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Paul for president!!

Paul the Octopus for President!!! (He can not possibly run being that he was not born in the United States but think link...

Original post made by Der on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 8, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 876 Views

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Communist Party USA Sues Democrats for Stealing Platform

In a surprise move, the CPUSA (Communist Party USA) has announced a lawsuit against the Democratic Party and its leadership...

Original post made by Mariann on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Aug 9, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 876 Views

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Any advice on local concrete contractor for driveway

We need a new driveway and need to find a contractor for a straightforward job. Any input on local contractors appreciated...

Original post made by Fred on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Curly, on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

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New home construction at fastest pace in last 4 years

Nationwide housing production rose by 6.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000 units in June, according to newly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 876 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. 875 Views

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Stimulus Package Features Funding For Sex Research Projects

Is this really what we expected the Obama stimulus monies to be spent for? http://www.nypost.com/seven/08242009/news/nationalnews/sex_study_stimulus_186153.htm If...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 875 Views

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Judicial council votes to continue monthly court closures

Members of the state Judicial Council have voted to continue the budget-tightening measure of monthly court closures, saying...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by sad daysfor CA, on Jan 26, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 875 Views

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State police association to install first woman as president

The California Police Chiefs Association will install its first female president on Wednesday, when San Mateo Police Chief...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 875 Views

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Stand Down at Fairgrounds serving those who served

Pleasanton has a village inside its borders today with a population that may top 2,000. The biannual East Bay Stand Down...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by PFC Hodges, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Obama has gotten so pitiful I almost feel sorry for him....almost!

Obama continues to bring the office of the Presidency to new lows as he continues his never ending campaign for acclaim....

Original post made by Pablo on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 30, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 10 comments | 875 Views

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Gun Ownership Freedom Vs. Darwin-Citing Democrats: Who Next Will Democrats Invoke, Calvin and Hobbes?

When dealing with the Democrat Party in this country, we just have to accept that we're not dealing with the brightest bulbs...

Original post made by Charles the Free on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Charles the Free, on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 875 Views

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Pleasanton featured in LA Times Travel section

Our great Downtown got a lovely photo essay and article about being a destination for a weekend getaway: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-pleasanton-escape-20130414-photos,0,5...

Original post made by Ptown Proud on Apr. 23, 2013
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Fact Checking

I agree with previous posts - the importance of fact checking cannot be underestimated: "It must have seemed so perfect....

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mariana, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 6 comments | 874 Views

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Sponsors defend Prop. 8 initiative in federal trial

Sponsors of Proposition 8 presented their first witness in defense of the voter initiative in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 874 Views

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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 | 874 Views

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Safeway trading jobs for self serve?

I'm disappointed to see that Safeway has installed self-serve kiosks. At a time when so many are out of work, I think this...

Original post made by Mumbo on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 5, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 8 comments | 874 Views

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Peddler Shoppe open today

The Peddler Shoppe in the lobby of the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. is where talented local senior artisans...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by S Curtis, on May 17, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 6 comments | 874 Views

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Zero Presidential Press Conferences Sine Last July...

Democrats, how do you defend this lack of Obama Press Conferences? How can you justify this? ...

Original post made by Jane on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Shig, on May 21, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 874 Views

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I-580 freeway closed most of Sunday as police check for bombs after shootout

All lanes of I- 580 between Hwy. 13 and downtown Oakland exits were reopened Sunday night after being closed for hours following...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jul 21, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 874 Views

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Why Should Anyone Believe Liberalism Works?

Evaluate for yourselves, the most liberal cities in America vs. the most conservative. Look at the end results. Here...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Really STEVE?, on Oct 3, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 9 comments | 874 Views
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