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The virulently antigovernment 'Patriot' movement

"particularly worrisome example" of a "virulently anti government 'Patriot' movement" that has been reinvigorated, in part,...

Original post made by Censored on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

No bull at local credit union as Ferdinand goes home

Members and employees at UNCLE Credit Union's main branch in Livermore received quite a surprise recently when a bull from...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by heh, on Sep 29, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Altamont vs. Pacheco passes to be part of high-speed rail court case Friday

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High-Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Comes out of our pockets, on Oct 9, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 926 Views

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2 wounded warriors receive scholarships from Sentinels of Freedom organization

Two more veterans from Iraq have been welcomed to the Tri-Valley with scholarships from the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by No ID, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Out of First Race To The Top

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14513439 "Today's announcement that California has missed out on Race to the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Game's over !, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 926 Views

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Investigators: Obama using Connecticut Soc. Sec. Number

Our Fraud in Chief has some 'splaining to do! "Two private investigators working independently are asking why President...

Original post made by Wow on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on May 12, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 926 Views

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Talk about a bad hair day!

There's much more at the Alameda County Fair than rides and tasty food as Cassandra Gutschall, 25, shows Sunday after getting...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by erika, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 926 Views

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Man the democrats are on fire!

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Kangaroo on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Apr 3, 2012 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Don't let family stories disappear

To record family photographs and the stories behind them, Bill Levesque has launched Timeshaker.com. Photos can be uploaded...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by anony, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 926 Views

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Downtown parking limit extends to three hours beginning today

In a move to encourage shoppers to stay downtown longer, the city will extend the parking limit from two to three hours beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by 32yr pleasanton resident, on Aug 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 925 Views

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Palins 39% approval rating-Going DOWN!

"Thirty-nine percent of people questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Wednesday have a favorable...

Original post made by Darrin on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Aug 13, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 6 comments | 925 Views

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Obama's Campaign Promise Followup

Here is an interesting article from Fox News (I know, didn't I just say too many posts were from Fox?) about the Obama administration's...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 925 Views

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Echo...Echo...Echo...Chamber

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echo_chamber_(media) Regarding this condition arising in online communities, participants may...

Original post made by Look Familiar? on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Oct 21, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 925 Views

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Pleasanton is Rich? That's news to me...

Ran across this story on 680Homes.com. CNBC says Pleasanton is the 3rd wealthiest city in the U.S. http://www.680homes.com/blog/2010/03/01/new-survey-pleasanton-is-rich/...

Original post made by Jim on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 925 Views

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Get to know www.AmericanThinker.com

I have learned more from the American Thinker than any other source of political information. Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Liberals are Coming!, on Mar 18, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 15 comments | 925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 925 Views

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Would anyone like a debate between McNerney and Harmer?

I personally would love to witness a debate between McNerney and Harmer, as I believe such a debate would be declared a "no...

Original post made by Marsha on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by debate4you, on Sep 9, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 925 Views

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State Supreme Court now hearing arguments on Prop. 8 today

The California Supreme Court -- with two new members seated in the past year -- is set to hear arguments in San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 925 Views

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If I was President....My Platform

Make it illegal to lobby congress. Make all presidential candidates draw from a public fund. Make the needed common sense...

Original post made by Common Sense on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 17, 2011 at 10:11 am | 8 comments | 925 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly wins awards in California newspaper contest

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for articles on a wide range...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on May 7, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 925 Views
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