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Tattle Tales

This writing group is for those who have an "itch" to put down your thoughts for prosperity. Class dates are at 12:30 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by picky in p-town, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

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driving on the 5 - a mild rant

I drove down and back to/from LA over the weekend and came to the realization that on interstate 5 I was passing more people...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by M., on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:34 am | 14 comments | 1235 Views

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It appears this one was missed by the media.

Soooooooooooo... what else is new....... typical.............. -----Jesse Jackson's Newest Staff Member    You can't...

Original post made by Linda on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 14 comments | 1145 Views

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Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1149 Views

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How to stop speeders in residential areas?

Does anyone know who I can contact at the Pleasanton PD about this issue? I live on Churchill Drive in Pleasanton Meadows,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by ryan, on Sep 22, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 52 comments | 4009 Views

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From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1294 Views

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Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 2652 Views

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Recycling

Perhaps this has been covered before, but we just got our recycling bins and the list of things that can and cannot be put...

Original post made by REcycling Bins on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by fred, on Sep 22, 2009 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1090 Views

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Pedestrian killed at Rosewood and Old Santa Rita

A 41-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Rosewood Drive and Old Santa Rita Road, according...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 22, 2009 at 2:02 am | 50 comments | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weapon threat puts Amador on temporary lockdown

Amador Valley High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes this morning as police responded to a weapon threat, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 17 comments | 5300 Views

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Pleasanton-based Ross Stores reports July sales up 11% over 2007

Pleasanton-based Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) today reported sales of $499 million for the four weeks ended Aug., an...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 4 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Walmart stealing from our schools fundraising?

It is troubling to see Walmart has a large display of Foothill and Amador spirit wear. The sprit wear is a primary fundraiser...

Original post made by Foothill Falcon on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expect traffic jams on Foothill Road this morning as high school closes senior student parking lot

Foothill High administrators are warning student drivers and motorists who travel past the school on Foothill Road that they...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 1491 Views

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Russia's Putin praises Obama!

Interesting article and one of the first I remember where the leader of Russia praises the US president while the rest of...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 26 comments | 1263 Views

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If true I do not want Obama dictating who will run for governor of New York

If it is true I believe it wrong for Obama to choose who runs for governor of New York or any state for that matter. I also...

Original post made by Einstein on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 10 comments | 1046 Views

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The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 2512 Views

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Looks like the Weekly in Chief has swayed the fourum WAY toy the right...

Need I say more? Dozens of posts I see have been removed the last several weeks, posted by dozens of community members. If...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by You, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 21 comments | 1259 Views

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Newsom says he has Bill Clinton's support in campaign for governor

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said this week that he has former President Bill Clinton's support in his campaign for California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Sep 21, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 8 comments | 1316 Views

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45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insurance

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/deaths.health.insurance/index.html This article illustrates why health care/health...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1149 Views

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Obama says he is not taxing me by fining me to have health insurance.....hmmmmmmmmmm

I voted for him but will never do it again. I do not have health insurance bechttp://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_health_care_overhaulause...

Original post made by Keith on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Sep 21, 2009 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 1170 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
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Rails to Trails
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Mark Twain drinking wine?
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