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Alison Wonderland

Life is a fantasy, based upon my reality....

Original post made by Alison on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:42 am | 2 comments | 1467 Views

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RV, Boat show drawing large crowds at Fairgrounds

The RV show is drawing large crowds at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, where the event is continuing this week through next...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1467 Views

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UPDATE: Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 29 comments | 1467 Views

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Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m. today in downtown Pleasanton

Mostly cloudy skies are expected but probably no rain when Pleasanton's 15th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade kicks...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pleasanton family, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1467 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schwarzenegger's Threat to Cut 5000 State Worker's Jobs Is a Joke Since There Are Over 334,000 Of Them-

Look at some recent 2007 numbers. http://ftp2.census.gov/govs/apes/07stca.txt The "black plowman" is trying to scare...

Original post made by frank on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Coal Bear, on May 20, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1466 Views

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20 Ways Obamacare Will Take Away our Freedoms...

Ok, Pleasanton Weekly, I read where you have written glowing article about "wonderful" McNerney for voting 'yes' on Obamacare....

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Tickled, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 35 comments | 1466 Views

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Just to shown what can be posted here.

It has come to my attention that someone is posting false statements here, so I'm posting this just to verify that anything...

Original post made by Andrew Cook on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Cook, on Nov 21, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

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Pleasanton Council votes to restrict new banks from locating on Main Street

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to place restrictions on banks, savings and loan associations and other...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on May 4, 2012 at 12:03 am | 5 comments | 1466 Views

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Thief gets away with jewelry in overnight burglary at JC Penny store in Pleasanton

A JC Penney store at Pleasanton's Stoneridge Mall was burglarized early Thursday morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11132...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1466 Views

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Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1466 Views

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Pleasanton asks BART to scrap Staples Ranch extension plans

If BART officials didn't get the message Jan. 6, Pleasanton officials are sending it again today: the public doesn't want...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 1466 Views

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Making Christmas merry

The warmth of caring and Christmas cheer filled the community room of the library Tuesday evening as dozens of people sat...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by BeeBop, on Dec 23, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

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Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising efforts taking off

While the Pleasanton Unified School District may be strapped for cash along with other school districts across the state,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 1465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin Schools raise K-3 and 9th grade class sizes

For all the Measure G supporters who believed Pleasanton home prices would suffer because PUSD would raise class sizes, does...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Teacher2, on Jun 22, 2009 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 1465 Views

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Coming Soon: $500 for Every Newborn?!?

"Imagine a world where every baby received a trust fund at birth. It might sound like a fairy tale, but being born into money--or...

Original post made by Say No! on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by sally, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1465 Views

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Prop. 8 judge lists 39 questions for response in trial's closing arguments

The federal judge presiding over a trial on California's Proposition 8 has issued a list of 39 wide-ranging questions to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 1465 Views

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Pleasanton Home Sales May 2009

It is great to see Pleasanton home sales are still holding strong in numbers. Here is a link to home sales in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Moxley on Jun. 7, 2009
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The Pleasanton Pension Problem

Unfunded Pension Liabilities represent an important financial issue facing our state, cities, and NOW are school districts....

Original post made by More Money on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 11 comments | 1465 Views

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After pardon, two journalists could return to Bay Area in next 24 hours

Two Bay Area journalists who have been jailed in North Korea could arrive back in California within the next 24 hours after...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 12 comments | 1465 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
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