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McNerney votes with majority to cut Congressional office expenses by 5%

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) voted this week for a bipartisan measure to cut office budgets for members of the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 1209 Views



Josh Stevens made seven of seven half-court free throws during a practice for the Valley Christian JV team. Have a video...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Feb 6, 2011 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views


Bycyclists running red lights

Thanks very much to the cyclist who ran me down as I crossed the street on a walk signal. You screamed down the sidewalk,...

Original post made by Laws Apply to You Too! on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dead right, on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 1209 Views


Green regulation in CA: Academic fraud, retaliation, and science denial

This article and video are extremely revealing regarding the fraud and retaliation that is occurring against the "producers"...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Moderate Liberal/Independent, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1208 Views


All Measure E Supporters also Support Michelle Rhee

For an unknown reason supporters of the salary tax have linked it to Michelle Rhee. Nice try. I could also say that if...

Original post made by stick to the facts on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nona, on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 1208 Views


Looking for feedback

We will be moving from the Central Coast and coming further North over the next few months, and are considering Pleasanton...

Original post made by CatherineA on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 1207 Views


Stimulus transportation funds heading to Iron Horse Trail

More than $10 million is headed to the area to help complete the Iron Horse Trail, coming from the TIGER II (Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Fed up with Fed, on Nov 1, 2010 at 6:34 am | 11 comments | 1207 Views


'Band at Sea with Pirates' free concert

Pleasanton Community Band will present "Band at Sea with Pirates" concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bud Engel, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1207 Views


Sleeping Bags for Donation

Does anyone know where in town I can donate sleeping bags for the needy/homeless, etc.? Thanks for the help!...

Original post made by ccwc on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 8 comments | 1207 Views


Summer Prayer and Meditation Circle

Tri-Valley Unity Church will host 60 minutes of prayer, meditation, song and sharing from 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, at 7567 Amador...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by toodles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views


The Man Behind the Palin Magic

An exclusive interview with Sarah Palin's former speechwriter...

Original post made by John Q Public on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jake T, on Jul 14, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views


AC Transit drivers' union wins court order to block reduced-wage contract

A judge issued a preliminary injunction Monday against AC Transit overturning a new contract that the bus agency imposed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Aug 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 5 comments | 1206 Views



LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING VEHICLE AND INFO ON CRIME black or dark blue sedan car, probably a Lexus Q series license...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by neighbor 2, on Nov 8, 2010 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views


Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 1206 Views


Measure G - 58 to 41 % so far....

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 23 of 42 YES 6,199 58.42% NO 4,412 41.58%...

Original post made by so far... on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by so far, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views


The Crack Cocaine of Democracy Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views


It appears this one was missed by the media.

Soooooooooooo... what else is new....... typical.............. -----Jesse Jackson's Newest Staff Member    You can't...

Original post made by Linda on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 14 comments | 1205 Views


Is the Mural on an Eyesore Warehouse a Joke?

Has the Pleasanton City Council and/or Planning Commission heard the phase “you can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear”?...

Original post made by \"Sore Eyes\" Charley on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 4, 2009 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 1205 Views


McNerney in talks with Afghanistan president about war effort, political corruption

Afghanistan must end its corruption, and U.S. troops need to gain the trust of the people so they will not follow the Taliban...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:29 am | 12 comments | 1205 Views


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 | 1205 Views
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