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Yet Another Crazy Conservative

On his show, Glenn Beck runs a little conspiracy-theory-meets-Kevin-Bacon-game segment called "In a Nutshell" in which he...

Original post made by Janet on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 1090 Views

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The Vulva Chronicles

I saw the post on The Vagina Monologues. If you've read or seen the play, you know that the characters are talking about...

Original post made by Mulva on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1090 Views

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Trim agencies to curb water costs

Jerry Thorne may not win any popularity contests at the Livermore-Amador Valley Water Management Agency (LAVWMA), where the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 1090 Views

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New supervisor to meet constituents -- for a fee

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who was appointed last summer to represent Pleasanton, is coming to town to meet his...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:47 am | 12 comments | 1090 Views

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what was done and by whom at the CIA under the Bush administration, people are remaining tight-lipped

As you quite well know, Eric Prince, founder, President and CEO of Blackwater, is a Religious Christian Master Of War, with...

Original post made by Blackwater XE on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by I Agree, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 15 comments | 1089 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 | 1089 Views

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Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

(As printed in our Dec. 7, 2007 edition) "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by History Buff, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1089 Views

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Where to get jewelry appraised?

Have not done this before, so I was wondering if folks had any advice for a trustworthy place in town to have jewelry appraised....

Original post made by Marie on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by SW, on Jan 20, 2010 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 1089 Views

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Rambling Jerry Brown speech raises fear among Dems

If Jerry Brown's keynote speech last night to a gala environmentalist dinner is any indication, the Democratic Party faces...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1089 Views

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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 | 1089 Views

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Meg Whitman, Brown's possible opponent in governor's race, welcoms him to the competition

Today, Meg Whitman, the leading candidate for the Republican nomination for governor in the June 8 primary, issued the following...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 15 comments | 1089 Views

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Pleasanton Tea Party Gives Orly Taitz 4 of 5 Stars

Not a big surprise since she was to be a featured speaker at the last Tea Party, but I just had to laugh when I saw that...

Original post made by Rae on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by No tea !, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 1089 Views

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Can anyone recommend a company to replace our roof?

We would like to have our roof replaced, can anyone recommend a good company/contractor? ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 8 comments | 1089 Views

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BART adds longer trains, a bit of Giants cheers for rides to China Basin this afternoon

As tens of thousands of baseball fans surge into San Francisco's China Basin to watch Games 1 and 2 of the World Series,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by maria's friend, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:30 am | 3 comments | 1089 Views

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We Are Stuck with Fialho for Now

Looks like San Ramon did not choose Fialho as their new city manager. He gets to stay here and grandstand with the city...

Original post made by voter on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Pete , on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

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Pleasanton City Council meeting cancelled for tonight

The Pleasanton City Council has cancelled its meeting for tonight (April 5). The next council meeting will be held starting...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Refvise, on Apr 5, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

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Community Foundation honors Pleasanton Weekly

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation presented the Pleasanton Weekly with its "Community Champion" award Wednesday night at...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1089 Views

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Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

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WHAT HAPPENED TO ECONOMIC COLLAPSE?

I was talking with a close friend that just moved to Texas before the sequester took place. He was telling me that the world...

Original post made by Collapse on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by mike, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 7 comments | 1089 Views

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The City of Pleasanton has announced a mandatory water rationing fine for the "ice bucket challenge." Anyone caught doing...

Original post made by Mrs. Bloom on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ksquare, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 11 comments | 1089 Views
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