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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 | 1073 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 | 1125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1345 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 | 1195 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 | 1089 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 919 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1101 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 | 930 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1155 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Afghanistan more difficult than thought

President Obama ran on an end the war platform among other promises and now the war in Afganistan is expanding under his...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Juan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:35 am | 33 comments | 1316 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bumper Sticker Funnies...

With all the personal attacks from both the right and the left which seem to dominate the posts and comments on this web-site...

Original post made by Rita on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jul 23, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 19 comments | 1480 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama falling in polls

Looks like the fate which awaits all presidents is impacting Obama and maybe faster than anyone would have thought. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_pl824...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 42 comments | 1254 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BREAKING NEWS: US House Report "Is ACORN Intentionally Structured As a Criminal Enterprise? "

Because the mainstream media will not inform you about this, the Executive Summary of the report is below and the entire...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by BHM, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's free Movies in the Park feature tonight is 'Wizard of Oz'

Pleasanton will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1929 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' at its Thursday night Movies in the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 1127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOPer: Future Katrina victims don't deserve emergency aid

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) wants to make sure nobody thinks the GOP has even one single ounce of empathy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_xnUVrJx1I&eurl=http%3A%2F%2F...

Original post made by Conrad on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Drexl, on Jul 23, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 935 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NUMMI may be closed soon

It is looking more likely that because of General Motors pullout of NUMMI in Fremont that the company will close its doors...

Original post made by Bobby on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 11 comments | 1177 Views
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