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What did you do to help make the world a better place today?

Somebody on the Pet Peeves thread thought a positive thread should be started, so here it is....

Original post made by letsgo on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 34 comments | 1672 Views

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Researching public transportation-- how to contact city?

I've tried using the Contact Us link on the City website, but the little circle at the corner of the tab kept on spinning...

Original post made by Berkeleystudent on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by ITN, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views

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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 | 1672 Views

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Who Is Responsible for the Deficit? The Answer Is....

I'm taking a break from my polo playing at my palatial summer estate* (staffed by non-union workers, of course) to post this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/...

Original post made by Yet Another Teacher on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1671 Views

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Pleasanton council axes ice rink for this year's holiday season

As expected, the Pleasanton City Council voted 4-0 last night to suspend for at least a year the holiday ice rink operation...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 26, 2010 at 1:54 am | 6 comments | 1671 Views

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Airway Blvd. merge onto Isabel east of airport closes today

Starting today, Airway Boulevard will no longer connect to Isabel Avenue with through traffic from I-580 and north of the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 4, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1671 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1671 Views

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3-year-old boy sustains minor injuries after fall from third story hotel window

A 3-year-old boy reportedly suffered minor injuries after falling from a third story window in at the Larkspur Landing Hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1671 Views

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Fallen Marine honored as a hero at memorial service in Danville

It was standing room only Wednesday at East Bay Fellowship Church in Danville as more than 1,200 family, friends, teachers,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mari, on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

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Obama to take on the North Koreans

Today the Obama adminstration announced they will start confronting North Korea. First he complained about Iraq and then...

Original post made by Hanna on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 1670 Views

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Congressman McNerney in Afghanistan, meets with President Karzai

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is in Afghanistan today meeting with President Karzai and military leaders. He...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 15, 2010 at 2:24 am | 8 comments | 1670 Views

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Dems vs. Repub

On every major measurement, the Census Bureau report shows that the country lost ground during Bush's two terms. While Bush...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 19 comments | 1670 Views

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Town Square Poets - Spin a Poetic Yarn

Anyone up for Poetry? I find there are many Closet Poets. How about starting a TS Poets column. Great for all ages and walks...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by cosmic-charlie, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:00 am | 9 comments | 1670 Views

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Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1670 Views

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UC Berkeley hikers' mothers return to U.S. without their children

The mothers of three University of California at Berkeley graduates who have been detained in Iran for more than nine months...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Roger Murdock, on May 25, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 17 comments | 1670 Views

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How about a major conservative Christian for president? Poll:

How about a major conservative Christian for president? What would that look like? Would it work? Why? Why Not? How...

Original post made by Neil on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 21, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 1669 Views

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Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

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How is healthcare reform coming along?

Interesting implications: "A report by McKinsey & Co. has found that 30% of employers are likely to stop offering workers...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 1669 Views

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Wounded Warriors Project plans fundraiser next Sunday

"Road Warriors 2010," a fundraiser for wounded military heroes, will hold its kick off event next Sunday, May 23, at the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Patti Cowger, on May 16, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

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Costco, college, Cornerstone Fellowship traffic alert: Airway Blvd. to close next Thursday

Starting tomorrow, Airway Boulevard will no longer connect to Isabel Avenue with through traffic from I-580 and north of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 3, 2011 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 1669 Views
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