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Whale of a day

My kayaker husband Jeff and I heard some exciting news: The whales were feeding closer than usual to the shore in Santa Cruz,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by dave, on Nov 21, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasaanton's Bicycle, Pedestrian, Trails committee meets tonight

The Pleasanton Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the Pleasanton Senior Center Classroom,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by S, on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction at Main St. & Vervais Ave.

If you're a walker, jogger or biker, you already know the trail from Hopyard to Main Street along the creek has been closed...

Original post made by Vincent on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Shame on you!, on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:43 am | 3 comments | 1254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Supreme Court to review state law banning violent video game sales to minors

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this week to review a California law that would prevent the sale and rental of violent video...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on May 4, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 9 comments | 1254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State's home foreclosure crisis devastating, top Realtor says

Calling the home foreclosure crisis in California "devastating," the president of the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by lessismore, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama poll numbers

Obama poll numbers drop even lower http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll...

Original post made by Glen Sasaki on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 1253 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 | 1253 Views

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Third time's a charm for Brown, Whitman at Dominican University

While it may not be any clearer who'll get the most votes for California's in November following their third and final debate...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1253 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 | 1253 Views

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Is the Mural on an Eyesore Warehouse a Joke?

Original post made by \"Sore Eyes\" Charley on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 4, 2009 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 1253 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 | 1252 Views

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SFGate: Walkway welds spark Dublin delays

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/09/BAQJ195ONH.DTL "The opening of the $80 million West Dublin...

Original post made by Jason on Aug. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1252 Views

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Cops plan DUI checks for drivers leaving Raiders game tomorrow

Avoid the 21, Alameda County's law enforcement crackdown, has two words of advice for Oakland Raiders fans hoping to see...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Timmy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

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Walmart @ Old Nob Hill Santa Rita

I am reading areports in other papers about a potential Walmart neighborhood store in the old Santa Rita Nob Hill. I think...

Original post made by Steve on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Rick Perry, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 12 comments | 1252 Views

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Basic Yoga Class

Beth Fox instructs this yoga class that meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by David Walden, on Jul 14, 2009 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber to host Business Tradeshow & Mixer tomorrow

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host its Spring Tradeshow from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 11 at the Pleasanton Marriott...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by member, on Apr 10, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech to schoolkids

I was surprised there is no thread discussing the Obama speech to schoolkids and (now pulled) suggested lesson plan on "what...

Original post made by Education_is_Local on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 19 comments | 1251 Views

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A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1251 Views

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Is this happening in PUSD? "Obama Recruiting Radicals in High Schools" ...

Does anyone know whether this is happening at Amador or Foothill High School? (Or other Bay Area schools?) Excerpt:...

Original post made by Pete on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by The liberals are coming!, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:13 am | 12 comments | 1251 Views
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