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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans Need Help

I came across this article on Al Franken's Senate victory by a former "staffer for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hallelujah!, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 46 comments | 2860 Views

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Faux News has a new commentator!

Guess who? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_palin_fox_news Sarah Palin! Yes, the circus is complete now. Tune in for entertainment...

Original post made by HHR on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 46 comments | 2055 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama saved the economy, facts don't lie

This is a story from bloomberg (hardly a liberal propaganda rag) on how Obama's policies are working, have brought the economy...

Original post made by Reality, deal with it on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 46 comments | 1928 Views

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The recession is over declares the king!

Even President Obama's most ardent supporters are being to take notice that he only blames others while he makes things worse....

Original post made by Pablo on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Sep 25, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 46 comments | 2338 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: Wisconsin tries to reform unions

The article states: ""The proposal marks a dramatic shift for Wisconsin, which passed a comprehensive collective bargaining...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 46 comments | 2666 Views

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Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 11690 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 3494 Views

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Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 4717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lois Lerner advised IRS employees "be cautious about what we say in emails"

Let's see, if I am a public servant, doing my job, in an honest an ethical way, "not even a smidgen of corruption" as our...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mac, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 46 comments | 4479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 3501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for Sharks' outdoor ice rink opening

Several hundred bundled up in their warmest winter coats, mittens and beanies to help usher in the opening of the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Senior Library User, on Dec 1, 2009 at 11:26 am | 46 comments | 2624 Views

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City Council takes up Castlewood's union dispute tonight

Locked-out hourly union workers at Castlewood Country Club are expected to be back at tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Malcolm G, on Apr 29, 2011 at 9:22 am | 46 comments | 2530 Views

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McGovern announces she will run for mayor against Hosterman

Pleasanton Councilwoman Cindy McGovern, the longest serving elected official in Pleasanton, announced Tuesday night that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Confused in VT, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:04 am | 46 comments | 2571 Views

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AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 46 comments | 6410 Views

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Why I hate my heritage tree

Don’t get me wrong, I love trees. In the right place. This humongous ash (28 inch diameter trunk), a Raywood Ash which...

Original post made by Heritage tree woes on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 20, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 46 comments | 2026 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Complaints made about 'preachers' shouting against homosexuality on downtown streets

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza are frequently facing chants from a religious group...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 46 comments | 2365 Views

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Pleasanton Tea Party founder calls for boycott of San Francisco

A Bay Area "tea party" activist is saying turnabout is fair play by calling for a boycott of San Francisco after several...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by doubleamazed, on May 20, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 46 comments | 3552 Views

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PUSD to hear parcel tax survey results tonight

At its meeting tonight, the Pleasanton school board will once again consider whether to move ahead with a parcel tax, this...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 46 comments | 3576 Views

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Deadly cervical cancer can be prevented, says survivor

The biggest drawback to eliminating cervical cancer is the stigma, Tamika Felder told the Lunch and Learn crowd at a recent...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Allen, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:19 am | 46 comments | 5882 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COSTCO COULD ACTUALLY BE A DRAIN ON THE PLEASANTON ECONOMY FOR 30 YEARS

Yes, Costco could actually be a drain on the Pleasanton economy for 30 years. There have been many stories in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Val on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:50 am | 46 comments | 1976 Views
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 2,237 views

“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 588 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 519 views

Scholarships help us honor, remember Ryan Comer
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 178 views

 

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