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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

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Why is Cody so Special? II

This young boy may be a lost cause, but his youth implores us to do what we can to help him develop into a responsible member...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Pete , on Jul 31, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 960 Views

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City salaries

Have you seen how outrageous the salaries are for some of our city workers? http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2012?appSession=37818854032673&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPag...

Original post made by Homeowner on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Holy smokes, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

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Development on W. Los Positas

What are the thoughts of this 2,3 and 4 story apt complex that is most likely going to be built at 5850 W. Los Positas. Its...

Original post made by Julius on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 19, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 8 comments | 960 Views

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Obama's Job Approval and Health Care Reform Have Fallen To A New Low

Overall, 48% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President's performance. That matches the lowest level of...

Original post made by Losing Traction on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Libs lying again, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:48 am | 14 comments | 959 Views

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Pete Stark Town Meeting in Fremont

Pete Stark (D) is having a town meeting at the senior center on Paseo Padre in Fremont this Sat, the 15th from 9-10am. Ask...

Original post made by Fremont on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 5 comments | 959 Views

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TRILLIONS FOR THE BANKER

The Real Story of the Money-Control Over America by Sheldon Emry This study on money is not copyrighted. It may...

Original post made by mark on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 16, 2009 at 12:50 am | 5 comments | 959 Views

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Oak Grove development plan back before City Council tonight

A plan to build 51 luxury homes in the hills above Kottinger Ranch will come back for consideration by the Pleasanton City...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 959 Views

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Pope sincere?

The Pope recently stated: "I think of the immense suffering caused by the abuse of children, especially within the church...

Original post made by Concerned Former Catholic on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lourdes, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

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Contrast of 2 ads: "Morning in America" under Reagan and "Mourning in America" under Obama (and McNerney)

Two contrasting and very powerful ads present a pretty clear picture of where we have been under Reagan and where we are...

Original post made by Jeff on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Mourning, on Sep 26, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 959 Views

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Obituaries

<B>Frank I. Belecky Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7550 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Karla Brown, on Oct 29, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 959 Views

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Oak Grove appeal won't be heard until 2012

Pleasanton's city attorney and outside legal counsel acknowledged Monday night that they have agreed with a developer's legal...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Devon, on Oct 8, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 959 Views

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The Forgotten Man

A very moving and appropriate videoclip of an artist's latest work. Videoclip &gt;&gt;&gt; http://www.silverbearcafe.com/private/09.10/forgottenman.html This...

Original post made by Forgotten Man on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by clink, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:45 am | 2 comments | 959 Views

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BART contracts extended to July 9 for 2 of 3 unions

With two days before BART's union contracts expire, BART management has agreed to extend labor contracts with employees of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 958 Views

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Deadline today for Cards for Troops

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) hosts the third annual Holiday Cards for Our Troops program. Residents are encouraged...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 958 Views

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ObamaCare's Economic Dominoes

The economic chaos resulting from ObamaCare will trigger the collapse of one economic domino after another. As it does, America...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Apr 4, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 20 comments | 958 Views

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'Amazing Dreamcoat' opens at 2 p.m. today at Bankhead

The Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre will continue its production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" starting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by BIG FAN, on Aug 3, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 958 Views

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McNerney's Destruction Continues: His Obamacare Vote May Help to Eliminate Health Insurance for 1.2 Million McDonald's Employees

More evidence of McNerney's destruction... Even if McDonald's receives a reprieve by Obama, the potential alone for the...

Original post made by StopMcNerneysDestruction on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by EnronVictim, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:44 pm | 13 comments | 958 Views

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McNerney's (and Obama's) War on the Young

I wholeheartedly agree with the article linked below. As an excerpt, "...the debt we are amassing will have to be shouldered...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Cruel to kids, on Oct 6, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 9 comments | 958 Views

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No More Taxes For Schools or Government

I am really tired of paying taxes for schools. I am really tired of paying taxes for all levels of government. Look around...

Original post made by No More Taxes For Schools on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 27, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 958 Views
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CIA’s Five Stages of Woe
By Tom Cushing | 30 comments | 1,576 views

Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 1,100 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 666 views