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Communist Party USA Unites Behind Hillary

For those "on the fence" between voting for Hillary or Trump (or other), I hope that knowing the Communist Party USA is backing...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by JC , 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 45 Views

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Astounded by the Documentary "Clinton Cash." (Link provided)

I have been a lifelong Democrat. My parents (both teachers) were Democrats. Their parents were Democrats. After watching...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Sam, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 329 Views

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Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs

Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by John Hitchen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

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BART's November bond issue will pay for labor costs, after all

The $3.5BN bond issue, needing voter approval in November, is supposed to fund only capital and infrastructure (new equipment,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 112 Views

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Just Wow. At DNC, No American Flags and No Mention of ISIS Yet

Just Wow. After 61 speeches thus far, there has been no mention of ISIS yet at the Democrat National Convention in Philadelphia....

Original post made by ordinary joe on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 12 comments | 730 Views

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Local racquetball players headed to World Championships

Three young racquetball players who train at ClubSport Pleasanton have qualified to represent Team USA in the Junior World...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1105 Views

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Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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JOHN KERRY: "Air Conditioners are as big of a threat as ISIS"

Uhhh...breath-taking isn't it? Forget ISIS. Now "air conditioners and refrigerators" are among our greatest threats, according...

Original post made by bob on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Don't feed the trolls , on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 396 Views

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Good news for those of you who have kids at Foorhill or Amador High who have to complete a term paper or some essays in the...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 240 Views

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Obama's New Fearless Strategy Against ISIS...

ISIS is now shaking in their boots upon hearing Obama's new strategy to defeat them. "We're going to win this fight...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:31 am | 48 comments | 638 Views

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U.S. Senate Democrats Block Kate's Law

Today the U.S. Senate Democrats vote against Kate's Law successfully blocking it from moving forward. California's Boxer...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1151 Views

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Pelosi Says Federal Research Invented The iPhone

Check out the story: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/06/10/nancy-pelosi-apple-iphone-steve-jobs-federal-research/ And...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 315 Views

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Pleasanton cuts water conservation requirements to 10%

Pleasanton's water conservation target has been reduced to 10% based on 2013 billings in response to newly adopted statewide...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 10, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2672 Views

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MEMORIAL DAY IS ABOUT FAMILY MEMBERS THAT NEVER CAME HOME

Foreign Wars have claimed the lives of many American family members. After more than seventy years the pain lingers for our...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 172 Views

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Vote for Catharine Baker - State Assembly

Another mailer today for Catharine's opponent, Cheryl Cook-Kallio. This one came from the CTA - the California Teachers'...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 175 Views

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Editorial: Vote for Glazer for State Senate, Baker for Assembly

State Senator Steve Glazer, a Democrat, and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, a Republican, are seeking nomination in the June...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 21, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 2964 Views

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Obama's Legacy

So in 1961 President Kennedy stated "We will put men on the moon." In 2016 Obama stated "We will put men in women's restrooms."...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 19, 2016 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 229 Views

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World Bipolar Day On March 30, 2016

On March 30, 2016 the world will be celebrating the "World Bipolar Day", which falls on the birthday of the well-known post­...

Original post made by MoodSurfing Admin on Apr. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 209 Views

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Democrats' Continuing to Destroy Jobs - Now Pushing $15/hr. Minimum Wage

This move toward passing a $15/hour minimum wage will be devastating to local businesses and those seeking entry-level jobs,...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 5, 2016 at 8:13 am | 16 comments | 624 Views

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To head off more dry years, water agencies explore toilet-to-tap

The cities of the Tri-Valley and their water agencies are searching for a way to avoid more punishing drought years. But...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Why Not Catch Run Off, on Apr 4, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 10 comments | 2131 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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