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The Presidential Power Myth

With the presidential elections beginning its long tour of duty, I began to notice a trend in modern presidential candidates....

Original post made by Power Is Not One on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mellow Fellow, on Jun 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 1049 Views

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San Francisco starts shuttering courtrooms because of lack of money

In what looks to be the wave of the future San Francisco starts to shutter courtrooms and lay off employees because of lack...

Original post made by Boner on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by cry me a river, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 1049 Views

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New faces, politics in redistricting move

The California Citizen's Redistricting Commission is poised to issue its final maps Aug. 15 of congressional, Board of Equalization,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Informed, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive

Is there a reason that Soneridge Drive is still a disaster. Did the city forget that need they to complete the lines that...

Original post made by Mike on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Nov 24, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rick Perry's Pitch: "Come to Texas, You're Kids Won't Change"

Rick Perry, in yet another effort to woo businesses and families from California to the mecca of Texas freedom and liberty,...

Original post made by Fred Glendenning on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Godless, on Feb 18, 2013 at 6:05 am | 13 comments | 1049 Views

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Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 1048 Views

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Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

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At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

Back in 1986 when the East Bay Regional Park District was dreaming big, it envisioned an Iron Horse Trail that reached from...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Feb 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 1048 Views

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We Are Stuck with Fialho for Now

Looks like San Ramon did not choose Fialho as their new city manager. He gets to stay here and grandstand with the city...

Original post made by voter on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Pete , on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

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No Senate budget - 'deliberate and determined policy by the Democratic leadership'

This video from The GOP Budget group tells the basic story. We are approaching 1,100 days since the US Senate, led by Democrat...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mitt's dog, on Apr 20, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 1048 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center closed for repairs through next Monday

The Pleasanton Senior Center is closed until July 8 for routine maintenance. All daytime exercise classes have been relocated...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mac, on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 1048 Views

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Happy Now?

Happy Now? Healthy Families Cuts Leave Nearly 3,000 Children a Day Without Access to Health Coverage Yesterday, California's...

Original post made by Ugly on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 2, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1047 Views

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PW Market Livermore

I just heard that the PW market on Vasco is closing. Does anyone know if it will be turned into another market?...

Original post made by Millie on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 19, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

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Holiday Fund 2009

The 7th annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign kicks off this week, with the aim of raising several hundred thousand...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1047 Views

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Who are the Tea Party supporters?

Food for thought . . . According to a just released NYT/CBS News poll, those who identify with and support the Tea Party...

Original post made by Rae on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 35 comments | 1047 Views

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Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

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Democrat vs Republican majority in US House

An interesting illustration created from a US Bureau of Labor Statistics chart: Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 1047 Views

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Counties can't 'opt out' of sharing fingerprints of those arrested with federal immigration officials

Federal immigration officials have rejected calls by San Francisco and Santa Clara counties to opt out of a controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by 73% did have Criminal Records!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

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Border's Bookstore

Has anyone noticed more and more people "hanging out" in the coffee shop area ? The last several times I have been there...

Original post made by JR on Feb. 5, 2011
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Cold, wet weather—even snow—in forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley this weekend

Cold, wet weather will once again put an icy grip on the Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley this weekend, but no one should bet...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 24, 2011 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 1047 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,212 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 896 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 747 views