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Mayor KenMercer

I just read that one of the best to have ever served the city of Pleasanton as a council member, mayor, and Tri-Valley...

Original post made by mike carmo on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 15, 2014 at 7:27 am | 1 comment | 455 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Strike: Greedy workers demand a salary that might help them get by

The Bay Area is all atwitter as it dawns on them that labor costs figure into the price of a ticket. Some on the right have...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 28, 2013 at 10:06 am | 86 comments | 5174 Views

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Will BART Management Wake Up to Reality?

Other posters, after salivating over the so-called lavish lifestyle of BART workers, then rather gutlessly close off response...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 89 comments | 6871 Views

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Gov. Brown Does BART Management a Favor

For weeks BART management has waged a PR campaign in the corporate media which, in turn, has uncritically reproduced BART...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 95 comments | 1422 Views

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BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2178 Views

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Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/us/01poll.html The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 1138 Views

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Striking Fast Food Workers: "Power concedes nothing without a demand"

Wow! Get a load of this, everybody. And let's thank these folks for speaking truth to power in order to improve their own...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 26, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 26 comments | 1248 Views

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The Dignity of Work, and Those Who Deny It

On this day when we can reflect upon labor's heroic contributions to our country, Rush Limbaugh has spoken out. Asserting...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 16 comments | 1247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Store Closed, Free Stuff

Saturday April 26th Only - 11am to 3pm Woodcraft Of Dublin has closed. We are giving away (FREE) miscellaneous hand tools,...

Original post made by Mike Cunningham on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mike Cunningham, on Apr 25, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 361 Views

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Local Voice Teacher Celebrates Ten Years

Local voice teacher and singer Sarah Sloan is celebrating her tenth year as a music educator in the Tri-valley area. Ms....

Original post made by Mike Heffner on Feb. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 446 Views

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Obama Double Standard

So the Obama Administration is upset that BP CEO Tony Hayward took the day off to see his yacht compete in race in England's...

Original post made by Mike S. on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 17 comments | 1016 Views

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Concerned about the high cost of energy

If you are as concerned as I am about the direction we are taking regarding the high cost of energy, join me at free one...

Original post made by Mike Vickers on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Not sure, on Apr 17, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1589 Views

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MILFLEUR'S 2nd Annual Angel Event

Angel event this saturday august 20th at Milfleur in the garden... guardian angel birth messages given by Terri Carlson,...

Original post made by MILFLEUR on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by MILFLEUR, on Aug 17, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

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Miller posting signs on private property without permission

David Miller is disrespecting private property owner rights and continuing to do what he wants not what he says. He has...

Original post made by Miller continues cheating on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lou Skunt, on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 31 comments | 1351 Views

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Sports Park Lights

What possible reason could there be for those very bright lights at the ball field being on at 2:30 AM??? They stay on most...

Original post made by Millie on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 1359 Views

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PW Market Livermore

I just heard that the PW market on Vasco is closing. Does anyone know if it will be turned into another market?...

Original post made by Millie on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 19, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1038 Views

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Walmart in Dublin??

On a recent trip to Pleasanton Walmart I heard several employees talking about a mew Walmart in Dublin. The rumor is that...

Original post made by Millie on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:00 am | 8 comments | 1317 Views

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What ABOUT Fast-Food Workers?

Hey, wait a minute. I thought going to college was supposed to ensure that everyone becomes a millionaire! Well, at least...

Original post made by Milty on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Niles, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 3366 Views

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No info on Dog Show at Fairgrounds

There's a dog show today at the fairgrounds, but there is no information anywhere (online) about the time it starts and...

Original post made by Mimi on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by rich, on Oct 24, 2010 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 790 Views

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Loud boom several times today

There has been about 4 loud booms today within the last hour. Anyone know what's going on. Heard the noise from home off...

Original post made by Mimi on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 31, 2011 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1251 Views
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