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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart: Let's Put One in YOUR Neighborhood!

The Walmart critics are out in full force once again. Ho-hum. Now, Walmart's effect on the jobs economy is no secret....

Original post made by Justicia on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Justicia, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:40 am | 6 comments | 1376 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1376 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi recognized for having a 'green' local Assembly District office

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward), whose district includes part of Pleasanton, was recently recognized by a regional...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 1376 Views

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County sheriff, Mythbusters TV crew hold public meeting over Dublin cannonball incident

On the heels of an epic TV production mishap that sent a cannonball flying into Dublin homes, roughly two hundred people...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Fred Jones, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1376 Views

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ClutterLess group meets tonight with guest speaker

Emily Wilska, will speak about Getting Organized at Work and at Home at a special open ClutterLess meeting at 7 p.m., Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by ClutterLess (CL) Speaker Jan 30, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton student wins $175,000 for science experiment

For some reason this hasn't hit the PW yet. http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12512749 Note that this student's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1375 Views

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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1375 Views

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Fox News is to journalism what professional wrestling is to sport

You know how you can tell that Fox News Channel is a wingnut propaganda outfit? They collectively behave like whiny victims...

Original post made by Steven Y on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 25 comments | 1375 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Public Employee Union Gargage

This is simply disgusting. While it may be legal, it is absolutely ethically wrong. How can this be happening? It is...

Original post made by Angry on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Tango, on Sep 29, 2011 at 2:12 am | 2 comments | 1375 Views

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At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify the EBRPD Master Plan for the permanent alignment of the Iron Horse Trail...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 14 comments | 1375 Views

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AC Transit's CFO pleads not guilty to church theft charges

AC Transit's chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air district declares 3rd consecutive 'Spare the Air' day as temperature soars

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a third consecutive Spare the Air day today due to anticipated...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Legal Immunity Set for Swine Flu Vaccine Makers

Hopefully I'm not the only one a little bothered by this notion...Do we need a whole new generation suffering from side effects...

Original post made by J on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1374 Views

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CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1374 Views

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America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have debuted several radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 24 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living the American Dream: An Advertorial

Nestled comfortably in his Bishop Ranch office, Faraz Sattar surveys the activity of the financial market. The CEO of Accretive...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 26, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 1374 Views

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Tomorrow night's Planning Commission meeting cancelled

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening has been cancelled, city officials announced. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by J Henson, on May 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BANG!

Did anyone hear a bang last night in the vintage hills area. It was just one pop but it was loud!...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1373 Views
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Special interest legislation that belongs in the trash can
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,092 views

Cute, Playful Cat Needs New Home
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 977 views