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Daughter of Sen. Feinstein named head of San Francisco Superior Court

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Katherine Feinstein, a member of the bench for 10 years, was elected by her colleagues...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 28, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 6 comments | 930 Views

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McNerney votes "YES" for largest tax increases in history, including Death tax,

FIRST WAVE (expiration of 2001 and 2003 Tax Relief) WAVE TWO (Obamacare) THIRD WAVE (Alternative Minimum and Employer Tax...

Original post made by NoChet on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 930 Views

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Great News: $111 million in stimulus money (voted for by McNerney) to L.A. produces … 54 jobs

Gee Jerry, if you're going to waste all that money, why not just divide the $111 million among those 54 employees? http://hotair.com/archives/2010/09/16/great-news-111-million-in...

Original post made by Anne on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Barry O, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 930 Views

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No rate increase anticipated for Zone 7 customers until 2014

Zone 7 water users won't see a rate hike until 2014, thanks to ongoing cost-cutting measures from the water agency. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Zone 7 and beyond, on Oct 27, 2012 at 2:11 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Obama's Nanny State Nonsense in Food Labelling: "It's tyranny, pure and simple"

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier. Supermarket...

Original post made by Fred Helmer on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Bob Dole Urges Thinking Republicans to Change Parties: No Takers

Former Senator Bob Dole appeared on Fox News Sunday and had scathing words for the leaders of the party that once nominated...

Original post made by Freedom isn\'t just ideas on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 4, 2013 at 7:15 am | 4 comments | 930 Views

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Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 930 Views

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Right Wing Mentality Dangerous

Here is the Right Wing mentality in a response to a post on the Weekly! And you say the Radical Right is not dangerous? “That's...

Original post made by No Violence on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pietra, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 929 Views

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Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 929 Views

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Another example of our irresponsible CA Legislature

The $11 billion water bond that California voters will be asked to approve next year contains nearly $2 billion in earmarks...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 16, 2009 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 929 Views

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First Wednesday Street Party tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Wednesday Street Party of 2010 will celebrate Cinco de Mayo tonight from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pamela, on May 10, 2010 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 929 Views

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Save the Tassajara Valley from Urban Development

Letter to the Editor We are at a cross-road in San Ramon’s future Fifteen years ago the Tassajara Valley would have...

Original post made by Jim Gibbon on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 19, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 929 Views

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Movie theaters

Wasn't the Dublin regal theater the one that bought out our (Pleasanton) theater then closed it down thus gaining a pretty...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by TV?, on Aug 28, 2011 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 929 Views

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BART statement on negotiations

In a memorandum to city and regional leaders, BART General Manager Grace Crunican expressed disappointment that negotiations...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 929 Views

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How Did This Not End Up In The Forum?

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gTWB1M9VPOte4M77spW7Z62NsGyQD9ANUEJO0 I was surprised at first, that...

Original post made by Surprised...But Not Really on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 928 Views

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Pleasanton Library English Conversation

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., offers free English conversations classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 928 Views

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Inspired to Earn Less

If you are sitting right at that $200k level, I would ask for a pay cut, maybe down to $180k or so because you'll probably...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 928 Views

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Wounded Warriors Project plans fundraiser next Sunday

"Road Warriors 2010," a fundraiser for wounded military heroes, will hold its kick off event next Sunday, May 23, at the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Patti Cowger, on May 16, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 928 Views

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Has Anyone Seen McNerney Campaigning in Pleasanton?

If so, what is he campaigning on? His leftist voting record? Massive Taxes? Obamacare? Cap and Trade? Increased...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Oct 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 928 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,073 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 738 views