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Read it and have lunch with Adrianne McDowell at Towne Center Books tomorrow

Author Adrianne McDowell will talk about her new book, "The Doctor and the Diva," at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27 at Towne...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
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Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 882 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 882 Views

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The Obstacles to Real Health Care Reform: Private Insurers and Big Pharma

by Stephen Lendman Global Research, August 21, 2009 In almost the same breath on August 17, the White House effectively...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 24, 2009
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Injured Child at Sportspark on Saturday

Does anyone know how the child is doing that had to be airlifted out of the sports park on Saturday afternoon? It happened...

Original post made by Jersey on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 881 Views

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Federal judge blocks cuts in state's home care services

A federal judge in Oakland Monday blocked planned state budget cuts in home care services for 133,000 low-income senior citizens...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:05 am | 5 comments | 881 Views

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Court rejects claim that sex offender residency requirement is unconstitutional

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that a sex offender residency restriction enacted by voters in 2006 applies to...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by RU Kidding?, on Mar 1, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 881 Views

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Teenagers shine at Youth & Government Day

When my 14-year-old grandson Jordan Nally asked me to join him on a YMCA trip to Sacramento, I envisioned rafting down the...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Michelle, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 4 comments | 881 Views

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March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 881 Views

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Letter: 'No' on Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6889 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Chuck Norris, on May 5, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 881 Views

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Tick tock it looks like the clock is ticking on Cinderella Obama

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100519/ap_on_el_se/us_obama_no_coattails...

Original post made by Joe P. on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 20, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 16 comments | 881 Views

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Are PG&E's 'Smart Meters" hurting us? Anti-wireless group thinks so

Just before Josh Hart stepped into Thursday's California Public Utilities Commission meeting to join a group of people protesting...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jay, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 881 Views

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Democrat Pollster: "U.S. Mainstream Media Has Now Become an Enemy of America"

Now even a democrat pollster, Pat Caddell, is so outraged that he states loudly that ... "the mainstream media in this...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by oh, brother, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 881 Views

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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4-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 | 880 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 | 880 Views

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Ethnicity of head of Households Receiving "Handouts"

Statistically it is more likely that a WHITE MAN or WOMAN is receiving "Government Handouts" than any other ethnic group! I...

Original post made by \"Handout\" Statisitics on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Aug 30, 2010 at 8:38 am | 3 comments | 880 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 | 880 Views

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Congressional Voting Records

Here's an interesting site to view data about House Representatives and Senators, bills, and votes. It's called OpenCongress:...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 880 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 | 880 Views

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The Pirates of Emerson @ Fairgrounds

Has anyone been to the Pirates of Emerson at the Fairgrounds? It's pretty expensive ($20 per person) so I'd like to know...

Original post made by Maja7 on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Big Waste, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 880 Views
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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Lulu is back home!!!!
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