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Original post made on Mar 20, 2020

If readers who value journalism don't step up to support their local newspapers and their websites now, many will become additional victims of the coronavirus crisis.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 19, 2020, 7:11 PM

Comments (7)

10 people like this
Posted by susybfrompton
a resident of Birdland
on Mar 20, 2020 at 1:09 pm

Please know that we appreciate the Pleasanton Weekly! Thank you for your service to our community!

Sue Bovee

7 people like this
Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Mar 20, 2020 at 9:31 pm

News item worth noting:

Reporter Andrew Buncombe, the Independent. Wrote an article of "two elderly patients who tested positive for the Corona virus have recovered".

The patients in a Seattle nursing home where thirty-one residents of forty-two residents tested positive for this corona virus.

The elderly should be empowered with this news, anyone no matte their age can fight and defeat this virus.

8 people like this
Posted by DublinMike
a resident of Dublin
on Mar 21, 2020 at 10:35 am

Count me in as a new subscriber! I have been reading Pleasanton Weekly for years and time for me to support the publication.

8 people like this
Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Mar 21, 2020 at 9:48 pm

A thought regarding recruiting new membership, readers to this site.

1. Eliminate pop ups from viewers logging onto the site. It tends to discourage visitors to the site, the pop ups are extremely annoying, pop ups block and impinge with attempts to read an article.

2. Pop ups are not viewer friendly. They are viewer irritating.

3. Currently, when a viewer logs into this site, viewer is smashed with a pop up on the lower right, the upper center, the lower left of the screen when logging on.

2 people like this
Posted by Elderly Shelterer
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Mar 27, 2020 at 1:44 pm

If we've grown so sensitive that we won't support our local journalists because of a pop-up, we really need help. I am a subscriber, and know how to use the mouse click to get rid of the pop-ups in short order. My community and the whole of the planet is in a challenging and disconcerting crisis right now, and I need to know what is happening in my community in as timely a manner as possible.

The Weekly staff from publisher to editors to writers to advertising staff are all dedicated to keeping us informed in this unsettling time, and the nominal fee for having vital information at our beck and call is well worth the minimal effort of clicking the mouse to make the pop- ups go away. It sure beats being blind-sided by a disastrous chain of events we should be prepared for.

2 people like this
Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Mar 27, 2020 at 5:34 pm

I believe pop ups garbage up the web site, with out the pop ups the web site is a nice web site.

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Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Mar 27, 2020 at 9:21 pm

Another news item worth noting:

Article Published 03/27/20:

Reporter Ryan W. Miller writing in the USA Today wrote "101 year old Italian man survived his battle with CORVID 19."

There is no age limit for all of us that can and will fight to defeat this virus.

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