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How about a major conservative Christian for president? Poll:

How about a major conservative Christian for president? What would that look like? Would it work? Why? Why Not? How...

Original post made by Neil on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 21, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 1209 Views

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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1158 Views

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Government ran healthcare

Read the link below regarding Obama's healthcare program and in addition only 62 representatives out of over 500 have committed...

Original post made by Rob on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 947 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Dr. E. John Ainsworth Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5919 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by M. Sweeney, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just wanted to say thank you!

To those of you involved with the city planning and maintenance of the various parks and recreation facilities in Pleasanton,...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 978 Views

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Put the palate to the test at Taste of Terroir on Thursday

Think you have a perfect palate for fine food and wine? Join a master sommelier and wine writers in tasting the Tri-Valley's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1091 Views

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Obama witholding information from the public

President Obama is withholding information from the american public until such time as he can slam through his socialistic...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Love Palin, on Jul 20, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 11 comments | 965 Views

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Obama says I want my healthcare now!!!

So after reading this link below think about why the house and the senate must pass this bill without reading it right now...

Original post made by hmmmmmm on Jul. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 923 Views

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Letter: Where's news on McNerney's vote for Cap and Trade Bill?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5909 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1021 Views

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2 BART unions vote today, Thursday, but 3rd is holding out

BART's two biggest labor unions will vote this week on management's contract offer but the president of the third-largest...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 934 Views

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BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1004 Views

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Some Positive News on the Economy

Here is a link to an article regarding economic indicators from June and an assessment of the recession: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090720/ap_on_bi_ge/us_economy...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Jul. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 847 Views

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Official White House Staff Pay Report:

Check out the official July report to Congress on White House Staff Pay. Seems Obama has literally dozens of "council"...

Original post made by Annon on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 8 comments | 1109 Views

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Open Letter to President Obama from Thomas Paine

Attached is a link to the open letter to President Obama: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxDwBYjL3Fc Thomas...

Original post made by Thomas Paine on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:27 am | 14 comments | 1250 Views

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What is the Philosophy of Liberty?

Please pass this along. Web link to the Philosophy of Liberty! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muHg86Mys7I Thank...

Original post made by Ken on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 1062 Views

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PG & E Transformer blows on Springdale Ave - No power tonight for West Side

A PG & E transformer caught on fire on Springdale Ave near Stoneridge Dr (across from the mall). Power out to most of West...

Original post made by Jim on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1027 Views

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100 degrees possible again today, but down into mid-90s on Monday

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley could see temperatures near 100 degrees again today with the thermometer dropping into the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 985 Views

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Thriving Ink, Kokoro are great new local additions

Thriving Ink on Angela and Kokoro in the otherwise-forlorn Vintage Hills Shopping Center are great new additions to the local...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 905 Views

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For those who want to complain about unions

Apparently there are those who are convinced that the unions are to blame for all the states ills- So I thought I would give...

Original post made by J on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 1534 Views

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County fair wraps up Sunday

The Alameda County Fair's 2009 slogan is "Come out and Play," and visitors have lived up to that credo. This summer, more...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1134 Views
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