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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased need for child abuse prevention programs sprouts innovative fundraising efforts

Concord, CA – May 17th, 2010. It’s no secret that local Contra Costa County families are feeling the stress of the recession,...

Original post made by Stacy Williams-Coca on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M., on May 20, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jarrod Poston completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Jarrod Bradley Poston, son of Mary and Bradley Poston of Pleasanton, successfully completed six weeks of basic training...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 1342 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What health coverage could you buy for $25,000?

I'm interested in others' thoughts on the cost of providing health care to the 30 to 40 million uninsured individuals in...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 5 comments | 1342 Views

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Example of McNerney's Health Mandate on Us: "Man Sews Up Own Leg After ER Wait"

It coming to Pleasanton...and the rest of America, thanks to Obama and McNerney voters. Article >>> http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/08/07/socialist-paradise-news-ma...

Original post made by Can\\\'t Wait for ObamaCare on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by IMHO, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 22 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1342 Views

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Sleeping Bags for Donation

Does anyone know where in town I can donate sleeping bags for the needy/homeless, etc.? Thanks for the help!...

Original post made by ccwc on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 8 comments | 1342 Views

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Readers Choice 2012 - Open Posting

Since the Weekly chose to create a "registered only" forum topic, are we allowed to create an open posting version?...

Original post made by newbie on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

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What was that about?

We also heard the jet noise and it was so amazingly loud that I really thought it was going to come down right behind our...

Original post made by Agree on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Al-jizzera, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. education secretary is expected to withhold millions of CA Educational Grant Funds

California threatened with loss of funds if it doesn't use test scores in evaluating teachers Justin Sullivan / Getty Images U.S....

Original post made by Teacher on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Elections

I find it odd that there are only 3 people running for school board when there were far more yelling and complaining about...

Original post made by letsgo on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Well, on Sep 12, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 9 comments | 1341 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I wonder if Jerry McNerney will choose for his family the Obama health plan

May be worth a call to Jerry McNerney's office to see what HE recommends regarding healthcare plans. Is HE going to choose...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More evidence of Obama's War Against the US...Read this Leaked Doc on Cap and Trade

Cap and Trade is not dead. If taxpayers [contributors] know that cap and trade commits America to sending hundreds of...

Original post made by myra on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Vicki, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 12 comments | 1341 Views

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SEIU -- Supporting McNerney -- To March in Pro-Communist Event Oct. 2

Check it out folks. The Communist Party USA and the Socialist Party USA have joined forces in an operation called the Democratic...

Original post made by Dana on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Sep 20, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 16 comments | 1341 Views

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More of a our tax dollars at work

We need to get smarter people and vote for individuals capable of making good decisions. 3000 inmates and 1700 employees...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on May 20, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 10 comments | 1341 Views

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Is Left-Right Thinking Enough to Solve Our Problems

Recently I was involved in a post about the budget and taxes. Then "just saying" responded with a statement that jolted my...

Original post made by Educated on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 23, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1341 Views

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Well, over 100 million retarded, head in the sand liberal Dems

As of May 30, 2009, the US Population was estimated at 304,059,724 persons. Well, over 100 million retarded, head...

Original post made by Anti Liberal on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by te, on Oct 22, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 1341 Views

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Axis receives national awards for quality of services

Axis Community Health recently received not one, but two national quality awards from the federal Health Resources and Services...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If G wins and if G fails.

Will all be forgotten or is this board going to be full of "Ha, Ha, Ha, you lose loser!" or "Told you so we won, child haters!"...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 31, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we a great group of parents?

Ask yourself, are we a great group of parents? When I was growing up in a similar community,(Palo Alto, CA)parents and neighbors...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 13, 2009 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1340 Views
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