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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber closing for holidays starting at noon today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will close its offices starting at noon Friday and lasting through the holidays. The offices...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Dec 19, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 811 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introducing first bill today that could help depressed downtown areas

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will hold an outdoor news conference in downtown Hayward today to announce that he is...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 811 Views

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Victim's Dad Speaks Against Guns, NRA, Craven Pols

Father of victim offers powerful, mournful statement regarding the senseless death of his son....

Original post made by Curt Wagner on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on May 29, 2014 at 8:02 am | 67 comments | 811 Views

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America Rising

An open letter to Democrat Politicians... America Rising >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiyqvuTxaEs&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by FedUp on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by leroy T., on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 810 Views

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McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans has been signed into law as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 11, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 27 comments | 810 Views

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McNerney: "Marginal Tax Rate Should Be 90%" (Yes, 90% !)

You heard it ... 90% (That'll really bring back our economy!" (Not!) Source: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:05jx5Hl_608J:www.firstthings.com/blogs/theancho...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Oct 15, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mothers with a Purpose

Mother's with a Purpose is holding it's first meeting of December this Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 pm at Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathy on Dec. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 810 Views

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Re: Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

According to Mr. Bing: “a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular city employees that will...

Original post made by To: Jeb, City management, City Council on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | 7 comments | 810 Views

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"ScareCrows" Vote for Your Favorites

If you're heading to Downtown Pleasanton enjoy the Efforts put out by your local Merchants with their Scarecrows! Voting...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Oct. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 809 Views

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In CA-11, Harmer challenges McNerney to six Town Hall meetings

Oh, this should be good Republican David Harmer has challenged Democrat incumbent Jerry McNerney to a series of six town...

Original post made by ca11 voter on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Christy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 7 comments | 809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 809 Views

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Vacations and minimum wages are ruining America

If you're an American, it's likely been a while since your last paid vacation and your next one is probably a ways away....

Original post made by Genius on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Genius, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 11 comments | 809 Views

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Americans: Serfs Ruled by Oligarchs

Americans: Serfs Ruled by Oligarchs by Paul Craig Roberts “In a little time [there will be] no middling sort. We shall...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 21, 2009 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 808 Views

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Lutherans to Allow Sexually Active Gays as Clergy

What are YOUR personal thoughts on this? I think it's a HUGE VICTORY! Lutherans to Allow Sexually Active Gays as Clergy By...

Original post made by Gay Pride on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 3 comments | 808 Views

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Brentwood, Dublin lead in commission's report on quality roadways

The quality of the pavement on an average street or road in the Bay Area has improved slightly in recent years, but the struggle...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 808 Views

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Downtown Statues

Im not crazy about them. Some look like real people with metallic face paint and they are all in odd locations. Were these...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by olive, on May 15, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 808 Views

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Relay for Life attracts hundreds in fight against cancer

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life walkathon came to the Tri-Valley last weekend, uniting the community by celebrating...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by john swager, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 808 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reverse mortgages aren't for everyone

You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They're touted as a great tool for cash-strapped...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Reverse, on Sep 5, 2011 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 808 Views

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McNerny at it again.

http://dailycaller.com/2012/05/16/calif-congressional-candidate-accuses-democratic-operatives-of-stalking/...

Original post made by Kangaroo on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by jojo, on May 17, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 808 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Mateo Bridge now open, no more weekend closures, Caltrans says

All lanes in both directions of the San Mateo Bridge are opened at 4 a.m. this morning after crews completed major resurfacing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 808 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,122 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 971 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 276 views