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Gavin Newsom throws SF voters under the bus

In 2014, San Francisco voters passed Prop B with a 60% vote, which calls for a public referendum for any new project along...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by ll, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 110 Views

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Life in Socialist Utopia Venezuela and Where the U.S. is Headed

Here is a friendly reminder of what life is like in Venezuela. Check this short video out of what it takes to shop for a...

Original post made by ameritopia on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 174 Views

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Cabs vs. Uber

This week, the number of Uber vehicles on the street passed the number of cabs in New York City. Totally amazing when you...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by econowonk , on Mar 22, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 123 Views

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SF Supervisor plans to offer vote to 16-year-olds

John Avalos, San Francisco Supervisor, is introducing a measure to lower the voting age in that city to 16. Depending on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

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Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations your parents trained you well. If you...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 623 Views

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CA Attorney General kills hospital buyout

Attorney General Kamela Harris is the reason behind the now-failed buyout of the Daughters of Charity network of six hospitals....

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 96 Views

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Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 791 Views

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25 states are now Right to Work states

Wisconsin will become the 25th state when the Governor signs the legislation into law this week. It was passed by the Wisconsin...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 11, 2015 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 218 Views

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Equality California endorses Joan Buchanan for State Senate

Equality California has announced its sole endorsement of Joan Buchanan in her campaign for State Senate. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 1173 Views

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We'll soon long for the "Good Ol' Days" of the Internet

Well, thanks to the socialist/marxist democrats who will succeed in putting a stranglehold on the internet with ObamaNet,...

Original post made by No2ObamaNet on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 253 Views

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Baker introduces legislation to prevent future BART strikes

State Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) introduced legislation today that would prevent future strikes by unionized...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 1111 Views

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West Coast Port Strike Settled!

Contrary to the fulminations of a previous poster, the intervention of the Obama Administration earlier this week has led...

Original post made by Joe Hill on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 386 Views

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Christian Lives Matter

This past weekend, The Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptians. These young men were in Lybia looking for work to help support...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:58 am | 7 comments | 488 Views

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Pleasanton, CA, Senior Care Experts Work to Reduce Local Hospitalizations This Winter

Hospitalizations are a serious concern for area seniors. Rather than a hospital stay beginning the road to a full and successful...

Original post made by HISC2015 on Feb. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 232 Views

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Please Vaccinate your Children

There should not be a measles outbreak in the US in 2015. So sad. Hope it doesn't spread to Pleasanton....

Original post made by BobB on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 901 Views

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IRS warns about phone scams, phishing as 2015 tax season gets underway

The IRS is kicking off the Dirty Dozen tax scams campaign for 2015 this week with pervasive phone scam and phishing the first...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 3041 Views

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Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 1231 Views

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San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 5206 Views

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Pension reform - in a perspective we can all understand

The CA pension system is underfunded by $198.2 billion dollars. This is from Sec. of State John Chiang, November 2014. ...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Unfunded Pension Liability, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:31 am | 13 comments | 463 Views

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Are We Actually Saving Water? Is austerity the answer or not?

Since our reservoirs are still low, I can see why we need to conserve water; however, i do think that we could've taken the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 617 Views
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Another bad idea from the air board
By Tim Hunt | 20 comments | 2,259 views

Bidding My Training Dept. Goodbye
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 558 views