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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic accident on across from the library

I was wondering if the people in the accident on Friday around 11:30 across from the library are ok. 2 firetrucks and police...

Original post made by pat on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by twit, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

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War vs. Healthcare

Stupid foreign wars: cheered for, given blank checks, can't end them. Decent health care for Americans: worrying, can't...

Original post made by Alan on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views

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Health care status quo would be disaster for middle class

By House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Washington, DC — How’s this for a health care plan? It will make your premiums...

Original post made by Sal on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by P-Towner, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carjacking

I was surprised to read of a carjacking in Dublin at the Regal Cinema area. When I read the details, I wasn't surprised....

Original post made by Pat on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by almost stolen, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1305 Views

SPORTS

Where is the coverage of the World Swimming Championships?

I'm disappointed to see so little news coverage of the World Swimming Championships in Rome. Especially after the excitement...

Original post made by Molly on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4˝-hour interview from behind bars, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff told a San Francisco trial...

Original post made by LawStudent on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 880 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

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Are you underinsured?

http://www.rd.com/your-america-inspiring-people-and-stories/the-cost-of-health-care-in-america/article26204.html "Think...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 846 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hire Your Local Felon

America Works America Works has gained national recognition for its no-nonsense, entrepreneurial approach to moving...

Original post made by Felon on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Houserockers

The Houserockers will perform at Concerts in the Park from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 31, at Wayside Park, at the corner of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Joe, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1107 Views

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We'll see if this development has "legs" ...

I won't hold my breath regarding the Obama "birth certificate" issue, however this is an interesting development, if true,...

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1052 Views

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Birther Fail

The Birthers are crapping their cages over what they consider to be an authentic birth certificate from Kenya. Too bad it's...

Original post made by Orland on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views

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Cash for Clunkers boosts Ford's July sales 1.6 pct

DETROIT – Lured by the government's cash-for-clunkers campaign, car and truck buyers started to return to Ford Motor Co....

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mitch Thompson, on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 997 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman motorist dies in accident on southbound I-680 in Milpitas

A woman died after a vehicle traveled off southbound Interstate Highway 680 and landed upside down on East Calaveras Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by jimwhenry, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 1064 Views

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manipulating facts and figures in order to deceive the public

Ground Rules and Tips for Challenging the Right From Political Research Associates http://www.publiceye.org/ark/tips.html DO...

Original post made by Not RIGHT! on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 916 Views

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Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 958 Views

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he'd like every American to have access to the same high-quality care that's available to government officials

“Cherlin said in a statement that Obama is pushing for healthcare reform because "he'd like every American to have access...

Original post made by Obama Care on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 4, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

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What to Civilly Ask Your Congressperson about Obamacare (Parts 5&6 of 7)

July 30, 2009 What To Ask Your Congressperson About Obamacare (Part 5 of 7) Lee Cary Here’s the 5th installment in a series...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 968 Views

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What To READ on health care Bill:

Please take the time to read the analysis of the heath Care Bill: http://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/legislation?id=0327 Scroll...

Original post made by Read The Analysis on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views
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