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Hope and Change?

Interesesting article concerning Obama and his perceived lack of transparency. http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20090721/cm_csm/yfriedman ...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by kay, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Govenor signs 226 bills despite massive veto threats

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed 226 bills and vetoed eight, despite threats he would veto hundreds of outstanding...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Queen's Jet...

I don't care who you are ... Democrat, Republican, or Independent ... liberal or conservative ... blue state or red state...

Original post made by Another Hippy on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fracking Must Be California's Priority

My, my. Here they go again. Environmental activist worry warts are citing a study that states that climate change is having...

Original post made by Tim Lunt on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is the Mural on an Eyesore Warehouse a Joke?

Has the Pleasanton City Council and/or Planning Commission heard the phase “you can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s...

Original post made by \"Sore Eyes\" Charley on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 4, 2009 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Wednesday Street Party tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Wednesday Street Party of 2010 will celebrate Cinco de Mayo tonight from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pamela, on May 10, 2010 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Work set to start on $136-million BART extension to Warm Springs

BART officials will give a green light to contractors today to begin construction on the Warm Springs extension project in...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 1323 Views

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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 | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This weekend - Program at Stanford for students in Grades 7-12

There is an AWESOME program happening THIS WEEKEND at Stanford University for students in grades 7-12. Classes range from...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 7, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

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County officials throw support behind state Constitutional Convention plan

The head of a regional business group said Thursday that a constitutional convention is the best way to reform California's...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joyce, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 1322 Views

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Fundraisers slated to benefit Haiti

A host of events are being held here in the local community to benefit victims of the Haiti earthquake, starting this Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by MedShare, on Feb 4, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Herald Editorial: Pleasanton voters should pass Measure G

http://www.insidebayarea.com/portal/opinion/ci_12495763 "While we would prefer that the state provide equitable money...

Original post made by Herald fan on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Luke, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Wonderland formula funds California schools

From Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Brown. An eye opening editorial about the manipulation of the school funding Proposition...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by scattergram, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking language within Union reps and teachers shows double standard

I just read the documents that included sworn depositions from high-ranking union officers and others involved in the Vranesh...

Original post made by Not PC on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 10 comments | 1321 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State unemployment drops to 12.3 percent in June

California's jobless rate continued to show very slight improvement in June, dropping another 0.1 percent to 12.3 percent,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Real American, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 5 comments | 1321 Views

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Judge orders Social Security notices for blind to be in Braille or on CDs

A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday ordered the U.S. Social Security Administration to send benefit notices to blind...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Oct 21, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

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Hundreds here for Foothill Band Review today on Main Street

The annual Foothill Band Review will get under way at 8:30 this morning with a parade on Main Street by 50 middle and high...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

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National funding group chooses Museum On Main for possible financial aid

Heritage Preservation has chosen the Museum On Main to participate in the 2010 Conservation Assessment Program of funding...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1321 Views

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Wente family estates achieves 'Sustainable Winegrowing' status

As a testimony to what has been a long-held tenet of the country's oldest continuously owned and operated family winery,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views
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