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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 | 1099 Views

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The virulently antigovernment 'Patriot' movement

"particularly worrisome example" of a "virulently anti government 'Patriot' movement" that has been reinvigorated, in part,...

Original post made by Censored on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views

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McNerney, We'll be Watching Whether You'll Vote to Continue Funding ACORN

Mr. McNerney, With ACORN very exposed on FoxNews these days (but you won't here this story on the mainstream media), ...

Original post made by April on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 36 comments | 1198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky dies

Danville Councilman Michael Shimansky died Tuesday, after coming down with bacterial meningitis Aug. 17. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike Elliott, on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1226 Views

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How Did This Not End Up In The Forum?

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gTWB1M9VPOte4M77spW7Z62NsGyQD9ANUEJO0 I was surprised at first, that...

Original post made by Surprised...But Not Really on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 959 Views

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Revealed-The Ghost Fleet Recession

"The 'ghost fleet' near Singapore. The world's ship owners and government economists would prefer you not to see this symbol...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 928 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Am I Doing? Sorting Trash

OK, has anyone figured out a clean and space saving method to handle trash with the new PGS sorting requirements? My small...

Original post made by Trashsorter on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fellow Recyler, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 33 comments | 1901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two foil burglary attempt in their Pleasanton home on city's west side

A burglary plan was foiled Monday morning when a man entering a home in a Pleasanton neighborhood on the city's west side...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by JS, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:52 am | 17 comments | 1595 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1205 Views

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Joe Wilson is an American hero!

It's great that after all the past 8 years of lies and distortions and outright criminality someone finally stood up and...

Original post made by Matt on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by sat, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:57 am | 19 comments | 1192 Views

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"A 6-Month Evaluation of Obama's Presidency"

The following "performance evaluation" I wholeheartedly agree with, although I cannot verify the author. For those who object...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by amused, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:45 am | 14 comments | 1281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rousing welcome home for 3 Pleasanton Marines back from Iraq

Several hundred well-wishers cheered and waved banners and flags yesterday as three Pleasanton Marines came home from Iraq. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 1270 Views

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Obama continues to weaken US with allies.

Barack Obama surrenders to Russia on Missile Defence By Nile Gardiner World Last updated: September 17th, 2009 25 Comments...

Original post made by Juanita on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Annon, on Sep 17, 2009 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 894 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sports Park filled as Pleasanton Little League teams open spring season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out for opening day of Little League baseball on Pleasanton Sports Park...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by ideseatield, on Sep 16, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 2055 Views

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Kanye West makes Joe Wilson look girlie

Joe Wilson thinks he's all tough cuz he yelled out 'he lies' to the president during his big speech. Big deal. If he were...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 1095 Views

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A rousing welcome for Army Sgt. Aaron Dagger, just back from Iraq

Scores of well-wishers waved banners, flags and cheered Friday to welcome home Army Sergeant Aaron Dagger from Iraq, another...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by LtCol Finnefrock, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 2875 Views

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Ponderosa breaks ground on 55-plus Ironwood community

Ponderosa Homes broke ground Tuesday on a new 110-unit gated senior home community in the Ironwood neighborhood off of Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by June, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 1404 Views

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O'Malley will be Alameda County's first woman district attorney

Nancy O'Malley will become Alameda County's first woman district attorney on Friday after the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob123, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 988 Views

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LOUD Airplanes overhead in North Pleasanton

I am used to the noise of the Livermore Airport Flight Path, but large jets are flying LOW and are incredibly loud - my (very...

Original post made by Kimi on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:50 am | 20 comments | 1390 Views

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Think your employer-provided healthcare is safe? Think again.

Check out this article in latest Washington Post. Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/15/AR2009091501175.html?nav=hcmodule It...

Original post made by Poster boy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:19 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views
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