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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The virulently antigovernment 'Patriot' movement

"particularly worrisome example" of a "virulently anti government 'Patriot' movement" that has been reinvigorated, in part,...

Original post made by Censored on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney, We'll be Watching Whether You'll Vote to Continue Funding ACORN

Mr. McNerney, With ACORN very exposed on FoxNews these days (but you won't here this story on the mainstream media), ...

Original post made by April on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 36 comments | 1433 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Did This Not End Up In The Forum?

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gTWB1M9VPOte4M77spW7Z62NsGyQD9ANUEJO0 I was surprised at first, that...

Original post made by Surprised...But Not Really on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Revealed-The Ghost Fleet Recession

"The 'ghost fleet' near Singapore. The world's ship owners and government economists would prefer you not to see this symbol...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Am I Doing? Sorting Trash

OK, has anyone figured out a clean and space saving method to handle trash with the new PGS sorting requirements? My small...

Original post made by Trashsorter on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fellow Recyler, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 33 comments | 2207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two foil burglary attempt in their Pleasanton home on city's west side

A burglary plan was foiled Monday morning when a man entering a home in a Pleasanton neighborhood on the city's west side...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by JS, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:52 am | 17 comments | 2381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joe Wilson is an American hero!

It's great that after all the past 8 years of lies and distortions and outright criminality someone finally stood up and...

Original post made by Matt on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by sat, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:57 am | 19 comments | 1442 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"A 6-Month Evaluation of Obama's Presidency"

The following "performance evaluation" I wholeheartedly agree with, although I cannot verify the author. For those who object...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by amused, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:45 am | 14 comments | 1630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rousing welcome home for 3 Pleasanton Marines back from Iraq

Several hundred well-wishers cheered and waved banners and flags yesterday as three Pleasanton Marines came home from Iraq. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 1793 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama continues to weaken US with allies.

Barack Obama surrenders to Russia on Missile Defence By Nile Gardiner World Last updated: September 17th, 2009 25 Comments...

Original post made by Juanita on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Annon, on Sep 17, 2009 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1158 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sports Park filled as Pleasanton Little League teams open spring season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out for opening day of Little League baseball on Pleasanton Sports Park...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by ideseatield, on Sep 16, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 2650 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Kanye West makes Joe Wilson look girlie

Joe Wilson thinks he's all tough cuz he yelled out 'he lies' to the president during his big speech. Big deal. If he were...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

A rousing welcome for Army Sgt. Aaron Dagger, just back from Iraq

Scores of well-wishers waved banners, flags and cheered Friday to welcome home Army Sergeant Aaron Dagger from Iraq, another...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by LtCol Finnefrock, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 3597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ponderosa breaks ground on 55-plus Ironwood community

Ponderosa Homes broke ground Tuesday on a new 110-unit gated senior home community in the Ironwood neighborhood off of Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by June, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 2441 Views

AROUND TOWN

O'Malley will be Alameda County's first woman district attorney

Nancy O'Malley will become Alameda County's first woman district attorney on Friday after the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob123, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

LOUD Airplanes overhead in North Pleasanton

I am used to the noise of the Livermore Airport Flight Path, but large jets are flying LOW and are incredibly loud - my (very...

Original post made by Kimi on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:50 am | 20 comments | 1863 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Think your employer-provided healthcare is safe? Think again.

Check out this article in latest Washington Post. Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/15/AR2009091501175.html?nav=hcmodule It...

Original post made by Poster boy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:19 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Electronic map could help at the library

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6128 posted Friday, September 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kumar Khasadian, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1387 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP urges drivers, passengers to buckle up

The California Highway Patrol is warning Bay Area residents to buckle up when driving and that it will hold a statewide campaign...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Darwin-esque, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 8 comments | 1402 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,251 views