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Team brings home the gold

Debbie Ayres, coach of the USA Under-21 Women's Deaf Basketball Team, proudly announced that her team brought home the gold...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mike Wallace, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 1151 Views

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State Supremes rule juvenile convictions can qualify under '3 strikes' law

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Thursday that a previous juvenile court judgment can qualify as a "strike"...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1150 Views

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Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1150 Views

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McNerney to host Dublin workshop tomorrow to help seniors obtain benefits

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold a senior assistance workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Dublin...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 1150 Views

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Obama's Immigration speech

I reviewed Obama's immigration speech online. I was surprised somewhat that I disagreed with very little of what the President...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 1150 Views

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Freedom of Speech and the Cost of Participation

I thought this post was well-written and deserved its own topic. It came from the thread about the house fire in Chico. =========== Posted...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 12 comments | 1150 Views

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Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1150 Views

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Another Bay Area news poll shows little support for BART unions

First it was the KPIX news poll showing that, by a 2-1 margin, Bay Area residents think the unions are being unreasonable. Now...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 1150 Views

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PG & E Transformer blows on Springdale Ave - No power tonight for West Side

A PG & E transformer caught on fire on Springdale Ave near Stoneridge Dr (across from the mall). Power out to most of West...

Original post made by Jim on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1149 Views

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Capturing Moments in Watercolor by Judi Caplan

Judi Caplan takes a moment and captures it on canvas or paper with precision and delight. Her body of work captures gardens,...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Dec. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1149 Views

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Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1149 Views

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New DUI policy could revoke licenses for 10 years

Drunken drivers might sober up in September over a bill that aims to revoke licenses from repeat offenders who drive under...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by mooseturd, on Sep 6, 2010 at 9:07 am | 11 comments | 1149 Views

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'Everything new' sale at the Discovery Shop

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop has been saving new men, women and children's clothing and shoes, as well as new gift...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 14, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 1149 Views

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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1149 Views

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Heavy rains topple tree in Pleasanton

Thursday's heavy rain took their toll on a tree -- and a car -- in Pleasanton. The tree, an ornamental pear, toppled onto...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 1149 Views

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Poetry contest for Pleasanton residents

Celestial Arts is offering a $1,000 grand prize (there are 50 prizes in all totaling $5,000) to all Pleasanton-area poets....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1149 Views

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Redux of President Obama's speech

- Ignore that all previous stimulus bills have not worked to dig us out of this recession (that supposedly ended two years...

Original post made by This time will be different on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 18 comments | 1149 Views

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ClutterLess group meets tonight with guest speaker

Emily Wilska, will speak about Getting Organized at Work and at Home at a special open ClutterLess meeting at 7 p.m., Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by ClutterLess (CL) Speaker Jan 30, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 1149 Views

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Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 1149 Views

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New home construction at fastest pace in last 4 years

Nationwide housing production rose by 6.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000 units in June, according to newly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1149 Views
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