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Audubon's annual national bird count starts tomorrow

Starting Monday, local volunteers will join bird enthusiasts across the country in measuring local bird populations as part...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Country, on Dec 16, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 830 Views

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Are BCS rankings just a bunch of BS?

For weeks, David Shaw has avoided discussions about the BCS rankings. But as the regular season draws to a close, he finally...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 830 Views

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The governor's dice roll (Tim Hunt)

Tim Hunt: "California is a great dichotomy—we want all of the services (quality, low-cost higher education, locking up three-strikes...

Original post made by Arnold on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 830 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 | 830 Views

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Pleasanton man denies charges he attacked friend, stole car

A Pleasanton man who allegedly used a rusted metal cylinder he found on the ground to smack his friend before stealing his...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 830 Views

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Hey, Rambo, ixnay on the waray

Jon Stewart has once again given the most insightful analysis out there of President Obama's words. Obama reminded the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 829 Views

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Senate plans Christmas Eve vote for Health Care Reform package

Shocker, while nearly all of America is focusing on Christmas, and despite the fact that opinion polls by consensus show...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Dorothy, on Dec 20, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 829 Views

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Police Bulletin

Cause to possible quarry explosion still being investigated Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6725...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by luki, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 829 Views

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Any advice on local concrete contractor for driveway

We need a new driveway and need to find a contractor for a straightforward job. Any input on local contractors appreciated...

Original post made by Fred on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Curly, on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 829 Views

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Seniors are admitted free to the fair on Thursdays

Alameda County Fair gives seniors ages 62 and older free admission to the fair on Thursdays. Also, Roy Clark will perform...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by O'Bama, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 829 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 | 829 Views

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Chamber honors Tom Fox for global philanthropy

Pleasanton Realtor Tom Fox has been recognized by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for philanthropic and community contributions...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Forcier, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 829 Views

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Some Positive News on the Economy

Here is a link to an article regarding economic indicators from June and an assessment of the recession: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090720/ap_on_bi_ge/us_economy...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Jul. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 828 Views

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Who's paying for our Governor to go to Iraq?

I now it's great for our troups morale for celebrrities to visit them, but shouldn't our Governor be here to take care of...

Original post made by Tango on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 828 Views

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The Mark of a True American City

Sometimes people ask me, "How do I know whether or not my hometown is full of liberals or not?" To that I respond, "well,...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Norris, on Feb 16, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 828 Views

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TEA, WINE & POLITICS

As I sat outside a Main Street restaurant sipping my white wine in the early evening, I wondered about the Tea Party Event...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 828 Views

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Quiz Question: What North American City's Motto is "Diversity, Our Strength" ?

Select from the choices below: A. Detroit B. Toronto C. Minneapolis D. Miami E. San Francisco Follow-up Question: What...

Original post made by One (not Multi-) Culture Only on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by One culture, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 828 Views

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Wheels wasteful spending

According to latest meet of their board on their web, they are about to award a contract to spend over 200k to fix an clunker. Recommendation:...

Original post made by Fred on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 828 Views

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In Need of a Tax Accountant

Anyone know of a reliable Tax Accountant in Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Tax Filer on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 17, 2011 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 828 Views

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New Idea for Downtown Car Show/Cruise

Well, I read all the comments on my original post and came up with this: Get the city to allow it, but only have fliers...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 5, 2012 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 828 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,068 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 28 comments | 810 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 661 views