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Put the palate to the test at Taste of Terroir on Thursday

Think you have a perfect palate for fine food and wine? Join a master sommelier and wine writers in tasting the Tri-Valley's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

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Obituaries

Dr. E. John Ainsworth Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5919 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by M. Sweeney, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views

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10 questions for Obama to answer

Interesting article and and requires a little reflection. http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090722/pl_politico/25265;_ylt=At_aMVv9rzFLEeah0_TPcw.MwfIE;_ylu=X3oDMTJycHJyM2ZjB...

Original post made by Robby on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 22, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

500 spend the night watching the 'yellow brick road' at Delucchi Park

At least 500 sat on blankets, chairs and some even stood last night to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1939 classic...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Laurie K, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views

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Article about prop. 13

This article was on the mercury news, and it is about prop. 13: http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_12901818...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

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 | 1344 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 | 1041 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 | 968 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 | 1329 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 | 1623 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 | 905 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 | 974 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 | 871 Views

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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 | 987 Views

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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 | 1135 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 | 1079 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 | 1154 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 | 968 Views

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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 | 1035 Views

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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 | 1096 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,993 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 633 views