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Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 1270 Views

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Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by caywen, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 1631 Views

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Yosemite lawsuit and name change - outrageous!!

A company named Delaware North runs the concessions in Yosemite Valley, and they have done a pretty good job over the past...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by oakled, on Jan 24, 2016 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 592 Views

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Illegal Occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was established over 100 years ago by President Theodore Roosevelt “as a preserve...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 176 Views

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Government jobs: justice at last!

It looks like the public sector is about to get some adjustments and start seeing what the private sector has been through...

Original post made by Finally! on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1320 Views

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Honoring Republican MLK. Facts not taught about him in public schools or colleges…

Did you know the following about MLK? Most people don't because it is very rare that this is taught in public schools or...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 215 Views

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World audience for local miniatures

Tri-Valley artist Barbara Stanton goes small in her paintings but is about to go large in her audience. She will be the first...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

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Super Bowl Lawsuit by Santa Clara Youth Soccer

The City of Santa Clara pulled several fast ones when it came to building Levi's Stadium and selling it to the public. We...

Original post made by Youth Soccer Fan on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 11 comments | 650 Views

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AL GORE: "Environmental Armegeddon by Jan. 27, 2016"

On Jan. 27, 2006 Al Gore made an apocalyptic prediction that the planet would be at "point of no return" in 10 years. This...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 397 Views

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World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

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San Jose Taxis on strike

They're protesting Uber and Lyft. The San Jose City Council relaxed restrictions on ride-sharing companies so that they...

Original post made by Sam on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Dec 19, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 10 comments | 525 Views

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Water Penalties are illegal in California

It seems penalty charges for water usage is illegal in California. The California Supreme Court has ruled in support of...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by kate john, on Dec 9, 2015 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 498 Views

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Mondays scores are in. JV team 14 Climate Change 0

Good job Obama...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Dec 6, 2015 at 7:42 am | 12 comments | 523 Views

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16 in Congress seek to cancel student loan debt for local lab employees

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Education Department to forgive the student loans of employees at...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 4, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 37 comments | 1945 Views

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Flags flying at half-staff to honor victims of Paris attacks

The cities of Pleasanton and Dublin are flying local government flags at half-staff through sunset tomorrow to honor the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:13 am | 12 comments | 1825 Views

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Despite the Paris Terrorist Attacks, Obama's Real Enemies Are...

Despite the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, remember OUR real enemies, according to Obama, Hillary, Kerry and other...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 14, 2015 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 346 Views

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EPA now has our Air Conditioners in its Crosshairs!

Oh those Democrats or "Progressives" as they like to call themselves. ("Progressives" is a term that the Democrats believe...

Original post made by Not Progressive on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Nov 6, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 281 Views

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SF Sheriff thrown out of office

Ross Mirkarimi lost Tuesday's election. He was even worse than we all thought. He's blamed for the shooting death of...

Original post made by Sam on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 250 Views

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Did you receive a major census survey?

I recall weeks ago the question on this site, but don't know how to search back to find it to see comments. Subsequently,...

Original post made by Victim on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2015 at 5:14 am | 5 comments | 520 Views

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Baker's child-abuse prevention bill becomes law

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bipartisan bill co-authored by local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 17, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 1469 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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Colleges You Ought to Know
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