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Do local sports organizations screen their volunteers and prohibit sex offenders from acting as volunteers?

Does anybody know if local sports organizations have policies and/or are required to screen volunteers? Do they look at...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 914 Views

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Battle for Main Street

The war raged on. Battle lines had been drawn with the Brown-Ayala-McGovern Camp (Brownies for short) staking their position...

Original post made by Jeff on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Love it!!!, on Oct 14, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 914 Views

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Great Video: Relationship Between Economic Freedom and the Quality of Life

Instructive video that shows the relationship between countries, ranked by their relative freedom, and the quality of life...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 28, 2011
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Equality Across America

I just wanted to take a few minutes to remind everyone that Americans of all races, creeds, and yes religions will be converging...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 913 Views

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Tri-Valley Democratic Club

Tri-Valley Democratic Club presents Web 2.0? "Citizen 2.0" Learn to use "social media" to build community and business. Adriehl...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Marc, on Oct 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 913 Views

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May 1 - Kentucky Derby Day at Golden Gate Field - Extra "Turf Club" ticket offer

I purchased tickets for this event four a women's group here in Pleasanton -- but, I have some left over. If anyone is interested...

Original post made by Pat on Apr. 9, 2010
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The List: 6 Months to go Until the Largest Tax Hike in History ("Thanks" to Obama, McNerney & Other Democrats)

In just six months, the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect. Brought to you by Obama, McNerney...

Original post made by EconomicStimulus?! on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by can't believe, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 8 comments | 913 Views

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GOP congressional candidate challenges McNerney to public meetings

Republican candidate David Harmer has challenged Democratic Congressman Jerry McNerney of Pleasanton to a series of "town...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by jacob and Alma, on Aug 23, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 7 comments | 913 Views

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Drill Baby Drill

Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa - Yahoo! NewsSep 17, 2010 ... Reuters – Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin greets...

Original post made by Alan on Sep. 17, 2010
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Russian terrorists qualify for food stamps?

They came to our country in 2002 -- "Tsarnaeva arrived in the U.S. in 2002, settling in a working-class section of Cambridge,...

Original post made by excuse me??? on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Clive, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 9 comments | 913 Views

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Sidewalk Handicapped Cuts

Does anyone know why some of the corners on Touriga were not cut ? I cannot see the reason why 8 corners were not cut,...

Original post made by Tango on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 17, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 2 comments | 912 Views

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Schwarzenegger agrees to cut state prison population by 40,000 inmates

The administration of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, yielding to a court order, has given a judicial panel a plan to reduce...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 13 comments | 912 Views

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ADHD support group for women will meet today

A support group for women, mothers and daughters living with ADHD or executive function challenges meets from 7:30-8:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 912 Views

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'Spare the Air' alert issued for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Wednesday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7714...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by reformed_republican, on Sep 9, 2011 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 912 Views

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77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 912 Views

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Urgent Request to Meet in D.C. at the Capitol Steps at 12 Noon...If You Want to Preserve Freedom for Your Family and for the Country

According to Michele Bachmann (R-Minn), it appears that the House will be voting on the 2000+ page National Healthcare bill....

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 2, 2009
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Did David Harmer accept a bailout of his own?

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100526/A_NEWS0803/5260310/-1/a_news05 By Michael Fitzgerald Record...

Original post made by Warner on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 27, 2010 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 911 Views

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View from the top

The view from the top of Pleasanton's southeast hills is magnificent. Down below to the north is the 215-acre Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jun 4, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 911 Views

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Artists to Paint the Town tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Artists are taking over Pleasanton's downtown tomorrow for the second annual Paint the Town, sponsored by the Museum on Main,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 911 Views

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Author: "Obama/McNerney Stimulus Made Economic Crisis Worse"

Obama and his Administration, including Jerry McNerney, weakened the country’s economy by seeking to foster growth instead...

Original post made by StopMcNerney on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,205 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 896 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 739 views