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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Private SECURITY contracts for Afghanistan, Blackwater II, perhaps?

"U.S. military authorities in Afghanistan may hire a private contractor to provide around-the-clock security at dozens of...

Original post made by John on Jul. 26, 2009
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Free outdoor movies start downtown on Thursday night

Drive-in movies are coming back to Pleasanton, but this time you don't need a car and can just walk into a park for an evening...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jenelle dronkers, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Vintners Wine and Salmon Pairing

The winery will host a wine and salmon pairing event from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd.,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 948 Views

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Article about prop. 13

This article was on the mercury news, and it is about prop. 13: http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_12901818...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009 is SO evident as Blacks and whites, Democrats and republicans, Liberals and...

Original post made by Ron on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 869 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Our Founding Fathers were NOT Christian...

One of the most common statements from the "Religious Right" is that they want this country to "return to the Christian principles...

Original post made by PEACE on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by pastor, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:38 pm | 39 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

a A picture of just how radical the Right Wing has become.

From the fringe domestic terrorists to the pundits that spurred them on, recent events have painted a picture of just how...

Original post made by Bryan Faragher on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 1817 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Freedom in America is on the Brink. The Time is NOW. You Must Choose Sides.

With the news today that in New York City, the high income earners should expect a tax rate of 57 percent, that is not freedom....

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 20 comments | 1110 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

White power hate groups on the rise since Obama took office

Cnn reports that the KKK website has had an increase of over 30,000 hits a day since Obama took office. Radical right wing...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Eddy, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 12 comments | 1057 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another day in Obama land

Where is Al Sharpton now when you need him to complain about racism? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_obama_harvard_scholar ...

Original post made by Jesse Jackson on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views

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Term limits for elected officials

This is kind of interesting but it alarms me that the elected officials are deciding this themselves. I believe we should...

Original post made by Pete on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 24, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 16 comments | 1332 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child Murdered by Mother

I was very sad and upset to read about the Walnut Creek woman who murdered her teenage son. The fact is that children...

Original post made by Lisa on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 6 comments | 1182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3-year-old boy sustains minor injuries after fall from third story hotel window

A 3-year-old boy reportedly suffered minor injuries after falling from a third story window in at the Larkspur Landing Hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1071 Views

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Members of Congress Must Participate in Public Plan - NOT!

Members of Congress Must Participate in Public Plan July 16, 2009 (Washington, DC) – Today U.S. Congressman Dean Heller...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 907 Views

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Cashes In On Stimulus While Bashing It

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has reemerged after his disastrous State of the Union response prompted a brief sabbatical from...

Original post made by Franklin W. on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 906 Views

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500 spend the night watching the 'yellow brick road' at Delucchi Park

At least 500 sat on blankets, chairs and some even stood last night to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1939 classic...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Laurie K, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Birthers -- Conservative Media Feed "The Wacko Wing"

14,000 people are losing their healthcare every day and the wingnut right is talking about this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRnvrBtK5zE&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebobcesca%2Ecom...

Original post made by Steve on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:30 am | 6 comments | 919 Views

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Change you can believe in!

Today: Strong housing data combined with good earnings reports to spur a stock-market rally that pushed blue chips to...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:13 am | 4 comments | 976 Views

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2nd BART union rejects management's contract offer

Members of BART's largest union yesterday voted overwhelmingly against management's contract offer, which the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:12 am | 13 comments | 1133 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,001 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 9 comments | 372 views