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Vote Yes on 37 - Unregistered

This is a parallel conversation to the topic created by Susan Stasek in which she was asking people to vote for Prop 37,...

Original post made by Ngo Loon on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by VOTE NO, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 1023 Views

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What has become of Pleasanton?

I read the wonderful article on Valley care turning 50. However the following comments were awful. What has become of the...

Original post made by nancy s. on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 1023 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

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Construction spending rises unexpectedly

WASHINGTON – Construction spending rose for the second time in three months in June as residential building increased and...

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1022 Views

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Starbucks to pay $225,000 for shorting consumers in gift card redemptions

The district attorneys' offices of Sonoma, Monterey and Shasta counties have settled a civil complaint that claimed Starbucks...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 1022 Views

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The everyday deceit, fatalist rants, hatred and vile Anti American nature is the norm now.

I have lived in many cities and towns and have not come across the polarity or vile immature nature of many P-Town parents...

Original post made by Very Concerned Parent on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Obama, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 1022 Views

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Respect and Civility Thread:

I wanted to re post a potion of a thread that I feel is really well pointed. "I know emotions are high around many of...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Annon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 1022 Views

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Is 5 days a week to much to ask of our representatives?

Nice article about Washington DC work weeks and I wonder if the last sentence is the best of the article. http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20091007/pl_politico/28015;_ylt=AuS0l...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1022 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 | 1022 Views

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Public invited to Livermore Lab meeting tonight on groundwater contamination cleanup efforts

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will host a community working group meeting this evening to discuss the ongoing...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by david vincent mcgraw, on Mar 9, 2011 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

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California Representatives

Quote of the Decade "Frankly, I don't know what it is about California, but we seem to have a strange urge to elect really...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Pete on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:54 am | 5 comments | 1022 Views

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Livermore Christmas festivities set for today

Downtown Livermore's Annual Home for the Holidays Celebration will kick off at noon today with activities scheduled through...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Alley, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

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If I was President....My Platform

Make it illegal to lobby congress. Make all presidential candidates draw from a public fund. Make the needed common sense...

Original post made by Common Sense on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 17, 2011 at 10:11 am | 8 comments | 1022 Views

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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 | 1022 Views

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Teacher's Retirement Fund Wants You - The Taxpayers!

““…the state will have to increase CalSTRS funding by $3.8 billion a year for 30 years for a total of more than $114 billion.”” “Spokespersons...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by to: stacey, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1022 Views

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Downtown parking limit extends to three hours beginning today

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. 3, 2009
Last comment by 32yr pleasanton resident, on Aug 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1021 Views

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Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 1021 Views

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S.F. City College canceling most summer school classes due to budget shortfall

City College of San Francisco is canceling most classes in its upcoming summer session to offset a $12 million budget shortfall,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 1021 Views

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Hundreds join in National Night Out festivities here

Hundreds turned out Tuesday night in 36 different Pleasanton neighborhoods for the city's annual participation in National...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views

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Pleasanton council to consider employee contract, affordable homes in Hacienda at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton City Council will decide tonight if it wants to proceed on signing a two-year contract with the union representing...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Upset, on Feb 15, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 4 comments | 1021 Views
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The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 1,966 views

Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
By Roz Rogoff | 8 comments | 1,276 views

New wrinkles in the race for 7th Senate
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 747 views