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ObamaCare Taxes Home Sales, Clobbers Middle-Class Americans

Beginning January 1, 2013, ObamaCare imposes a 3.8% Medicare tax on unearned income, including the sale of single family...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by independent, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views

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Pledge Allegiance

There is seriously something wrong with how we treat our wounded. For all of you who proselytize the grandiose nature of...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

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Where is T. Coleman Andrews when you need him most?

Note at the bottom who wrote this letter: Congress [in implementing the Sixteenth Amendment] went beyond merely enacting...

Original post made by Jeff on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Apr 16, 2010 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 798 Views

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Scouts wrap it up today at Northern California Jamboree at fairgrounds

More than 15,000 Scouts, leaders and families are continuing their giant Northern California Jamboree today at the Alameda...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scouter John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day special: Recyclers at work

The best part about handling the recycling at Pleasanton Middle School is that it earns money for the school and is good...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1040 Views

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SFO's new Terminal 2 set to open next spring

For those who use San Francisco International Airport and wonder just how long it will tke to complete the Terminal 2 renovation,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kinder. Gentler?-NOT, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

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Register for Hike for Hope

Hike for Hope will be a hike like no other. This non-competitive memorial hike will take place from 9 a.m. to noon May 1...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Soldier statue inspires letters, money

The statue of a Gulf War era soldier downtown seems to be having an emotional effect on some local residents. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Tri-Valley physician, David Denmead, M.D., has passed

Dr. Denmead was an outstanding physician in this community for many years. I was sorry to hear of his passing. http://www.weertsfh.com/obituary.html?id=1786 ...

Original post made by M on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 964 Views

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Our Congressman Jerry McNerney introduced Quality Care for Veterans Act

Apr 29, 2010 (Congressional Documents and Publications Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today introduced...

Original post made by Ron on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by We the people, on Apr 30, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 733 Views

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Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

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Republican Advantage in 2010 Voting Enthusiasm Shrinks

From the Gallup Poll website: http://www.gallup.com/poll/127700/Republican-Advantage-2010-Voting-Enthusiasm-Shrinks.aspx PRINCETON,...

Original post made by Leon on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 6, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

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70th annual Rose Show

The 70th annual Pleasanton Rose Show will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, May 8, at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Donny Osmond, on May 7, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 882 Views

SPORTS

Dublin-based California Spirit Elite All Stars take nationals

The California Spirit Elite All Stars youth and senior teams each won their division at the American Showcase National Championship....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lala, on May 7, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

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Belmont couple killed Sunday in small plane crash on hillside near Livermore

A Belmont couple in their 70s was killed Sunday when their small plane crashed into a hill near Livermore in rainy weather,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 10, 2010 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

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First Wednesday Street Party tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Wednesday Street Party of 2010 will celebrate Cinco de Mayo tonight from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pamela, on May 10, 2010 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 966 Views

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Garamendi to introduce bill today calling for technology-share program between labs, local businesses

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) is hoping that developing green technology and clean energy sources can do for...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 995 Views

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Bernal Avenue improvements could cause delays next week

Starting Monday, drivers can expect minor traffic delays along Bernal Avenue between Valley and Pleasanton avenues as major...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by D W, on May 11, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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