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Ex-Secretary Apologizes for W.M.D. Scare

300,000 Troops Never Faced Risk of Instant Obliteration Published: (AP) Aug 1, 2009 Ex-Secretary of State Condoleeza...

Original post made by Just In: on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 3 comments | 872 Views

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FIDEL WEIGHS IN ON NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

"Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro lauded the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to U.S. President Barack Obama, saying on...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 10, 2009 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Think McNerney's For the Private Sector? He's Voted 86% Against Chamber of Commerce Positions

This may help to reveal where Jerry McNerney's true alliegance lies. Sure isn't in job creation! Take a look at his...

Original post made by Dana on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by m, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 9 comments | 872 Views

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Day 91: No Word from McNerney ...

On August 15, I politely called Jerry McNerney's Pleasanton office to find out his opinion on the Ground Zero Mosque as well...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by b, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Now THAT'S a pumpkin

Harkening to the call of the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival, Quentin Martin, a freshman at Foothill High School, planted...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Meghan, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 872 Views

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Fall Festival starts at 10 a.m. today in downtown Pleasanton

Pleasanton's second annual Fall Festival will be held today in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5432...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lindsay, on Oct 30, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Gov. Brown - CalPERS is a Ponzt Scheme

"Brown was particularly bothered by a contention in a report by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System that...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by watching pensions, on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 872 Views

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State university system starts online class programs

California State University officials have approved the launch of the system's first online program and that applications...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Spay your Cats

Feline Friskiness is at full bore. Spay your cats before those fornicating felines wreak havoc on our lovely town. How...

Original post made by Spay your Cats on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by M. Furman, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 872 Views

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criminal investigation into Americans who used Swiss bank accounts

Aug 19, 2009, 11:13 a.m. EST UBS to hand over names of 5,000 U.S. clients to IRS, DOJ U.S. settlement doesn't include monetary...

Original post made by Full Circle on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cool!, on Aug 19, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 871 Views

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Obama touts results of stimulus today

Pres Obama just finished a speech in which he promised additional help for small businesses. He acknowledged that over the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 23, 2009 at 9:39 am | 7 comments | 871 Views

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BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 871 Views

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Barack Obama's Job Approval

Summary of all polls assembled by pollster.com --> http://www.pollster.com/polls/us/jobapproval-obama.php?xml=http://www.pollster.com/flashcharts/content/xml/Obama44JobApproval...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by LiveStrong, on Dec 4, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 871 Views

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Auto workers union calls for picketing at local Toyota dealers to keep Fremont plant open

Several hundred workers as well as union leaders and state and local elected officials held a rally Friday to begin a campaign...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by No fan of unions, on Feb 15, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 871 Views

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Obama, McNerney and Other Congressional Dems Steering America Closer to Argentina-like Depression

America's economic decline is very closely resembling Argentina's economic collapse and depression between 1998 and 2000....

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lido, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 871 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families Support Group

Pleasanton Military Families Support Groups' mission is to provide support and comfort to the families of Pleasanton residents...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Oct 25, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

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McNerney, Harmer in Washington as vote count goes on

Both 11th District Congressional candidates in the Nov. 2 General Election were in Washington, D.C., early this week even...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by D. Allen, on Nov 20, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 871 Views

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Readers Choice 2012 - Open Posting

Since the Weekly chose to create a "registered only" forum topic, are we allowed to create an open posting version?...

Original post made by newbie on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 871 Views

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Carpet Cleaning

In need of a good carpet cleaning company. Any suggestions of one you have used and were pleased with the results. ...

Original post made by Valerie on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Valerie, on Jul 12, 2013 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 871 Views

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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4½-hour interview from behind bars, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff told a San Francisco trial...

Original post made by LawStudent on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 870 Views
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