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Swalwell introduces 'Main Street Revival' bill

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) joined a Republican colleague last week in introducing a bill to allow certain small...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Map, 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 903 Views

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Political Jerk's NASTY Phone Trick

Talk about being inconsiderate: Political Callers have a computer "Call Ahead". I think they are trying to see if you...

Original post made by Automated Call - NO ONE There on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nomorobo, on May 19, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments | 212 Views

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Bonilla outspends Glazer almost 4-to-1; please read this!

This is far more than I would have thought possible. Susan Bonilla has received $2.6 million in contributions compared to...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Voter, on May 19, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 156 Views

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Polls open in less than 35 hours!

First, all newspaper endorsements have been for Steve Glazer. Tri-Valley, CoCo Times, San Francisco Chron, and even the Livermore...

Original post made by Voter on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on May 18, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 127 Views

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Glazer, Bonilla joust over campaigning at BART

With the special election for State Senate District 7 a week away, candidate Steve Glazer is accusing BART unions of illegally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1952 Views

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State senate race - Bonilla & Glazer on KQED this morning

If you want to hear from state senate candidates Susan Bonilla and Stephen Glazer themselves, not just the mailers being...

Original post made by Jill on May. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 169 Views

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Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 805 Views

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I can't stand it - now the Baltimore police union is involved

The Baltimore police chief admitted that his officers did not follow procedure when they put Freddie Gray into the police...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 133 Views

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Very interesting water usage monitor product

Came across this recently: http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F7C042/ No release date yet, but could be a really good tool...

Original post made by PL on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 218 Views

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Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 4191 Views

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Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 3686 Views

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Harry Reid is a LIER

Hey Democrats how does it feel one of your leaders Lie's to win. Is this how you people raise your children. Lie to win...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 276 Views

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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 | 190 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 | 259 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 | 264 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. 154 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 | 711 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. 152 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 | 896 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 | 282 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 431 views

"Swirling" to earn college credit
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 399 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 338 views