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Fairness online

Last June, both the State Assembly and Senate approved a budget containing an e-fairness provision, which would have clarified...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Ballon, Ph.D., Senior Policy Fellow, Technology Studies, Pacific Research Institute, on Aug 22, 2009 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

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Black Cat..Panther?.. Roaming Hills Palomares

I did see the much talked-about black cat--suspected possible Panther-- roaming the hills in the Church/Rodeo area along...

Original post made by I Love Pleasanton on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1101 Views

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Walnut Creek joins Tri-Valley cities in banning medical marijuana dispensaries

During a special meeting Tuesday, the Walnut Creek City Council passed an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 965 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Many sirens around 4:30 this morning?

I wondered if anyone knows what happened this morning around 4:30am on the west side of Pleasanton. There were many sirens...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Puppetlady, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1356 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

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Unemployment - Job Search etc.

Yes Nummi is going down, along with another 50,000 related jobs here locally. This is nuts! I might add that the unemployemtn...

Original post made by Help.. on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views

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PLENTY of Jobs here:

If your wondering who is hiring, check this out. *Please keep in mind that President Bush put thousands of Government jobs...

Original post made by Jobs on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by and, on Aug 27, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

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Office of the Secretary Pandemic Influenza Vaccines--Amendment

[Federal Register: June 25, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 121)] [Notices] [Page 30294-30297] From the Federal...

Original post made by Daniel on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Aug 30, 2009 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 744 Views

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There is no MANDATORY FLU VACCINE program

Press Release For Immediate Release: July 29, 2009 Contact: CDC Division of Media Relations (404) 639-3286 CDC Advisors...

Original post made by Truth on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 30, 2009 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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With his approval ratings falling 42% (gallup) and 45% (Rasmussan) and increasingly unpopular President Obama takes his message to congress

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/09/02/obama-rally-support-democratic-health-care-bills-advisers-say/?test=health...

Original post made by Juan on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Sep 3, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

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The good ole days

Ever wonder what Pleasanton was like when silent movies were filmed or when bandits ruled the streets? The Museum On Main...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Museum Volunteer, on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 892 Views

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THE FORUM IS ARRIVING

I really, really have thought a lot about this forum. I have laughed, been disgusted, enjoyed and intertwined with its conversations....

Original post made by m on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

SPORTS

Foothill defeats Novato 17-14 in season opener

Foothill High defeated Novato 17-14 Saturday in a season opener at Novato that also saw the Falcon's strong Freshman team...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fan of James, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1562 Views

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Public hearings planned on AC Transit bid to cut service 15%

Faced with a deficit that could grow to as much as $57 million by the end of the current fiscal year, the Alameda-Contra...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Think your employer-provided healthcare is safe? Think again.

Check out this article in latest Washington Post. Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/15/AR2009091501175.html?nav=hcmodule It...

Original post made by Poster boy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:19 am | 1 comment | 1028 Views

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O'Malley will be Alameda County's first woman district attorney

Nancy O'Malley will become Alameda County's first woman district attorney on Friday after the Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob123, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 828 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama continues to weaken US with allies.

Barack Obama surrenders to Russia on Missile Defence By Nile Gardiner World Last updated: September 17th, 2009 25 Comments...

Original post made by Juanita on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Annon, on Sep 17, 2009 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 808 Views

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The virulently antigovernment 'Patriot' movement

"particularly worrisome example" of a "virulently anti government 'Patriot' movement" that has been reinvigorated, in part,...

Original post made by Censored on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 883 Views

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7 former CIA director write letter to Obama asking him to reverse course

Please attached article pertaining to seven more director so of the CIA requesting Obama to reverse his attorney general...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Sep 19, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arts season

The Amador Theater stage will play host to wild animals dancing ballet, teens acting on comedic impulse and Beethoven's Wig....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joanne Morrison, on Sep 18, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views
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