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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where did all of the Yes on Measure G Supporters go?

We are only 4 weeks away from the deadline of August 14th to raise $2.8 million to save four critical programs in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Cathy on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:43 am | 57 comments | 1659 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State legislature approves budget deal after long debate

California's long budget negotiations have finally come to a close as the state Senate and Assembly passed a package of bills...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by John Stein, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1213 Views

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California Economic Growth

Recently much has been said about balancing the budget, increasing taxes, reducing services, etc. but I would like hear...

Original post made by Einstein on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 1017 Views

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Right Wing Terrorists

‘Operation Rescue’ founder warns of ‘violent convulsions’ if health bill doesn’t ban abortions. Look at this article: http://thinkprogress.org/2009/07/20/terry-violent-convulsion...

Original post made by Franklin W. on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 37 comments | 1087 Views

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This IS why we went to WAR!

This is why we go to war, this is why we went to war and this is why we will continue to wage war! Just about the only thing...

Original post made by Don on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 34 comments | 1236 Views

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War vs. Healthcare

Stupid foreign wars: cheered for, given blank checks, can't end them. Decent health care for Americans: worrying, can't...

Original post made by Alan on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rabbi's-Politicians-Legislatures-40 Arrested In N.J. for selling Kidneys!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8166408.stm...

Original post made by Law on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 9 comments | 1297 Views

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BREAKING NEWS- Everyone is under investigation for CORRUPTION!

Government Corruption "Posted by BMH, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, 1 hour ago What...

Original post made by Elmer on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly Forum Terms Of Service:

Pleasnanton Weekly does track IP addresses just so YOU are aware of this! I suggest YOU read the Term Of Service before...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 26, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great News For Our Children:

This (below)is the sum of what we Pleasantonians who choose to debate issues on line via the local news paper are focused...

Original post made by Judy on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 26, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools

I am not affiliated with PPIE, but I have kids that attend pleasanton schools. I came to Pleasanton because of the community...

Original post made by Drexl on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 29 comments | 1725 Views

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Private SECURITY contracts for Afghanistan, Blackwater II, perhaps?

"U.S. military authorities in Afghanistan may hire a private contractor to provide around-the-clock security at dozens of...

Original post made by John on Jul. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free outdoor movies start downtown on Thursday night

Drive-in movies are coming back to Pleasanton, but this time you don't need a car and can just walk into a park for an evening...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jenelle dronkers, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1510 Views

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Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1045 Views

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Tesla Vintners Wine and Salmon Pairing

The winery will host a wine and salmon pairing event from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd.,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 991 Views

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Article about prop. 13

This article was on the mercury news, and it is about prop. 13: http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_12901818...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

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The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009 is SO evident as Blacks and whites, Democrats and republicans, Liberals and...

Original post made by Ron on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 914 Views

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Our Founding Fathers were NOT Christian...

One of the most common statements from the "Religious Right" is that they want this country to "return to the Christian principles...

Original post made by PEACE on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by pastor, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:38 pm | 39 comments | 1460 Views

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a A picture of just how radical the Right Wing has become.

From the fringe domestic terrorists to the pundits that spurred them on, recent events have painted a picture of just how...

Original post made by Bryan Faragher on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 1860 Views

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Freedom in America is on the Brink. The Time is NOW. You Must Choose Sides.

With the news today that in New York City, the high income earners should expect a tax rate of 57 percent, that is not freedom....

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 20 comments | 1154 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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