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45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insurance

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/deaths.health.insurance/index.html This article illustrates why health care/health...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1321 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State unemployment drops to 12.3 percent in June

California's jobless rate continued to show very slight improvement in June, dropping another 0.1 percent to 12.3 percent,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Real American, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 5 comments | 1321 Views

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County officials throw support behind state Constitutional Convention plan

The head of a regional business group said Thursday that a constitutional convention is the best way to reform California's...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joyce, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 1321 Views

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National funding group chooses Museum On Main for possible financial aid

Heritage Preservation has chosen the Museum On Main to participate in the 2010 Conservation Assessment Program of funding...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1321 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Apr 11, 2014 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we a great group of parents?

Ask yourself, are we a great group of parents? When I was growing up in a similar community,(Palo Alto, CA)parents and neighbors...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 13, 2009 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1320 Views

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Top 100 Conservative Websites/Blogs according to search eng "Alexa"

For a different perspective, other than the lamestream media, here is a list of websites / blogs that are oriented to the...

Original post made by Amy on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom for Truth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 2 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be a hero, donate blood

Jeff Meyer's business is blood, and he wants some of yours and mine. Meyers is the chief executive officer for the American...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 30, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 1320 Views

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3 East Bay cities seek voter OK in November for higher sales taxes

Three East Bay cities are asking voters to approve sales tax increases on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot to help reduce...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by PaoliPete, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Wonderland formula funds California schools

From Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Brown. An eye opening editorial about the manipulation of the school funding Proposition...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by scattergram, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1319 Views

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Obama poll numbers

Obama poll numbers drop even lower http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll...

Original post made by Glen Sasaki on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

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Democrats Sponsoring Bill for Defeat in Afghanistan...

It should come to no one's surprise that Democrats - the Party of Surrender -- are sponsoring HR3699 to withhold troop surge...

Original post made by not surprised on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 am | 16 comments | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for feedback

We will be moving from the Central Coast and coming further North over the next few months, and are considering Pleasanton...

Original post made by CatherineA on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 1319 Views

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"Only" 17 cents a day

I realize that Pleasanton Weekly doesn't seem to be able to cover costs with advertising, but 17 cents/day to subscribe seems...

Original post made by seniorgrump on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by ???, on Jun 23, 2011 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1319 Views

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Pleasanton Hotel

What on earth is a "Gastro Pub" It sounds like a bad intestinal bug. Some people said the color of the hotel was awful...

Original post made by Tango on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 5, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 6 comments | 1319 Views

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Figurative work by Barbara Stanton

Figurative work by Barbara Stanton will be featured at the Wild Vine, 2187 First St., Livermore from Dec. 10 to 31. An artist...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1319 Views

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Are PG&E's 'Smart Meters" hurting us? Anti-wireless group thinks so

Just before Josh Hart stepped into Thursday's California Public Utilities Commission meeting to join a group of people protesting...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jay, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 1319 Views

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Girls find the power of pink

The color pink is everywhere these days in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which traditionally now comes in...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 14, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hope and Change?

Interesesting article concerning Obama and his perceived lack of transparency. http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20090721/cm_csm/yfriedman ...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by kay, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 1318 Views
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VEEPstakes 2: Democratic Boogaloo
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The New Odd Couple
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 354 views