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Pleasanton post office to stay open late tonight for tax filers

Unfortunately, I actually relied on correct information from this article. Unlike many people, I refuse to give the government...

Original post made by Tea Party Time on Apr. 17, 2009
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Obituaries

Barbara Jane McWilliams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5644 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on May 31, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Another Spare the Air day due to unhealthy levels of smog, smoke

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for today due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 1499 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney votes for resolution to pull out of Afghanistan

Congressman Jerry McNerney (Pleasanton, 11th) voted today in favor of the Afghanistan War Powers Resolution, directing the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:44 am | 5 comments | 1499 Views

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The Soaring Public (employee) Health Tab

From the WSJ Government pension liabilities have been in the news, but an even more urgent problem is the skyrocketing...

Original post made by Soaring Public Employee Medical Costs on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Aug 3, 2011 at 8:23 am | 11 comments | 1499 Views

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Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

I am raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). As a participant in their Team In Training San Diego half...

Original post made by Candace on Feb. 7, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

You call this Socialism?

After nearly 15 years at the same job, I was laid off at the beginning of the year. Because of my own good money habits,...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 1499 Views

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Bay Bridge lane closures during off-peak hours to continue indefinitely

The California Department of Transportation announced Thursday it is closing one to two lanes of traffic on both decks of...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Veterans Day parade despite intermittent showers

Despite intermittent showers, several hundred turned out yesterday for the 14th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade on...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Nov 13, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1499 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families mobilize to get packages to troops in war zones

Have you ever put together a care package for a son or daughter at college? Multiply that by 260 and you can begin to comprehend...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon votes on parcel tax today

Today is the last day for San Ramon voters to get their mail ballots in before counting begins. They face a decision about...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on May 6, 2009 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 1498 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1498 Views

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Not Yet Are We a Godless Nation!

. Although the North Carolina House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday that would have paved the way for establishing...

Original post made by Marvin on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 1498 Views

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Who's responsible for cleanup around DMV?

As beautiful as our town is, it's hard to see the DMV landscaping so unkempt. Weeds are growing everywhere and branches,...

Original post made by E. Resare on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 16, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1498 Views

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MAN FLEEING DEPUTIES CRASH INTO TREE IN PLEASANTON

Man fleeing deputies crashes into tree in Pleasanton By Sophia Kazmi Contra Costa Times Posted: 08/12/2010 04:53:36...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Aug. 13, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

EBRPD Gouging User Groups

I learned over the weekend that the East Bay Regional Park District is gouging user groups for access to parks like Shadowcliffs...

Original post made by Jeff on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 20, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 13 comments | 1498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara Grand Jury says school officials are overpaid

Sound familiar? "Many school superintendents and board members in Santa Clara County are paid too much in health benefits...

Original post made by Sound familiar? on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 1497 Views
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