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2 wounded warriors receive scholarships from Sentinels of Freedom organization

Two more veterans from Iraq have been welcomed to the Tri-Valley with scholarships from the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by No ID, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1362 Views

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Citizen Challenges Jerry McNerney to a Debate on his Healthcare Reform Vote

Sent to Jerry McNerney I challenge you to a debate on the current Democratic Health Reform bill, better known as socialized...

Original post made by Dominic Di Blasio on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 42 comments | 1503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More Madness - Walnut Creek

I'm still trying to figure out how a municipality gets authority from the federal government. I was not aware that cities...

Original post made by Reefer Madness on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reefer Madness, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1240 Views

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The Four-Minute Guide to the Seven-Hour Healthcare Summit

The seven-hour Healthcare Summit condensed to four minutes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw3ko5tKotY...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 1, 2010 at 8:19 am | 8 comments | 1128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S.F. school district sends pink slips to 900 teachers, others

The San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education Tuesday night approved sending pink slips to more than 900...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Feb 28, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 14 comments | 1675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAO 2010-11 Budget Analysis: Proposition 98 and K-12 Education

Here's the California Legislative Analyst's Office report on Schwarzenegger's budget proposals as affects K-12 Education...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 28, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum Information Inaccurate

I attended the community forum last night and was impressed by Mr. Johnson and the counseling staff at Amador. They look...

Original post made by Leslie on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 28, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 8 comments | 1364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Automatic Salary Increase Puzzle

Student achievement is greatly affected by the quality of teacher. Therefore, how do automatic salary increases equate to...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on Feb 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 1472 Views

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Your Tax Dollars at Work...

Paying for your own enslavement! http://www.dailytech.com/Few+Nations+Support+US+Decision+to+Keep+Piracy+Pact+Secret/article17785.htm "Championed...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Feb 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 5 comments | 1279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Popular downtown Chinese eatery Panda Restaurant to close

Panda Restaurant, a popular Chinese restaurant on West Angela Street, will be closing its doors later this month after the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 2260 Views

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Dell bait and switch in February flier

On the last page of the Dell flier I received today (2/12/10) they have a Dell Studio 540 going for $469. I tried to use...

Original post made by Mark Powers on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 2329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Investors Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic bought 793 acres of ranchland in Pleasanton's southeast hills in 1979. They...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2010 at 9:38 am | 10 comments | 1606 Views

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Socialism - a Killer of Prosperity

Good explanation of what Socialism is, and what Socialism does. The main problem with socialism is that the goal is...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Homeowner, on Feb 27, 2010 at 6:45 am | 4 comments | 1101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Some Middle Schools Do Better

Here's the article: "Report: middle school success tied to high expectations" http://www.ocregister.com/news/schools-236351-middle-report.html "Middle...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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Vigil scheduled for tomorrow for 3 hikers held by Iran

Relatives and friends of three American hikers detained in Iran are planning a vigil tomorrow to commemorate the trio's more...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 26, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 1475 Views

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Find out why World Trade Center Buildings 1 & 2 not rebuilt

Amazing video explaining why World Trade Center Buildings #1 and #2 are not rebuilt. But World Trade Center #7 is completely...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by wayne, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 52 comments | 2534 Views

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Licensed gun owners can carry their firearms into national parks starting Monday

Point Reyes National Seashore is among 392 national parks where starting Monday licensed gun owners may legally possess firearms. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 15 comments | 1683 Views

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ObamaCare 2.0

The White House unveiled an outline of the proposed White House compromise between the House and Senate versions of ObamaCare....

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Feb 25, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 1224 Views

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When is the next electronics recycling event?

I missed the last electronics recycling event at AVHS last month. Are any organizations planning another event in the next...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 1211 Views
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