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Friends set up 'thank you' fund for Danville Councilman Shimansky

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 980 Views

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Oak Grove developers take legal battle to state Supreme Court

Attorneys for developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic have asked the California Supreme Court to review a decision...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 4, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 980 Views

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Group's demonstration riles downtown diners

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza during the Labor Day weekend were met with chants...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by I believe in Freedom of Speech, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 980 Views

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Employees protest decision to close Superior, other state courts one day a month

Court workers from throughout the Bay Area expressed frustration at a rally in San Francisco Wednesday over a decision by...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 2:55 am | 6 comments | 980 Views

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BART sets ridership records, works to keep 'new' passengers

BART set ridership records while the Bay Bridge was closed for repairs, and now that it has reopened the transit agency is...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 980 Views

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Letter: McNerney, colleagues stood up for the people

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6366 posted Friday, November 13,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by JP, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 980 Views

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Holiday Celebration/Mexican Posada

Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Associations hosts a free family holiday event from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 980 Views

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Poor Concert Lineup at Fair this Summer

Have you seen the concert lineup at the fair this year? It's horrible! What are your thoughts?...

Original post made by Sonia on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on May 12, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 10 comments | 980 Views

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Talk about a bad hair day!

There's much more at the Alameda County Fair than rides and tasty food as Cassandra Gutschall, 25, shows Sunday after getting...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by erika, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 980 Views

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State unemployment drops to 12.3 percent in June

California's jobless rate continued to show very slight improvement in June, dropping another 0.1 percent to 12.3 percent,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Real American, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 5 comments | 980 Views

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Artful Fundraiser at the Museum "Paint Your Town"

As one of the Artists that participated in the recent Fundraiser "Paint Your Town" I have to say I really enjoyed it. This...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jun. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 979 Views

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10% unemployment and Obama is spending $35,000 - $50,000 a week for his vacation?

When the president takes a vacation, some people are still unhappy. Though grossly less important than racial reconciliation...

Original post made by Pedro on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 4 comments | 979 Views

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Is your Paycheck NEXT?

The House vote on limiting Wall Street bonuses is the first step on a very slippery slope to allowing our government to dictate...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 979 Views

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Downtown parking limit extends to three hours beginning Monday

In a move to encourage shoppers to stay downtown longer, the city will extend the parking limit from two to three hours beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 979 Views

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You might be a Republican if you believe:

you think the right to life ends at birth. you think that corporations have more compassion than humans. you...

Original post made by Republican Values on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 11 comments | 979 Views

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Rep. Massa: I will vote against the interests of my district

So much for a representative democracy. It is this type of thinking that causes many of us to work for making in-cumbents...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 17, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 979 Views

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Read the attached link and next time you hear someone describe themselves as a PROGRESSIVE think about it.

Recently I have heard quite a few folks describe themselves as PROGRESSIVES and we should all know what they mean. http://www.progressive.org/wx101609.html...

Original post made by mmm,mmm,mmm on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 20 comments | 979 Views

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About the Senate Health Care bill

You can read about the senate health care bill here (cnn article): http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/11/21/senate.health.bill.expect/index.html The...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 979 Views

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What's With More Free Advertising for Claudette McDermott?

Hey Gina, come on. The forum is for ideas and debate not endless free advertising for some of your merchants. There are...

Original post made by Be Fair PW on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 30, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 979 Views

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I cannot believe people vote for these dummies!!!

The California economy is on a downhill spiral and our legislators just waste time with mindless bills. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/08/31/BAVV1F5UCG.D...

Original post made by Pablo on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by K, on Sep 1, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 11 comments | 979 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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