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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Republican lies about the economics of health reform...

"The Republican lies about the economics of health reform are also heavily laced with hypocrisy." Washington Post ...

Original post made by Washington Post on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 1055 Views

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Is 5 days a week to much to ask of our representatives?

Nice article about Washington DC work weeks and I wonder if the last sentence is the best of the article. http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20091007/pl_politico/28015;_ylt=AuS0l...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1055 Views

AROUND TOWN

18-year-old and a 19-year-old, both from San Jose, were arrested on suspicion of burglary,

Contra Costa Times Posted: 10/23/2009 03:33:11 PM PDT Updated: 10/23/2009 03:33:12 PM PDT PLEASANTON Two men were...

Original post made by annon on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2009 at 10:45 am | 4 comments | 1055 Views

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Caltrans planning another Bay Bridge closure, but probably not until next year

The California Department of Transportation is planning another Bay Bridge closure, most likely early next year, to readdress...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Holiday Celebration/Mexican Posada

Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Associations hosts a free family holiday event from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 1055 Views

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Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 1055 Views

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THE RICHEST IN TOWN ARE CALLED TO DUTY

Yep, I have learned a lot about the next mayoral election. Thank you Pablo, Scott C, curious, justwondering, Stacey and Rat...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by $ Mayor for hire, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:20 am | 15 comments | 1055 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan talks budget to voters

While Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Brown's combination of budget cuts...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nanny State Expands, Creates New Hunger Games for Starving Students

The Obama administration proposed regulations Friday that would prohibit U.S. schools from selling so-called unhealthy snacks. ...

Original post made by Fed Up on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1055 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F. City College in danger of losing accreditation

Hundreds of City College of San Francisco students, faculty, staff and their supporters held a large rally in Civic Center...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1055 Views

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Re: Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

According to Mr. Bing: a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular city employees that will...

Original post made by To: Jeb, City management, City Council on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | 7 comments | 1055 Views

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Right-wing Mobs R Us?

There's a direct line connecting the khaki-wearing "citizen" mob sent from Washington by the GOP to stop the 2000 recount...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 6 comments | 1054 Views

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Afghanistan and place we should not be!!!

Where are all the war protesters and where are the news outlets? We should not be in Afghanistan and can never win. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090826/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan...

Original post made by Cindy on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1054 Views

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Respect and Civility Thread:

I wanted to re post a potion of a thread that I feel is really well pointed. "I know emotions are high around many of...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Annon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 1054 Views

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Lesbian daughter changed view of San Diego mayor on same-sex marriage

A federal trial on same-sex marriage moved into its second week in San Francisco today with testimony from the mayor of San...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 16 comments | 1054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Don't mar our ridgelines

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6954 posted Friday, April 30, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 3, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 1054 Views

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New Compound at Fairgrounds?

Anyone know what is going on inside the new black fenced in compound near the Valley gate of the Fairgrounds. The fence...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by I think, on Aug 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 1054 Views

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Pleasaanton's Bicycle, Pedestrian, Trails committee meets tonight

The Pleasanton Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the Pleasanton Senior Center Classroom,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by S, on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government ran healthcare

Read the link below regarding Obama's healthcare program and in addition only 62 representatives out of over 500 have committed...

Original post made by Rob on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 1053 Views

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Obama witholding information from the public

President Obama is withholding information from the american public until such time as he can slam through his socialistic...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Love Palin, on Jul 20, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 11 comments | 1053 Views
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