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Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1031 Views

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A Great Article on How the Free Market in Healthcare CAN (and DOES) Work

This is a great article on how the free enterprise system can -- and does -- work to solve a large portion of our healthcare...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

18-year-old and a 19-year-old, both from San Jose, were arrested on suspicion of burglary,

Contra Costa Times Posted: 10/23/2009 03:33:11 PM PDT Updated: 10/23/2009 03:33:12 PM PDT PLEASANTON Two men were...

Original post made by annon on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2009 at 10:45 am | 4 comments | 1031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving the k ids to Amador

I have a daughter going to amador in the fall and am thinking whether I should drive her, have her take the bus, or heaven...

Original post made by soon to be amador parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by soon to be amador parent, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 6 comments | 1031 Views

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ValleyCare Medical Center opens new floor with 24 beds

In an effort to serve more patients as well as make their stay a little more pleasant, ValleyCare Health System recently...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fred Brown, on Feb 2, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

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Blood drives held in biggest time of need

Whether it be because of illness or travel, donating blood isn't very popular in winter or the summer. This is of concern...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Barnton, on Feb 22, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 1031 Views

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Prop. 16: Will it 'stifle' democratic process or let 'voters decide' public electricity proposals?

Arguments continued this week before the California Public Utilities Commission hearings on an initiative that would require...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by TheRestOfTheStory, on Apr 3, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 6 comments | 1031 Views

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When is the Meat & Fish market on Main actually opening???

I'm stoked to have a meat & fish market coming to downtown. I really don't like the meats I find in Safeway or Raleys. ...

Original post made by ptownright on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by janet, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1031 Views

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McNerney Refuses to Debate Harmer in Public

Why doesn't the PW report that Jerry McNerney continues to refuse to debate David Harmer in a public forum...What is he afraid...

Original post made by Dominic on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

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Is this presidential?

A bit shocking to me that President Obama would use this language. The hypocrisy of the national media is worthy of mention...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by enemy, on Nov 1, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 14 comments | 1031 Views

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Saturday news round-up from around the Bay

Here's a round-up of Saturday news reports from around the Bay provided by the Bay City News bureau. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 6, 2011 at 12:50 am | 1 comment | 1031 Views

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The Weekly closes issues just because they can?

For what reason die the weekly close the New city employee contract unanimously Blog? If people are interested enough...

Original post made by Why close the new city employee contract unanimously blog on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 24, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1031 Views

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Letters

Shame on you, Weekly Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/01/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Aug 7, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 1031 Views

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Like "Cash for Clunkers"? Here's Obama's "Cash for SENIORS" Program!

Tired of going to visiting Mom and Dad in the nursing home when you could be out playing golf instead? Here is Obama's Cash...

Original post made by James on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Aug 4, 2009 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 1030 Views

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Your Awesome Private Healthcare System

Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Conversations

Join TV30 host Robin Fahr for "Managing Your Money" and "PowerCranks." Guests Steve Wilcox of Summit Financial Group discusses...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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U.S. senators was "very close" to agreement on healthcare reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key group of U.S. senators was "very close" to agreement on healthcare reform, one of its members...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 13, 2009
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County officials cut short meeting with Chinese delegation here to look at NUMMI plant options

Alameda County supervisors Tuesday cut short their meeting with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by RedHead, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views
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