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The Damage Obama Has Done...

Breathtaking... http://weaselzippers.us/2011/02/19/%E2%80%9Cthe-damage-obama-has-done%E2%80%9D/ ...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by inconvenient truth, on Feb 20, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1068 Views

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new establishments downtown?

Anyone know what's going on at the old Domus and Lotus Consignment Boutique locations? Or if Ocean Bliss is ever going to...

Original post made by frequent downtown stroller on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Spring Chicken, on Mar 13, 2011 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1068 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1068 Views

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Pleasanton police cracking down on cyclists violating bike helmet laws affecting those under 18

Pleasanton students riding bicycles without wearing helmets can expect to get pulled over by police and could be issued courtesy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kids' police blotter , on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 1068 Views

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One-Third of Occupiers Were Spoiled Rich Kids from Elite Universities

According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy...

Original post made by Bather on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatsup, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1068 Views

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Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

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CHP urges drivers, passengers to buckle up

The California Highway Patrol is warning Bay Area residents to buckle up when driving and that it will hold a statewide campaign...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Darwin-esque, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 8 comments | 1067 Views

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Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1067 Views

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Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next Steps for Race to the Top

Different viewpoints from California on California's failed Race to the Top application. http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/14/run-harder-or-quit-race-to-the-top/ "Until...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by NO sympathy, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1067 Views

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New transit fare card now good on most Bay Area systems

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and several major Bay Area transit operators--but not the Wheels bus system locally--...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador Valley in "We the People" state finals today

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools were among five that advanced to the championship round of the "We the People" state...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Austin, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

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Help with looking for care homes

I have begun the process of looking for a care home for my Mother who is 60, but is suffering with the affects of Multiple...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by CeCe2, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

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Calling all women in the Tri-Valley

Join GNON (Girls Night Out Networking) for our fifth annual TRADESHOW. Over 20 booths. Bring business cards, fliers, friends....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1067 Views

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Memorial Day observances start at 11 a.m. today outside Pleasanton Senior Center

Memorial Day observances will get under way at 11 a.m. this morning at the outdoor garden of the Pleasanton Senior Center. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Karla, on May 29, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1067 Views

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Business, labor leaders team up in support of Golden State Warriors move to San Francisco

Business, labor and community leaders and former Golden State Warriors players Tuesday announced the launch of a new group...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by D W, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1067 Views

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The Question is Why Do We Allow This To Happen

If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally — you might...

Original post made by Daveg on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on May 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

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Great News For Our Children:

This (below)is the sum of what we Pleasantonians who choose to debate issues on line via the local news paper are focused...

Original post made by Judy on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 26, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 1066 Views

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With his approval ratings falling 42% (gallup) and 45% (Rasmussan) and increasingly unpopular President Obama takes his message to congress

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/09/02/obama-rally-support-democratic-health-care-bills-advisers-say/?test=health...

Original post made by Juan on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Sep 3, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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Water quality - nothing rinses clean?

Hi - I know there were earlier discussions on the fluctuations in minerals, chlorine, etc. in the water supply, depending...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 10 comments | 1066 Views
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