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Like "Cash for Clunkers"? Here's Obama's "Cash for SENIORS" Program!

Tired of going to visiting Mom and Dad in the nursing home when you could be out playing golf instead? Here is Obama's Cash...

Original post made by James on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Aug 4, 2009 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 1081 Views

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Obama dances healthcare issue in speech

Once again Obhttp://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090910/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_health_care_fact_checkama speaks and is long on talking...

Original post made by David on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Insane!, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 14 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans planning another Bay Bridge closure, but probably not until next year

The California Department of Transportation is planning another Bay Bridge closure, most likely early next year, to readdress...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

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Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers"

Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers" for cities with populations over 75,000. http://www.portfolio.com/business-news/us-uncovered/2010/02/22/top-american-wealth...

Original post made by Ptown Hal on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by taxed, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Poizner speaks out against health care reform bill

Former New York Gov. George Pataki and Republican gubernatorial hopeful Steve Poizner held a news conference in San Francisco...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan talks budget to voters

While Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Brown's combination of budget cuts...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Square Forum category request

Dear Editor, Would you consider adding another category to your Town Square Forum? Since Pleasanton and California...

Original post made by J Flack on Jul. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1081 Views

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Walmart-Here we go again

Council Member Sullivan appealed the decision of the Planning Commission and has called up the project to be heard in front...

Original post made by Francine on Apr. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1081 Views

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Paragon Outlets

The most poorly designed shopping area for parking and pedistrians I have ever seen.They do not have enough entry and exit...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1081 Views

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Dirty Plastic

Do we need to clean out plastic containers before putting them in the recyclables bin? My Castro Valley friend said he's...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1081 Views

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Hire Your Local Felon

America Works America Works has gained national recognition for its no-nonsense, entrepreneurial approach to moving...

Original post made by Felon on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

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The Republican lies about the economics of health reform...

"The Republican lies about the economics of health reform are also heavily laced with hypocrisy." Washington Post ...

Original post made by Washington Post on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving the k ids to Amador

I have a daughter going to amador in the fall and am thinking whether I should drive her, have her take the bus, or heaven...

Original post made by soon to be amador parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by soon to be amador parent, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 6 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney sues Oakland for misappropriating $20 million in tax funds

Marleen Sacks, a Pleasanton attorney who lives in Oakland, sued that city a second time yesterday, charging that it is continuing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by D W, on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

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If it's Tuesday, it must be another Oak Grove debate

Over the last couple of years, a regular contingent of opponents to the proposed 51-home development above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teachers' association seeks repeal of state's 'tax breaks' for corporations

The California Teachers Association announced yesterday that an initiative to repeal nearly $2 billion in corporate tax...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 14, 2010 at 1:00 am | 22 comments | 1080 Views

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First Friday in December becomes California Civics Day for Teachers

A resolution establishing an annual "Civic Day for the Teacher" and sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th) was...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 1080 Views

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Buchanan talks budget to voters

While State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Jerry Brown's...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob123, on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

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See the art exhibit with works done by the local Art League

Firehouse Arts Center will host the annual Pleasanton Art League Member's Exhibit which is open until Oct. 15, in the Harrington...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 1080 Views

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What To READ on health care Bill:

Please take the time to read the analysis of the heath Care Bill: http://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/legislation?id=0327 Scroll...

Original post made by Read The Analysis on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views
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