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East Bay veterans celebrate McNerney bill for brain injury treatment

DUBLIN Nearly a dozen East Bay veterans scrawled their signatures Tuesday morning across a ceremonial, wall-sized copy...

Original post made by Ray on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by quan, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Any Castlewood Lockout Updates? Are union members still marching?

I haven't seen any updates for weeks so was wondering if Castlewood took those poor innocent workers back....

Original post made by Clueless on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Does anyone know what happened on E. Angela St.

This morning, there appeared to be a house fire or something going on with lots of emergency vehicles on E. Angela Street--does...

Original post made by Downtowner on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by downtowndoll, on Jun 8, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

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Adopt A Pet This Weekend!

Visit Valley Humane Society this Saturday, June 12th 11am-5pm and Sunday, June 13th 11am-3pm for our SPECIAL ADOPTATHON EVENT...

Original post made by Lori J. Rice on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 696 Views

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Monday June 14 is Flag Day

I encourage everyone to fly Old Glory! http://www.nationalflagday.com/default.asp The Star Spangled Banner Lyrics By...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 818 Views

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Buy books online to support Friends of the Library

Did you know you can buy books from the Friends of the Library at Amazon.com? The Friends have a year-round magazine and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Irene Inman, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 842 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 819 Views

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Heading for upper San Mateo? Skyline Bridge to be closed for 3 years starting this August

Tri-Valley motorists who use the Skyline Bridge above San Mateo should plan on longer travel times starting late this summer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Zicky, on Jun 19, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

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Leather mural honoring 4 slain Oakland police officers on display at County Fair

Alameda County Fair-goers will have a unique opportunity starting tomorrow to view the intricately designed leather mural...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2010

They stand on the bridge, with one foot in Pleasanton and the other poised to step into the future. College and careers await...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by amador student, on Jun 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views

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Talk about a bad hair day!

There's much more at the Alameda County Fair than rides and tasty food as Cassandra Gutschall, 25, shows Sunday after getting...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by erika, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 901 Views

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Expanded definition of Socialism

I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the underlying aspects of socialism in our American society * If...

Original post made by Defining Definitions on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 737 Views

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Want to appeal your tax assessment? Go online

Beginning Thursday, Alameda County will offer a new online application process for assessment appeals applications. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 841 Views

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Brown launches investigation into foreclosures that affect renters

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday launched an investigation aimed at protecting the rights of the "forgotten...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Jun 30, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 7355 Views

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Loose chain on "Wacky Worm" ride injures 7 at Alameda County Fair

Five children and two adults suffered minor injuries at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton Thursday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by SUE, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 839 Views

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See 'Rooster's Teeth' perform tonight

Enjoy a free concert in the park tonight from 7-9:30 p.m., Friday, July 9 at Lions Wayside Park (at the corner of First and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 734 Views

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Eastbound I-580 to close overnight between Foothill-Hopyard for BART work

BART and Caltrans will need to close a portion of eastbound I-580 overnight starting at 11 p.m. Saturday to install an aerial...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by non, on Jul 9, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

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"Help Is On The Way" in Nevada and...

Help is on the way in ... Nevada...and California too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BzQvDVSUD8&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 748 Views

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Did BP play a role in the release of a notorious terrorist?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20100713/bs_yblog_upshot/did-bp-play-a-role-in-the-release-of-a-notorious-terrorist#mwpphu-container...

Original post made by Letsy on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

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Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 938 Views
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