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If I was President....My Platform

Make it illegal to lobby congress. Make all presidential candidates draw from a public fund. Make the needed common sense...

Original post made by Common Sense on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 17, 2011 at 10:11 am | 8 comments | 1283 Views

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The thread about the [edited by PW staff] Lady heavily censored

"[Post removed due to disrespectful comment or offensive language]" Well it looks lkie the thread about the tea bagger...

Original post made by Censorship on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 1283 Views

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County District Attorney O'Malley, appointed to office, to seek election to post

Nancy O'Malley filed papers yesterday to put her name on the June 8 ballot for election as Alameda County District Attorney,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1283 Views

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Any recommendation on a vendor/contractor for tankless water heater?

Hi - I am planning on installing a tankless water heater and am wondering if anyone here can recommend a reliable vendor/contractor...

Original post made by Jerry on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 19, 2010 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1283 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District attorneys: Reduced criminal sentences to balance budget could escalate crime rates

The California District Attorneys Association sent a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday saying that reducing...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Millie, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1283 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 | 1283 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver drifts off I-680 with car landing in 12-foot-deep ditch

The unidentified driver was not injured in this single vehicle accident on southbound I-680 between the Bernal and Sunol...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 1283 Views

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Russian terrorists qualify for food stamps?

They came to our country in 2002 -- "Tsarnaeva arrived in the U.S. in 2002, settling in a working-class section of Cambridge,...

Original post made by excuse me??? on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Clive, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 9 comments | 1282 Views

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JUANITA HAUGEN AWARD 2014 Nomination Deadline is April 14, 2014

WINNERS will be honored at the Annual Community of Character Awards Luncheon at Ruby Hill Golf Club on May 14, 2014. (The...

Original post made by Ken mano on Apr. 4, 2014
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

War vs. Healthcare

Stupid foreign wars: cheered for, given blank checks, can't end them. Decent health care for Americans: worrying, can't...

Original post made by Alan on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

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Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

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Electronic Recycling

Hi, Anyone know where e-waste can be recycled in the near future? I have an old CD player to dump. Thank you....

Original post made by Vintage Resident on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Also, on Jun 25, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1281 Views

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Keeping in touch with the residents

Tri-Valley mayors reach out to their residents in different ways but they all agree on one thing: If people are unhappy about...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech to schoolkids

I was surprised there is no thread discussing the Obama speech to schoolkids and (now pulled) suggested lesson plan on "what...

Original post made by Education_is_Local on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 19 comments | 1280 Views

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Photo of the Day...

Obama has to use a teleprompter to talk to 6th graders. This guy is simply pathetic. http://jammiewearingfool.blogspot.com/2010/01/pitiful-obama-needs-teleprompter-to.html ...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:55 am | 11 comments | 1280 Views

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Boxer, other senators to seek release of detained hikers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) and three other senators will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by J.G., on May 5, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 12 comments | 1280 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 | 1280 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 | 1280 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 | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WAS THE CAMPAIGN ABOUT WINNING OR ABOUT GETTTING THINGS RIGHT AT PUSD?

PLEASE STOP THE FORUM ATTACKS! You are feeding into a mob-mentality on both sides. I just cannot believe...

Original post made by STOP ALREADY on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jesus H. Christ, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 1279 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,382 views

Bikes and Cars don't mix
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 313 views