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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New FCC rules on wireless microphone could affect local users

New Federal Communication Commission rules bearing on the use of wireless microphones that went into effect last month affect...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Karl Winkler, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Quality Education

Would it be possible, with the 61% that voted yes on G to start a major fund raising effort to raise the money needed to...

Original post made by Saving the quality of education on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1253 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 | 1253 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 | 1253 Views

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Know any political button collectors

Does anybody know any political button collectors, who would want to buy a bushel basket full of assorted buttons ?...

Original post made by Political button collector on Dec. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1253 Views

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LAST CHANCE TO OBJECT: 2nd reading for final approval of high-density apartment complex on Bernal & Stanley at 8/20 City Council Meeting

At a special meeting on August 6th, the Pleasanton City Council unanimously approved construction of a 345-unit apartment...

Original post made by Concerned resident on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Burglary nets more than $130,000

More than $130,000 in video and computer equipment was stolen from ICV Digital Media in the 3900 block of Valley Avenue sometime...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Amanda, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND - THE ELECTION IS OVER!

The election is over folks! Time for everyone - the Yes and the No people to start working together. Rehashing the voting...

Original post made by It\'s Over on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 13 comments | 1252 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats Sponsoring Bill for Defeat in Afghanistan...

It should come to no one's surprise that Democrats - the Party of Surrender -- are sponsoring HR3699 to withhold troop surge...

Original post made by not surprised on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 am | 16 comments | 1252 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State of Washington REDUCING pay of teachers and administrators

Led by a Democratic governor the State of Washington is reducing salaries of teachers and administrators as step one in a...

Original post made by Bolo on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exhausted Taxpayer, on May 25, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 6 comments | 1252 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's debt crises

I voted NO to higher taxes when I left the state. Thank God we only have 1 more year of tuition in the State system. ...

Original post made by Kangaroo on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 15, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

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Alameda County judge bars Target stores from illegal dumping of hazardous wastes

An Oakland judge has issued a preliminary injunction barring Target Corp. and employees at its 244 stores in California from...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by frequent Targeter, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 1251 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 | 1251 Views

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Sandia to break ground Wednesday on new $5-million combustion research center

Sandia National Labs will break ground Wednesday on a new building for its Combustion Research Computation and Visualization...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 9 comments | 1251 Views

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Prudential agents send hundreds of gift boxes to local troops in Iraq, Afghanistan

Real estate agents, administrative staff and executives of Prudential Stoneridge worked together Saturday to package hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Mar 10, 2010 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 1251 Views

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Letters

<B>Agreement was reached Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7903 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by frank, on Feb 25, 2011 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1251 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It appears this one was missed by the media.

Original post made by Linda on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 14 comments | 1250 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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