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Where's the common decency?

I am appalled by the number of parents who allow their children to be disruptive in restaurants and other establishments....

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 6 comments | 956 Views

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Teachers' association seeks repeal of state's 'tax breaks' for corporations

The California Teachers Association announced yesterday that an initiative to repeal nearly $2 billion in corporate tax...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 14, 2010 at 1:00 am | 22 comments | 956 Views

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DCCC agrees with TEA Party and GOP, Jerry McNerney is in trouble

The DCCC has bought commercial airtime for one candidate running in a House election this November, and that one is Rep Jerry...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 956 Views

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Deli meats stacked in Wal-Mart sandwiches part of nationwide recall

Approximately 380,000 pounds of deli meat products distributed nationwide have been recalled by its New York state producer...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 5, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 956 Views

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Golf pro pleads not guilty to 75 felony sex counts

A Livermore golf instructor pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually abused three boys he had been teaching....

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 956 Views

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Don't let family stories disappear

To record family photographs and the stories behind them, Bill Levesque has launched Timeshaker.com. Photos can be uploaded...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by anony, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 956 Views

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Biden Speaks Out on Russia

Check out this piece of diplomacy from our VP Joe Biden: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/27/AR2009072701154_pf.html I'm...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 955 Views

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Why was that :Respect and Civility" thread locked twice?

Why was that respect and civility thread locked to non-registered members twice by staff at the paper? I see comments, then...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pariot Liberal, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 955 Views

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Our Union's at work here folks!!

and for those you who felt comfortable on the bus or BART for that matter better read what the unions are requested or demanding. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Patriotic Moderate, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:02 am | 7 comments | 955 Views

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How Does Health Care Reform Affect Me?

Tired of getting sound bytes on the subject? ProPublica, a non-profit investigative journalism organization, has a nice...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Keeps getting worse, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 955 Views

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Boy, we sure need a Chris Christie in Calif fighting Teachers Unions...

Very impressive youtube video on NJ Gov. Chris Christie taking a stand against Teachers Unions... "It's Not About Teachers"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Benito Juarez, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 955 Views

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State unemployment drops to 12.3 percent in June

California's jobless rate continued to show very slight improvement in June, dropping another 0.1 percent to 12.3 percent,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Real American, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 5 comments | 955 Views

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Alameda County judge bars Target stores from illegal dumping of hazardous wastes

An Oakland judge has issued a preliminary injunction barring Target Corp. and employees at its 244 stores in California from...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by frequent Targeter, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 955 Views

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We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 955 Views

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Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says

Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says By Edwin Chen Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- President...

Original post made by Good News! on Aug. 7, 2009
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The conservatives have been throwing everything including the kitchen sink at Obama

Top 30 Stupidest Attacks on Obama Posted By novenator - Monday, June 1st, 2009 at 3:59 PM ShareThis Please: The conservatives...

Original post made by Truth Hurts! on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 9, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 8 comments | 954 Views

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The good ole days

Ever wonder what Pleasanton was like when silent movies were filmed or when bandits ruled the streets? The Museum On Main...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Museum Volunteer, on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 954 Views

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Saluting those who work on Christmas

When I was a cub reporter at the Chicago Tribune, I generally worked the Christmas holidays. Along with a skeleton crew of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Retired and Earned It, on Dec 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 954 Views

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What's LARPD Special Tax?

Does anyone knows what's LARPD Special Tax shown in your property tax bill, as Special Charges? It's amounted to about $29/...

Original post made by Matt on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 954 Views

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E-Waste recycling fundraiser on Sunday

Hart Middle School will host an E-Waste Recycling fundraiser from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, April 25, at Lucky's parking lot...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stop Waste, on Apr 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 5 comments | 954 Views
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