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Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2248 Views

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Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Woodsmoke Stinks, on Sep 18, 2016 at 4:17 am | 32 comments | 10251 Views

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Re elect Catharine Baker 16th Assembly District

We have a candidate running for the 16th Assembly district against our incumbent Catharine Baker that is owned and heavily...

Original post made by fcapilla on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Sep 17, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 176 Views

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Several hundred turn out for 9/11 ceremony in Pleasanton

Several hundred turned out Sunday morning for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton parent, on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views

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Communist Party USA Unites Behind Hillary

For those "on the fence" between voting for Hillary or Trump (or other), I hope that knowing the Communist Party USA is backing...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 26, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 278 Views

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Astounded by the Documentary "Clinton Cash." (Link provided)

I have been a lifelong Democrat. My parents (both teachers) were Democrats. Their parents were Democrats. After watching...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:46 am | 5 comments | 416 Views

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Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs

Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by John Hitchen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views

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BART's November bond issue will pay for labor costs, after all

The $3.5BN bond issue, needing voter approval in November, is supposed to fund only capital and infrastructure (new equipment,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 188 Views

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Just Wow. At DNC, No American Flags and No Mention of ISIS Yet

Just Wow. After 61 speeches thus far, there has been no mention of ISIS yet at the Democrat National Convention in Philadelphia....

Original post made by ordinary joe on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 12 comments | 790 Views

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Local racquetball players headed to World Championships

Three young racquetball players who train at ClubSport Pleasanton have qualified to represent Team USA in the Junior World...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1213 Views

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Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2160 Views

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JOHN KERRY: "Air Conditioners are as big of a threat as ISIS"

Uhhh...breath-taking isn't it? Forget ISIS. Now "air conditioners and refrigerators" are among our greatest threats, according...

Original post made by bob on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Don't feed the trolls , on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 452 Views

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Good news for those of you who have kids at Foorhill or Amador High who have to complete a term paper or some essays in the...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 281 Views

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Obama's New Fearless Strategy Against ISIS...

ISIS is now shaking in their boots upon hearing Obama's new strategy to defeat them. "We're going to win this fight...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:31 am | 48 comments | 682 Views

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U.S. Senate Democrats Block Kate's Law

Today the U.S. Senate Democrats vote against Kate's Law successfully blocking it from moving forward. California's Boxer...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1228 Views

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Pelosi Says Federal Research Invented The iPhone

Check out the story: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/06/10/nancy-pelosi-apple-iphone-steve-jobs-federal-research/ And...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 343 Views

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Pleasanton cuts water conservation requirements to 10%

Pleasanton's water conservation target has been reduced to 10% based on 2013 billings in response to newly adopted statewide...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 10, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2779 Views

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MEMORIAL DAY IS ABOUT FAMILY MEMBERS THAT NEVER CAME HOME

Foreign Wars have claimed the lives of many American family members. After more than seventy years the pain lingers for our...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 207 Views

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Vote for Catharine Baker - State Assembly

Another mailer today for Catharine's opponent, Cheryl Cook-Kallio. This one came from the CTA - the California Teachers'...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 220 Views

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Editorial: Vote for Glazer for State Senate, Baker for Assembly

State Senator Steve Glazer, a Democrat, and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, a Republican, are seeking nomination in the June...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 21, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 3089 Views
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Who Won the Debate?
By Roz Rogoff | 33 comments | 2,613 views

Debate: What do you think?
By pleasantonweekly.com | 6 comments | 987 views

Props 62 and 66: To Kill or Not to Kill, those are The Questions
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 772 views

Arnold Palmer leaves an amazing legacy
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 406 views