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"Free pets with subscription" item had us howling!

... although we think you should know that, contrary to your story line, our Alpha-human often uses your publication as a...

Original post made by The collies on Apr. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1006 Views

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Drumstick

The juxtaposition of two recent articles in our local fishwrap... http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_17100923?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-www.contracostatimes.com ht...

Original post made by the dogfather on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 6116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 the dogfather, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 886 Views

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Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Ask most dogs (yes, yours too) what is THE single worst day of the year, and July 4th gets 4 paws up. Fireworks and other...

Original post made by the dogfather on Jul. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 587 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why we should question raising kids here....

So, like a normal Sundays, I was returning from the local Peets coffee where the rest of the moderately privileged folks...

Original post made by The Reverend on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Teen Observer, on Jul 10, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 8 comments | 1554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I object!!

Dear Publisher, I object to the opportunity to post meaningless drivel on the FORUM. If I had something to say, I would...

Original post made by This space purposely left blank on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1172 Views

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Doyle, Arnerich, & Morgan False Campaign Mailer

Just when you think Doyle,Arnerich, & Morgan's campaign can not get any lower or dishonest(i.e. Morgan's false occupation...

Original post made by Tired False Ads on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by concerned voter, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 656 Views

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Tis' time for Paint Satrick's Day

To be sure, the green paint is coming to buckets as is the beer. It is, as always, Paint Satrick's day when the gathering...

Original post made by Tis\'Bailey, in step on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville Lions Club 74th Annual Student Speakers Contest

Danville Lions Club sponsors the 74th Annual Student Speakers Contest at San Ramon Library, 100 Montgomery St, San Ramon,...

Original post made by TOHoward on Jan. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seeking help Identifying Assailant

Hi folks: Today, Sunday November 2, I was assaulted and battered-a-bit in the Marshall's parking lot, at about 1 PM....

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on May 13, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 13 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Acceptance-related activities in local high schools?

My daughters attended MV and SRV high schools, and one of many reasons I'm proud of them is that both were involved with...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:20 am | 33 comments | 2781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-bullying policy: Mental gymnasties in the CC Times

Here is a link to the article to which I'm responding, headlined in the print edition: "Anti-gay bullying proves tough for...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by LBGTQ Youth, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 16 comments | 1408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SFGate article: schoolhouse bullies are social wannabees

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/02/09/BA5V1HKBD5.DTL Authors conclude that school bullying is not...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Reporting Services in Alameda, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 896 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

So, where'd the "Special Interest Group" posting go?

Very odd. Some concerned citizen wrote a brief article expressing her worry that the Day of Silence at Dougherty Valley...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Fact be Known, on May 1, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 2027 Views

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Endeavor!

Wow -- That was exciting! Nothing like the shuttle to turn me into a compleat, if somehwat wizened, fanboy. ...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1042 Views

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Let's go to The Hap! (oh baby)

Well, you can run it, you can jump it, You can sniff and you can dump it, at The Hap. The Park is open for the season, There...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's go to The Hap!

Oh, baby. The Hap Magee Ranch K9 Corral opened for the season today. Check the hotline for info regarding weather issues:...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 113 Views

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Town Drunks On the Trail

I am a regular walker along the Iron Horse Trail and after observing the trends over the last 6 months I thought it...

Original post made by Trail User on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 91 comments | 4099 Views

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David Livingston's opponent is not ethical

I received a "hit piece" from the losing candidate for sheriff in yesterday's mail. It is really a most deceptive piece of...

Original post made by Treebeard on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Voter, on May 25, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 838 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thank you CTA

One of us is a retired educator so we get mail from the California Teachers Association on a regular basis. This is especially...

Original post made by Treebeard on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sadie, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:41 am | 7 comments | 1202 Views
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Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
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