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Obama challenges homophobia in the Boy Scouts: Calls for an end to bigotry

Gay kids who want to "be prepared" alongside their straight peers got some big-time support during the Super Bowl yesterday:...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Feb 13, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 16 comments | 1374 Views

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Obama administration joins fight to overturn Prop. 8 same-sex marriage ban that voters approved

The Obama Administration called on the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by George, on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 16 comments | 1486 Views

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Did We Set Ourselves up for the Carnage in Boston?

Am I the only one to wonder why this country allows unrestricted immigration of people from countries that know only violence? Why...

Original post made by tired of this on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 16 comments | 1551 Views

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Democrats propose renaming Independence Day to 4th of July

Leading Democrats in the Congress have called for support of new legislation sponsored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) S.1776:...

Original post made by freedom fighter on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Ronald Regan, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 16 comments | 1904 Views

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Claiming their birthright

Every year, thousands of young Jewish people travel to Israel to learn more about their religion, culture and heritage. Through...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 16, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 16 comments | 4920 Views

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Bloom Energy closing manufacturing operation in California

Bloom Energy has announced that due to high costs of manufacturing and cash flow issues it will be moving its manufacturing...

Original post made by Ken on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by China, on Aug 25, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 16 comments | 2470 Views

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The Dignity of Work, and Those Who Deny It

On this day when we can reflect upon labor's heroic contributions to our country, Rush Limbaugh has spoken out. Asserting...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 16 comments | 1830 Views

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Pleasanton commuters advised to brace for BART strike tomorrow

Pleasanton commuters are being advised to prepare for another BART strike as early as just after midnight tomorrow. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 16 comments | 6264 Views

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The Union and Politicians- Try Google Street View on Detroit

All of us know that there is a strong relationship between unions and elected politicians. Politicians support legislation...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by left is right, on Nov 9, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 16 comments | 2980 Views

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Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by rucrazie, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 16 comments | 2817 Views

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Common Core Teaches our Kids That the Holocaust was a Myth!

If you haven't heard about how terrible Common Core is for our kids, please inform yourself! Here is one of many examples... Common...

Original post made by wake up on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 8, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 16 comments | 1815 Views

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Proof Positive: Obama Announces That He Wants Our Guns

Here we have it folks. After a single student with the first name of Emilio was shot in today's scuffle outside of Portland,...

Original post made by Rochester Slim on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 16 comments | 874 Views

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Who uses?? Who pays?? for Ca road repairs ?

Gov Brown spoke yesterday and urged moving on road repairs. (after he diverted our funds to other areas). However, yesterday,...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 24, 2015 at 10:22 am | 16 comments | 665 Views

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Democrats' Continuing to Destroy Jobs - Now Pushing $15/hr. Minimum Wage

This move toward passing a $15/hour minimum wage will be devastating to local businesses and those seeking entry-level jobs,...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 5, 2016 at 8:13 am | 16 comments | 512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tentative Ruling by Judge Declares Referendum Illegal

The following is an excerpt that appeared this morning on the Superior Court website: "This Tentative Ruling is issued...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Tired of the whiners, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:52 am | 16 comments | 3178 Views

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Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 2991 Views

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Domus is closing?!

Say it ain't so! The TriValley Herald is reporting that Domus is "quitting business" (something about the end of the lease)....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by sad shopper, on Jul 30, 2008 at 1:41 pm | 16 comments | 2413 Views

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Weddings

Couples confirm their love Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4477 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Janna, on Sep 19, 2008 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 2277 Views

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Think before voting for Brozosky

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4467 posted Friday, September 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Erik H., on Sep 17, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 16 comments | 2741 Views

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Police haven't ruled out hate crime possibility

Reports of officials writing off the recent vandalism of a home on Kern Court may have jumped the gun, according to police....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:13 am | 16 comments | 2637 Views
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