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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1059 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 | 1058 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I wonder if Jerry McNerney will choose for his family the Obama health plan

May be worth a call to Jerry McNerney's office to see what HE recommends regarding healthcare plans. Is HE going to choose...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

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Healing Therapies Foundation provides financial aid to cancer patients

Sandra Wing knows firsthand the benefits healing therapies have on cancer patients. In just a few short weeks, she'll be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ricko, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 1058 Views

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COMMENTARY: An early look at health care legislation

While the country continues to sort out the details of the Health Care Reform bill that was passed by Congress last Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Educated, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 1058 Views

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McNerney to host Dublin workshop tomorrow to help seniors obtain benefits

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold a senior assistance workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Dublin...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 1058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bachmann Obama and Fairy Tales

Michelle Bachmann was scheduled to appear at the Waterloo, Iowa Straw Caucus event but was late. Now that's not unusual....

Original post made by Hummm! on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High Makes We The People Finals Again!

Congrats to the AVHS team and coaches for making the Top 10 and advancing to tomorrow's finals. - ILLINOIS, Maine South...

Original post made by AvFan on Apr. 28, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

7:50 AM Thursday - Foothill Road Closed

If like me you have kids needing to get to FHS this morning, I just got an automated call that Foothill Road is closed. ...

Original post made by FHS Mom on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 19, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Detroit bankruptcy approved; IL passes pension reform

Odd that both these occurred on the same day. The federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Detroit's bankruptcy can proceed....

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Bill Lambeer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 1058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1057 Views

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Strike averted as BART management, unions agree to tentative new 4-year contract

BART management and its three unions representing 2,800 workers announced this morning that they have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 1057 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 | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1057 Views

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Friday 5-28 Street wise question

I would just like to voice my disgust for Mr. Trevor Monizís response in todayís Streetwise question. Sir you need to take...

Original post made by Steven on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Jun 1, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 5 comments | 1057 Views

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Same-sex marriages to resume in California Wednesday unless 9th Circuit Court says no

A federal judge in San Francisco today declined to block gay and lesbian weddings as a court battle over California's ban...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kyra, on Aug 14, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1057 Views

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New BART seats mean cleaner ride

Notice anything different on BART? Fifty-one railcars out of BART's 669-car fleet are being outfitted with new cobalt blue...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Plastic seats are better, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local golf champs Creamer, Kim competing at Blackhawk Country Club tournament

Two Bay Area locals are playing in front of hometown fans today and Sunday at the 2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge at Blackhawk...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by marie, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views
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Not so speedy trial
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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