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Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 6376 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stark Continues To Show Why He is Not Qualified To Represent

Here's the latest disregard that Stark has demonstrated for his constituents. He was asked by KCBS for an interview as was...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 14 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

When Do Campaign Signs Have to Be Removed

California requires election signs to be taken down within 10 days of any election. However, what is the penalty for not...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 7 comments | 1516 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Postage Increase

With the upcoming increase in postal rates effective 1/27/13 (were you aware of this increase?), why aren't all rates increasing?...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Foils Carjacking at Stoneridge Mall, Robbed by 2 Shotgun-Wielding Suspects

Hello P-town weekly any info ?...

Original post made by dave on Mar. 8, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 300 Views

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Palin Remains Relevant: Skewers Obama and Mainstream Media

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps this nation's last remaining true patriot, continues to remind us of why we need...

Original post made by Dave Champion on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 1161 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All I was looking for was information on the parcel tax

I am amazed at what I read in the Town Square Forum. Yesterday, I got two different written opinions on the parcel tax for...

Original post made by Dave Walden on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:53 am | 23 comments | 3124 Views

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The Question is Why Do We Allow This To Happen

If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally — you might...

Original post made by Daveg on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on May 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1154 Views

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The question that all of should be concerned about!

The question that all of should be concerned about! After spending various amounts of time, commenting on different postings...

Original post made by Daveg on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:55 am | 3 comments | 1037 Views

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Looking Closely at the BART Unions

Looking Closely at the BART Unions Many different postings (generally by the same person) have attempted (fairly poorly)...

Original post made by Daveg on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 1844 Views

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Should Congress Be Held to the Same Standards?

Regardless of one's political beliefs, the following comments by Rand Paul seem to me to make a lot of sense. He has introduced...

Original post made by Daveg on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 670 Views

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Finally; Some Common Sense On The Part Of One Unions

At least one union came to their senses! About time to realize that their demands and threats wouldn't work. If only BART...

Original post made by Daveg on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jan 14, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 720 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's Misguided Endorsement Editorial

Misguided Endorsement The Pleasanton Weekly’s endorsement of Sbranti glosses over the facts about how he has blindly supported...

Original post made by daveg on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 19, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 416 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landfill-like smell around East Pleasanton?

Was wondering if anyone has noticed a "landfill"-like smell in the evenings around the Ironwood/Mohr park area lately. Was...

Original post made by DaveY on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 14, 2015 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 337 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 | 1064 Views

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Its the economy stupid!!!!!

The great depression of 2010 continues to spin out of control with no end in sight. Lower taxes and spur some job growth!!!!! http://news.yahoo.com/jobs-seen-boosting-hopes-...

Original post made by David on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

AM I THE ONLY ONE BOTHERED BY VALLEY AVENUE PAVEMENT

I see the streets being fixed all over town when there is a few cracks. What happened to Valley Avenue near the Stanley...

Original post made by david on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by frank, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 9 comments | 1244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE's 9th annual "Bon Appetit-Toasts & Tastes of Fall" to benefit Pleasanton schools!

Don't miss it! PPIE's annual culinary event, Bon Appetit- Toasts & Tastes of Fall, on October 6th from 6:30pm -10pm. 15...

Original post made by David on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

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Stoneridge Drive Status Report Request

Does any one know when the construction at the Stoneridge Drive and Santa Rita Blvd intersection is going to be finished....

Original post made by David on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 518 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 419 views

Mark Twain drinking wine?
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 310 views