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Healthcare Reform Seized By Wingnuts

Okay, I'll admit that I'm a little concerned about this tea party town hall anti-reform loud noises movement. Between...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hartford, on Aug 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Great Article on How the Free Market in Healthcare CAN (and DOES) Work

This is a great article on how the free enterprise system can -- and does -- work to solve a large portion of our healthcare...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

8 turn out for meeting to discuss new Pleasanton school superintendent qualifications

A group of eight met with Phil Quon with Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) at a public meeting to discuss the strengths...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1067 Views

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Ex-boyfriend sets fire to East Angela home

A police officer on routine patrol at 7:45 a.m. this morning in the 400 block of East Angela Street discovered a home fire...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by yomama, on Jun 9, 2010 at 8:37 am | 5 comments | 1067 Views

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18% of drivers call in sick as AC Transit struggles to keep buses rolling during contract dispute

AC Transit officials apologized to riders Monday after 18 percent of the district's bus operators allegedly called in sick...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Willo, on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 1067 Views

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County sheriff, Mythbusters TV crew hold public meeting over Dublin cannonball incident

On the heels of an epic TV production mishap that sent a cannonball flying into Dublin homes, roughly two hundred people...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Fred Jones, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Right-Wing Harassment Strategy Against Dems Detailed In Memo: ‘Yell,’ ‘Stand Up And Shout Out,’ ‘Rattle Him’

This morning, Politico reported that Democratic members of Congress are increasingly being harassed by “angry, sign-carrying...

Original post made by Drew on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Conservative, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 8 comments | 1066 Views

AROUND TOWN

The horse in the front page

Umm, I think your photographers need glasses. That horse is not munching on a pile of hay. It looks like a pile of manure,...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1066 Views

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County officials urge no vote on Prop 22

Proposition 22, which last week was endorsed by a number of local officials, including Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by From BOTH sides-no, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coins for cats, dollars for dogs

When Valley View Elementary fifth-grader Kaitlyn Glover heard animals being cared for by the Valley Humane Society would...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by North island, on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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McNerney, Why are you wasting our taxpayer money hosting this May 19 Forum?

Yes, cyber-bullying is an important issue to address. However there are many organizations that can be contracted to provide...

Original post made by WastingOurTaxes! on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Be Positive, on May 14, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 1066 Views

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Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 1066 Views

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Deadline today for filing state, federal income taxes

Taxpayers have until midnight tonight to file their 2012 federal and state income taxes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9088&e=y...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Di, on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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Neighborhood market

Does anyone know when the new Walmart Neighborhood Market will open. And I ONLY need the answer to that question, not a...

Original post made by Roxanne on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Same here, on Mar 6, 2013 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1066 Views

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CALPERS Want to Pick Your Pocket

CALPERS investments lost nearly 25% in the last year, so they are now talking about replacing their losses by charging our...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1065 Views

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BART management, unions meet over weekend, but no agreement reached

BART management and union negotiators met throughout the weekend but no agreements were announced when the talks closed down...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1065 Views

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Healthcare is for Liberal Wimps!

I said it a couple weeks ago and i'll say it again!! The way I figure, healthcare and doctors are for liberal wimpy people....

Original post made by Buford on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1065 Views

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County officials cut short meeting with Chinese delegation here to look at NUMMI plant options

Alameda County supervisors Tuesday cut short their meeting with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by RedHead, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change in Teachers' Education: article

This article talks about change in teachers' education: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/10/21/duncan.teacher.education.reform/index.html...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Disillusioned, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1065 Views

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When is the next electronics recycling event?

I missed the last electronics recycling event at AVHS last month. Are any organizations planning another event in the next...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 1065 Views
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