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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unintended Consequences and Rush to Health Care Reform

How many times in the last year have you read reports about the "unintended consequences" of poorly thought out legislation,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 17, 2009 at 12:57 am | 2 comments | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Central "Garage Sale" for local charities and/or PUSD

I'm looking for input from our community to see if there would be interest in a monthly or quarterly garage sale. My friend...

Original post made by Jersey on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jersey, on Jul 16, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 3 comments | 1095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident robbed at gunpoint in mall parking lot

Around 8 p.m. Monday night a female Pleasanton resident was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her car in the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 11 comments | 2880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here's how socialism is destroying America

"The return of the $773,000 paycheck -- Goldman Sachs, Wall Street's biggest name, is socking away a record bonus pool even...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 16, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 1064 Views

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You call this Socialism?

After nearly 15 years at the same job, I was laid off at the beginning of the year. Because of my own good money habits,...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 1237 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hate speach against malia Obama on Right Wing Blogs:

Check it out for your self: http://gawker.com/5312952/hate-speech-against-malia-obama-on-conservative-blogs-reported-by-hate-speech-planting-journalist...

Original post made by Latichia on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by JANE, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:51 pm | 11 comments | 1535 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How do you feel about the war in Iraq? Iran?

Thought I would post a topic here since no one else has posted any yet. Feel free to discuss your thoughts and opinions...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Elmo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 3 comments | 2977 Views

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Jesus Frieks downtown with signs and yelling

Whats up with these Jesus Freaks that come downtown on weekends in the summer? They are very aggressive and shout inappropriate...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 75 comments | 2853 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No longer honoring IOU's??!!

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20090711/BUSINESS/907111084 I for one no longer intend to take my money to, or do...

Original post made by J on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1143 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A lesson in Obama's socialism

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once...

Original post made by Get over it on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by elmer, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 9 comments | 1297 Views

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Conservative VS. Liberal Values and Ideals THREAD HERE:

Is it possible that we can have a constructive discussion about our values and ideals here in THIS thread, without attacks? How...

Original post made by amy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 41 comments | 2438 Views

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'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Hilarity, love, magic and music merge in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," one of Shakespeares best-loved comedies, at 7:30 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1132 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Support PPIE/PSEE

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5881 posted Friday, July 10, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Yo Kathleen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 40 comments | 1865 Views

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Old Fashioned Story Time

Story time is back at Golden Apple Learning Store starting at 4:30 p.m., every Wednesday, at Golden Apple Learning Store,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1071 Views

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Republicans in Pleasanton are Red, White and Blue!

Redneck, white trash, and blue collar!...

Original post made by Observer on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 1313 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sotomayor is Biased

I thought it was strange that some politician expressed reservations that Sotomayor would be 'biased' as a Supreme Court...

Original post made by Pat on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 34 comments | 1493 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yet Another Crazy Conservative

On his show, Glenn Beck runs a little conspiracy-theory-meets-Kevin-Bacon-game segment called "In a Nutshell" in which he...

Original post made by Janet on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 1113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash On Santa Rita Road

This evening at about 6 pm I passed police cars and an SUV in the median with a tree in the middle of its front bumper...

Original post made by Joanie on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jul 15, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments | 2139 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat Congress to Kill Approx. 300,000 MORE Jobs Beginning July 24

The list goes on an on from the Democrat job destruction machine. Killing an estimated million plus jobs from their Cap...

Original post made by Jerry on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 15, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 18 comments | 1231 Views

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Let's fly our flags at half staff

This guy flew his flag upside down to protest what he perceived as an injustice. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_upside_down_flag I...

Original post made by Upside down on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:41 am | 28 comments | 1538 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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