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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 | 1315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Man Behind the Palin Magic

An exclusive interview with Sarah Palin's former speechwriter... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_IuhYsauyg&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebobcesca%2Ecom%2F&feature=player_embedded...

Original post made by John Q Public on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jake T, on Jul 14, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1315 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

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County rewards boss: $400k…for life

"Alameda County supervisors have really taken to heart the adage that government should run like a business — rewarding...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's planned expansion of Nuclear Energy EXPOSED

As you evaluate Obama's Energy Policy, here is a link exposing Obama's plan to vastly increase the use of nuclear energy,...

Original post made by reader on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by jon, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:20 am | 12 comments | 1314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART adds longer trains, a bit of Giants cheers for rides to China Basin this afternoon

As tens of thousands of baseball fans surge into San Francisco's China Basin to watch Games 1 and 2 of the World Series,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by maria's friend, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:30 am | 3 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Jungle Book" Ballet at the Amador Theatre

I just saw the Friday night performance of the "Jungle Book" Ballet at the Amador Theatre. I highly recommend it - they...

Original post made by Inge on Jan. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artists to Paint the Town tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Artists are taking over Pleasanton's downtown tomorrow for the second annual Paint the Town, sponsored by the Museum on Main,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update - Comcast did it again

Comcast has stated that an error had occured in the billing of the Franchise Fee in the January billing and has issued a...

Original post made by Surprised on Feb. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chihuahua pups heading east to new homes in the Big Apple

Chihuahua pups will be strolling down a red carpet at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday morning as they hop...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie K. Torres, on Dec 20, 2009 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

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Breaking news! If you make over $200,000 per year or are a small business owners the Dems say you are a millionaire or a billionaire!!!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_tax_cuts...

Original post made by Pablo on Sep. 26, 2010
Last comment by ARealConservative, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:04 am | 18 comments | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investment firm employees donate to scholarship fund

Employees at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Berkeley branch have contributed $822 to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation's...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by PR Stunt, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whale of a day

My kayaker husband Jeff and I heard some exciting news: The whales were feeding closer than usual to the shore in Santa Cruz,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by dave, on Nov 21, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 1312 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district seeks new revenue sources

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6521...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 8 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Race to the Top

At the upcoming Jan 5, 2010 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda item 2.1 is to approve an MOU contingent upon success in...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1311 Views

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ANOTHER PRIME TIME ADDRESS

Barack Obama, well rested from his vacation is planning ANOTHER major "prime time" health care address next week after Labor...

Original post made by Jasbo on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 28 comments | 1311 Views
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