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Items being collected for soldiers overseas

The Parkview Assisted Living Community of Pleasanton is collecting items to send monthly "care packages" to our soldiers...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 1167 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressional Social Security

Congress has not even resolved the healthcare bill and now Robert Gibbs mentioned yesterday that next up will be revisiting...

Original post made by Phil Day on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:20 am | 6 comments | 1023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed work rule changes snag BART management, unions settlement

BART and its five unions have spent nearly one-third of the year wrangling about contracts, and with just a day left until...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:07 am | 5 comments | 1125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged

Originally posted: July 29, 2009 Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged Syndicated talk show host...

Original post made by Combs on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 1084 Views

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What does fairness mean to you?

When you think of fairness, what comes to mind? Aside from the definition, what do you think it entails and consists of?...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 5 comments | 1133 Views

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Liberals are pathetic

Conservatives are angry because some of them voted for our current president thinking he was going to be in the middle; he...

Original post made by Drexl on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 35 comments | 1424 Views

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Straight forward information in regard to Heath Care Reform Bill:

By Robert Schroeder, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- President Barack Obama doesn't want to hear it, but his Herculean...

Original post made by Andy on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 9 comments | 1156 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was a gay Marine

"Alva told Congress, "I'm an American who fought for his country. Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was...

Original post made by Guy on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 11 comments | 983 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views

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"Going To Market"

Poetry On Canvas is GOING TO MARKET with Fine Art Themes - "Market Day" New paintings, Originals by Local Artists at the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jul. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART talks continuing, but hit 'significant snag'

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that management is continuing to negotiate with union leaders representing more...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 29, 2009 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1083 Views

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THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 6230 Views

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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4-hour interview from behind bars, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff told a San Francisco trial...

Original post made by LawStudent on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 923 Views

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Safeway Decides to Understaff at Night-Too Bad for You

At around 9:30-10 pm if you feel like getting some ice cream, or want to do your weekly shopping at Safeway, be aware that...

Original post made by Lane on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 8 comments | 1047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council unanimously approves new General Plan

The City Council last night unanimously approved a new General Plan that will serve as the blueprint for continued and future...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Carolyn, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 11 comments | 1274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More auctions

The Independent wrote an article about the ILPS campaign the other day. Did anyone see it? 7/16 on page 5 I believe. There...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

SPORTS

Where is the coverage of the World Swimming Championships?

I'm disappointed to see so little news coverage of the World Swimming Championships in Rome. Especially after the excitement...

Original post made by Molly on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 2002 Views

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putting down people because of their political affiliation or any belief system is FUTILE!

Some of the post I read on this forum really make me embarrassed! We moved here from Palo Alto a few years ago and the...

Original post made by Lynn on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 17 comments | 1085 Views

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City inks deal with Sharks group for downtown holiday ice rink

Pleasanton officials yesterday inked a deal with a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks to operate an outdoor ice skating rink...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 26 comments | 1362 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,741 views

Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
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