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Here's Good News! McNerney's Coming!!

Well.. this is what we've all been waiting for.. Jerry's coming for 6 weeks of heavy campaigning. He'll be all over the...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:04 am | 12 comments | 979 Views

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Police Activity at Victoria's Salon on Thursday

There was police activity around Victoria's Salon Thursday evening. Anybody know what went down?...

Original post made by McGruff on May. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 979 Views

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Why does the Livermore Independent report Pleasanton news before the Pleasanton Weekly?

The latest Pleasanton county redistricting proposal as reported in the Livermore Independent, shows one Supervisor for...

Original post made by common sense on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 25, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 5 comments | 979 Views

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BART warns protestors could disrupt service in S.F. today

An alert on the BART website is notifying riders about protests that may disrupt service at San Francisco stations today. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments | 979 Views

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Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 979 Views

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BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 978 Views

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Right-wing Mobs R Us?

There's a direct line connecting the khaki-wearing "citizen" mob sent from Washington by the GOP to stop the 2000 recount...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 6 comments | 978 Views

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Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 978 Views

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A Great Article on How the Free Market in Healthcare CAN (and DOES) Work

This is a great article on how the free enterprise system can -- and does -- work to solve a large portion of our healthcare...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 978 Views

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Obama the prince of lies

September 01, 2009 The Prince of Lies By John Griffing "A lie told often enough becomes truth." - Vladimir Lenin President...

Original post made by Ric Tasaka on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 16 comments | 978 Views

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The good ole days

Ever wonder what Pleasanton was like when silent movies were filmed or when bandits ruled the streets? The Museum On Main...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Museum Volunteer, on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

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British professor says children of same-sex parents 'well-adjusted'

A British professor testified in a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco Friday that children aren't hurt by having gay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 978 Views

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Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 978 Views

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S.F. City College canceling most summer school classes due to budget shortfall

City College of San Francisco is canceling most classes in its upcoming summer session to offset a $12 million budget shortfall,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 978 Views

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Special program offered for new kindergartners with no pre-school experience

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Unified School District are partnering with Alameda County's "Every Child Counts"...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 978 Views

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GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING FOR 9/11 VICTIMS

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2010_07/024949.php by Steve Benen GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING...

Original post made by Stay Classy Republicans on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 978 Views

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Celebrate Pleasanton tonight at the last First Wednesday Party tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association will host the last First Wednesday Street Party of the season by celebrating Pleasanton tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:52 am | 2 comments | 978 Views

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Have Obama, His Admin and the Congressional Democrats...including McNerney Already Killed the American Dream?

Granted I wasn't 100% thrilled with everything Bush did, but you have to admit that Obama has exacerbated our economic problems...

Original post made by Steve on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by MisInformation, on Sep 29, 2010 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 978 Views

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The Republican lies about the economics of health reform...

"The Republican lies about the economics of health reform are also heavily laced with hypocrisy." Washington Post ...

Original post made by Washington Post on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 977 Views

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McNerney in talks with Afghanistan president about war effort, political corruption

Afghanistan must end its corruption, and U.S. troops need to gain the trust of the people so they will not follow the Taliban...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:29 am | 12 comments | 977 Views
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