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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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Bay Bridge

I don't want the Bay Bridge to open again until they do a competent job. I heard a Berkeley professor of bridge stuff...

Original post made by Lisa on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1341 Views

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Things are looking good for getting bailout money back

"CIT Group is the first big bailout loss for taxpayers, but it won't be the last. " http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/02/news/tarp.travails.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009110214 ...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just a taste of what is to come

I tried to visit the library today a little after 3PM to return a DVD that was due. The parking lot was filled to bursting...

Original post made by A Worried Library User on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Nov 2, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 2169 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Junior Football League celebrates 40 years

If you are in the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park on a Saturday in fall and pass the skate park, baseball fields, softball...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jesse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 3062 Views

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Still closed, Monday's uncertain for a Bay Bridge opening

Work to repair a collapsed section of the Bay Bridge is continuing today with still no estimate about when it will reopen,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

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Letter to AARP...

FWD a good read: This letter to the AARP says it all. It is a must read regardless of your age. Some people just make...

Original post made by Elaine on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 1, 2009 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 1135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search begins for new Pleasanton school superintendent

The search for Pleasanton school Superintendent John Casey's replacement was set in motion this week as the school board...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 1, 2009 at 1:01 am | 57 comments | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court rejects Oak Grove developers' plea

The California Supreme Court Wednesday denied without comment a petition by developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:26 am | 42 comments | 1721 Views

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Al Gore > Warren Buffet

As we all know Warren Buffet is an investment powerhouse. And while I'm sure Warren Buffet profited under some derivative...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 1088 Views

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The National Mood

Interesting survey results from WSJ/NBC poll: "But a dark national view of how everybody in Washington is conducting the...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 12 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ghostly encounter

Shirley Ann Garcia has always known she had a psychic ability. Possibly passed down from her mother, she claims to have the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie, on Oct 31, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 1401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did anyone else hear gunshots early this morning, around 5 AM?

Hey, am I crazy, or did anyone else hear gunshots around 5 AM on October 24th? ...

Original post made by Kevin on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 31, 2009 at 8:12 am | 10 comments | 1900 Views

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Police Action in Val Vista

What happened on Robin Ct. in Val Vista today at about 2-3pm. Rumor says it was a suicide. Does anybody know for sure....

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:26 am | 16 comments | 1408 Views

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Pelosi: Health care 'public option' needs new name

How stupid do they think we are? http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BIUUF02&show_article=1 Perhaps we should...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kaboom!, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 94 comments | 2754 Views

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Cry to God

Crazy Alert... Pleasanton's most annoying visitors, Cry to God will be back at Tully's Plaza Friday October 30 at 6:30PM. [Personal...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alberto, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 1170 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closed again!

The Bay Bridge was shut down last night and is expected to stay closed indefinitely after a piece of the bridge fell onto...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 15 comments | 1742 Views

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Thanks PW, you did a good thing today

The PW has made a positive step in the right direction today in a possible attempt to get the forum once again pointed in...

Original post made by T.H. on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by you got it right, on Oct 30, 2009 at 9:05 am | 9 comments | 1394 Views

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List of taxes included in Nancy P's health care reform bill

Look at this list. Check out the Employer Mandate Excise Tax, new taxes on businesses with payrolls of $500,000 and up. Just...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 30, 2009 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 1617 Views

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Intercollegiate Athletics subsidy by UC Berkeley

At a time when the University is hurting for money, I find it incredible that they still spend millions of dollars a year...

Original post made by Ptown Resident on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:01 am | 21 comments | 1916 Views
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