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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If Obamacare passes, you'll need this:

My fellow tea-partiers, open-carry enthusiasts, and other true patriots: Any minute now Congress may pass sweeping health...

Original post made by Pleasantonian Mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by IMHO, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 22 comments | 1139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court strikes down Pleasanton housing cap

In a ruling that could halt all commercial and residential building in Pleasanton for months to come, Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 107 comments | 6069 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Tea party' protesters accused of spitting on lawmaker, using slurs

This is an article from The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/20/AR2010032002556.html "Members...

Original post made by Athens on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Oh, PM, on Mar 22, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 42 comments | 1396 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney makes it clear: He'll vote for the national health care plan tomorrow

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)said today that he will join other Democrats in voting on the $940 billion health...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 134 comments | 2355 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Immigration reform something which I want!!!

This is something I want and will get. I believe that this will be the next major task ahead and then cap and trade. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_immigration_march...

Original post made by Pablo on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:16 am | 4 comments | 985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 25 comments | 1379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Haggerty urges Congress to address congestion

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty today told a Senate committee in Washington, D.C., that traffic congestion is the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 21, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 1252 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Description of McNerney: "Anti-American, Traitor, Spineless, Sell-Out"...

McNerney, Your "yes" vote will destroy America. We cannot afford it. It will make healthcare much worse. It will bankrupt...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 21, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 21 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theory: paid agitants and Republican PR agents pepper this forum

What do you think? I've lived and worked in Pleasanton a very long time and I've never met anyone with the rabid, bizarre,...

Original post made by Reasonable Person on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by God bless Bill and PM, on Mar 21, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 11 comments | 1035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union volunteers marching to Sacramento

Nearly two weeks into a seven-week march from Bakersfield to Sacramento to advocate for reinvestment in public education...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Suspicious, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 12 comments | 1619 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare Bill designed to drive Insurance Industry out of Business

I believe the true motive of the Government Takeover of Healthcare is to force the Free Market Insurance Industry out of...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 29 comments | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

STUDIO 7 NON-EVENT

So, I get an email from Studio 7 saying to come down cause "We're moving on"! Okay, so I thought it was a farewell party...

Original post made by Art Critic on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by M, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 1199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 2777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate arson at Livermore's Granada High

The Livermore Police Department has initiated an investigation into an arson that occurred last Saturday at Granada High...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Union Pacific Train Stopped on the Tracks Thursday Evening

Does anyone know why the Union Pacific train stopped in the middle of the intersection last night (Thursday, evening, March...

Original post made by Candyland on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 9 comments | 1604 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports record $442 million in earnings for 2009

Ross Stores, Inc. yesterday reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended Jan.30 of $1.16, up 53 percent from $.76 for...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 1165 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Does Health Care Reform Affect Me?

Tired of getting sound bytes on the subject? ProPublica, a non-profit investigative journalism organization, has a nice...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Keeps getting worse, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees Jan. 5

For $5-10, residents can discard their Christmas trees, support Boy Scouts and help the earth all at the same time. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Drew Perkins, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1566 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What Doctors and Patients Have to Lose Under ObamaCare

Obamacare will give the Feds control of surgical decisions. Primary-care doctors who refer patients to specialists will face...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 11 comments | 952 Views
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