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Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by woggut, on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 543 Views

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We'll soon long for the "Good Ol' Days" of the Internet

Well, thanks to the socialist/marxist democrats who will succeed in putting a stranglehold on the internet with ObamaNet,...

Original post made by No2ObamaNet on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 176 Views

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Baker introduces legislation to prevent future BART strikes

State Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) introduced legislation today that would prevent future strikes by unionized...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 844 Views

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West Coast Port Strike Settled!

Contrary to the fulminations of a previous poster, the intervention of the Obama Administration earlier this week has led...

Original post made by Joe Hill on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 260 Views

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Christian Lives Matter

This past weekend, The Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptians. These young men were in Lybia looking for work to help support...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:58 am | 7 comments | 424 Views

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Pleasanton, CA, Senior Care Experts Work to Reduce Local Hospitalizations This Winter

Hospitalizations are a serious concern for area seniors. Rather than a hospital stay beginning the road to a full and successful...

Original post made by HISC2015 on Feb. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 202 Views

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Please Vaccinate your Children

There should not be a measles outbreak in the US in 2015. So sad. Hope it doesn't spread to Pleasanton....

Original post made by BobB on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 841 Views

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IRS warns about phone scams, phishing as 2015 tax season gets underway

The IRS is kicking off the Dirty Dozen tax scams campaign for 2015 this week with pervasive phone scam and phishing the first...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 2853 Views

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Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 1139 Views

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San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 4969 Views

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Pension reform - in a perspective we can all understand

The CA pension system is underfunded by $198.2 billion dollars. This is from Sec. of State John Chiang, November 2014. ...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Unfunded Pension Liability, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:31 am | 13 comments | 415 Views

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Are We Actually Saving Water? Is austerity the answer or not?

Since our reservoirs are still low, I can see why we need to conserve water; however, i do think that we could've taken the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 585 Views

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Retirement Plans unfunded liabilities

If you have not gone to the California Controller's website, you should go there now and look at the data on financials of...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by change the system, on Nov 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 389 Views

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Biden: Middle Class Label Not a Compliment in DC, ‘It Means You’re Not Sophisticated’

Hey America, not only do the Democrats in power think you are stupid, they also think you are "not sophisticated". Now where's...

Original post made by Jonathan Gruber on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan Gruber, on Nov 12, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 226 Views

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Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 2152 Views

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Do you need ID theft insurance or credit monitoring?

You'd have to be living under a rock not to be concerned about identity theft. It seems like every other month there's a...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Roadkill Sally, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 2256 Views

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Catharine Baker's 3+% lead holds solid since election

The California Secretary of State site, today shows 16th Assembly District count at Baker 66,867, and Sbranti 62,526, difference...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 302 Views

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Vote NO on Measure BB -- 10 Reasons

Reasons to Vote NO on Measure BB on November 4th…. 1) A Bad deal for Pleasanton! Measure BB will take over $540...

Original post made by NoOnBB on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by AnnieJ, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 25 comments | 2944 Views

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CA pension unfunded liabilities exploded from $6.3 billion in 2003 to $198.2 billion in 2013

And the $200 billion "with a B" gap is only if the existing assets earn about 7.5 percent a year, which is perhaps unattainable....

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 3, 2014 at 11:49 pm | 11 comments | 573 Views

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Eric Holder's latest crime

The outgoing Attorney General still thinks he is above the law. Holder's latest crime: influencing a US Senate election. Holder's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Nov 2, 2014 at 5:57 am | 8 comments | 504 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,815 views

Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 1,087 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 733 views