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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Crack Cocaine of Democracy

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13990207 Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Double Standard

So the Obama Administration is upset that BP CEO Tony Hayward took the day off to see his yacht compete in race in England's...

Original post made by Mike S. on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 17 comments | 1382 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Jerry McNerney? - Townhall NO, fundraisers YES

Despite puppetmaster Pelosi's assurance that her members are returning to their districts to make the case with the voters...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 17 comments | 1382 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's LARPD Special Tax?

Does anyone knows what's LARPD Special Tax shown in your property tax bill, as Special Charges? It's amounted to about $29/...

Original post made by Matt on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1382 Views

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Investment firm employees donate to scholarship fund

Employees at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Berkeley branch have contributed $822 to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation's...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by PR Stunt, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

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JUANITA HAUGEN AWARD – 2014 Nomination Deadline is April 14, 2014

WINNERS will be honored at the Annual Community of Character Awards Luncheon at Ruby Hill Golf Club on May 14, 2014. (The...

Original post made by Ken mano on Apr. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1381 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is Obama's strategy to get unemployment down?

Our President seems focused on everything other than the wars and the economy and really gets upset when his press is bad...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 13 comments | 1381 Views

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Drop yer ecstasy and grab yer kid's bike!

Check this out! My son just graduated a Pleasanton middleschool, and now needs to kick his ecstasy habit because he's...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1381 Views

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Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe

Dr. Alex Filippenko, one of the world's most highly cited astronomers, will present Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Starry Night, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1381 Views

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Wine tasting and 'Art in the Vineyard'

The 39th annual "Art in the Vineyard" will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, May 29, at Wente Estates Winery in Livermore....

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by RobinM, on May 27, 2011 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Figurative work by Barbara Stanton

Figurative work by Barbara Stanton will be featured at the Wild Vine, 2187 First St., Livermore from Dec. 10 to 31. An artist...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mr. Amador -- A family affair

The annual Mr. Amador show, an event held at Amador Valley High, is really turning out to be a family affair. My grandson,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Linda Ashcraft Hudak, on Apr 20, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details on SDE EIR?

http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=407 ...

Original post made by On SDE Topic on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1380 Views

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Caltrans planning another Bay Bridge closure, but probably not until next year

The California Department of Transportation is planning another Bay Bridge closure, most likely early next year, to readdress...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1380 Views

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Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

(As printed in our Dec. 7, 2007 edition) "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by History Buff, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1380 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Businesses encouraged to 'Spare the Air' with Great Race Challenge

The annual Spare the Air season has officially kicked off with four Spare the Air Days already declared by the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by *Laughing At AT&T Trophy*, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1380 Views

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Pest Problems

With this hot weather we are seeing a large increase in ants and spiders; and, now we hear that the neighbors have subterranean...

Original post made by Judi on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Doug Buenz, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 1379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

BART and the city of Livermore are moving forward quickly on a plan that could put elevated tracks across the northeast corner...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Isenburg, on Dec 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 1379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pilot project offers drivers real-time parking info

Real-time parking information for some of San Francisco's streets is available starting today, marking a key phase of the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1379 Views
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