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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How many employees does it take to teach a kid??

Things one learns by listening to the radio... The United States Department of Agriculture has more employees than there...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Farmer Tom, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:33 am | 13 comments | 1658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorial set for Cal State East Bay music lecturer Lawrence Granger

A private memorial service will be held in San Francisco June 27 for Lawrence Granger, 57, of Pleasanton, who died June 14...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Misty, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sick Movie Poster at Regal Hacienda

I was in Dublin at the movies last night, and I saw a poster for The Haunting in Connecticut. The poster evokes the...

Original post made by Andrea on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 9923 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Cost Of Freedom=Blood!

Since my "RUSH" thread got hijacked, I thought this nasty war topic could continue here: Posted by unclehomerr.., a resident...

Original post made by Rush on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 10 comments | 1241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor: Prop. 8 lawsuit raises important issues

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has told a U.S. judge in San Francisco that a federal lawsuit challenging California's ban on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 8 comments | 1278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama' s Socialist Agenda Explained

This is a great rational article: http://rossputin.com/blog/index.php/barack-obama-s-strategy-straight-out-of...

Original post made by RightGuy on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Jun 18, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 1188 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's national healthcare makes no sense to me

I have been following this debate over national healthcare and the more I learn about it the more I do not believe it makes...

Original post made by Einstein on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 1315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Out of Control Right-Wing Hate

Here is a good article about the danger of right-wing extremism and terrorism. Although this is a national issue, it is something...

Original post made by Francis on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 18, 2009 at 12:25 am | 8 comments | 1127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If the Poet Laureate is a Paid Position, How Much Are Taxpayers Paying?

Don't get me wrong. I enjoy poetry. If this is NOT a paid position then TERRIFIC! I applaud her new post and congratulate...

Original post made by Frances on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 1169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone sick of Sarah Palin and her "victimhood"?

Here is a good article for anyone who is sick of Sarah Palin whining and playing the victim. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/15/ED10187F2P.DTL...

Original post made by Tony M. on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by George, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 57 comments | 1966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Biden admits american people are being scammed by the stimulus

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2009/jun/08/john-boehner/boehner-claims-biden-said-stimulus-scamming-americ/...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by AL, on Jun 17, 2009 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 1129 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's management and union leaders trade barbs over negotiations

BART management and union leaders traded barbs Tuesday with only two weeks remaining before the contract for the transit...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama now says unemployment will go over 10%!!!

President Obama told us that if the 787 billion stimulus passed unemployment could be contained below 8%. It already is...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 17, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 1093 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Evidence That Obama Belonged to Socialist Party...

Newspaper shows Obama belonged to socialist party. Democrat's campaign denied allegations, but new evidence indicates membership By...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 1332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Band director Moorefield signs off tonight at Foothill commencement

If you're among the fortunate in the graduation program tonight at Foothill High School, you'll also be among those applauding...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to give healthcare to significant others of homosexual government workers

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_gay_benefits...

Original post made by Cindy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm?, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 1116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS DONATE NOW!!

SAVE OUR SCHOOLS!! Pleasanton Partnerships In Education (PPIE) Foundation, is working in conjunction with the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Sherri on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 16, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 32 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Father's Day do-it-yourself gift

I relaxed in the backyard yesterday watching the wife and daughter #2 struggling to assemble a swinging outdoor chair/hammock...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by MRs. Smith, on Jun 16, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 7 comments | 1339 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama booed by doctors in his hometown

President Obama met today with the doctors of the AMA and said that he will not cap malpractice awards which was met by boos...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by NoGoodDem, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 16 comments | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's responsible for cleanup around DMV?

As beautiful as our town is, it's hard to see the DMV landscaping so unkempt. Weeds are growing everywhere and branches,...

Original post made by E. Resare on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 16, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1155 Views
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