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Author: "Obama/McNerney Stimulus Made Economic Crisis Worse"

Obama and his Administration, including Jerry McNerney, weakened the country’s economy by seeking to foster growth instead...

Original post made by StopMcNerney on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 839 Views

AROUND TOWN

In touch with the residents

Tri-Valley mayors reach out to their residents in different ways but they all agree on one thing: If people are unhappy about...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:03 am | 1 comment | 798 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney Refuses to Debate Harmer in Public

Why doesn't the PW report that Jerry McNerney continues to refuse to debate David Harmer in a public forum...What is he afraid...

Original post made by Dominic on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of Police

Anyone know why there were a lot of police around Mohr and Santa Rita this morning? There was a cop car also at Alisal....

Original post made by Amy on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Colette, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 2570 Views

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What a night of music as Pleasanton concert band opens fall season at Firehouse Arts Center

Visitors from Pleasanton's sister-city of Tulancingo, Mexico joined local delegates and scores of good band music fans Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Has Pleasanton become a ritzy town as I hear over and over?, on Sep 28, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 782 Views

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Buy tickets now to see 'The Boardinghouse'

Welcome to the Home Sweet Home Boardinghouse, where life is anything but normal with a zany cast of boarders. This play is...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 30, 2010 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 805 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schwarzenegger vetoes county's right to hike marriage fees to fund domestic violence programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Thursday night veto of legislation that would help fund domestic violence prevention programs...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ray2447, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 846 Views

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Hmmm...SEIU, Supporting McNerney, Being Investigated To Terrorism Links

SEIU, who are marching today with their close friends, the Communist Party USA, is now being investigated for links to terrorism....

Original post made by m on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by EnronVictim, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 868 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's Job Destruction Continues...Another 39,000 Job Losses Announced

When will Democrats connect the dots to this miserable economy. It is precisely because of Obama's (with the strong support...

Original post made by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 8, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 818 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kevin Martin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 962 Views

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Human Services Commission meets tonight

City of Pleasanton's Human Services Commission will meet tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don Wilson, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 751 Views

SPORTS

Dublin Falcons will dedicate games on Saturday to breast cancer awareness

Dublin Falcons Football and Cheer will dedicate its Oct. 9 games against the Tracy Raiders as the "Breast Cancer Awareness...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Shana, on Oct 8, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2195 Views

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City tweaking green building code

Pleasanton was in the forefront of going green, with requirements for new commercial buildings enacted in 2002 and expanded...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by member of the community, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 671 Views

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Support a great cause while attending the 'Cupcake Battle'

Bakers, warm your ovens! Attend the first ever Cupcake Battle from 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9, at Valley Bible Church, 7106...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Benjamin, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 699 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feds, state, banks close today for Columbus Day observance

Federal, state and some county offices will be closed today in observance of Columbus Day. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5271...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 972 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Rage defeats Mill Valley Rockers 1-0

The U12 Rage White played a solid game in their 3-1 victory over the Mill Valley Rockers at the Pleasanton Sports park Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by bluesquare, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 2140 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer's strange views on public education

Harmer who does not even live in our district has very strange views on our public education. Tea Party candidate David...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by mepartypatriot, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 834 Views

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McNerney's Strange Views on Controlling Our Lives: Big Govt, High TAXES, Obamacare, Cap 'n R Trade, Etc...

McNereny, a marvelous spokesman for the Food Stamp Party, would love to "change" America into a predominantly government...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 763 Views

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Day 91: No Word from McNerney ...

On August 15, I politely called Jerry McNerney's Pleasanton office to find out his opinion on the Ground Zero Mosque as well...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by b, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 819 Views

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Local golf champs Creamer, Kim competing at Blackhawk Country Club tournament

Two Bay Area locals are playing in front of hometown fans today and Sunday at the 2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge at Blackhawk...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by marie, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,168 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 736 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 15 comments | 586 views