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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Private SECURITY contracts for Afghanistan, Blackwater II, perhaps?

"U.S. military authorities in Afghanistan may hire a private contractor to provide around-the-clock security at dozens of...

Original post made by John on Jul. 26, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

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 | 899 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eye-Opening Article: Obama's Plans = Goals of Communist Party of USA

This year-old article is eye-opening to those who have not yet been awakened to what Obama's "Hope and Change" is all about....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

With school district and city budget shortfalls in the millions of dollars all around, we found it interesting that Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 12, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Want to appeal your tax assessment? Go online

Beginning Thursday, Alameda County will offer a new online application process for assessment appeals applications. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 899 Views

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Valley Community Bank names Billen 1st vice president

Valley Community Bank has promoted Bernie Billen to First Vice President and Manager of its Pleasanton office, succeeding...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MICHAL, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 899 Views

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State rules PG&E can charge ratepayers for part of $2.2 billion needed for pipeline upgrades

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 899 Views

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DeSaulnier, other state senators ask tough questions about faulty Bay Bridge bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions Tuesday of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on May 16, 2013 at 12:10 am | 4 comments | 899 Views

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An open letter to "Teresa" the librarian who just ripped a kid's head off

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff)...

Original post made by MAG on Sep. 23, 2013
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Movie Review

Christopher Guest knows a good spoof when he sees one. Unfortunately he's seeing them in every conceivable nook and cranny,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 898 Views

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Pleasanton attorney sues Oakland for misappropriating $20 million in tax funds

Marleen Sacks, a Pleasanton attorney who lives in Oakland, sued that city a second time yesterday, charging that it is continuing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by D W, on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 898 Views

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Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 898 Views

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Pleasanton Monologue by TV Host

Just came across this YouTube video by late night talk show host Craig Ferguson where he gives an opening monologue about...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 11, 2011
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Sizzling Saturdays extended through September

Sizzling Saturdays, the Pleasanton Downtown Association's summer program of special hours and offers, was so popular during...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 898 Views

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S.F supervisor drops plan to rename airport after Harvey Milk

A proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after assassinated Supervisor Harvey Milk is being dropped by its...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on May 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 898 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Camel burgers... Yum!

Australia considers mass killings of camels By KRISTEN GELINEAU (AP) – 19 hours ago SYDNEY — Thousands of camels in Australia's...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If you ever doubted Harry Reid's intentions, read this

This is a great example of how full our representatives in Washington have become of themselves and how disdainful they are...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by myra, on Aug 30, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 897 Views

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Newly Elected NY Congressman, Bill Owens, Breaks 4 Campaign Promises in 1st Hour After Swearing In......

Could be a record for breaking promises from yet another mis-representative... http://www.gouverneurtimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7623:owens-to-break-cam...

Original post made by Jeff on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 897 Views
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 940 views

Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 778 views