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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 | 1075 Views

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Hope and Change?

Interesesting article concerning Obama and his perceived lack of transparency. http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20090721/cm_csm/yfriedman ...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by kay, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 1075 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1075 Views

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An Analysis of Past and Current Administrations

This post is in response to '!'s request for an explanation regarding a statement I made in another thread: "By the time...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by vesyolkina, on Dec 25, 2009 at 4:49 am | 9 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council to vote tomorrow on high-density housing plan

The Pleasanton City Council will hold back-to-back meetings starting tomorrow to consider and likely approve a detailed plan...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 1075 Views

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Seminars planned on reverse mortgages

ECHO Housing, a nonprofit housing counseling agency, will hold a free seminar at the Pleasanton Public Library in May on...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by California Mortgage, on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

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All smiles in S.F.'s Castro district as gay rights supporters celebrate U.S. Supreme Court ruling

It was hard not find a smile at San Francisco's Castro District as hundreds of gay rights supports gathered Wednesday evening...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marky Mark, on Jun 28, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 9 comments | 1075 Views

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BART negotiations stalled by union

KTVU news reported this morning that contract negotiations have not resumed because the union is waiting for e negotiator/arbitrator...

Original post made by Right on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 1075 Views

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Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 districts in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tom G. , on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:58 am | 5 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD Already Receives From The State $4.0 MM Each Year To Pay For Class Size Reductions K-3

The actual cost is $5.6 MM to run the program. Why would PUSD threaten to cut the difference of $1.6 MM and therefore lose...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 1, 2009 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1074 Views

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Calls for Obama Impeachment

I thought I would re post this from another thread because there is a lot to be said for this. The political right conservatives...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 1074 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 | 1074 Views

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Remember these?

Among the 3,200 cars exhibited at this weekend's 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, these...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and APT negotiation process starting

At the upcoming PUSD Board of Trustees meeting (Oct 27), agenda item 14.2 is for PUSD and the APT to present their initial...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

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Setting The Example

I recently heard that Senators and Congressmen/women as well as Obama himself dodged the question of whether they would 'take...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jeanne, on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:29 am | 19 comments | 1074 Views

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Prudential agents send hundreds of gift boxes to local troops in Iraq, Afghanistan

Real estate agents, administrative staff and executives of Prudential Stoneridge worked together Saturday to package hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Mar 10, 2010 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 1074 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 | 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said today that the state would continue its efforts...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

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Watch 'Hairspray' tonight at the park

Residents are invited to enjoy "Hairspray" tonight at dusk Aug. 12 at Amador Valley Community Park, 4301 Black Ave. The park...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 12, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

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Final Public County Redistricting Meeting 6/9/2011 With Three Map Options

The following information is available with the presentation material for the final public County Redistricting Meeting being...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Kelley, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views
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