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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

David Harmer: Epic Fail

David Harmer is a failed Utah politician, who helped write a failed proposition (prop 174), who was a senior executive at...

Original post made by Dallas on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jacob and Alma, on Aug 27, 2010 at 5:35 am | 17 comments | 1118 Views

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Pleasanton Councilman Thorne earns National League of Cities award

Pleasanton Vice Mayor Jerry Thorne will be recognized by the National League of Cities (NLC) for reaching the Bronze level...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 2149 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supervisor calls for state measure to track skydivers to safe landings

A Contra Costa County supervisor is calling for reforms to the skydiving industry after a Martinez resident took a fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Waterworld, on Oct 11, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 17 comments | 1188 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bowser prepared for difficult school board race during difficult times

Pleasanton school board candidate Jeff Bowser is hoping to bring his educational and business experience to the district....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 14, 2010 at 7:18 am | 17 comments | 1341 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Arizona Governor Stumbles in Debate

In a televised debate today, Arizona's Gov. Jan Brewer further showed that she suffers from a lack of clear thinking. ...

Original post made by Amazon on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jacob, on Sep 4, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 1201 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Crimes Against Liberty: An Endictment of Pres. Obama" ... a book every American voter should read

This book is a very sobering account at the deliberate destruction of our Country by our President. Every voter, democrat,...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:17 am | 17 comments | 1241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What will happen if Republicans take over Congress?

January 3rd, 2007 was the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress, it was Jerry McNerney's first day on the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Love it, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 17 comments | 1358 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Notice how McNerney is not campaigning on his record...but campaigning by bashing his opponent

McNerney's not campaigning on his record of voting YES ... for TARP (rendering generations into massive debt) OBAMACARE...

Original post made by StopMcNerneysDestruction on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 17 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trashcans overflowing on Main Street

Does anyone know how we could get the trashcans emptied more often on weekends such that they don't overflow? Its been happening...

Original post made by Jerry on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:14 am | 17 comments | 1325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton men get prison time for Feb. BB gun assault

Two of the three Pleasanton residents charged with shooting a learning disabled man 20 or more times with BB guns will be...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Say What?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

RFK Jr. speaks on water issues, sustainable energy

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is many things: professor, attorney, author and political activist. But it was his passion, the environment,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by None of the Above, on Oct 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 17 comments | 1113 Views

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Mehserle sentenced to 2 years in prison for Oscar Grant shooting

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert Perry sentenced former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle to two years...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 17 comments | 1195 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote margin between McNerney and Harmer holding at less than 1%

Secretary of State Debra Bower reported yesterday that the latest vote count in the 11th Congressional District race continues...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Nov 16, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 1518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home to home solicitation

Yet another knock on my door after dark last night. I live alone and didn't open my door but have to open a curtain to see...

Original post made by Single woman on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Knock Knock, Whose There?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00 am | 17 comments | 2446 Views

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McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by vhdad, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 17 comments | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stores, fitness centers opening in Pleasanton

New stores and fitness centers will be opening in Pleasanton in the coming weeks, including a second grocery store n the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving around town

I'm always amazed by the rude behavior some drivers exhibit around town. Most are courteous, but when I encounter these displays...

Original post made by Courtesy rules on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2085 Views

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Starbucks at Bart stations? New ruling could make that possible

BART directors have voted 7-1 to approve a new station retail policy that aims to bring more retail vendors within the free...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 21, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 17 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council schedules closed-door meeting tonight on employee contract

Even though tonight's City Council meeting is billed as a workshop discussion on affordable housing in the Hacienda Business...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Feb 10, 2011 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 1088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freeze Raises instead of cutting programs and firing teachers

Look at these from NJ governer. This is equally applicable here at home. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw0aBkt8CPA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBaVvLmoE38...

Original post made by AD on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by None of the Above, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 17 comments | 1465 Views
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