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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jobless recovery?

Interesting article by a former Obama economic advisor. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090713/hindery_gerard ...

Original post made by Einstein on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

What part of the $24-billion-and-growing state budget deficit and public agony over harsh cutbacks in services to the needy...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by What a laugh!, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do "Tweakers" really suck?

It used to be the slogan "Tweakers Suck" that was popular! Now the epidemic of Right Wing Conservatives "Tweaking" is what...

Original post made by Tweaker on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kami, on Aug 9, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 904 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama confronts fears on health care

Obama confronts fears on health care The president warned Americans not to believe the "outlandish rumors." By JOSH GERSTEIN,...

Original post made by Obama on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Obama, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 819 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Answers for the Mortgage Crisis meltdown

The mortgage crisis meltdown is what started the collapse of the financial systems so the next time you go to cast your vote...

Original post made by Chris Mack on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Too Funny, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the dictator came up with his heath care reform socialist agenda all on his own and wishes to control America!

Obama the dictator came up with his heath care reform socialist agenda all on his own and wishes to control America! And...

Original post made by Dictator on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Consider the source, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 775 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton Weekly Troll

There is a person in our fair community that has decided to take over the PWTF for personal reasons - most likely a need...

Original post made by DSM-IV on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Aug 11, 2009 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 940 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: ĎItís the Post Office Thatís Always Having Problemsí

Check out this video where Obama compares government-run national healthcare to the post office http://www.breitbart.tv/obama-its-the-post-office-thats-always-having-problems/ ...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Aug 11, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 852 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare Plan Implementation Idea

I have an easy way to get a good healthcare plan implemented. Whatever the Congress ends up with, have them be the first...

Original post made by Tim on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 11, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Major costly deception from our Government

The Importance of September 8, 2002 The launch of an aggressive war marketing campaign Throughout the fall and...

Original post made by marc on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 850 Views

AROUND TOWN

City traffic crews rewiring traffic signals at Hopyard/West Las Positas

The city's traffic engineering division started construction today on the signals at Hopyard Road and West Las Positas Boulevard....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1007 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Morning Coffee Chat With NYT Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Garth Stein will be reading excerpts and discussing his award-winning novel, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," which is currently...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 3620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last minute steals to be had! Wii Games, Nintendo DS games.....

The auctions end in 2 hours! I JUST listed even more items! DS Games, Wii Games, MORE Twisted Silver jewelry, Pottery,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Amy Taylor, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lark in the Park series canceled

The Museum On Main announced the cancellation of the monthly Lark in the Park program, do to the unexpected death of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Spellcheck?, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rep. Massa: I will vote against the interests of my district

So much for a representative democracy. It is this type of thinking that causes many of us to work for making in-cumbents...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 17, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 950 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A very cool LIFE photo archive link

Here is a very cool photo historical archive from Life. Enjoy: http://images.google.com/hosted/life...

Original post made by Cool Life Photo\'s on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by bobart, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 932 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1143 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1047 Views
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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 1,017 views

Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 746 views

CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
By Gina Channell-Allen | 3 comments | 612 views

Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 537 views