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Retirement Plans unfunded liabilities

If you have not gone to the California Controller's website, you should go there now and look at the data on financials of...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by change the system, on Nov 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 260 Views

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Biden: Middle Class Label Not a Compliment in DC, ‘It Means You’re Not Sophisticated’

Hey America, not only do the Democrats in power think you are stupid, they also think you are "not sophisticated". Now where's...

Original post made by Jonathan Gruber on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan Gruber, on Nov 12, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 119 Views

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Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 1833 Views

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Do you need ID theft insurance or credit monitoring?

You'd have to be living under a rock not to be concerned about identity theft. It seems like every other month there's a...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Roadkill Sally, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1505 Views

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Catharine Baker's 3+% lead holds solid since election

The California Secretary of State site, today shows 16th Assembly District count at Baker 66,867, and Sbranti 62,526, difference...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 167 Views

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Vote NO on Measure BB -- 10 Reasons

Reasons to Vote NO on Measure BB on November 4th…. 1) A Bad deal for Pleasanton! Measure BB will take over $540...

Original post made by NoOnBB on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by AnnieJ, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 25 comments | 2622 Views

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CA pension unfunded liabilities exploded from $6.3 billion in 2003 to $198.2 billion in 2013

And the $200 billion "with a B" gap is only if the existing assets earn about 7.5 percent a year, which is perhaps unattainable....

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 3, 2014 at 11:49 pm | 11 comments | 409 Views

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Eric Holder's latest crime

The outgoing Attorney General still thinks he is above the law. Holder's latest crime: influencing a US Senate election. Holder's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Nov 2, 2014 at 5:57 am | 8 comments | 339 Views

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Mediocrity marks local streets and roads survey in Bay Area cities

The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area's nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in "fair" condition,...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jason B., on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:34 am | 5 comments | 1064 Views

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two weeks to election day - how much will vote fraud influence the outcome?

We have seen it in our own backyard, ballot boxes dumped in to San Francisco Bay. Now we have The director of "Work for Progress"...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 163 Views

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Local Democratic Party to hold public event Sunday for candidates it endorses

The Tri-Valley United Democratic Campaign organization will hold a public rally from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday for local candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Oct 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 20 comments | 3351 Views

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Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If you...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Alex, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:32 am | 1 comment | 297 Views

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New credit scoring could help home buyers

The National Association of Realtors this week praised a decision by FICO, the Fair Isaac Corp. credit monitoring agency,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by I pay my debts, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 138 Views

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Man displaying new gun robbed by 2nd man with gun

Well, so much for the often-repeated "if only there were one good guy with a gun" theory for fighting gun violence. What...

Original post made by Damon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Miles Long, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:54 am | 3 comments | 279 Views

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Senators to consider bill to create a 51st state

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/10/walmart-walton-heirs-net-worth-cities The question is, what would we call...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Oct. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 281 Views

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New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TonyAndrade, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2162 Views

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New law to reduce number of uninsured drivers on California's roads

More low-income Californians will now have the opportunity to purchase affordable automobile insurance. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:31 pm | 6 comments | 1172 Views

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Pleasanton snags top recognition on Money Magazine survey

Just a week after Pleasanton was ranked No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live, two other national...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Henry, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 3563 Views

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Fired up about Spare the Air days?

Yesterday was a Spare the Air day. Today is a Spare the Air day. While nobody is thinking about sitting in front of a nice...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 12, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 923 Views

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WOMEN ARE SMARTER THAN MEN

If men could get pregnant it would be a different world. I do not remember where I heard that statement. It could have...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 8, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 196 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,704 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,260 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 193 views