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Santa Rita Jail launches 'smart grid' system to keep electric power on at all times

Federal, state and local officials along with representatives from Chevron inaugurated a new energy management system Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by aResident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 717 Views

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East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 717 Views

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I was against a spending freeze before I was in favor of one

President Obama will propose a 'discretionary spending freeze' in his State of the Union speech later this week. The freeze...

Original post made by Ellie Light on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 27, 2010 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 716 Views

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Gavin Newsom to seek lieutenant governor's post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced this morning that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 716 Views

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Drought conditions persist despite recent rain

Even with a few more days of scattered showers in the forecast this week, rain totals around the Bay Area are still well...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by taxpayer, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 716 Views

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Target Return Of 7.75% Very Challenging

Target Return Of 7.75% Very Challenging In The Near-term By Cam Hui on October 12, 2011 “Joseph Dear, the CIO of CALPERS,...

Original post made by Arnold on Oct. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 715 Views

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Why are Monsanto Insiders Now Appointed to Protect Your Food Safety?

By Dr. Mercola As I write this I am in Washington DC for the International Vaccine Conference and I just did a 12 hour...

Original post made by mark on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by John, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 714 Views

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Two-Thirds of Government Takeover was passed in the Stimulus Bill

A nationally-recognized physician has written a stunning article: that two-thirds of the government takeover of healthcare...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 714 Views

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Tea Party Avoids Divisive Social Issues

In my opinion, a fairly balanced piece from the NY Times. If you want to know what the Tea Party is actually concentrating...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 7 comments | 714 Views

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Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 714 Views

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Obama's Sequester Cuts Hit D.C. Visitors Hardest of All

Senators voted Wednesday to keep the White House closed to public tours, turning back a GOP-led effort to free up money to...

Original post made by Free Citizen on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Milo Thompson III, on Mar 23, 2013 at 12:35 am | 3 comments | 714 Views

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New home construction at fastest pace in last 4 years

Nationwide housing production rose by 6.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000 units in June, according to newly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 714 Views

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Beware of disabled lady in motorized wheelchair with a dog.

Again I would like to make every driver who uses Valley Ave. between Greenwood Dr. & Santa Rita Rd. to watch out for the...

Original post made by Don on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Dec 24, 2013 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 714 Views

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Bob Werner Passes

Anyone who knew Bob Werner knew of his infectious smile and his thick white hair. He was a concensus builder, a great supporter...

Original post made by Scott Walsh on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by shadowbozo, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 713 Views

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Major work on Bay Bridge's eastern span may be completed today

Construction on the Bay Bridge's new eastern span is reaching "another historic occasion" as workers finish the compaction...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Empty Pockets, on May 7, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 713 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Make your pet a star with the VHS Calendar Contest! Submit your furry friend's favorite photo for a shot at one of 13 spots...

Original post made by Melissa on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melissa, on Jun 29, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 713 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 713 Views

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Pimp in Anti-Acorn Film Arrested by FBI

Wow, this guy turned out not to be so upstanding. I'm shocked...NOT! I think he might have every single outfit needed...

Original post made by Janna on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 712 Views

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Exposing Obama's Radical Past (and Present): "The Manchurian President"

To those who still do not believe Obama is radical and has ominous plans for America, I encourage you to learn more from...

Original post made by Marianne on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2010 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 712 Views

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This was removed from CNN...re: Wolf Blitzer interview with Mexico Pres. Calderon

Just thought you'd like to know more about Mexico's immigration policies. Can you say "double standard" ??? interview...

Original post made by Obama do your job re: AZ! on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 22, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 712 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
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Planning the "Pleasanton way"
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Getting rid of an old toilet
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Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
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