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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Firms with Obama ties profit from health push

Isn't this the type of cronyism that Obama promised would "change" when he was elected? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090819/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_health_care_consultants The...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 20, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 5 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

The perfect fit

"It's not the most glamorous job," said fit model Rachel Felix, 12, of Pleasanton. Fit modeling is a different type of modeling,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Parent/Educator/Model Coach, on Aug 20, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 11 comments | 2291 Views

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Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on Stoneridge & Springdale?

There are flowers & pictures & poems against a tree near Springdale on Stoneridge Drive. I have seen nothing in the paper....

Original post made by Puppetlady on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bumpy, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amber alert issued for 2-month-old taken from mother's car this morning

Police are searching for a 2-month-old boy who was apparently taken by force from his mother by his father and uncle in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 1915 Views

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REFLECTING THE NATIONAL MOOD

First of all I want to applaud the Pleasanton Weekly for having a Town Square Forum, especially in the turbulent political...

Original post made by m on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by m to n, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police fine 6 Pleasanton businesses for selling liquor to minors

Officers conducting an underage decoy sting in Pleasanton last Wednesday fined six businesses suspected of supplying alcohol...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 2359 Views

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Gotcha!

Photos from the farmers' market in August. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2438...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

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The Farmer Restaurant at the Pleasanton Hotel

this place ROCKS! awesome food, inviting decor and wonderful servers. What a great addition to downtown! http://www.pleasantonhotel.com/...

Original post made by bobbi on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by heather, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 14 comments | 1992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Young Pleasanton man killed in crash near the mall early this morning

A 23-year-old Pleasanton resident died early Friday morning after crashing into a large tree near Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Other Car's Sister, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 1597 Views

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Healthy Families Program Disenrollment UpdateAugust 14, 2009

Healthy Families Program Disenrollment UpdateAugust 14, 2009 At its meeting on June 29, 2009, the Managed Risk Medical...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 19, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 13 comments | 2266 Views

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Heads up to Rosewood Pavilion supermarkets

Soon... there will be a Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market moving into the space occupied now by Express Fitness. 99 Ranch...

Original post made by Pete on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Morgan, on Aug 19, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 10 comments | 1444 Views

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Lunch with Jerry McNerney, August 25

Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a lunch with Jerry McNerney, August 25. This is open to all but requires reservations....

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1084 Views

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criminal investigation into Americans who used Swiss bank accounts

Aug 19, 2009, 11:13 a.m. EST UBS to hand over names of 5,000 U.S. clients to IRS, DOJ U.S. settlement doesn't include monetary...

Original post made by Full Circle on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cool!, on Aug 19, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 983 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Corral Hollow fire east of Livermore now 100% contained

The Corral Hollow fire burning along the border of Alameda and San Joaquin counties is fully contained, a fire spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Aug 19, 2009 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1185 Views

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McNerney to speak August 25, Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce

Jerry McNerney will be addressing a luncheon meeting of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce on August 25. Here is a link to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1000 Views

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a husband CAN starve his wife if she refuses to have sex

An Afghan bill allowing a husband to starve his wife if she refuses to have sex has been published in the official gazette...

Original post made by Womans Rights on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by I can relate, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 1223 Views

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Top dogs

The winners for the fifth annual Pooch Parade have been anounced. Be sure to check this Friday's paper for a cover story...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NOT a cakewalk, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:10 am | 6 comments | 1247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged parental abduction

Police are searching for a 2-month-old boy who was apparently taken by force from his mother by his father and uncle in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Carlos C on Aug. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the Board planning another election?

Has anyone else heard that the Board of Trustees is already planning to hold another parcel tax election next spring? Was...

Original post made by Another Parcel Tax Election on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:21 am | 17 comments | 1418 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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Politics dominate Napolitano's world view
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Teaching The Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 349 views