerney...

Original post made by Brian on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Not surprised, on Oct 15, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 872 Views

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CTA unanimously denounces the Vergara vs. CA lawsuit

In late March the delegates from the California Teachers' Association (that's "teachers' union" to you non-teachers, one...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by The Rest of the Bunch are Good Apples, on Apr 28, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 9 comments | 872 Views

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The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009 is SO evident as Blacks and whites, Democrats and republicans, Liberals and...

Original post made by Ron on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 871 Views

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Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 871 Views

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Graph for the Day

"I cannot guarantee that those [Social Security] checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. Because there...

Original post made by Becky on Jul. 14, 2011
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 36 comments | 1,162 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 839 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 524 views