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Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 17, 2014 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 976 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 975 Views

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OK given for petitions to be circulated to change legislative vote requirements

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that George Lakoff, the proponent of a new initiative that would change the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 19, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 975 Views

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Obama's Position on Zakat

What is "zakat," you ask? link >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQG8PIqLp7k McNerney enables Obama enable...

Original post made by Brian on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 975 Views

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No End to Creative Pension Spiking

In recent years the revolving door for promotions to Chief in both fire & police, has been spinning so fast, it's a wonder...

Original post made by No End on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 975 Views

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Reserve your memory rose for the Service of Remembrance

Hope Hospice will host its Spring Service of Remembrance at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, at the Hope Hospice offices, 6377...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shirley, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 975 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 4, a week before the holiday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Erika, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 975 Views

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Government ran healthcare

Read the link below regarding Obama's healthcare program and in addition only 62 representatives out of over 500 have committed...

Original post made by Rob on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 974 Views

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What health coverage could you buy for $25,000?

I'm interested in others' thoughts on the cost of providing health care to the 30 to 40 million uninsured individuals in...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 5 comments | 974 Views

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BART's largest union accepts contract offer, another rejects it

BART's second-largest union announced last night that its members have voted against a proposed contract agreement reached...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. G. P. Keller, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 8 comments | 974 Views

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Respect and Civility Thread:

I wanted to re post a potion of a thread that I feel is really well pointed. "I know emotions are high around many of...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Annon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 974 Views

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Todays Obama hit piece is from the New York Times

Yes, the Gray Lady, "All the News That's Fit to Print" has a not-so-favorable take on President Obama's Asia trip -->...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 12 comments | 974 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 | 974 Views

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Intel says recovery has legs

Just a bit of good news. Remember not to give or lose hope. Here is some more evidence that the economic recovery is continuing...

Original post made by Patriot on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Sep 14, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 9 comments | 974 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 | 974 Views

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Pleasanton police cracking down on cyclists violating bike helmet laws affecting those under 18

Pleasanton students riding bicycles without wearing helmets can expect to get pulled over by police and could be issued courtesy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kids' police blotter , on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 974 Views

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Do we have a local email distribution list like a Yahoo Group?

Having recently moved to the area, we are looking for help with choosing local plumbers, doctors, gardeners, etc. In our...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 974 Views

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Gold Medalist Appears at Pleasanton Special Olympics Event

Thanks to our Volunteers!!! We had a great Special Olympics Track Meet, it would not have been a success without such...

Original post made by Ken mano on May. 5, 2014
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Health care status quo would be disaster for middle class

By House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Washington, DC — How’s this for a health care plan? It will make your premiums...

Original post made by Sal on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by P-Towner, on Jul 27, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

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Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was a gay Marine

"Alva told Congress, "I'm an American who fought for his country. Who'd have ever guessed the first American wounded was...

Original post made by Guy on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 11 comments | 973 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,165 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 863 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 676 views