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Staying positive in a negative environment (economy)

1. Take a news sabbatical. Listening to the news can be downright depressing. All bad news all of the time can drag you down...

Original post made by Positive on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Viva La Revolution!, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 16 comments | 1354 Views

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Why are liberals and progressives...

So willing to be lied to, so willing to give up their own personal freedom, so willing to let others work on their behalf...etc?...

Original post made by Why? on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Well Now, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 16 comments | 1014 Views

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McNenery Phone Town Hall meeting

Congressman McNenery's office advises that there will be a "phone" town hall meeting tonight at 6 pm. If you call his office...

Original post made by Susie on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 16 comments | 1215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Superior Court judge rejects bid by Pleasanton to dismiss housing cap lawsuit

An Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday rejected a bid by the city of Pleasanton to dismiss legal challenges by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jetson, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 16 comments | 1063 Views

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What Happened to This Forum?

This forum isn't worth reading anymore. It's all weird political rants. Why did they suddenly start and who is flooding...

Original post made by Marcia on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by james, on Sep 1, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 1423 Views

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Obama the prince of lies

September 01, 2009 The Prince of Lies By John Griffing "A lie told often enough becomes truth." - Vladimir Lenin President...

Original post made by Ric Tasaka on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 16 comments | 978 Views

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Group's demonstration riles downtown diners

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza during the Labor Day weekend were met with chants...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:52 am | 16 comments | 985 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1183 Views

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Please Act: New Bill Requiring Congress to Enroll in any New Govt-Run Health Plan

Please read and act. It only takes a minute! Then please pass this link on to everyone in your contacts database! On...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ccnnie, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 16 comments | 1182 Views

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Looks like the Obama glow is wearing off

Interesting piece by Associated Press about the presidency of Obama being at a potential crossroads. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_s_moment_analysis...

Original post made by Arnie on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by anita, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 997 Views

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Democrats Sponsoring Bill for Defeat in Afghanistan...

It should come to no one's surprise that Democrats - the Party of Surrender -- are sponsoring HR3699 to withhold troop surge...

Original post made by not surprised on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 am | 16 comments | 1044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It seems that Prattle & Tattle is taking over the Town Forums

Prattle and Tattle seems to be taking over the Town Forums. Whats going on?...

Original post made by Tango on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 3081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City seeks volunteers for downtown holiday parade

Halloween is still more than a week away, but already Pleasanton is looking for a few good volunteers for its Hometown Holidays...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by VS, on Nov 28, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 16 comments | 1337 Views

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Police Action in Val Vista

What happened on Robin Ct. in Val Vista today at about 2-3pm. Rumor says it was a suicide. Does anybody know for sure....

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:26 am | 16 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1346 Views

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'Spare the Air Day' ordered for today - 3rd day in row for ban on woodburning fireplaces

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3296...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by ToBePositvie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:40 am | 16 comments | 1294 Views

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Lesbian daughter changed view of San Diego mayor on same-sex marriage

A federal trial on same-sex marriage moved into its second week in San Francisco today with testimony from the mayor of San...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 16 comments | 891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1133 Views

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10 steps that would destroy American Society...

If you were a science-fiction writer, think of 10 major events - short of an atomic bomb - that would destroy the American...

Original post made by Mark on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:55 am | 16 comments | 864 Views

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Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 993 Views
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