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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 | 1548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Russia's Putin praises Obama!

Interesting article and one of the first I remember where the leader of Russia praises the US president while the rest of...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 26 comments | 1547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Soaring Public (employee) Health Tab

From the WSJ Government pension liabilities have been in the news, but an even more urgent problem is the skyrocketing...

Original post made by Soaring Public Employee Medical Costs on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Aug 3, 2011 at 8:23 am | 11 comments | 1547 Views

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Jerry for women

I am dismayed that I cannot vote for Jerry McNerney this year, and I'll tell you why. I am a new transplant - I used to...

Original post made by SJC TRANSPLANT on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Financial Collapse, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free cats! Free dogs! this weekend

This weekend, in an attempt to empty the animal shelters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, dogs and cats will be adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by AW, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-drug group honored by district attorney

The members of the Mothers with a Purpose have been honored by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley for their...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 5 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteer tutor training program starts Jan. 14 at Pleasanton Library

Pleasanton Public Library will host a new volunteer tutor training program from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the library,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by M. Campbell, on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

How was your water bill?

Was everyone able to meet your 25%, or did any of you get an unpleasant surprise in your water bill? Are fines on Pleasanton...

Original post made by Diana on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by AL P, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:07 am | 31 comments | 1547 Views

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2nd BART union rejects management's contract offer

Members of BART's largest union yesterday voted overwhelmingly against management's contract offer, which the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:12 am | 13 comments | 1547 Views

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Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama heads to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago Olympics

As we face two wars one of which our generals are warning we might lose, have high unemployment, economic meltdown, must...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 26 comments | 1546 Views

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Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

I am raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). As a participant in their Team In Training San Diego half...

Original post made by Candace on Feb. 7, 2012
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Schwarzenegger agrees to cut state prison population by 40,000 inmates

The administration of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, yielding to a court order, has given a judicial panel a plan to reduce...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 13 comments | 1546 Views

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Pension Liability Workshop, Tuesday 6:30pm

Reminder to all citizens to attend the city's unfunded pension liability workshop this Tuesday, 6:30pm in the council chambers. City's...

Original post made by David Miller on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1546 Views

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Anti-Measure G Country Song

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by HA!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

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Holiday Fund 2009

The 7th annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign kicks off this week, with the aim of raising several hundred thousand...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1546 Views

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Obama calls Fremont company 'testament to American ingenuity'

President Obama visited a solar panel manufacturing facility in Fremont Wednesday, calling the company and its workers...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 28, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 11 comments | 1546 Views

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Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 1546 Views
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