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District attorneys: Reduced criminal sentences to balance budget could escalate crime rates

The California District Attorneys Association sent a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday saying that reducing...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Millie, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Registration Nightmare

Has any else experienced the scheduling nightmare that we have with respect to our children getting their class schedules...

Original post made by Seriouslyfolks on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by amadormom, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Superintendent John Casey says he'll retire next June

Superintendent John Casey announced his retirement today, saying that his last day with the school district will be June...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 13 comments | 1214 Views

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Stimulus Package Features Funding For Sex Research Projects

Is this really what we expected the Obama stimulus monies to be spent for? http://www.nypost.com/seven/08242009/news/nationalnews/sex_study_stimulus_186153.htm If...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 24, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Applauding the city council

I was watching the city council meeting that had a rerun on Saturday evening. I watched as the owner of the Vineyard Mobile...

Original post made by Ivan on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by I van, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:53 am | 3 comments | 982 Views

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Letter: Pass health care reform now

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6036 posted Friday, August 21,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gloria, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 916 Views

SPORTS

16 players, coaches in Murray, Utah for Babe Ruth World Series competition

Sixteen players from the Tri-Valley left yesterday for the Babe Ruth World Series to be in Murray, Utah. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Brenda Dronkers, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2005 Views

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Remember these?

Among the 3,200 cars exhibited at this weekend's 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, these...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1075 Views

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Who is Cholo?

Cholo, Would you mind filling us in here? A) I assume you may be of Mexican Heritage? B) Are you employed? C)...

Original post made by Question? on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 21 comments | 1189 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1070 Views

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American Medical Experts

On C-Span (22) I am and have been for 2 1/2 hours watching the finest medical care education show I have ever seen. Every...

Original post made by Info Seeker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by patricia, on Aug 23, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 908 Views

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The Truth behind Aids

http://www.modernhistoryproject.org/mhp/ArticleDisplay.php?Article=FinalWarn08-5 This group of Anglo-American financiers...

Original post made by Ron on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 23, 2009 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 3482 Views

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Mcnerney's town hall meeting

Jerry Mcnerney is planning on having a town hall meeting next week over the phone. He will take questions on the health care...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 22, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 20 comments | 1588 Views

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Please help me in spreading "ISLAM" and the name of "ALLAH".

Letís see if WE can get 1,000,000 Muslims yeahhh!!! Come forward all those non Muslims who think they have courage to...

Original post made by Muhammed on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by capes R us, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 8807 Views

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Fairness online

Last June, both the State Assembly and Senate approved a budget containing an e-fairness provision, which would have clarified...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Ballon, Ph.D., Senior Policy Fellow, Technology Studies, Pacific Research Institute, on Aug 22, 2009 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

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Legal Immunity Set for Swine Flu Vaccine Makers

Hopefully I'm not the only one a little bothered by this notion...Do we need a whole new generation suffering from side effects...

Original post made by J on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1097 Views

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Lutherans to Allow Sexually Active Gays as Clergy

What are YOUR personal thoughts on this? I think it's a HUGE VICTORY! Lutherans to Allow Sexually Active Gays as Clergy By...

Original post made by Gay Pride on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 3 comments | 877 Views

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9% of all home loans are delinquent

One factor for the doos day nasty commenets on the Weekly Forum, may just be MAJOR Fear and Frustration. 9% of all home...

Original post made by Bye Bye Neighbor on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Art, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 1181 Views

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Very Good Conservative Pride Event

This will be a very good conservative family event. http://www.sfpride.org/main.html...

Original post made by Anita on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1147 Views

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Business is Booming, at least in IRAQ!

Your TAX Dollars at Work, Marketing the Iraq Oil Industry to the American Oil Industry. The End to the means of the Iraq...

Original post made by OMG on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jobless, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 1038 Views
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