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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Crack Cocaine of Democracy

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13990207 Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

100 degrees possible again today, but down into mid-90s on Monday

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley could see temperatures near 100 degrees again today with the thermometer dropping into the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just wanted to say thank you!

To those of you involved with the city planning and maintenance of the various parks and recreation facilities in Pleasanton,...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 1091 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Freedom Law School is offering $100,000 to the first person

$300,000 Income Tax Reward Freedom Law School is offering $100,000 to the first person who can demonstrate any of...

Original post made by Freedom From Taxes on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More auctions

The Independent wrote an article about the ILPS campaign the other day. Did anyone see it? 7/16 on page 5 I believe. There...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1347 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's light rail plan for Oakland airport OK'd by transit fundng agency

It may soon be easier to ride BART from Pleasanton all the way to Oakland Airport terminals. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2268...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOPer: Future Katrina victims don't deserve emergency aid

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) wants to make sure nobody thinks the GOP has even one single ounce of empathy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_xnUVrJx1I&eurl=http%3A%2F%2F...

Original post made by Conrad on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Drexl, on Jul 23, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. education secretary is expected to withhold millions of CA Educational Grant Funds

California threatened with loss of funds if it doesn't use test scores in evaluating teachers Justin Sullivan / Getty Images U.S....

Original post made by Teacher on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1211 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another day in Obama land

Where is Al Sharpton now when you need him to complain about racism? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_obama_harvard_scholar ...

Original post made by Jesse Jackson on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Vintners Wine and Salmon Pairing

The winery will host a wine and salmon pairing event from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd.,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mortgage "voucher" Payments with Unemployment checks?

Helping the unemployed pay their mortgages As more jobless fall into foreclosure, the Obama administration is looking at...

Original post made by Elton on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 16, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1086 Views

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Obama poll numbers

Obama poll numbers drop even lower http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll...

Original post made by Glen Sasaki on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 1172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART management, unions meet over weekend, but no agreement reached

BART management and union negotiators met throughout the weekend but no agreements were announced when the talks closed down...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1115 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 7302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Strike averted as BART management, unions agree to tentative new 4-year contract

BART management and its three unions representing 2,800 workers announced this morning that they have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Al Qaeda priority: Western Targets

"Documents indicate U.S.-born militant passed details of New York transit to al Qaeda" Al Qaeda Article From Cnn Al...

Original post made by Dawn on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by No Concern, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking limit extends to three hours beginning Monday

In a move to encourage shoppers to stay downtown longer, the city will extend the parking limit from two to three hours beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 1070 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stegman named interim director of Contra Costa Humane Society

David Stegman, former director of the Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton, has been named the new interim executive director...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here is some founding father gun quotes for the naive Gun Controllers to read

I would like to see Gun Control Advocates in Washington, D.C. retire from politics and court. They have misrepresented what...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JS, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1009 Views
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