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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 | 938 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 765 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 899 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 | 9639 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 878 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 | 773 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 | 1649 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 | 780 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 | 852 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 | 967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes onto Walnut Creek sidewalk, kills pedestrian

A 55-year-old woman was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver in Walnut Creek on Saturday evening. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

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New carpool lane segment opens for eastbound I-580 motorists

Driving east on I-580 became easier over the weekend as Caltrans and the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency opened...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tax money down the drain?, on Jul 19, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1250 Views

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Commemorative bricks being installed at Firehouse Arts Center

A contractor has started laying commemorative bricks at the Firehouse Arts Center, which will open in Setpember. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Jul 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Courts: Woman in April hit and runs was drunk at 9 a.m.

A Pleasanton woman facing multiple charges following a multiple hit and run in April had a blood alcohol content of .28 --...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by christiana, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

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Obama is enabling terror on America ...

It is one thing for Obama to secretly "wish" this, but another to come out and say it. This short clip (below) is sobering...

Original post made by Marta on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Jul 21, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

SPORTS

Does anyone have an update on the skating rink?

My family is considering relocating to the Pleasanton area and my two boys are HUGE hockey nuts. I have read about plans...

Original post made by Scott on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jill, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2345 Views

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Another great performance by the transparent Obama Regime!!!

Subject: Our government money at work! Some have said that the stimulus hasn't saved any jobs, but here is...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 23, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1100 Views

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Not your traditional Y

The Tri-Valley YMCA may not have a traditional setting, with the typical health club and swimming pool, but it's found a...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

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New FCC rules on wireless microphone could affect local users

New Federal Communication Commission rules bearing on the use of wireless microphones that went into effect last month affect...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Karl Winkler, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 971 Views

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Raquel's brand products recalled due to contamination in hummus salads, wraps

The California Department of Public Health is alerting consumers who have purchased prepackaged hummus salad, wraps and sandwiches...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by john, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1063 Views
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