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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 | 1177 Views

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Wild About Art

Kids Love Art School of Fine Arts, 1989-G Santa Rita Road, presents its first student and instructor art exhibition and reception...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 16, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

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Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airway Blvd. merge onto Isabel east of airport closes today

Starting today, Airway Boulevard will no longer connect to Isabel Avenue with through traffic from I-580 and north of the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 4, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

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Rick Santorum & Prop 8

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum was quoted as saying "Just because public opinion says something doesn't mean it's...

Original post made by MePartyPatriot on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 3, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

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5,900 motorists in Bay Area cited for cell phone violations last month, CHP reports

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by me, on May 17, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 1176 Views

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Lemonade Project: financial literacy for kids

The Lemonade Project is a student group from Amador Valley High School/California DECA that introduces elementary school...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by No mittens, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G - 58 to 41 % so far....

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 23 of 42 YES 6,199 58.42% NO 4,412 41.58%...

Original post made by so far... on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by so far, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal court orders state to reduce prison population by 40,000 inmates

A federal court panel ordered the state Tuesday to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons by up to 40,000 inmates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by CHARLES, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1175 Views

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45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insurance

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/deaths.health.insurance/index.html This article illustrates why health care/health...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1175 Views

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Council, Library Commission to meet tonight on expansion plans

The City Council and Pleasanton Library Commission will hold a joint workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 7, 2009 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1175 Views

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Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1175 Views

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Thorne files for re-election to City Council as campaign season gets under way

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne filed papers Friday with City Clerk Karen Diaz to seek re-election to a second term...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Parks Person, on Jul 23, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 1175 Views

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Listen to the House Rockers tonight

Enjoy great music from the House Rockers tonight from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Lions Wayside Park (corner of First...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Michael Wilkins, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1175 Views

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Fraser to retire as Pleasanton police chief

Police Chief Michael Fraser will retire Nov. 12 as head of the Pleasanton Police Department after 30 years on the job, including...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 1175 Views

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Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

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Welcome home celebration for Army Sgt. Rick Seymour

More than 75 well-wishers turned out for a welcome home ceremony recently for Army sergeant Rick Seymour at his grandparents'...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 9, 2011 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1175 Views

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Democrat Leftists Storm the Air & Space Museum in D.C. ...

Just like the Tea Partiers (not)... This is what Community Organizers do. This is Obama's objective. This is deliberate....

Original post made by Obama is Responsible on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Oct 10, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 4 comments | 1175 Views
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Elon Musk knows how to tap the government till
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Teaching The Arts
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