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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 | 977 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 | 993 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 | 1221 Views

SPORTS

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 | 2138 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 891 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1051 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1082 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 951 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 968 Views

SPORTS

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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AROUND TOWN

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 | 1504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1025 Views

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Hope and Change?

Interesesting article concerning Obama and his perceived lack of transparency. http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20090721/cm_csm/yfriedman ...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by kay, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 1054 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare is a "War on Seniors!"

Severely limiting care for seniors is Obama's intention. What you can expect as you get older is "pain pill" treatment instead...

Original post made by John on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Oh geez, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 917 Views

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Camaro enthusiast testifies about video purportedly showing Scherer's car in Castlewood

Two days after investigators believe Ernest Scherer Jr. and Charlene Abendroth were killed in their Castlewood Country Club...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 1104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Teachers are NOT being Laid Off"

From the Obama interview with Jim Leherer: Note: "The help that we've given to the Govenors alon: $144 BILLION- that...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 22, 2009 at 8:22 am | 8 comments | 1197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit and Run

Does anyone have more information about the hit and run accident on churchill drive over the 4th of July? a red beamer was...

Original post made by james on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 1738 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama - Gaffe or Freudian?

Quote from Obama's recent speech on healthcare: "The reforms we seek would bring greater competition, choice, savings and...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:32 am | 6 comments | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

State court rules in favor of Ayala, citizens group in bid to block Oak Grove development

Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala and the citizens group she organized won their petition in the State Court of Appeal today...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 59 comments | 1605 Views

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Lighted crosswalk to be installed at First and Angela streets downtown

A new lighted crosswalk will be installed Wednesday at the intersection of First and Angela streets downtown, a popular crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 15 comments | 1287 Views
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Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 828 views

Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 778 views