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AROUND TOWN

Friday Funnies

Question - What is the difference between a liberal and a puppy? Answer - A puppy stops whining after it grows up. Question...

Original post made by Needed a GOOD laugh on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 12, 2009 at 8:00 am | 7 comments | 925 Views

SPORTS

Huff's Ladies Day at the Races another success

Yesterday's Kay's Ladies Day at the Races attracted more than 100 women as the annual event organized by Kay Huff continued...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike Hosterman, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1740 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like all you California rich folks are going to get surtaxed!

House Democrats led by the representatives from California are going to tax the wealthy making over $200,000 a surtax to...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 51 comments | 1956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney announces availability of small business loans

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) announced today that interest-free loans are now available to many small businesses...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Trish, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Pleasanton resident Debbie Look has been named the director of legislation for the California State Parent Teachers Association...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Marti Scalise, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:27 am | 20 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society axes executive director position

In order to balance its annual budget, the Valley Humane Society board of directors said it has made the tough decision to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Padro, on Jul 11, 2009 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1166 Views

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From Behind The White Line, You're Not So Bright

I was on Main Street this evening and it was incredibly busy. I thought there was a special event, but I didn't see...

Original post made by Jamie on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by FREEBIES, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 1003 Views

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61% of American's believe we are going in the wrong direction

61% of american's polled recently by Rasmussan believe we are going in the wrong direction and this trend is growing as it...

Original post made by Noedup Garie on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by It's all in the name, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:01 pm | 23 comments | 1226 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Intentions You Ask? It's CRITICAL That You Read About the "CLOWARD-PIVEN STRATEGY"- SCARY for ALL (Both Dems & Repubs)

Obama's real intentions should scare all US citizens -- both Democrats and Republicans -- who care about this country. Obama...

Original post made by Jean on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Love Palin, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 30 comments | 1196 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

John Ensign - Daddy's Gonna Pay for Your Crashed Car

This is unbelievable: http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2009/07/ensign_still_bringing_dirty_laundry_home_to_be_was.php?ref=fpa "In...

Original post made by Freedom81 on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1001 Views

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City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 913 Views

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Pleasanton Home Sales for June 2009

Last month there were 58 homes that sold in Pleasanton. For more information on detached homes, condos & town homes follow...

Original post made by Moxley on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 10, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 989 Views

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Evangelists Down Town TONIGHT 6:30

According to the crytogod.com website, the "Jesus Freaks" will be downtown by Tully's tonight after 6:30. I have a thought...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Jul 10, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 1113 Views

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"Pullin' a Palin" Now In The Urban Dictionary

Former Alaska Governor Sarah "The Quitter" Palin, who announced her impending resignation from office last week, is now the...

Original post made by Fred on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1138 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Promises, promises: Obama tax pledge unrealistic

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama promised to fix health care and trim the federal budget deficit, all without raising...

Original post made by I didn\'t vote for him! on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:13 am | 11 comments | 1059 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Fairgrounds horse races on Wednesday, July 8

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 8. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1089 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

NAR, community groups work together to ease commercial crisis

Brought together by the National Association of Realtors, representatives from various commercial real estate and community...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 3651 Views

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Weekly Forum Format and Registering User Name Etc.

Someone has been using my name and location a lot! "Cholo in my opinion is more than a couple of people on any given day,...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2009 at 6:12 am | 15 comments | 1247 Views

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What is Conservatism?

I found a very good definition of Conservatism and thought many of you might like to read this...even if you happen to be...

Original post made by Stephanie on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 13 comments | 1244 Views
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