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Big turn-out for Torrico's bid to become next state attorney general

Original post made on Nov 29, 2009

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton earlier this month, greeting scores of well-heeled supporters who gathered for the $250-a-ticket fundraiser on the colonnade behind Joe Johal's multi-million-dollar home high in the hills in the Grey Eagle estates.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, November 29, 2009, 8:05 AM

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Posted by steve
a resident of Canyon Meadows
on Nov 29, 2009 at 10:17 am

Jeb...can you answer why the Weekly is providing so much coverage of this candidate? Will you be providing similar coverage for all other candidates? This coverage is ludicrous and certainly doesn't speak well to the Weekly's objectivity.


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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Nov 29, 2009 at 11:39 am

Stacey is a registered user.

My guess on the amount of coverage is because Torrico represents a part of Pleasanton in the State Assembly. That makes him local news.


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Posted by Linda
a resident of Country Fair
on Nov 29, 2009 at 1:25 pm

People reach deep into their pockets for politicians but not for schools. Why is that?


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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Nov 29, 2009 at 1:36 pm

Stacey is a registered user.

Where's the fundraiser?


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 29, 2009 at 3:18 pm

Don't you think that it's a bit early to cast stones since it's so early in the race?

Who do you support and how come you're not busying yourself promoting her/him?

linda & sam, try to enjoy the season...relax and sing...


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Posted by Nothin' but PR
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 29, 2009 at 9:13 pm

This is a much a PR piece for Hosterman and Cook-Kallio as it is for Torrico. And it's no surprise that the Weekly is covering it. All of these people have sold their souls for higher political office and owe their future to big bucks corporate contributors. In Pleasanton, it's known as the Chamber of Commerce.

For those of you with a short memory, Torrico's the guy who slimed Tom Pico when they ran against each other for assembly. Remember, Tom's trips to "Dublin, Ireland" on the taxpayers dime? Turns out it was Dublin, California. Torrico and Cook-Kallio - two peas in a pod.

Stacey - whose payroll are you on?


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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Nov 29, 2009 at 9:15 pm

Stacey is a registered user.

My own. How about yourself?


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 29, 2009 at 10:55 pm

Tom Pico can run again if he's still alive.

I wonder what makes PR think that anybody is impressed that he can remember past events?


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Posted by Jack
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:58 pm

I agree this is a lot of coverage but it is in Torrico's back yard. However, the candidate with the most experience to be California's next Attorney General and is second to none on every major issue and is a former prosecutor is Pedro Nava. [Portion removed due to promoting a website]


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Posted by Pete
a resident of Danville
on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:22 am

They are all union shills. Until we separate our government from the influence of unions we are the host of two large parasites sucking the life blood out of the taxpayers. Government unions are going to help bankrupt the State. Many cities will be following Vallejo into bankruptcy to get out from under the unsustainable entitlements gifted to the unions at taxpayer expense.

Vote all democrats out of office. We need a change.


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