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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare Reform Seized By Wingnuts

Okay, I'll admit that I'm a little concerned about this tea party town hall anti-reform loud noises movement. Between...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hartford, on Aug 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union leaders taking BART management proposal to their members for votes this week

The leaders of BART's two largest unions, SEIU and ATU, are taking BART management's latest proposal to save $100 million...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter to the Editor about Women being left out of July 4, celebration

Cheers to Herman Lewis for noting that there was no mention of women in the military, nurses etc at the July 4, 2009 celebration...

Original post made by Bitsy on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

John Brennan accuses the previous administration of promoting a 'global war'

Obama's counter-terrorism advisor denounces Bush-era policies John Brennan accuses the previous administration of promoting...

Original post made by OUCH!! on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Brennan, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1166 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More FALSE propaganda

The latest chain e-mail sent to us from a reader puts some words into the mouth of former Sen. Tom Daschle that raised our...

Original post made by Propaganda on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 1045 Views

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Best Weekly Post Award

Posted by Fan of Democracy, a resident of another community, 19 hours ago You're Wrong, here's a little insight into the...

Original post made by Best Post Award on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2591 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Right-Wing Lies, With Beer Chaser

New Republic June 17, 2009 More Right-Wing Lies, With Beer Chaser Americans for Prosperity, the right-wing group last...

Original post made by Beer Chaser on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 1566 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Camel burgers... Yum!

Australia considers mass killings of camels By KRISTEN GELINEAU (AP) – 19 hours ago SYDNEY — Thousands of camels in Australia's...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1015 Views

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Political Anger and non effective communication in P-Town?

We hear all the time that the Democrat Liberals are attacking the Right and that they ere the cause of all the friction on...

Original post made by NVC on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 10, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Palin’s now-famous claim that President Obama’s health-care plan features “death panels”

10 Aug 2009 10:11 am Death Panels Without the Panels by Robert Wright What more is there to say about that will give...

Original post made by Wow on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Thank GOD!, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bringing Everyone to the Table: White House Health Care Stakeholder Discussions

We keep hearing about citizens feeling left out of the loop and demanding Town Hall Meetings etc. Everyone seems to think...

Original post made by White House on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 11, 2009 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1104 Views

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Alison Wonderland

Life is a fantasy, based upon my reality....

Original post made by Alison on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:42 am | 2 comments | 1261 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services tomorrow for young church counselor

While he had some rough times in his life, 20-year-old Jeremiah Murray had been on the right path and was helping others...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 1677 Views

SPORTS

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2416 Views

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Sidewalk Handicapped Cuts

Does anyone know why some of the corners on Touriga were not cut ? I cannot see the reason why 8 corners were not cut,...

Original post made by Tango on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 17, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 2 comments | 997 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Corral Hollow fire east of Livermore now 100% contained

The Corral Hollow fire burning along the border of Alameda and San Joaquin counties is fully contained, a fire spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Aug 19, 2009 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on Stoneridge & Springdale?

There are flowers & pictures & poems against a tree near Springdale on Stoneridge Drive. I have seen nothing in the paper....

Original post made by Puppetlady on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bumpy, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1549 Views
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