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Park district get active! Teen art contest

The East Bay Regional Park District invites creative teens to enter the District's first Get Active! Youth Art Contest, now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Fair Fun, on May 14, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

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Federal agency awards $12 million to state for rental aid to disabled low-income tenants

Federal housing and health officials have awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tea is best, on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1201 Views

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Gotcha!

Owners proudly paraded a plethora of pooches during the Aug. 6 First Wednesday, sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association....

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by pooch parader, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

To those wondering about Douglas Kendall's Posts:

Doug has taken advantage of a "feature" offered by the Weekly, that is available to all. See Below: "READ MORE OF PRATTLE...

Original post made by Annon on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Oct 11, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Katrina

For months we've heard about swine flu. In recent days several several in Obama administration have used "pandemic" which...

Original post made by Sue on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1201 Views

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Thorne files for re-election to City Council as campaign season gets under way

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne filed papers Friday with City Clerk Karen Diaz to seek re-election to a second term...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Parks Person, on Jul 23, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 1201 Views

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Patriots at the Farmers Market on 9/11

Today at the Farmers' Market, not only did we get to hear a Young Patriots Fife & Drum Corps, but Pleasanton residents and...

Original post made by Candyce Roberts on Sep. 11, 2010
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Baseball axed as varsity sport at UC Berkeley

It's been said that baseball is as American as apple pie, but men's baseball will no longer be a varsity sport at UC Berkeley...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 19 comments | 1201 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Francisco starts shuttering courtrooms because of lack of money

In what looks to be the wave of the future San Francisco starts to shutter courtrooms and lay off employees because of lack...

Original post made by Boner on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by cry me a river, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 1201 Views

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Happy 100th birthday, Daisy

Daisy Roberson, who turned 100 years old today, remembers growing up on a farm in Kansas with her six brothers and four sisters....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ed Buliavac, on Sep 25, 2011 at 4:03 am | 4 comments | 1201 Views

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Reverse racism isn't racism to the mainstream media

Then candidate Sen Barack Obama took his campaign to a New Black Panther Party rally and march in 2007. If you are unfamiliar...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1201 Views

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How to Get Organized- Speaker Jan 30th 7 pm

Jan 30 will be a special ClutterLess (CL) Meeting, same time and place. Emily Wilska will be our Guest Speaker, on...

Original post made by CLutterLess (CL) Speaker Jan 30 on Jan. 26, 2012
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Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated in the budget conference committee

The health of California's children is at risk! There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated...

Original post made by StandUP on Jun. 12, 2009
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A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1200 Views

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City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 1200 Views

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Republicans at it again

The Republicans can't stop looking clownish. "Republicans will call two New Haven firefighters to testify in the confirmation...

Original post made by Phil on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 14, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 8 comments | 1200 Views

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BART talks continuing, but hit 'significant snag'

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that management is continuing to negotiate with union leaders representing more...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 29, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1200 Views

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For the record:

The first czar in the USA was appointed by Pres. Reagan. The use of czars was then expanded under George W. Bush. I believe...

Original post made by saj on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 25 comments | 1200 Views
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