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Sotomayor Confirmed-Swearing in Saturday

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who rose from the housing projects of the Bronx to the top of the legal...

Original post made by TopCop on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 921 Views

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Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by falcon mom, on Sep 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 10 comments | 921 Views

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CHP issues nearly 200 tickets on Bay Bridge S-curve over weekend

The California Highway Patrol issued nearly 200 citations, mostly for speeding, as officers saturated the Bay Bridge's S-curve...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 18, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 921 Views

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A sincere (and important) question to Republicans

What are the differences between the ideals of the Republican party and child molesters? I honestly see no difference. The...

Original post made by anti-stupid brigade on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by JWB, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 921 Views

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Hispanic robs Pleasanton business

This guy should be pretty hard to find. Chrome bike and green shoes. I wonder if he will ever do any time or if we will...

Original post made by Barrett on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Becky, on May 20, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 921 Views

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How the "other half" lives

That is, the other half of Congressional District 11. East of the Altamont Pass, Rep Jerry McNerney's (D-Pleasanton) district,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Go back to Tracy, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stimulus transportation funds heading to Iron Horse Trail

More than $10 million is headed to the area to help complete the Iron Horse Trail, coming from the TIGER II (Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Fed up with Fed, on Nov 1, 2010 at 6:34 am | 11 comments | 921 Views

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Register early for 'Idea to Entrepreneur' workshop

Patent attorney Gerald Prettyman will talk about "Idea to Entrepreneur" including how to create an inexpensive prototype,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 921 Views

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Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, alumni, parents honor Amador band director

It's been a great month for Amador High School's band director Jon Grantham. Not only has he been honored as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Gehl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 921 Views

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Today's deadline for applying to serve on Pleasanton commissions, committees

With vacancies still remaining, the city of Pleasanton has extended the application period for those wishing to serve on...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lori, on May 3, 2013 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 921 Views

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Obama strikes back!! at US consumers!!!

Our genius president is at it again in his unending quest to appease the labor unions are our expenses. Hope you do not...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Sep 18, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 10 comments | 920 Views

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Employees protest decision to close Superior, other state courts one day a month

Court workers from throughout the Bay Area expressed frustration at a rally in San Francisco Wednesday over a decision by...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 2:55 am | 6 comments | 920 Views

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If true I do not want Obama dictating who will run for governor of New York

If it is true I believe it wrong for Obama to choose who runs for governor of New York or any state for that matter. I also...

Original post made by Einstein on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 10 comments | 920 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART sets ridership records, works to keep 'new' passengers

BART set ridership records while the Bay Bridge was closed for repairs, and now that it has reopened the transit agency is...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 920 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

AROUND TOWN

New transit fare card now good on most Bay Area systems

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and several major Bay Area transit operators--but not the Wheels bus system locally--...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

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Rep. Jerry McNerney Keeping the money?

CA-11 Rep Jerry McNerney has taken donations from Craig Newmark, whose Craigslist classified ad website profited in part...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 10 comments | 920 Views

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State's jobless rate unchanged

California's unemployment rate didn't budge in the past month, while jobless numbers in the Bay Area remained at or below...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Over 19% in CA !, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 920 Views

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Seminars planned on reverse mortgages

ECHO Housing, a nonprofit housing counseling agency, will hold a free seminar at the Pleasanton Public Library in May on...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by California Mortgage, on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 920 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,099 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 785 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 484 views