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Two-Thirds of Government Takeover was passed in the Stimulus Bill

A nationally-recognized physician has written a stunning article: that two-thirds of the government takeover of healthcare...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 709 Views

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Tea Party Avoids Divisive Social Issues

In my opinion, a fairly balanced piece from the NY Times. If you want to know what the Tea Party is actually concentrating...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 7 comments | 709 Views

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Downtown sculptures are terrific public art

Virtually every time I drive down Main Street, I see groups of people taking pictures of, and with, the sculptures that are...

Original post made by Scott on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To Elizabeth, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 3 comments | 709 Views

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This was removed from CNN...re: Wolf Blitzer interview with Mexico Pres. Calderon

Just thought you'd like to know more about Mexico's immigration policies. Can you say "double standard" ??? interview...

Original post made by Obama do your job re: AZ! on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 22, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 709 Views

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Target Return Of 7.75% Very Challenging

Target Return Of 7.75% Very Challenging In The Near-term By Cam Hui on October 12, 2011 “Joseph Dear, the CIO of CALPERS,...

Original post made by Arnold on Oct. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 709 Views

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Hawaii remembers Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago today

Survivors of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will remember the 2,400 people who lost their lives 70 years ago...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 15, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 3 comments | 709 Views

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Major work on Bay Bridge's eastern span may be completed today

Construction on the Bay Bridge's new eastern span is reaching "another historic occasion" as workers finish the compaction...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Empty Pockets, on May 7, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 709 Views

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Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 709 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 709 Views

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Detroit bankruptcy approved; IL passes pension reform

Odd that both these occurred on the same day. The federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Detroit's bankruptcy can proceed....

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Bill Lambeer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 709 Views

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Stark brings 'unique vibrations' to Chamber

Dave Stark, one of the best known Pleasanton pundits in town and an affable civic leader, has been selected as the chairman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cindy Dake, on Mar 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 709 Views

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Legislative committee calls for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 708 Views

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Exposing Obama's Radical Past (and Present): "The Manchurian President"

To those who still do not believe Obama is radical and has ominous plans for America, I encourage you to learn more from...

Original post made by Marianne on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2010 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 708 Views

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Bay Area prosecutor nominated as U.S. Attorney for Northern California

President Obama has nominated Melinda Haag, a former federal prosecutor, to serve as the U.S. attorney for Northern California. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Retiree, on Mar 28, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 707 Views

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ClutterLess (CL) Group Meeting Mon Jan. 9

Q. Is your New Year's Resolution to do something about Clutter (or should it be)? This year do something different! ClutterLess...

Original post made by ClutterLess (CL) on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by CLutterLess (CL), on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

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YMCA's Women's Beauty event

Dinner and auction at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 27 at Callippe Preserve Golf Course, 8500 Clubhouse Dr., Pleasanton. Support...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Ava Tune, on Apr 11, 2012 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 707 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Make your pet a star with the VHS Calendar Contest! Submit your furry friend's favorite photo for a shot at one of 13 spots...

Original post made by Melissa on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melissa, on Jun 29, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 707 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 | 707 Views

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Why are Monsanto Insiders Now Appointed to Protect Your Food Safety?

By Dr. Mercola As I write this I am in Washington DC for the International Vaccine Conference and I just did a 12 hour...

Original post made by mark on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by John, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 706 Views

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Pimp in Anti-Acorn Film Arrested by FBI

Wow, this guy turned out not to be so upstanding. I'm shocked...NOT! I think he might have every single outfit needed...

Original post made by Janna on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 706 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,361 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 918 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 819 views