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New Mammogram Guidelines: A Step Backward?

I'm concerned that the government is changing its recommendations for when and how often women should get mammograms. After...

Original post made by FamilyHistory on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by noone, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:12 am | 28 comments | 1357 Views

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Special Needs Children Kidz Karnival

Joni and Friends and CrossWinds Church partner for families affected by disability. The "Kidz Karnival" is from noon to 2...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Special Needs Aide, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 1002 Views

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CHP issues nearly 200 tickets on Bay Bridge S-curve over weekend

The California Highway Patrol issued nearly 200 citations, mostly for speeding, as officers saturated the Bay Bridge's S-curve...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 20, 2009 at 12:23 am | 6 comments | 1098 Views

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Obama - Judge, Jury, Executioner - convicts Mohammed

Since when does a president of the United States convict an accused criminal prior to the trial? Obama has done just this...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Moderate, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 11 comments | 1049 Views

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COMMENTARY: Ice skating, hockey enthusiasts finally getting their rink

Much attention is being paid these days to the outdoor ice skating rink being installed by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by M, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 1457 Views

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Only GOP will defend "In God We Trust" ?

44 members of Congress signed an amicus brief opposing an attempt by the Madison, Wisc.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 33 comments | 2087 Views

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Public Employee Pension and Retiree Health Costs in California

The Legislative Analyst's Office has a presentation I think everyone should look at: http://www.lao.ca.gov/handouts/state_admin/2009/Public_Employee_Pension_11_13_09.pdf " The...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rudy, on Nov 19, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 965 Views

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Actresses Wanted for The Vagina Monologues

Auditions for Tri-Valley Haven's fourth annual production of the Vagina Monologues are from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mulva, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 27 comments | 1401 Views

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School board chooses search firm

After being granted additional time to choose one of three search firms, the school board chose Hazard, Young, Attea and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 3221 Views

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The Healthiest and Unhealthiest States

An interesting article on the health of our country... http://health.yahoo.com/featured/67/the-healthiest-and-unhealthiest-states/ States...

Original post made by Greg Y. on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hamid pleads not guilty

Abdul Walid Hamid pled not guilty Thursday morning to charges of battery, grand theft, exhibition of a deadly weapon and...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 10:57 am | 37 comments | 2092 Views

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Redcoats' petition for longer weeknight entertainment hours goes before Planning Commission tonight

Mari Kennard, the owner of downtown Pleasanton's Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant, will ask the Planning Commission tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 1129 Views

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NBC: "Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following the Ft. Hood Shooting"

Amazing that NBC reported this! Could it be that even NBC's reporters are beginning to see Obama in a different light? ...

Original post made by Steve on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by !, on Nov 19, 2009 at 7:14 am | 29 comments | 1228 Views

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Fiahlo's Fiasco

The ice rink was proposed for Round Table or Domus in the parking lot. Great idea. When those deals allegedly fell through,...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by mdp, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1245 Views

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Mission Park Garbage

I have grown up in Mission Park. My brothers and long time friends played there when cows lined up against the basketball...

Original post made by Sara Walls on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

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A Stoneridge Special

About 6 hours ago at Stoneridge Shopping Center, a new spa opened up called the Jon Ric Express Spa and Salon at Stoneridge....

Original post made by D W on Nov. 18, 2009
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CHP issues nearly 200 tickets on Bay Bridge S-curve over weekend

The California Highway Patrol issued nearly 200 citations, mostly for speeding, as officers saturated the Bay Bridge's S-curve...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 18, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 2010 Views

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Schwarzenegger agrees to cut state prison population by 40,000 inmates

The administration of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, yielding to a court order, has given a judicial panel a plan to reduce...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 13 comments | 1089 Views

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Man arrested for 'anti-Christian mall disturbance' to appear in court again Thursday

Deputy District Attorney Ronda Theisen requested the bail for Abdul Walid Hamid stay at $27,000 as the 22-year-old man was...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Piglet-U93, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:54 am | 50 comments | 2814 Views

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Who's paying for our Governor to go to Iraq?

I now it's great for our troups morale for celebrrities to visit them, but shouldn't our Governor be here to take care of...

Original post made by Tango on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 919 Views
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