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Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1493 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Lab holding science lectures at Bankhead Theater today

Livermore Lab scientists are joining with a local science teacher this morning to present "It's Gust About Time: Harnessing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Vlado Bevc, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How about an expense reduction committee?

PUSD has established a revenue enhancement committee, but the flip side of that is expenses. Think PUSD should also establish...

Original post made by Another committee on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Common sense, on Feb 9, 2010 at 8:46 am | 10 comments | 1492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Great Article on How the Free Market in Healthcare CAN (and DOES) Work

This is a great article on how the free enterprise system can -- and does -- work to solve a large portion of our healthcare...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

David Harmer: Tea Party Extremist (with video link)

With the November election just around the corner, local voters need to ask themselves whether they want a Tea Party extremist...

Original post made by Zone 7 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Barry, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 14 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearings planned on AC Transit bid to cut service 15%

Faced with a deficit that could grow to as much as $57 million by the end of the current fiscal year, the Alameda-Contra...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton City Manager & Employees Moonlighting with Different Jobs

https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/coursework/document.php?id=355&f=20121_POL04_Syllabus.pdf shows that our local...

Original post made by Seriously dysfunctional on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by J. Hosterman, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1492 Views

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Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have launched radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 28 comments | 1492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WELFARE FOR CHIMPS (TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CHUMPS)

Think you've heard it all regarding the screwball proposals that come out of Washington D.C. Are you ready for this...

Original post made by Monkey Money on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hawaii remembers Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago today

Survivors of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will remember the 2,400 people who lost their lives 70 years ago...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 15, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 3 comments | 1491 Views

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Litter - Keep Pleasanton/ Caifornia Green and Beautiful

Hello The property just prior to the Sunol Pleasanton exit (on the right side of the northbound freeway 680) used to have...

Original post made by Destiny Miller on May. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1491 Views

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British professor says children of same-sex parents 'well-adjusted'

A British professor testified in a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco Friday that children aren't hurt by having gay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 East Bay cities seek voter OK in November for higher sales taxes

Three East Bay cities are asking voters to approve sales tax increases on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot to help reduce...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by PaoliPete, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Money Myth: School Resources, Outcomes, and Equity

This is the title of a book released this year (author W. Norton Grubb). Some good things from a write-up on the book: Can...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Love is blind, on May 22, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAUSD panel recommends changes in teacher evaluations

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lausd-teacher16-2010mar16,0,2124834.story Without detail, I'm not going to comment...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 8 comments | 1490 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1490 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 | 1490 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

First Friday in December becomes California Civics Day for Teachers

A resolution establishing an annual "Civic Day for the Teacher" and sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th) was...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 1490 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 1490 Views
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