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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 | 995 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 | 1165 Views

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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 | 1326 Views

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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 | 1490 Views

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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 | 1261 Views

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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 | 1175 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 | 1001 Views

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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 | 1139 Views

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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 | 942 Views

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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 | 956 Views

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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 | 1186 Views

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Play ball...soon

The San Francisco Giants have their spectacular view of the Bay. Now we have ours of the sweeping, uninterrupted views of...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by All Sports Fan, on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2041 Views

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Beware - Fundraising Ripoff

I just received a call from a fundraising group asking for donations that would be used to send CARE packages to our Servicemen...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:55 am | 9 comments | 868 Views

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California strikes another great deal!!!

So we are going to allow 27,000 hardened criminals out of our prisons and most of the other reductions are just bookeeping...

Original post made by Bobby on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:32 am | 10 comments | 1024 Views

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Hayashi recognized for having a 'green' local Assembly District office

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward), whose district includes part of Pleasanton, was recently recognized by a regional...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 1050 Views

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It's not about your health...it's about OBAMA

Dems Start To Push Back Hard To Prevent A 'Waterloo' Wednesday, July 22, 2009 by Anna Edney, with Kasie Hunt and Peter...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 22, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 923 Views

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10 questions for Obama to answer

Interesting article and and requires a little reflection. http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090722/pl_politico/25265;_ylt=At_aMVv9rzFLEeah0_TPcw.MwfIE;_ylu=X3oDMTJycHJyM2ZjB...

Original post made by Robby on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 22, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views

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Sport Strong Basketball Tryouts

Sport Strong Elite 7th Grade Class of 2015 Looking to fill 2-3 roster spots for the Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Season We...

Original post made by Sportstrong on Jul. 22, 2009
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Favorite water/splash parks

Just wondering if there are any we haven't been to in the area. We've been to the one off Valley and Hopyard and the newer...

Original post made by Lindsay on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by lucy, on Jul 22, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 9 comments | 1470 Views

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CALPERS Want to Pick Your Pocket

CALPERS investments lost nearly 25% in the last year, so they are now talking about replacing their losses by charging our...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 990 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 1,126 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 880 views

Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 705 views