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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador Valley in "We the People" state finals today

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools were among five that advanced to the championship round of the "We the People" state...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Austin, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans at it again

The Republicans can't stop looking clownish. "Republicans will call two New Haven firefighters to testify in the confirmation...

Original post made by Phil on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 14, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 8 comments | 1263 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

John Ensign - Daddy's Gonna Pay for Your Crashed Car

This is unbelievable: http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2009/07/ensign_still_bringing_dirty_laundry_home_to_be_was.php?ref=fpa "In...

Original post made by Freedom81 on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1263 Views

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Sasha and Malia Obama's Quacker School

Interesting school, Sidwell Friends, that Sasha and Melia Obama attend. The school is based upon Quaker Principals, Diversity,...

Original post made by Friends on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Friends, on Aug 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 1263 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge hears final arguments in Prop. 8 case, but will announce decision later

Attorneys made their final arguments this week in San Francisco in a federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:50 am | 13 comments | 1263 Views

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Reverse racism isn't racism to the mainstream media

Then candidate Sen Barack Obama took his campaign to a New Black Panther Party rally and march in 2007. If you are unfamiliar...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmers Market

Island Earth's farmers market is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by der, on Dec 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 1263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4th 'Spare the Air' alert issued for King holiday today

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for today, which bans burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we a great group of parents?

Ask yourself, are we a great group of parents? When I was growing up in a similar community,(Palo Alto, CA)parents and neighbors...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 13, 2009 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tenure repeal - Marshal Tuck Supports, Tom Torlakson does not

Marshall Tuck, who is challenging the incumbent schools chief, agrees with the decision in the Vergara vs. California lawsuit...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

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Article: "ObamaCare's Prescription for Death"

Canada Free Press http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/13196 Government mandate can give everyone the health...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1262 Views

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'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kevin Martin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

The thread about the [edited by PW staff] Lady heavily censored

"[Post removed due to disrespectful comment or offensive language]" Well it looks lkie the thread about the tea bagger...

Original post made by Censorship on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Watch 'Hairspray' tonight at the park

Residents are invited to enjoy "Hairspray" tonight at dusk Aug. 12 at Amador Valley Community Park, 4301 Black Ave. The park...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 12, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop the Massive East Pleasanton Housing Project NOW

How does the City of Pleasanton keep this a secret? A massive housing project - I have read it is the biggest housing project...

Original post made by Fred Clancy on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 1262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friends set up 'thank you' fund for Danville Councilman Shimansky

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1262 Views
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