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Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

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All Unions Need to Learn From This...

SEUI votes in favor of furlough in Santa Cruz http://www.topix.net/forum/source/santa-cruz-sentinel/TNUH6NTJDVDAR0OTP ...

Original post made by Realist on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Another Pleasanton Residen, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 1503 Views

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Thousand have a Brain & will Vote NO on E

Oh please, of course the mayor, etc, will come out in support of taxing us for teacher raises. Can you say CTA? This...

Original post made by realistic mom on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by me has also brain, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 7 comments | 1011 Views

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Does Equitable Always Mean Ethical And Compassionate?

When looking into a public healthcare option - on any level - it is vitally important to ask one question: Does equitable...

Original post made by Reality on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Phoebe, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:55 am | 21 comments | 1144 Views

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Consumer protections lost in health care debate?

Consumer protections lost in health care debate By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR (AP) – 2 hours ago WASHINGTON — It's one issue...

Original post made by Reality Sucks on Aug. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 671 Views

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Obama saved the economy, facts don't lie

This is a story from bloomberg (hardly a liberal propaganda rag) on how Obama's policies are working, have brought the economy...

Original post made by Reality, deal with it on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 46 comments | 1076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If You Could Control the PUSD Budget

A grassroots movement has begun to maintain CSR, proving many in the community feel this is important enough to justify the...

Original post made by Really! Really! on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 22, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 32 comments | 2419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt Reveals a greater problem than a nanny state

I posted the following in response to about 30 posts complaining about the school lunches. As expected, the response I received...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Life isn't a free ride on the Obama welfare express., on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 14 comments | 1845 Views

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New Obama Slogan Has Deep Ties to Marxism, Socialism, Communism

Hard to deny this. Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the...

Original post made by RealMeaning of Change on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on May 1, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 931 Views

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GOOD PEOPLE IN P-TOWN

Okay! A lot of noise and a lot of chatter on the forum. But, today I drove through the vineyards with the sun beating down...

Original post made by reasonable center on Jun. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1050 Views

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Theory: paid agitants and Republican PR agents pepper this forum

What do you think? I've lived and worked in Pleasanton a very long time and I've never met anyone with the rabid, bizarre,...

Original post made by Reasonable Person on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by God bless Bill and PM, on Mar 21, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 11 comments | 813 Views

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"Obama & Senate Christmas Present to We-the-People: Enslavement"

Merry Christmas, America. You have now formally been placed into Bondage. Sold Vote: Senator Ben Nelson, Democrat Nebraska Obama...

Original post made by Rebecca on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 21, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 5 comments | 794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stacy and Kathleen Ruegsegger for School Board

I have been reading the Pleasanton Weekly on and off for the last year and no matter the subject, Stacy and Kathleen Ruegsegger...

Original post made by Rebecca on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:49 am | 40 comments | 1875 Views

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Recycling

Perhaps this has been covered before, but we just got our recycling bins and the list of things that can and cannot be put...

Original post made by REcycling Bins on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by fred, on Sep 22, 2009 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 924 Views

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Obama's Red Line

President Obama has warned the Syrian dictator Hafez Assad that using chemical weapons would be considered "crossing the...

Original post made by Red Line Obama on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 2431 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 | 785 Views

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Rumors???

Recently I have heard from a reliable source that the City is going to place a counter to the referendum measure concerning...

Original post made by Referendum? on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 26, 2008 at 8:44 am | 25 comments | 2244 Views

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Check out HeathReform.Gov

http://www.healthreform.gov/...

Original post made by Reform on Aug. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 759 Views

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Walmart or not

Haven't seen any activity at all in the old Nob Hill site. Are they putting in a Walmart grocery or not? The one is San...

Original post made by Regina on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 14 comments | 1484 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,182 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 747 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 15 comments | 601 views