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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PG&E Smart Meters

Just watching the news and they talked about the new "Smart Meters" PG&E is using. People are complaining about the new...

Original post made by ptownfreckle on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 1643 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Welcome To The Biggest Tax Increase In U.S. History

Considering the fact that the U.S. economy is already on the verge of economic collapse, the last thing we need is a massive...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:42 am | 22 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 7596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atheist loses court challengeagainst use of 'God' on pledge, on money

An atheist who lost a challenge to the use of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools yesterday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by ??, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 11 comments | 1212 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No longer DEM vs GOP

I was slightly stunned to hear, all in the past three days, Beck, Hannity and Savage all three going after the Republicans....

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by AR, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 1774 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Derivatives" and our economic demise...

This IS the MOST intelligent Post EVER on this Forum! "Derivatives" were/are EXACTLY what got our Country into this mess...

Original post made by Obama Nation on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 854 Views

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Obamacare’s Procedural Fraud on the American People

If this happens, this will be the most dangerous breech and abandonment of our US Constitution (specifically Article 1, Section...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Obama Nation, on Mar 14, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 1698 Views

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The Cuba I Saw

Very interesting details about life in Socialist Cuba. The fabulous free health care has "minor" glitches like no medicines....

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 901 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party Avoids Divisive Social Issues

In my opinion, a fairly balanced piece from the NY Times. If you want to know what the Tea Party is actually concentrating...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 7 comments | 1031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Regardless of whether you lean left or right, I urge you to listen to this audio...

"If this is done, this will create the greatest Constitutional crisis since the Civil War. It would be 100 times worse than...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Badinov, on Mar 14, 2010 at 6:32 am | 6 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Damaged roads?

Guess in the scheme of things, holes in the roads in and around P-town are the least of our worries? There is a huge pothole...

Original post made by JustWondering on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million

Here's an interesting article abt CA Teachers Association: "The California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million...

Original post made by Another Parent on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Yup, on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 14 comments | 2230 Views

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St. Patrick's Day celebrations today, tomorrow in Dublin

Dublin's annual St. Patrick's Day festival gets under way this morning with a 7 a.m. firefighters' breakfast, a 9:30 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gavin Newsom to seek lieutenant governor's post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced this morning that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 1187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tea Party Is All About Race

Bob Cesca of the Huffington Post has written a thoughtful and honest article about why the Tea Party movement is all about...

Original post made by Nelson on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Pathetic Lot, on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:23 am | 23 comments | 1670 Views

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The Reagan vs. Obama Debate (short videoclip...worth viewing)

An extremely profound videoclip of the difference in ideals between Reagan and Obama. Very sobering to see that it is...

Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 33 comments | 1162 Views

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Valley Humane Society Begins Construction Process for a New Animal Shelter in Pleasanton

Valley Humane Society (VHS) has begun the process to build a new, 5,000 square foot animal shelter on Nevada Street in Pleasanton....

Original post made by Love My Pets on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Crompton, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High hosts 6th annual 'Laws of Life' luncheon

Foothill High School hosted the sixth annual Laws of Life luncheon, honoring students who had done well in the essay and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 1425 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama saved the economy, facts don't lie

This is a story from bloomberg (hardly a liberal propaganda rag) on how Obama's policies are working, have brought the economy...

Original post made by Reality, deal with it on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 46 comments | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keller Williams acquires Hometown GMAC

Hometown GMAC, a name that's almost symbolic with Pleasanton's historic downtown, has been acquired by Keller Williams Realty,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1397 Views
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