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Is Bridget Melson bad for Pleasanton?

Perhaps no one person has done more to make Pleasanton look like a haven for right-wing bigotry and intolerance than Bridget...

Original post made by Arthur Y. on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Real Republican, on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 23 comments | 5412 Views

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VP Biden sneaks into Oakland to help Jerry McNerney

A 9AM Democrat fundraiser today in the Oakland area featured Vice-President Joe Biden at an undisclosed location. Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Issues please, on Oct 4, 2010 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 1362 Views

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Nothing wrong with DADT

I just saw a post about urging senators to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Personally, I don't see anything wrong with...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by mooseturd, on Dec 18, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 23 comments | 1735 Views

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Lifeguards make over $100,000

Not only do the lifeguards in Newport Beach make between $100,000 and $200,000 per year but they are also members of the...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Teach Part Time, on May 22, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 23 comments | 1555 Views

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The Coming Fall of the Teachers Unions...

I found this article to be a very good read. Enough so that I'll purchase the book ... "Special Interest: Teachers Unions...

Original post made by NoToUnions on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:39 am | 23 comments | 1725 Views

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Cindy Cross’ false pretense

Cindy Cross’ false pretense The PW’s blogger ripped in to the Tea Party audience at the CNN Republican Presidential...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 23 comments | 2531 Views

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Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Triple, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 23 comments | 2935 Views

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Pres. Obama's Campaign plane, Air Force One

I have wondered about this for quite some time. Does Pres. Obama pay out of his own pocket for the use of Air Force One?...

Original post made by Tango on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 20, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 23 comments | 2298 Views

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CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 4139 Views

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Time to put a halt to global warming hysteria in California

The recognized global authority on "climate change", the IPCC has changed their story, now saying warming induced by a doubling...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 21, 2013 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 3212 Views

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The top Democrats in DC decry what happened in the Senate today

The President, the Vice-President, and the Democratic leader of the Senate have come out very strongly against what happened...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Nov 24, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 6403 Views

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EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:56 am | 23 comments | 4574 Views

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Should Pleasanton allow medical marijuana dispensaries?

The City Council is expected to approve a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Should dispensaries be allowed...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 23 comments | 4992 Views

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Angela Street fire investigation winding down

Without getting into details, a Pleasanton police sergeant said this week that investigators expect to wrap up their examination...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Lisa B., on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 2612 Views

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Has anyone seen the Dilbert House lately?

As I walk my dog through the Hearst and Vintage Hills neighborhood area and observe the progress being made on the Adams...

Original post made by Perplexed on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:11 am | 23 comments | 2375 Views

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New shops add to appeal of once nearly-deserted Vintage Hills center

An ice cream shop, jewelry store and day spa are the newest tenants in the recently-renovated Vintage Hills Shopping Center...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by P-Town Mama, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 23 comments | 1900 Views

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Almost 250 city of Pleasanton govt employees make > $100,000 per year!

Did you see the article in the Valley Times and the Herald regarding "Six-Figure Government Salaries Abound in the Bay Area"...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Wake up People, on Sep 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 23 comments | 9045 Views

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Why were two topics REMOVED by Weekly? CENSORSHIP?

Why were tow topics concerning Phillip Garrido's and the kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard REMOVED by the weekly? Too hard to...

Original post made by Posts Removed? on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 23 comments | 1425 Views

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Charity Collections

Be aware, whilst walking earlier today my friend told me a woman had rummaged through and then taken the bags which she...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by dear, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 23 comments | 1960 Views

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Sorting Trash - My Compactor

I have a compactor in the kitchen. If I throw my recyclables in the compactor (except for glass) and then compact it to save...

Original post made by Tim on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Irritated, on Sep 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 23 comments | 2094 Views
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