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Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 16, 2015 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 5791 Views

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Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2012
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 15 comments | 4231 Views

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Jimmy Carter is not a man of peace

Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize. Presumably he was awarded this high honor for promoting peace in the world. Unfortunately...

Original post made by Fred F on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Sep 21, 2009 at 10:23 am | 15 comments | 3291 Views

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McNerney supports bipartisan effort to reduce spending

Keeping his commitment to fiscal responsibility, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) voted today for a bipartisan measure...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:22 am | 15 comments | 3417 Views

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Did Tomi van de Brooke register for the wrong office?

In good humor this morning, neighborhood voters have determined that Tomi registered for the wrong election. She should...

Original post made by [removed] on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by wow, on Apr 24, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 14 comments | 3113 Views

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David Harmer: Tea Party Extremist (with video link)

David Harmer: Tea Party Extremist With the November election just around the corner, local voters need to ask themselves...

Original post made by Zone 7 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 11, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 14 comments | 3529 Views

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17 state propositions to consider on November ballot

Brace yourself. The sample ballots you'll receive in the mail starting Oct. 10 will have much more than just the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Anne Malover , on Sep 23, 2016 at 9:22 am | 14 comments | 5425 Views

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Tea Party rally a bust.

No crowds of thousands as they had expected and advertised. Here is the news from the rally. This was supposed to be a huge...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 14 comments | 3656 Views

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Colin Kaepernick and September 11

Colin Kaepernick had the right to take a knee during our national anthem, as our First Amendment protects even controversial...

Original post made by American on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dickita P, on Oct 3, 2018 at 7:19 am | 13 comments | 1155 Views

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Candidate profiles: Tomi Van de Brooke

Contra Costa Community College Governing Board President Tomi Van de Brooke already has insight into the workings of a county...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Apr 26, 2012 at 9:44 am | 13 comments | 4596 Views

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McNerney to move to San Joaquin County, run for re-election in a newly-aligned 11th Congressional District

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), whose 11th Congressional District is being reconfigured out of Pleasanton to include...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Res, on Aug 9, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 13 comments | 3751 Views

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e-campaigns: the new politics

Dear neighbors, The collateral of politics has always been communication. Money is the basis of public campaigns because...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 16, 2008 at 7:29 am | 13 comments | 3995 Views

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New Website for understanding the Health Care Reforms

This link is a great way to get an understanding of our new Health Care program as it starts to improve health care in the...

Original post made by Chet on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Jul 31, 2010 at 10:08 am | 12 comments | 3975 Views

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Swalwell bill aims to encourage college-student entrepreneurship

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced a new bill this month aimed at spurring young entrepreneurs by creating a competitive...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Arlene, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:27 am | 12 comments | 3565 Views

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Health care signup deadline looms for uninsured

Authorities are reminding Californians without health insurance they have less than a week to sign up for it and avoid a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ofer Doublecare, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 5162 Views

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McNerney to host forum Thursday evening on cyber-bullying

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host an informational forum on cyber bullying among children at 7:30 p.m....

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Theresa, on May 17, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 3906 Views

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Rick Santorum in Alamo tonight

Dear Editor, Rick Santorum will be in Alamo, March 29, for a Tea Party fundraiser in a gated community on a private lane....

Original post made by [removed] on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 2807 Views

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South Korea to sponsor Korean classes in Dougherty Valley

If all goes according to plan, Dougherty Valley High School students will have the option to take two levels of Korean for...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Jun 13, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 11 comments | 4104 Views

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Congressman DeSaulnier to discuss federal shutdown at town hall Saturday

With the partial government shutdown having officially become the longest in U.S. history, U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord)...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by dbrower, on Feb 2, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 2347 Views

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President Obama signs executive order on cybersecurity in Bay Area

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday at a Stanford University summit encouraging the private sector to...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 19, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 11 comments | 3893 Views
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