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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. 66 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 | 2320 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 | 101 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. 118 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 | 537 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 | 1878 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 | 249 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 | 1049 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 | 422 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 | 4734 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 | 628 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 | 4979 Views

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Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1924 Views

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Yosemite lawsuit and name change - outrageous!!

A company named Delaware North runs the concessions in Yosemite Valley, and they have done a pretty good job over the past...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by oakled, on Jan 24, 2016 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 843 Views

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Illegal Occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was established over 100 years ago by President Theodore Roosevelt “as a preserve...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 375 Views

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Government jobs: justice at last!

It looks like the public sector is about to get some adjustments and start seeing what the private sector has been through...

Original post made by Finally! on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1417 Views

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Honoring Republican MLK. Facts not taught about him in public schools or colleges…

Did you know the following about MLK? Most people don't because it is very rare that this is taught in public schools or...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 282 Views

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World audience for local miniatures

Tri-Valley artist Barbara Stanton goes small in her paintings but is about to go large in her audience. She will be the first...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1630 Views

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Super Bowl Lawsuit by Santa Clara Youth Soccer

The City of Santa Clara pulled several fast ones when it came to building Levi's Stadium and selling it to the public. We...

Original post made by Youth Soccer Fan on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 11 comments | 786 Views

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AL GORE: "Environmental Armegeddon by Jan. 27, 2016"

On Jan. 27, 2006 Al Gore made an apocalyptic prediction that the planet would be at "point of no return" in 10 years. This...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 582 Views
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