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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One Family's Story

Iíve been discussing this for weeks with my friends. Measure G is good for our community. In this economy, I want my property...

Original post made by Please vote No on Measure G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by We need to listen, on May 31, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 22 comments | 1341 Views

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Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1233 Views

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Iranian Woman Pleading for America to HELP while Describing Massacre on Bridge

A very compelling audio of an Iranian woman who describes the massacre that occurred on a popular pedestrian bridge. Around...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 1592 Views

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Article about California's fiscal crisis

This article talks about the fiscal crisis in California: http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/08599190493800...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Yo Really, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 22 comments | 1601 Views

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IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1071 Views

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Why is National Guard recruiting for 'internment' cops?

Everyone of us, with no exceptions, is a member of a class of citizen that is targeted as "potential terrorist" by our government....

Original post made by mark on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 11, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 22 comments | 1675 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nummi closure announced

Well it looks like another 5,000 jobs directly and 50,000 indirectly in the state are going to be eliminated. I feel terrible...

Original post made by Mary Rose on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Suess, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ridiculous Compensation For Public Employees

Read this article from the Contra Costa Times. Can you still justify raising taxes for any reason? Taxes should be cut...

Original post made by CEASAR on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by steve, on Sep 7, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 22 comments | 1318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From eBay to the Statehouse?

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman announced Tuesday that she's seeking the Republican nomination for California's governor to succeed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 22 comments | 1284 Views

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Obama the con man in Chief!

I wonder if Obamba a con man or just incompetent. But I know one thing for sure.............Stay Cool, Poster Boy, or Stacey...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 14, 2009 at 6:11 am | 22 comments | 1061 Views

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Dow Closes above 10,000 for first time in a year

Obama's plan to destroy the US economy is working like gang busters! The GDP this quarter will increase by 3%, the financial...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:49 am | 22 comments | 1072 Views

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Special election Tuesday pits Garamendi vs, Harmer in 10th Congressional District race

A special general election next Tuesday for a vacant U.S. Congress seat in the East Bay pits California's Democratic lieutenant...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:03 am | 22 comments | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court to rule early next year on validity of Pleasanton housing cap

In a three-hour hearing in Alameda County Superior Court Friday, Judge Frank Roesch sparred repeatedly with Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 22 comments | 5569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahalo Grille Closed

According to the information on Yelp, supposedly validated as provided by the owner of Mahalo, they are permanently closed....

Original post made by downtown diner on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by JVD, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 22 comments | 2961 Views

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Sponsors defend Prop. 8 initiative in federal trial

Sponsors of Proposition 8 presented their first witness in defense of the voter initiative in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update On How Schools Pay Out

So sorry for my lack of knowledge of how to paste the website from today's Sacbee.com but this is great and detailed information...

Original post made by Marcia on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:14 am | 22 comments | 1722 Views

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Welcome To The Biggest Tax Increase In U.S. History

Considering the fact that the U.S. economy is already on the verge of economic collapse, the last thing we need is a massive...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:42 am | 22 comments | 991 Views

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If Obamacare passes, you'll need this:

My fellow tea-partiers, open-carry enthusiasts, and other true patriots: Any minute now Congress may pass sweeping health...

Original post made by Pleasantonian Mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by IMHO, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 22 comments | 945 Views
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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
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