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Can You Keep a Secret? (The mainstream media has)...

The secret I'd like to tell you, if you promise not to spread this news, is that Bush's controversial "No Child Left Behind"...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1271 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1115 Views

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Battered women's shelter needs funds before fiscal year ends

Shepherd's Gate, a Tri-Valley-based shelter for homeless and abused women and children, has announced it needs to raise $150,000...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 353 Views

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Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 956 Views

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Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

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Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1245 Views

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OBAMA TRANSPARENCY? TOTAL ECONOMIC DESTRUCTION from Cap & Trade! They're Voting TODAY! Please Read & Call!

Dems filed 309 pg. AMENDMENT to "Cap & Trade" Bill AT 3am THIS MORNING!! NO DEBATE ALLOWED! Call this # and whoever answers...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by My 2/100, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

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County supervisors approve $2.4 billion budget, up 1.45%

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to approve a $2.4 billion budget for fiscal 2010 that...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1137 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

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BART contracts extended to July 9 for 2 of 3 unions

With two days before BART's union contracts expire, BART management has agreed to extend labor contracts with employees of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 981 Views

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1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 1, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1272 Views

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Park district lays out components of land use plan for Ridge

Roughly 80 people attended a Monday land use plan meeting for the Pleasanton Ridge, the first in what East Bay Regional Park...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2861 Views

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Red, White and Blues

The First Wednesday Street Party theme for July is "Red, White and Blues" featuring the band, The Crisis, from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

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The Art of Linda Jeffery Sailors

This exhibit will feature the watercolors, pastels and acrylic paintings of Linda Jeffery Sailors which is open until July...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views

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Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1130 Views

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Independence Day in Pleasanton: It's worth staying in town

The three-day Independence Day weekend starts today and for Pleasanton and Tri-Valley residents, staying home doesn't get...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

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The Biggest Secret in Pleasanton...

What's the biggest secret in Pleasanton? Why it's the location of Alviso Adobe Community Park. The Museum on Main's excellent...

Original post made by Puzzled in Pleasanton on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Puzzled in Pleasanton, on Jul 6, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

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Park district to hold Ridge meeting tonight

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

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BART talks making progress, but no settlement yet

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that negotiators for management and the transit agency's 2,824 union workers...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Jul 8, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

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Park district, BART offer trails event in Valley tomorrow

In honor of July being National Parks and Recreation Month, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has partnered with...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1146 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 1,017 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 661 views