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memorial for Pleasanton marine

I have just read that that young marine who killed himself in Pleasanton is having a memorial. Please let us join together...

Original post made by member on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Catherine K, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:03 am | 3 comments | 1049 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union leaders taking BART management proposal to their members for votes this week

The leaders of BART's two largest unions, SEIU and ATU, are taking BART management's latest proposal to save $100 million...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown set for lively events over next 8 days

Get set for a full week of events as the Pleasanton Downtown Association and merchants swing into overdrive with almost non-stop...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Aug 3, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 1147 Views

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Obama considering breaking promise to raise taxes on the middle class

Let's see Obama has gotten us so deep in debt he is considering breaking his campaign promise and taxing everyone. Wonder...

Original post made by Felicia on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Really, Facts?, on Aug 3, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 8 comments | 963 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mitch Thompson, on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking limit extends to three hours beginning today

In a move to encourage shoppers to stay downtown longer, the city will extend the parking limit from two to three hours beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by 32yr pleasanton resident, on Aug 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1001 Views

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Healthcare is for Liberal Wimps!

I said it a couple weeks ago and i'll say it again!! The way I figure, healthcare and doctors are for liberal wimpy people....

Original post made by Buford on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1032 Views

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House Dem’s resolution describing Hawaii as Obama’s birthplace may put GOP birthers ‘in a jam.’

Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI) will be introducing a resolution today on the House floor commemorating the 50th anniversary...

Original post made by Cesar on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 3, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 1136 Views

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Just In: Court Indicts Bush on High Treason Charge

Court Indicts Bush on High Treason Charge Published: AP Aug 1, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) — George W. Bush, the 43rd President...

Original post made by Just In on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Martian, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views

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Here is some founding father gun quotes for the naive Gun Controllers to read

I would like to see Gun Control Advocates in Washington, D.C. retire from politics and court. They have misrepresented what...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JS, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 943 Views

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How does the Health Reform work?

Is it me or does anyone out there really understand how the Health Reform going to work? What I mean is that if someone...

Original post made by US Citizen on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by US CItizen, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 977 Views

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Cash for Clunkers boosts Ford's July sales 1.6 pct

DETROIT – Lured by the government's cash-for-clunkers campaign, car and truck buyers started to return to Ford Motor Co....

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

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We'll see if this development has "legs" ...

I won't hold my breath regarding the Obama "birth certificate" issue, however this is an interesting development, if true,...

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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Construction spending rises unexpectedly

WASHINGTON – Construction spending rose for the second time in three months in June as residential building increased and...

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1001 Views

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Is your Paycheck NEXT?

The House vote on limiting Wall Street bonuses is the first step on a very slippery slope to allowing our government to dictate...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 993 Views

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Happy Now?

Happy Now? Healthy Families Cuts Leave Nearly 3,000 Children a Day Without Access to Health Coverage Yesterday, California's...

Original post made by Ugly on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 2, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1072 Views

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300 million lose to 545! Why??

Read and consider.. : http://www.redroom.com/blog/barboyer/email-i-received-columnist-charlie-reese-very-interesting-and-simple-about-our-govt There...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1023 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on Kottinger Drive?

A friend of mine called on Sunday to inform me of police activity near Kottinger Drive last weekend. I was told there was...

Original post made by Maria on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by john Adams, on Aug 2, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 2788 Views

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Cellphone reception -- Verizon or AT&T?

Hi, all. I have to get a new cell phone contract for my family, and am leaning toward getting an iPhone, but Verizon probably...

Original post made by Barbara on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 2, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 1735 Views

SPORTS

Livermore judo instructor arrested for allegedly molesting teen girl

A Livermore judo instructor was arrested Wednesday for allegedly molesting a teenage girl in a New York City hotel room while...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by chandler, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:50 am | 39 comments | 4459 Views
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