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BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3146 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vintage Hills Center

After reading the Editorial this week about the Vintage Hills property, I'm sure I'm not the only one who drives by that...

Original post made by Paulette on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by smitty, on May 8, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2084 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

American Drug Wars

On Saturday, November 14th, at 7:00 PM, the IBEW Hall will host a film event featuring the documentary, "American Drug Wars."...

Original post made by Paulette on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 3076 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Iron-Jawed Angels - March 27th - Sat - 7 PM

Come and join us at the IBEW Hall in Dublin, at 6250 Village Parkway, at 7 PM on Saturday, March 27th. We'll be celebrating...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3762 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

"War on Kids" documentary

I met a nice young man on Ebay who has been buying up some of my "vinyl" record collection. He is a psychology student in...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 4527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary about the Zero tolerance policy in schools

Go to the books and movies section of the forum for a complete description on a wonderful documentary called "The War on...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jjose, on Aug 23, 2010 at 9:36 am | 21 comments | 1776 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

October is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month!

This month, those of us who suffer from this disorder are encouraged to "come out" and bring a greater awareness of this...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Answer to the lady whose mom has MS

I couldn't sign in for some reason; couldn't get my password; it said I was in system; then, it said i wasnt. So, I had...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poisoned Weeds Spoil Blackbirds Nesting - Why?

I've noticed while walking my dog near the creek that someone has poisoned alot of what looks to be mustard plants down near...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever - Humans, Not Birds, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 799 Views

AROUND TOWN

what Happened to All The Squirrels?

I've noticed lately that I haven't seen any ground squirrels or tree squirrels. I don't even see any squirrel nests in the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by True Conservative, on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 11 comments | 1125 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attacks on Strangers are Rare

This is more or less in response to letters I see on occasion by people who insist that all dogs should be on leash wherever...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by DobeMom, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 4098 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 7966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second library for our side of town

When I was growing up, I remember always enjoying more than one library in most cosmopolitan cities wherever I have lived....

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is there some Indian family panhandling scam going on?

I had trouble finding a grocery item and had to drive to two Safeways and the Walmart in Pleasanton. At each outdoor mall,...

Original post made by PaulS on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Tonto, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 23 comments | 1483 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"make sure that we welcome others who are not yet Republicans"

"To move forward at a time when Republican numbers are shrinking in many states, the party should show "respect of those...

Original post made by Pawlenty on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 12 comments | 981 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs bill for illegals to get financial aid

Jerry Brown signed AB131 (ironically on a SATURDAY morning). This is the bill that allows illegal immigrants to apply for...

Original post made by Pay for an illegal to go to college on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2011 at 9:42 am | 29 comments | 1449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supt Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges-Could Go to Jail and Pay $100,000 fine

According to http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/21/70617.htm , Superintendent Manuel Paul could have to pay a fine up...

Original post made by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay, on Aug 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 532 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Solyndra is not just crony capitalism, it is criminal fraud"

A very good read of the Solyndra situation thus far is this article by former Asst. US Attorney Andrew McCarthy. (McCarthy...

Original post made by PayPerView? on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:21 am | 11 comments | 1123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Losing 2 great businesses downtown!

Just wondering if there will be a story on Downtown Pleasanton losing 2 great concept and family owned businesses? Within...

Original post made by PDA Hopeful on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by PleasantonResident, on Jan 9, 2009 at 10:01 am | 10 comments | 3246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republicans DIVIDE the Community!

Yes, I hear the Right Wing Radicals crying about "more taxes" and bashing the teachers, for being compensated justly! The...

Original post made by PEACE on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 7, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 41 comments | 1638 Views
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