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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat vs Republican majority in US House

An interesting illustration created from a US Bureau of Labor Statistics chart: Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs new Safeway superstore despite Sullivan's objections

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve plans by Safeway to build one of its new "Lifestyle" supermarkets in...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by AVFan, on Nov 1, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tax Preparation

Does anyone have a good CPA or Tax Preparer that they could share? Ours retired and we are looking! Thanks!!!!...

Original post made by ccwc on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:31 am | 7 comments | 1142 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nanny State Expands, Creates New Hunger Games for Starving Students

The Obama administration proposed regulations Friday that would prohibit U.S. schools from selling so-called unhealthy snacks. ...

Original post made by Fed Up on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1142 Views

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State parks officials: budget cuts could mean park closures

California could be forced to close up to 100 state parks after last-minute line-item vetoes and other cuts in the state...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on with the old Levitz

I see some activity there, anyone know what's going in there...

Original post made by Citizen on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by 47, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:13 am | 8 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

New store for Fleet Feet on Main

> Fleet Feet, a popular downtown athletic apparel store, moved into more spacious quarters this week at 234 Main St. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping fit the high-tech way

Alyson Griffin wasn't looking for a gym. She just planned to accompany her mom last summer to Koko FitClub, at her request,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sweaty Porker, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:42 am | 6 comments | 1141 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1141 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Kennedy, Obama and Wilson

As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. --...

Original post made by Uncle Willie on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by kicksy, on Nov 27, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 1141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Some news on attorney Spencer Freeman Smith hit-and-run trial

This is the labor attorney that killed a cyclist on Dougherty Road with his Mercedes, drove home to San Ramon, and hid his...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by alpha 1, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's unemployment rate rose to 12.5% in January, report shows

California's unemployment rate in January rose slightly from the month before, with an eighth of the state's eligible workers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 1140 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Tea Party Gives Orly Taitz 4 of 5 Stars

Not a big surprise since she was to be a featured speaker at the last Tea Party, but I just had to laugh when I saw that...

Original post made by Rae on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by No tea !, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 1140 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Damage Obama Has Done...

Breathtaking... http://weaselzippers.us/2011/02/19/%E2%80%9Cthe-damage-obama-has-done%E2%80%9D/ ...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by inconvenient truth, on Feb 20, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1140 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 | 1140 Views

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Thief gets away with jewelry in overnight burglary at JC Penny store in Pleasanton

A JC Penney store at Pleasanton's Stoneridge Mall was burglarized early Thursday morning. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11132...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What a teacher has to say about Measure G

This was posted on another thread. I know that some of the Yes on G people will immediately say that this wasn't really...

Original post made by parent on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 27, 2009 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is she & time2putup - stalkers?

Does anyone else think "Who is She" and Time2put up are obsessed with Kathleen R.? They are acting like stalkers. ...

Original post made by Creeped out on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin-ish

This YouTube chunk of excellence reminded me of Sarah Palin's farewell address. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScgFIKXKFkc&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebobcesca%2Ecom%2Fblog%2Darchiv...

Original post made by Norris on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Jul 28, 2009 at 6:42 am | 5 comments | 1139 Views
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