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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: "A victory for common sense"

Yes indeed. The stupid suffered a major defeat today. The stupid has prevailed for too long and it took a major blow today....

Original post made by anti-stupid brigade on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:08 am | 14 comments | 1039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City council, school district board to review mutual budget shortfalls tonight

The Pleasanton City Council and the city's school district board will have a chance to discuss their budget shortfalls in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:15 am | 6 comments | 1352 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HEALTH INSURANCE REFORM PASSED!

Justice prevailed! Next we should move towards a Public Option!...

Original post made by HHR on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by mac, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:14 am | 6 comments | 1034 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats Ignoring the Will of the American People, They Don't Stand with "We the People!"

"Madam Speaker, this is not the president's house. This is not the Democrats' house. This is the peoples' house, and the...

Original post made by Kelly on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:13 am | 16 comments | 1033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If Obamacare passes, you'll need this:

My fellow tea-partiers, open-carry enthusiasts, and other true patriots: Any minute now Congress may pass sweeping health...

Original post made by Pleasantonian Mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by IMHO, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 22 comments | 1161 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court strikes down Pleasanton housing cap

In a ruling that could halt all commercial and residential building in Pleasanton for months to come, Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 107 comments | 6286 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Tea party' protesters accused of spitting on lawmaker, using slurs

This is an article from The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/20/AR2010032002556.html "Members...

Original post made by Athens on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Oh, PM, on Mar 22, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 42 comments | 1438 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney makes it clear: He'll vote for the national health care plan tomorrow

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)said today that he will join other Democrats in voting on the $940 billion health...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 134 comments | 2459 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Immigration reform something which I want!!!

This is something I want and will get. I believe that this will be the next major task ahead and then cap and trade. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_immigration_march...

Original post made by Pablo on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:16 am | 4 comments | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 25 comments | 1406 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Haggerty urges Congress to address congestion

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty today told a Senate committee in Washington, D.C., that traffic congestion is the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 21, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 1336 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Description of McNerney: "Anti-American, Traitor, Spineless, Sell-Out"...

McNerney, Your "yes" vote will destroy America. We cannot afford it. It will make healthcare much worse. It will bankrupt...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 21, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 21 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theory: paid agitants and Republican PR agents pepper this forum

What do you think? I've lived and worked in Pleasanton a very long time and I've never met anyone with the rabid, bizarre,...

Original post made by Reasonable Person on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by God bless Bill and PM, on Mar 21, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 11 comments | 1060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union volunteers marching to Sacramento

Nearly two weeks into a seven-week march from Bakersfield to Sacramento to advocate for reinvestment in public education...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Suspicious, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 12 comments | 1677 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare Bill designed to drive Insurance Industry out of Business

I believe the true motive of the Government Takeover of Healthcare is to force the Free Market Insurance Industry out of...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 29 comments | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

STUDIO 7 NON-EVENT

So, I get an email from Studio 7 saying to come down cause "We're moving on"! Okay, so I thought it was a farewell party...

Original post made by Art Critic on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by M, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 2881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate arson at Livermore's Granada High

The Livermore Police Department has initiated an investigation into an arson that occurred last Saturday at Granada High...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I don’t want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1555 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Union Pacific Train Stopped on the Tracks Thursday Evening

Does anyone know why the Union Pacific train stopped in the middle of the intersection last night (Thursday, evening, March...

Original post made by Candyland on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 9 comments | 1648 Views
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