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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 | 1317 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 | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE ELECTION IS OVER!

Can everyone please stop discussing the election itself? Posts about ways to support the teachers and schools, ideas about...

Original post made by Moving past the election on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 11 comments | 1316 Views

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Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1316 Views

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Govenor signs 226 bills despite massive veto threats

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed 226 bills and vetoed eight, despite threats he would veto hundreds of outstanding...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

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Obama's Stimulus Signs along Highways Cost up to $10,000 each!

Your Obama Admin at work! Article: "Rep. Issa Asks: ‘How Much Are Taxpayers Being Charged for Stimulus Propaganda...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 2, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 11 comments | 1316 Views

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Tri-Valley cities holding workshop Saturday for those concerned about home foreclosure

With the current economic situation affecting so many across California, the four cities in the Tri-Valley and the town of...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by No job, on Nov 1, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Passengers to face full body scans at Oakland, San Jose airports

Heading out of town? Expect to be examined by full body scanners at 11 major airports including those at Oakland and San...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 8, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1316 Views

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Bike to Work Day underway today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Hacienda has teamed up with other sponsors of Bike to Work Day in Pleasanton and the rest of the Bay Area today by hosting...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Frequently bike to work, on May 8, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal Health Care will be CHEAP!

Federal Health Care will be CHEAP! President Obama recently revealed the great news that his healthcare plan will lower...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Sep 18, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 17 comments | 1315 Views

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Wente family estates achieves 'Sustainable Winegrowing' status

As a testimony to what has been a long-held tenet of the country's oldest continuously owned and operated family winery,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

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Realtor group wins challenge to its trademark designation

The National Association of Realtors has won a challenge to the use of its trademark "Realtor" in a domain name operated...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Homeowner, on Apr 13, 2012 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

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Amador Valley students offer free money-management program

Whether it's saving up for college or a car, or simply saving up for a certain item during the holiday season, young students...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1314 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 | 1314 Views

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Jerry McNerney Interested in U.S. Job Creation? Let's Watch His Vote this Week on "Protecting Jobs from Gov't Interference Act"

Representative McNerney, prove to us that you REALLY are interested in helping America to recover by voting YES on the following...

Original post made by Watch McNerney\'s Vote on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tracey, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:11 am | 4 comments | 1314 Views

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Obama mortgage rescue bill

After months of trying to redo my loan and since contacting B of A, McNerney, and Dianne Feinstein I have still gotten no...

Original post made by Henry on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 1313 Views

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Fracking Must Be California's Priority

My, my. Here they go again. Environmental activist worry warts are citing a study that states that climate change is having...

Original post made by Tim Lunt on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

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Union leaders taking BART management proposal to their members for votes this week

The leaders of BART's two largest unions, SEIU and ATU, are taking BART management's latest proposal to save $100 million...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 1313 Views
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