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Preparing for the Tsunami: Health Insurance Rates Spiral Downward

We now have all the evidence we need. Obamacare is going to place undue burdens on insurance companies that have grown...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Jul 18, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 877 Views

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Obamacare will be 1 big ‘death panel’

Obamacare will be 1 big ‘death panel’ By Richard Poe © 2009 WorldNetDaily President Obama has promised huge cuts in...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 24, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 876 Views

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Respect and Civility Thread:

I wanted to re post a potion of a thread that I feel is really well pointed. "I know emotions are high around many of...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Annon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 876 Views

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Obama and Afghanistan

I was under the impression that Republicans were out of sorts over Obama's build up in Afghanistan? I certainly understand...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by The Farmer, on Sep 27, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 876 Views

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BART sets ridership records, works to keep 'new' passengers

BART set ridership records while the Bay Bridge was closed for repairs, and now that it has reopened the transit agency is...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 876 Views

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Caltrans planning another Bay Bridge closure, but probably not until next year

The California Department of Transportation is planning another Bay Bridge closure, most likely early next year, to readdress...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

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The IRS will hire 16,500 new agents to enforce health care

The new Health Care reform legislation, just voted in by the Democrats in Congress and signed by President Barack Obama,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 12, 2010 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 876 Views

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"Obama Budget Proposal Likely to Decrease Charitable Contribution by Billions"

Quick... think about one of your favorite charities. For our family, it is Homeward Bound Goldens ... an amazing Golden...

Original post made by Mark on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 19 comments | 876 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Disagree about sewer and water rates

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6982 posted Friday, May 7, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Dave Ferguson, on May 12, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 6 comments | 876 Views

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Battle for Main Street

The war raged on. Battle lines had been drawn with the Brown-Ayala-McGovern Camp (Brownies for short) staking their position...

Original post made by Jeff on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Love it!!!, on Oct 14, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 876 Views

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Has Anyone Seen McNerney Campaigning in Pleasanton?

If so, what is he campaigning on? His leftist voting record? Massive Taxes? Obamacare? Cap and Trade? Increased...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Oct 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 876 Views

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PC User Group will meet today

The PC User Group's next meeting will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Timely?, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 876 Views

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Summer of fun heading to Pleasanton

With graduation exercises at both Foothill and Amador Valley high schools tonight and a summer crowd of more than 2,000 expected...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jun 16, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 876 Views

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Presenting perfect pairings

Pleasanton's Palm Event Center was the scene last week of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association's Taste of Terroir...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 29, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 876 Views

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Is this in our future too?

An interesting story regarding pension and compensation costs leading to bankruptcy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/13/us-bernardino-bankrupt-idUSBRE8AC0HP20121113...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 11 comments | 876 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 expected this week, possibly today

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule as early as today on the long-awaited case involving California's Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 876 Views

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Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Obama education czar is for having sex with little boys but against the boy scouts!!!

Kevin Jennings an Obama appointee is gay and a supporter of NAMBLA. Another classic appointment. Read below link. http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-co...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Question, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 875 Views

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Feinstein thinks not sending troops is putting our young men and women in jeopardy!

Looks like our weak in the knees President is now being pressured by members of his own party. Maybe he should get a poll...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 13, 2009 at 1:47 am | 5 comments | 875 Views

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Pope sincere?

The Pope recently stated: "I think of the immense suffering caused by the abuse of children, especially within the church...

Original post made by Concerned Former Catholic on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lourdes, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,382 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 936 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 838 views