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Alameda County supervisors ban oil fracking

Alameda County became the first Bay Area county to ban the controversial practice of fracking on Tuesday, reaching a compromise...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pete, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 259 Views

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JOHN KERRY: "Air Conditioners are as big of a threat as ISIS"

Uhhh...breath-taking isn't it? Forget ISIS. Now "air conditioners and refrigerators" are among our greatest threats, according...

Original post made by bob on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sam, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 135 Views

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Good news for those of you who have kids at Foorhill or Amador High who have to complete a term paper or some essays in the...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 156 Views

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Obama's New Fearless Strategy Against ISIS...

ISIS is now shaking in their boots upon hearing Obama's new strategy to defeat them. "We're going to win this fight...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:31 am | 48 comments | 541 Views

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U.S. Senate Democrats Block Kate's Law

Today the U.S. Senate Democrats vote against Kate's Law successfully blocking it from moving forward. California's Boxer...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 972 Views

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Pelosi Says Federal Research Invented The iPhone

Check out the story: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/06/10/nancy-pelosi-apple-iphone-steve-jobs-federal-research/ And...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 271 Views

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Pleasanton cuts water conservation requirements to 10%

Pleasanton's water conservation target has been reduced to 10% based on 2013 billings in response to newly adopted statewide...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 10, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2563 Views

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MEMORIAL DAY IS ABOUT FAMILY MEMBERS THAT NEVER CAME HOME

Foreign Wars have claimed the lives of many American family members. After more than seventy years the pain lingers for our...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 148 Views

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Vote for Catharine Baker - State Assembly

Another mailer today for Catharine's opponent, Cheryl Cook-Kallio. This one came from the CTA - the California Teachers'...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 137 Views

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Editorial: Vote for Glazer for State Senate, Baker for Assembly

State Senator Steve Glazer, a Democrat, and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, a Republican, are seeking nomination in the June...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 21, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 2846 Views

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Obama's Legacy

So in 1961 President Kennedy stated "We will put men on the moon." In 2016 Obama stated "We will put men in women's restrooms."...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 19, 2016 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 205 Views

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World Bipolar Day On March 30, 2016

On March 30, 2016 the world will be celebrating the "World Bipolar Day", which falls on the birthday of the well-known post­...

Original post made by MoodSurfing Admin on Apr. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 181 Views

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Democrats' Continuing to Destroy Jobs - Now Pushing $15/hr. Minimum Wage

This move toward passing a $15/hour minimum wage will be devastating to local businesses and those seeking entry-level jobs,...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 5, 2016 at 8:13 am | 16 comments | 594 Views

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To head off more dry years, water agencies explore toilet-to-tap

The cities of the Tri-Valley and their water agencies are searching for a way to avoid more punishing drought years. But...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Why Not Catch Run Off, on Apr 4, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 10 comments | 2072 Views

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BART paying all union members $1,000 each as the system limps along

No I'm not making this up. All union members are getting a $1,000 bonus. All station agents, train operators, maintenance...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by BART rider, on Mar 26, 2016 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 295 Views

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Zone 7 board to weigh supporting California WaterFix tonight

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will decide whether to give its sign of support for a $15 billion statewide water project at...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Robin Hood, on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

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Bring Back DDT to Fight the Zika Virus

Did you know that... - DDT has never been found to be harmful to humans or animals - DDT was used in WWII by the Allied...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:19 am | 8 comments | 488 Views

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New smartphone apps could cut your medical bills

What if your next doctor's visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 4880 Views

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Millenials' interest in Bernie Sanders (and Hillary) represents the failure of public schools

So the 2016 Presidential election has now come down to a vote between oppression and liberty. Amazing. For those, especially...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 685 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 5068 Views
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VEEPstakes 2: Democratic Boogaloo
By Tom Cushing | 23 comments | 1,459 views

The New Odd Couple
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 557 views

Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 384 views