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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrats Rescind Endorsement of "No on MM

Much to the benefit and joy of the "Yes on M" initiative movement, the Alameda County Democratic Party rescinded its prior...

Original post made by Dave J. on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brian Moore, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:09 pm | 21 comments | 908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco uses Lies in Recent Information on MM

Costco stoops to new low in a recent email saying "funding for the necessary traffic improvements will be paid for by Costco,...

Original post made by Dave J. on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:22 pm | 44 comments | 1099 Views

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Costco Faces Future Challenges

Costco is facing future challenges. Borrowing for 25 years for improving roads for Costco is foolish. Not breaking even on...

Original post made by Dave J. on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 27 comments | 762 Views

AROUND TOWN

MM Stops Bad Deal; Both Sides Still have Choices on Costco

Interestingly, until I read a recent blog by res1, I did not understand that Measure MM only stops this very bad deal. Costco...

Original post made by Dave J. on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 3, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 27 comments | 683 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 | 3549 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1607 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2580 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1134 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 722 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 | 1842 Views

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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 | 888 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 | 2459 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2726 Views

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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 | 1921 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 | 1960 Views

RESTAURANTS

Check out the comedy at the Pleasanton Hotel

For those of you not aware The Pleasanton Hotel has a great comedy show every Wednesday. My wife and I were driving by and...

Original post made by David Burns on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by Janine, on Dec 27, 2007 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 5218 Views
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“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 770 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 722 views

Scholarships help us honor, remember Ryan Comer
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 521 views

 

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