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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What's so great about private health insurance?

Take a look at this article: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik3-2009aug03,0,6650122.column The bloody...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Healthcare Professional, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:47 am | 28 comments | 1318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rowdy protesters overrun health care meetings

From: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/05/MNTG194BU2.DTL&tsp=1 "More than 500 people packed a...

Original post made by Stacey on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 28 comments | 1065 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ANOTHER PRIME TIME ADDRESS

Barack Obama, well rested from his vacation is planning ANOTHER major "prime time" health care address next week after Labor...

Original post made by Jasbo on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 28 comments | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton to use stimulus funds to develop Climate Action Plan

Stimulus funds totaling $107,216 have been allocated to Pleasanton for use in improving energy efficiency and creating jobs...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by you're right!, on Sep 29, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 1151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Band Fundraiser: Sports Equipment Parking Lot Sale

The Amador Valley High School Marching Band and Colorguard announces: Sports Equipment “Parking Lot Sale” Saturday,...

Original post made by AFM on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Trish Moosbrugger, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 1711 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What are they hiding in the Health Care proposal?

I'm appalled that our Senators and Representatives in Washington feel the need to keep the content of the health care reform...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 28 comments | 1256 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Mammogram Guidelines: A Step Backward?

I'm concerned that the government is changing its recommendations for when and how often women should get mammograms. After...

Original post made by FamilyHistory on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by noone, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:12 am | 28 comments | 1236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Climate Conference in Denmark

http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/30664 What do you all think of this issue at hand? Is Pleasanton doing enough in it's part...

Original post made by der on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Nan, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 28 comments | 1232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

47 possible violations recorded on Christmas Spare the Air Day

Nowhere in the Bay Area should chestnuts have been roasting on an open fire on Christmas due to a Spare the Air alert issued...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by pdullea, on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 28 comments | 1941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds mourn death of Amador freshman at church service last night

More than 800 students, teachers and others packed the sanctuary of Valley Community Church last night for the memorial service...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by JMF, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 4735 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have launched radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 28 comments | 822 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Stands Up forTea Party and American Race

Finally a politician stands up for the American Race! http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/05/20/tea-party-favorite-rand-paul-criticizing-civil-rights-act/ "Asked...

Original post made by Truth and Justice on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 28 comments | 932 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chemtrails: The Consequences of Toxic Metals and Chemical Aerosols on Human Health

"It seems almost unbelievable that millions/billions of people could look up at the sky and not notice the dramatic changes...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 28 comments | 2023 Views

AROUND TOWN

View from the top

The view from the top of Pleasanton's southeast hills is magnificent. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4296...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 28 comments | 1247 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for suspect in armed robbery

Pleasanton police are searching for a young man in connection with an armed robbery and assault that took place around 10...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Grey Alien, on Jun 18, 2010 at 4:06 am | 28 comments | 1474 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidates for mayor, City Council share views on how they'd govern Pleasanton in years ahead

Candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council in the upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 took to the stage for the first...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 28 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has anyone noticed?

There is a white car on the exit ramp of sunol blvd going 680 north along the kerb. It has been there for about almost 2...

Original post made by pton resident on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by actually, on Sep 17, 2010 at 12:49 am | 28 comments | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by to confused, on May 5, 2014 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 5604 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitors knew our kid's names and ages!

Today (5/27) two young men came around in Vintage Hills, soliciting college prep software. They stopped at many homes on...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:24 am | 28 comments | 3348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How is healthcare reform coming along?

Interesting implications: "A report by McKinsey & Co. has found that 30% of employers are likely to stop offering workers...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 1213 Views
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Lulu is back home!!!!
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